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Canadian Marijuana Stocks

Every day, I receive information in my email box about the coming growth in the marijuana business. I’m interested in any future growth companies that could turn into performance tigers like the FANGs: Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. I want to find the next Philip Morris. The Canadian marijuana sector ranks as one of the hottest growth sectors. There is

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What is VIX?

There’s been a lot of talk about the low level of VIX lately. Just this past week Zero Hedge commented on VIX saying, “As Nasdaq melts up faster than Bitcoin, perceived equity market risk has utterly collapsed. VIX just hit 9.92 as NASDAQ hit 6,100 (note the most recent low is 9.39 from 12/15/06 and all-time low at 8.89 on 12/27/93) What is

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Gold mining shares have a negative correlation to the stock market

A study by Ibbotson Associates shows that gold mining shares have a negative correlation to the stock market, that precious metals performed best when they were needed the most by providing positive returns during the years that traditional asset classes had negative returns. Ibbotson determined that investors can potentially improve the risk-to-reward ratio in conservative, moderate and aggressive portfolios by

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