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Could marijuana be legal under federal law by the end of 2019?

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From Bruce Schreiner: On Nov. 7, the day after Democrats seized control of the House with what would become a 40-seat swing, President Donald Trump fired his attorney general, Jeff Sessions. That day, at his home in California, Smoke Wallin saw his phone blow up with congratulatory calls from friends and associates celebrating the political demise of the nation's top law enforcement officer. Sessions had spent good parts of the preceding two years looming over a booming industry that is caught between a tidal wave of popularity at the state level and an implacable wall of illegality in Washington. Wallin, the president of Vertical, a cannabis company with a 1,500-acre ranch outside Santa Barbara and operations in four states, was not unmoved by Sessions' departure, but he saw an even more welcome development in the election results.
NYSE:MJ January 22, 2019 1:48pm

CIBC raises their target price for Gold in 2019

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From Neils Christensen: (Kitco News) - A slowing global economy, growing market volatility and shrinking production will keep a bid under gold prices for at least the next two years, according to one Canadian Bank, which also listed its top picks in the mining sector.
NYSE:GLD January 22, 2019 12:14pm

Where are natural gas prices headed this winter?

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From James Hyerczyk:

Natural gas futures settled higher last week, but not before producing a volatile two-sided trade. The market gapped higher and rallied early in the week then broke into the gap before reversing back to the upside. The price action was all weather driven with traders reacting to forecasts over the next two weeks calling for extreme cold then warm then extreme cold next week-end. There is also another forecast calling for the pattern to repeat the last week of January and the first week of February.

NYSE:UNG January 22, 2019 12:10pm

Existing-home sales slide to a 3-year low as housing market stumbles

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From Andrea Riquier: The numbers: Existing-home sales ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.99 million in December, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. That was the lowest since November 2015. Sales were down 6.4% for the month, and 10.3% lower than the year-ago rate.
NYSE:XHB January 22, 2019 11:54am

Dow Jones Industrial Average down 300 points amid fears of a slow down for the global economy

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From Fred Imbert: Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the week, as weak data out of China and lower global growth estimates from the International Monetary Fund renewed fears of the global economy slowing down.
INDEXDJX:.DJI January 22, 2019 11:51am

Emerging-Market Stocks Have Longest Rally in a Year

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From Yumi Teso & Aline Oyamada:

(Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market equities rose for a fourth week last week as signs of easing trade tensions supported the appetite for riskier assets. Currencies dropped amid a stronger dollar.

NYSE:VWO January 21, 2019 2:19pm

Why is Silver underperforming the other precious metals?

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From Joe Richter & Susanne Barton:

(Bloomberg) -- Silver just completed its worst year in three. Investors are showing no signs of taking a shine to the metal in 2019, either.

NYSE:SLV January 21, 2019 2:16pm

China housing sales slow in 2018

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From Dominique Fong: BEIJING--Housing sales growth in China slowed slightly last year, and many economists project the downturn to deepen this year.
NYSE:TAO January 21, 2019 2:13pm

Top News And Data From The Marijuana Sector This Week

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From Javier Hasse: There were numerous political announcements shaping the industry last week, with a Michigan state board ruling that more than 60 medical cannabis dispensaries that had to close at the end of last year due to new regulations will be allowed to re-open until March 31, providing them time to become compliant; and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pledging to end the ban on medical marijuana flowers in the state.
NYSE:MJ January 21, 2019 2:10pm

Copper prices slide on weak Chinese data

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From David Hodari: LONDON--Copper prices slid Monday as Chinese data confirmed market fears that growth in the world's second-largest economy is slowing.
NYSE:COPX January 21, 2019 2:04pm

Defense industry is the big winner of Trump’s first 2 years in office

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From Fred Imbert:
BATS:ITA January 21, 2019 1:55pm

China posts slowest economic growth in 28 years

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From Lingling Wei: BEIJING-- China's economic expansion languished to its slowest pace in nearly three decades last year, as a bruising trade fight with the U.S. exacerbated weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
NYSE:FXI January 21, 2019 1:48pm

IMF cuts world economic forecast for 2019

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From Associated Press: DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates.
NYSE:URTH January 21, 2019 1:44pm

Investor Makes $6 Billion Bullish Bets On The Market

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From Carolina Wilson:

(Bloomberg) -- One big investor flipped the risk-on switch this week, trading about $6 billion worth of exchange-traded funds as global markets flashed bullish signals following a brutal December.

NYSE:HYLB January 18, 2019 2:14pm

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