Consumer/Retail

The Biggest Benefit to Marijuana Legalization: Less Blood on the Streets

One of the biggest topics for 2017 is the legalization of marijuana in both the U.S. and Canada. While there are opposing views to this still controversial topic, perhaps we should be looking at one of the biggest benefits of legalizing marijuana: less blood on the streets.

Investing in Marijuana? Know Your COGS!

The medical marijuana industry has been the hottest area of investment in Canada. Unfortunately, many investors are not looking at the most important metrics of the companies they are investing in: Cost of Goods Sold, or COGS.

Canada Will Become First G7 Nation to Fully Legalize Weed This Year

In 2017, Canada will become the first G7 nation to fully legalize marijuana use. The stock prices of cannabis companies reveal investors are anticipating millions of users and a multi-billion market. In terms of how it’s regulated, will Canada get it right? Earlier this month, a federal task force made 80 recommendations to the government, among them, setting the age limit to 18. Bloomberg TV Canada’s Amanda Lang speaks to W.A. Bogart, professor of Law at the University of Windsor and author of “Off The Street: Legalizing Drugs,” and Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth, Canada’s first marijuana “unicorn” after reaching a billion-dollar valuation.

How to Invest in Marijuana

Marijuana is one of the hottest investment trends of this decade. Read this to find out why the sector is exploding, what it means, and how to invest.

QuickTake: Marijuana’s Road to U.S. Legalization

In today’s “QuickTake,” Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn takes a look at states’ legalization of marijuana. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Limits lifted on Cuban cigars in the US

Cuba’s famed cigars no longer have a $100 import limit in the US. Americans can bring cigars back with them from Cuba for personal use. CNN’s Patrick Oppmann takes us to a tobacco plantation on the island.

The Evolution of Autonomous Transportation

Ryan Popple, Proterra’s chief executive officer, discusses the evolving state of transportation, the outlook for autonomous buses and the possibility of an IPO. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy’s chief executive officer and a Bloomberg contributor, also comments.

What Private Equity is Buying and the Next Canadian Housing Bubble

In January, I told you of a secret plot by the “smart money” on how they would seize control of assets for pennies on the dollar. Today, that plan is unfolding. Read more as we tell you how to profit from this and which Canadian city is going to have the next real estate boom.

The New Housing Bubble Just Began

Think you know why stocks and housing are booming? No, it’s not low interest rates and strong employment. It’s because the top three American banks by assets all just introduced new products aimed at providing riskier mortgages. It’s housing bubble 2.0.

EHANG184, world’s first Autonomous Aerial Vehicle

The world of flying cars is here. Imagine a drone capable of flying a human. Well, imagine no more. EHang 184, the world’s first electric, personal Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) that will achieve humanity’s long-standing dream of easy, everyday flight for short-to-medium distances.

Magic Leap Video Game Demo at the Office

Imagine the real world of virtual reality. It seems that Magic Leap has done it. Here’s a video of what Magic Leap shows us the world will become with their technology through a video game.

Flexible Smartphones Have Arrived

Not only is the new ReFlex smartphone bendable, but it also incorporates haptic feedback into the experience to let you see and feel the actions you take.