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Archive for May 2018

The DEA’s Tone-Deaf Take on Medical Marijuana

The DEA’s acting administrator Robert Patterson is completely uninformed when it comes to the benefits of medical marijuana over opioids… but the science doesn’t lie. Read More

It’s All Downhill From Here

The life span of a typical empire is about 250 years, in the estimation of the late Sir John Glubb. Read More

The Real Threat To Your Social Security Benefits

The real threat to Social Security nowadays is the explosion in disability benefits. Read More

Marijuana Flexes Its Muscles In D.C.

Marijuana loses its burnout image as suit-and-tie supporters lobby Washington for Federal legalization. Read More

The Axis of Gold

Trump walking away from the Iran nuclear deal has the potential to drive gold to multiyear highs. Read More

The End of the Community Bank (Continued)

Now that Congress has repealed a key provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, The 5 teases out some of the implications. Read More

When Bigger Isn’t Better (That Would Be Now)

“While the large-cap S&P 500 is only up 1.5% so far this year, small-cap stocks have been much stronger. For instance, the S&P SmallCap 600 Index has grown investors’ wealth by 7% this year.” Read More

A Bad 70s Flashback

While it’s unlikely the leisure suit will make a comeback anytime soon, “stagflation” is lurking in the shadows — ready to make its presence felt at the very time Donald Trump would be seeking a second term. Read More

The Only Pot Stocks You Need

Ray Blanco details three wave-makers in the marijuana space — including new pot legislation in Colorado, a huge Canadian pot merger and four states that’ll vote on pot legalization in 2018. Read More

Beer vs. Weed: Who Wins?

The takeaway from Zach Scheidt’s discussions on the sidelines of the MoneyShow: “If the beer industry doesn’t take control of the booming marijuana industry, they’re done for.” Read More