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“Please Stop Growing So Much Weed”

Posted: 15 January 2021 by The Summary

Marijuana stocks have been struggling for some time now. Analysts have been predicting a touch time for the stocks, and that’s before the recent crash and pandemic slow down investments and consumer spending. Add lots of layoffs and departures to the mix and suddenly it doesn’t paint a pretty picture. That’s left producers like Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis in a position where they have to cut back and scale down their operations.

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What Biden means for the markets

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The uncertainty is gone, and the markets are free to breathe again. So what does a Biden administration mean for the markets?

With Biden controlling the Whitehouse and the republicans controlling the Senate, it’s expected any sort of government stimulus package will be smaller than expected. That’s not necessarily a bad thing either. It could result in the US Central Bank keeping interest rates down for longer, as well as more quantitative easing – further devaluing the currency. Not awful for us foreign investors!

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Asking the professionals: Where to invest?

Posted: 9 October 2020 by The Summary

Each quarter Bloomberg asks a group of trading heavy-weights for their best picks. Given we’re in a recession and pandemic, this year’s suggestions have been quite interesting.

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How strategists are investing during the elections

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Asian stock market analysts aren’t comfortable with the November 3rd elections and are raising cash to buy safe assets such as gold. When CNBC asked thirty analysts for their views, ten said they thought it was a good time to move out from expensive US tech stocks and instead buy up cheaper and more stressed stocks such as tourism and travel, banks and industrial sectors. 

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