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How should investors value marijuana stocks?

From Tara Lachapele & Sarah Halzack: Cannabis growers have hardly any revenue and their product is still illegal in their most desirable market, the U.S. That's not stopping investors and corporate giants from spending billions of dollars to take stakes in these companies. They obviously see growth potential. And yet the question remains, how do you even value a pot business?
ETF BASIC NEWS April 19, 2019 1:25pm

Marijuana stocks jump on news of potential merger with Canopy Growth (CGC)

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From Jeremy C. Owens: Canopy Growth Corp. CGC, +7.93% shares spiked more than 10% higher in after-hours trading Wednesday after reports that it is preparing to acquire U.S. pot producer Acreage Holdings Inc. Bloomberg and CNBC reported that the two are in discussions, and that Canopy has shopped around for other U.S.-based assets.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 17, 2019 6:22pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average inches higher awaiting bank earnings tomorrow

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From Chris Matthews & Mark Decambre: U.S. stocks traded mostly higher Thursday morning as equity-market investors struggled for clear catalysts to drive the market ahead of the start of quarterly results -- set to kick off unofficially on Friday -- amid further evidence of world-wide economic sluggishness.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 11, 2019 12:18pm

Check out this Internet ETF with year-to-date gains of 28%

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From Todd Shriber: Having debuted last June, the O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF OGIG 0.9% is one of the newest Internet exchange traded funds listed in the U.S.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 10, 2019 6:18pm

The Turkish lira continues to weaken against the US dollar

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From Aaron Hankin: The Turkish lira on Monday stumbled out of the blocks, with the currency putting in the worst performance among the more closely watched.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 8, 2019 11:07pm

Palladium has its worst week in 3 years but experts say the price drop is temporary

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From Dineo Faku: JOHANNESBURG - The palladium price was expected to recover from last week's fall because the fundamentals of the precious metal remained strong, experts said on Friday.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 1, 2019 1:36pm

Turkish stocks plummeted more than 5% on Wednesday

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From Fred Imbert:
ETF BASIC NEWS March 27, 2019 3:58pm

A low volatility, high dividend ETF at 52-week highs

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From Todd Schriber: Growth stocks and the technology sector have been getting most of the attention for this year's market rebound, but investors that dig a little deeper will find that some defensive sectors and exchange-traded funds are performing well, too.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 25, 2019 12:47pm

Auto sector drops after BMW warns of global economic slowdown

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From Robert Ferris:
ETF BASIC NEWS March 20, 2019 2:47pm

A retail ETF that is up 25% in 2019

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From Todd Shriber: Retail sales data is starting to concern some market observers, but some exchange traded funds still offer upside potential.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 18, 2019 2:35pm

iShares Core High Dividend ETF (HDV) Hits a New 52-Week High

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From Sweta Killa: For investors seeking momentum, iShares Core High Dividend ETF (HDV - Free Report) is probably on radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week high and is up about 17.1% from its 52-week low price of $79.39/share.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 13, 2019 12:37pm

CFRA Research boosted weighting on the communication services sector to Overweight from Underweight

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From Todd Shriber: The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR XLC 0.36%, the largest exchange-traded fund dedicated to the fourth-largest sector in the S&P 500, is up nearly 12 percent this year, and some analysts are bullish on the communication services sector.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 12, 2019 4:43pm

The eSports ETF gains from shifting Video Game Industry

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From Todd Shriber: There are examples of the word "disruptive" carrying negative connotations, but in financial markets, companies, ideas and industries viewed as disruptive are often viewed in a positive light.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 8, 2019 3:03pm

Why is this real estate ETF crushing its rivals?

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From Todd Shriber: A more sanguine interest rate outlook is among the reasons real estate stocks and exchange traded funds are bouncing back this year, but rates aren't the only factor to consider.
ETF BASIC NEWS February 27, 2019 3:55pm

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