Tag: New Frontier

Investing in the Cannabis Ecosystem

On December 7th, 2018, Altria (NYSE: MO), one of the oldest and largest tobacco companies worldwide, announced their intent to purchase a $2.4 billion or 45% stake in Cannabis producer Cronos Group (Nasdaq: CRON) [1], thus opening the door for potentially greater investment in Cannabis by Big Tobacco.   This blockbuster deal came one year after… Read more »

MJ Commentary Q2 2019

Insights MJ Q1 2019 Commentary

Executive Summary The cannabis industry saw several notable developments during the second quarter of 2019. In April, the House Financial Services Committee voted to advance the Secure and Fair Enforcement(“SAFE”) Banking Act. If passed, the Act would effectively allow federally regulated banks to accept revenue from businesses profiting from the sales of cannabis. In the… Read more »

MJ Commentary Q1 2019

Executive Summary Regulatory Developments A vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey was called off after state lawmakers stated that they didn’t have enough votes to pass the new law. Nevertheless, top state politicians believe that a new vote could be scheduled before the state budget is set on June 30. In New Mexico,… Read more »

GAMR Commentary Q1 2019

ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF GAMR 2019 Q1 Commentary

Executive Summary The video game technology market is being setup for a major global expansion. Cloud gaming is the most revolutionary distribution technology since the DVD, and not only has the potential to increase the ranks of gamers by hundreds of millions of people but allows business models that were never possible or practical. These models… Read more »

IFLY Commentary Q1 2019

ETFMG Drone Economy Strategy ETF IFLY 2019 Q1 Commentary

Executive Summary The UAS Integration Pilot Project is progressing well. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the Administration are actively promoting successes in urban drone delivery for medical supplies, as well as further applications in public services — one of the fastest growing verticals for the market. The comment period on two new laws regarding… Read more »

ETFMG Teams Up with UFC Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik

ETFMG MJ UFC Alexey Oleynik

ETFMG Teams Up with UFC Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik SUMMIT, N.J. – (March 26, 2019) – ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSE: MJ), issued by ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), will sponsor UFC heavyweight Alexey Oleynik, the company announced today. Alexey “The Boa Constrictor” Oleynik is one of the top heavyweights in the world and has a career mixed… Read more »

MJ Surpasses $1 Billion in Assets

Insights MJ 1 Year Anniversary

MJ – The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF Surpasses $1 Billion in Assets SUMMIT, N.J. – (Wednesday, February 6, 2019) – Thematic ETF Issuer, ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), is excited to announce that the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, better known as MJ, has officially joined the “billion dollar club.” After less than 14 months of trading… Read more »