Although adult-use sales of cannabis remain robust in U.S. states where it is legal, Nasdaq IR Intelligence analyst Saleem Daya sees continued stock underperformance across the cannabis space going into year-end, building on activity in the second and third quarters of 2021.
In an interview with John Lothian News, Daya notes the benchmark Solactive North American Marijuana Index is about 13% lower this quarter and is down close to 20% year-to-date, a move he attributes to disappointment that the U.S. federal reform that many were hoping for in early 2021 has not taken place and impatience with a regulatory process that remains mired in disagreement over its scope and depth.
Nasdaq IR Intelligence analyst Saleem Daya explains why the sector’s heated year-end performance cooled in Q2; cites rising yields, retail investor fatigue as action on U.S federal legislation remains stalled.
After a long career in exchange-traded derivatives, Jack Bouroudjian, chairman of the Global Smart Commodity Group, is doing an about-face, turning to blockchain technology and tokenized settlement to facilitate trading.
Nasdaq IR Intelligence analyst Saleem Daya sat down to talk with JLN about a recent jump in cannabis stock price volatility. He also explained what is behind the rise in mergers and acquisitions in the space.
Initiatives to legalize marijuana are on the ballot in five states this Election Day, giving voters the chance to move the industry toward wider acceptance. In addition, several Senate and gubernatorial races are seen as key to unlocking stalled legislation. JLN talks...
Chicago-based Revolution Global took first place in 6 out of 7 categories in a recent "Peoples Choice" competition judged by more than 200 consumers. John Lothian News talked with Revolution COO Dustin Shroyer to get the details.
Stephen Simpson, executive secretary of the cannabis advocacy group Chicago NORML, spoke with John Lothian News about the group's social equity agenda and why the imminent awarding of 75 new dispensary licenses is just one item on a long checklist.
Saleem Daya, analyst with Nasdaq IR Intelligence in Toronto, breaks down early 2020 trends in cannabis-related stocks for John Lothian News, and talks about active investors in the space and why some certain stock names have had greater appeal, both in the U.S. and...
First Read Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Congratulations to uber journalist Jacob Bunge on being promoted to the role of Chicago deputy bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal. Bunge has been with the Journal since 2008, when he came over from...
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Lead Stories Stock Markets: Time to Bet Against VIX After Recent Rising Streak, History Says Akshay Chinchalkar and Joanna Ossinger - Bloomberg Seven straight jumps in the so-called "fear gauge" for the S&P 500 is a signal that it may be time to wager against...