Key Words: Arizona Rep. Gosar’s 6 siblings rewrite the script for negative ads (Spoiler: They’re for the other guy)

Key Words: Arizona Rep. Gosar’s 6 siblings rewrite the script for negative ads (Spoiler: They’re for the other guy)
Even the tightest family relationships are complex, but this sibling split — six against one — and the stealthy way it’s revealed in a television spot this week by the rival of Republican Rep. Paul Gosar in an Arizona congressional race flipped negative political ads on their head. ‘Paul is absolutely not working for his district.’ —Attorney David Gosar... Read More

Key Words: All pot stocks aren’t Tilray — and that’s a good thing, says CEO of rival Canopy Growth

Key Words: All pot stocks aren’t Tilray — and that’s a good thing, says CEO of rival Canopy Growth
‘I think it got technically weird.’ —Bruce Linton on rival Tilray’s whiplash stock move Investors shouldn’t let pot stock Tilray Inc.’s TLRY, -30.25% wild trading week turn them off from the marijuana sector, rival cannabis concern Canopy Growth Corp. CGC, -5.00%   CEO Bruce Linton said on CNBC Friday. The fledgling sector is much more stable than Tilray’s headlines would... Read More

ETF Investing: Cannabis-related ETF draws steady inflows as sector sees huge swings

ETF Investing: Cannabis-related ETF draws steady inflows as sector sees huge swings
One of the few exchange-traded funds to track the cannabis industry has seen steady inflows over the past month, a beneficiary of the surging interest that has surrounded the space as companies see huge gains, along with heavy downside volatility. According to FactSet, money has consistently poured into the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF MJ, -8.16% over the past month, with... Read More

The Tell: Here’s just how obsessed everyone is with Tilray and cannabis stocks right now

The Tell: Here’s just how obsessed everyone is with Tilray and cannabis stocks right now
Yes, this was the week everyone became obsessed with pot stocks. To be sure, interest in the cannabis sector has been building all year as news events — from various major companies making acquisitions to Canada’s pot legalization — make it clear that the space is entering a phase of rapid expansion and maturation. But the dramatic swings in Canadian... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: China cancels trade talks with U.S. amid escalation in tariff threats

The Wall Street Journal: China cancels trade talks with U.S. amid escalation in tariff threats
China scotched trade talks with the U.S. that were planned for the coming days, according to people briefed on the matter, further dimming prospects for resolving a trade battle between the world’s two largest economies. The decision to pull out of the talks follows the latest escalation in trade tensions. On Monday, President Trump announced new tariffs on $200 billion... Read More

Texts and emails could help kill the statute of limitations for sex crimes

Texts and emails could help kill the statute of limitations for sex crimes
An assault that allegedly occurred 36 years ago in Maryland could stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before he makes it to the bench. It’s the latest example of a decades-old allegation surfacing, and victims’ advocates say these cases show that statute of limitation laws should be reevaluated. Christine Blasey Ford, now clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in... Read More

Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg

Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg
Most people think they’re above average in intelligence, relationship status and professional achievement. Social scientists call this “illusory superiority.” My business partner Scott Puritz, has found the one area where even above-average people, objectively smart, rich, successful professionals, seem to wave the white flag and admit to not understanding — money and investing. “One of the most shocking things is... Read More