It was easy to shrug off that emerging class of Millennial investors when they first started dabbling in stocks without playing by the rules of tradition. But that shrug was a mistake that became very clear when the democratizing zero-fee trading app Robinhood soared to heights unimaginable.
There is a meatless war brewing, and the leading protagonists are slugging it out in a bid to be crowned champion of the  alternative meats industry. In one corner is Wall Street darling, Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND), the certified vegan brand that has been serving up meat-like...
There’s an old adage in investment circles that suggests that “the trend is your friend.”  For decades, megatrends have always set the stage for winning investments, whether they involved technological revolutions, government driven regulation or population demographics.  This has certainly continued...
A full decade since the first retail stores fell victim to the inexorable march of ecommerce and Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), the retail apocalypse shows no signs of abating. The last decade has been brutal to the American retail industry, as countless traditional malls continue to shutter at...
The last decade provided a pretty wild yet exciting ride for exchange-traded funds (ETFs). From the ETF industry crossing the $4B mark in AUM (assets under management) and the meteoric rise of ESG (Environmental Social and Governance) investing to the SEC approving the first-ever non-transparent, actively managed...
The past 12 months have seen an explosion in the market for digital collectible cards with “Sports Cards” searches recording a more than 100% surge according to Google Trends.  And people are willing to pay an incredible amount of money for digitized sports cards....
A historical event without precedent in living memory, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the commodity markets, including metals and mining, in a variety of ways with many miners experiencing the downside of relying on global supply chains, specialization and ultra-lean operations.  Many mining operations...
The Covid-19 pandemic triggered a financial and economic meltdown of epic proportions, rivaled only by the Great Depression, resulting in the fastest bear market in history.  While the energy industry is being forced to completely reinvent itself, with renewables coming out on top and diversification...
Robinhood, the fee-free trading app that promised to level the playing field for retail investors, has by now made good on its promise: The app hasn’t only caught on amid a global pandemic, but it’s become a powerful driver of the market itself, with Wall Street now...
Why Was I Born, If It Wasn’t Forever?-- Eugène Ionesco, French Playwright. Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has grappled with the ephemeral nature of life and harsh finality of death. For many millennia, human societies have scoured high and low for the elusive...