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Altrius Capital Blog

12 Nov 2018

You'd Have to Be Smoking the Stuff to Buy Pot Stocks

Posted by James Russo

Though I've never used illicit drugs, I do regularly drink caffeine through my coffee habit, consume alcohol via two or three glasses of wine a year, and have ingested nicotine having smoked a handful of cigars over the past couple of decades. As a libertarian on social issues, I won't comment on whether or not marijuana or other drugs should be legalized. As a fiduciary charged with providing a sound rate of return for my clients, I don't make any moral judgements on companies in which I invest as there is too much grey involved in making a judgment as to the goodness or evil of a company's people or its goods.

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Topics: cannabis industry, stocks, market forecasts

04 Apr 2018

Volatility, Noise and Media Madness

Posted by James Russo

The past week has continued the recent pattern of extreme volatility this year with major indices again moving into negative territory year-to-date.  Though I will publish the more comprehensive market and economic quarterly newsletter soon, I thought I'd share a portion of the chapter on Media Madness from the book I'm currently writing. I hope you find the snippets from the chapter more useful than the "experts" shouting advice encouraging you to take rash action.

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Topics: market forecasts, volatile markets, financial media