Cannabis performance at a glance

The HORIZONS MARIJUANA LIFE SCIENCES ETF (Toronto symbol HMMJ) invests in North American firms that are legally involved in the cannabis industry. Canadian companies—including Aurora Cannabis (11.8% of assets) and Canopy Growth (11.0%)—make up 80% of the portfolio. As such the fund’s performance—specifically, its Daily… Read More

ETF Performance Highlights

Natural gas has some of the most volatile and unpredictable price movements among mainstream commodities. In the past, this has caused considerable losses for even highly experienced trading teams at major financial institutions. Natural gas lived up to its reputation in November 2018 with the US… Read More

ETF Performance Highlights

October 2018 was a month that investors in risky assets would rather forget. Some of the top-performing ETFs over the preceding months lost considerable value in October. For example, the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (HMMJ) dropped 30%, although it remains up 76% over a year earlier… Read More

ETF Performance Highlights

The runaway ETF winners in the month of September 2018 were marijuana funds ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ) and Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (HMMJ). They gained 23.1% and 20.4%, respectively. The increases for these spectaculative stocks came on top of previous gains. Both funds are up more… Read More

ETF holds cannabis growers—and more

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Marijuana Producer

It remains difficult to say which marijuana growers will prosper the most with legalization. More certain is that overall demand for cannabis will continue to expand. One way for investors to cut… Read More

ETF Performance Highlights

The big ETF winner over the past month was the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (symbol HMMJ) with a 32.3% gain. This performance was driven by a jump in share prices for its top holdings, including Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis, Organigram and Aphria. The move by… Read More