Up in smoke

medical marijuana stocks
Hammerin Man via Flickr

Marijuana Stocks – Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

If you still have big gains in your medical marijuana stocks because you bought at a great time, it might be time to cash out. Or if you are sitting on big profits in other marijuana stocks like HEMP or CBIS, I’d highly recommend selling out at least a partial position now.

same old story

japan stocks japanese flag investing
Mike George via Flickr

Japan Stocks Crashing – Is the U.S. Next?

America had better wake up and seriously look at social programs, immigration reform and other issues to prevent our nation from being stuck in the same situation as Japan. The baby boomers are aging and will skew our demographics (and economic growth prospects) steadily closer to what Japan is suffering right now.

Yield, then stop

bond prices bonds yields

It’s Time to Sell Your Bonds

If you’re younger or more aggressive with your holdings and don’t rely on bonds for income, it might be wise to sell some bonds and bond funds now that yields have rolled back and prices are high.

making green

walmart organic oranges

5 Ways to Harvest Cash From Organic Food Sales

Health food companies and organic food stocks have been booming lately. The Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service reported $28 billion worth of organic food sales in the U.S. in 2012, worth more than 4% of total at-home food sales. Here’s how you can carve out a piece of the organic sales pie, with some big names and some lesser-known ones.

show me the money

jeff bezos amazon amzn stock

Amazon Smartphone Will NOT Help AMZN Stock

Samsung and Apple collectively accounted for 109% of smartphone profits in Q3 2013. How is that possible? Well, because most other manufacturers actually lost money — which gave them a negative share of the profit pie. That’s the environment Amazon is going to compete in. Oh, and by the way, Amazon has managed to keep its Kindle relevant solely by competing with the Apple iPad and Google Android tablets on price.