01 May Barron’s Weekend Summary via TradeTheNews.




Canadian cannabis producers are better-known than their American rivals, but that’s set to change with legalization on the horizon Cover Story: Though US cannabis companies such as Curaleaf, Green Thumb Industries, Trulieve Cannabis, and Cresco Labs have licenses to operate in some states, their businesses are hampered by marijuana’s illegality under US federal law, giving Canadian rivals listed on the Nasdaq an advantage—but events are starting to look up for American operators as Washington moves closers to making weed legal, and shares of US operators have gained amid a growth in sales, while those of most Canadian producers are down.


Tech Trader: Positive on AAPL, AMZN, FB, GOOGL, MSFT: The tech giants performed better during the last year than most people expected, and while their shares aren’t the bargains they were a year ago, there’s a case to be made that there are no better stocks to play technology trends such as cloud computing, growth in the PC market, e-commerce, advertising, and chip shortages.