Archive: Chart of the Week

2019 is set to be a record year for venture capital-backed IPO raises.

Colorado Surpasses $1 Billion in Marijuana Tax Revenue

By Allison Brickell on June 17, 2019

Colorado has generated more than $1 billion in marijuana tax revenue so far this year. And it will only grow.
Institutional investors have been increasingly entering the crypto market despite the recent crypto winter.

Small Cannabis Stocks Worth Paying Attention To

By Allison Brickell on June 3, 2019

Canopy Growth Corp., Tilray and other heavy hitters aren’t the only companies cannabis investors should pay attention to.
The opioid epidemic is a nationwide crisis. But three states that have legalized medical marijuana are seeing a more positive trend.

2020 Halving Will Bring Bitcoin’s Inflation Rate Down

By Allison Brickell on May 13, 2019

Bitcoin’s inflation rate will drop with the next halving. Here’s how that demonstrates the crypto’s value.
Central banks around the world are stocking up on gold. And it’s a bad sign for the dollar.

Pinterest Pre-IPO Investors Are Already Too Late

By Allison Brickell on April 29, 2019

Pinterest joined the IPO parade with much fanfare from investors, but its IPO price-to-sales ratio seems questionable - especially when compared with a more established company.

Uber’s Got Hypergrowth and Growing Pains

By Allison Brickell on April 22, 2019

Uber has released its S-1 form, so we’re digging into some of the numbers.

Study Finds Cannabis Helps Treat Autism

By Allison Brickell on April 15, 2019

Speakers at the Cannabis Science Conference had an important message to deliver. And a recent study out of Israel backs them up.

Global Debt Balloons Higher Than $200 Trillion

By Allison Brickell on April 8, 2019

Global debt is growing frighteningly large. And it’s painting a bleak picture.

Testing Investors’ Stomach for Loss

By Allison Brickell on April 1, 2019

Lyft’s IPO last week seemed to spark a new trend - companies that test investors’ stomachs for huge losses while pushing for growth.

State Rules Impact Pot Prices

By Allison Brickell on March 25, 2019

Supply and regulations are the biggest drivers of marijuana prices.
The number of immigrant entrepreneurs is growing in the U.S. But the removal of a rule that welcomes them means American investors could miss out on those startup opportunities.

Oregon Marijuana Sales Reflect Supply and Demand

By Vin Narayanan on March 11, 2019

Oregon’s marijuana sales are a perfect illustration of supply and demand in the market.

Credit Card Companies Swipe $90 Billion From Retailers

By Allison Brickell on March 4, 2019

Credit card swipe fees cost retailers $90 billion last year. And retailers are responding with efforts to get around them.