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Are Stocks in the Late Stage of a Bull Market or an Early Recovery?

The major stock indices have experienced huge gains since the COVID-19-fueled sell-off sent stocks crashing in February and March 2020. With coronavirus vaccines rolling out and encouraging economic data rolling in, many see the recent stock market gains as signs of a new bull market. But what if the stock market recovery is simply a […]

Canadian Pot Stocks Struggle while U.S. Cannabis Stocks March Higher

Pot stocks have been in the spotlight recently as investors become increasingly optimistic that cannabis will become legal on the federal level in the U.S. In fact, the broader marijuana industry has been trending higher over the last 12 months, with the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (OTCBB:HMLSF) up 110% year-over-year. Over the same period, […]

Cracks in Canadian Economy Could Undermine Post-Pandemic Growth

The Federal government has reassured Canadians that the economy will come roaring back once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Despite this optimism, a number of worrying cracks are appearing in the Canadian economy that could undermine that growth. How Is the Canadian Economy Doing? In January 2021, the Canadian economy grew 0.7%; a big jump from […]

Mexico Poised to Legalize Cannabis Is Putting Pressure on President Biden to Do the Same

It’s been a banner year for cannabis stocks with more and more U.S. states legalizing recreational marijuana. This has led many industry experts to wonder when weed will become legal on the federal level in the U.S. Well, it might be sooner rather than later. Mexico made the surprise announcement that it is set to […]

COVID-19 Drives Global Debt to Record Levels

In an effort to battle COVID-19 and save their economies from collapse, governments around the world borrowed unprecedented amounts of money to support their citizens and businesses. At the same time, central banks slashed their key lending rates to make borrowing cheaper. With the rollout of vaccines taking place and an opening of the economy […]