Space stocks

The space race: exciting, but not necessarily profitable
Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic stockmarket listing
Investment strategy

The space race: exciting, but not necessarily profitable

The new space race will spawn a host of new companies wanting to cash in. But investors should tread very carefully, says Merryn Somerset Webb: most w…
19 Jul 2021
The dawn of a new space age
MoneyWeek "Space Race" cover illustration
Global Economy

The dawn of a new space age

Jostling to be the first billionaire in space might seem to be a daft ego trip, but it is all part of a broader space industry with important real-wor…
16 Jul 2021
A new investment trust to profit from the space race
Motorway junction
Investment trusts

A new investment trust to profit from the space race

There is now an investment trust focusing on the space sector. It looks intriguing, says David Stevenson – but highly risky.
6 Jul 2021
How you can profit from the fast-growing cannabis industry
Aphria Inc cannabis grow room
Soft commodities

How you can profit from the fast-growing cannabis industry

Once an investment taboo, the cannabis sector is poised to thrive in 2021. David Stevenson looks at how best to buy in.
16 Mar 2021
Profit from the long-term potential in cannabis
Share tips

Profit from the long-term potential in cannabis

Nawan Butt, portfolio manager of the Medical Cannabis and Wellness UCITS ETF, picks some of his favourite cannabis stocks.
13 Apr 2020
There is still plenty of potential for investors in cannabis
Funds

There is still plenty of potential for investors in cannabis

The cannabis sector is out of favour, but a new ETF is an appealing recovery play
2 Jan 2020
Investors are experiencing a cannabis comedown
Soft commodities

Investors are experiencing a cannabis comedown

Things seemed to be turning out well for pot-heads in 2019 – and for the companies that seek to provide for their needs. Then a new, more depressing r…
1 Jan 2020
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Brendan Kennedy: the data geek taking cannibis mainstream
People

Brendan Kennedy: the data geek taking cannibis mainstream

Brendan Kennedy was an early mover in the market as the world started to legalise cannabis. It seemed like a crazy and risky decision a decade ago. No…
4 Nov 2019
The next race to the moon begins
Economy

The next race to the moon begins

Fifty years ago man landed on the moon – a remarkable technological achievement that seemed to portend great changes. Those transformations didn’t com…
27 Jul 2019
Cash in on cannabis as a new industry emerges
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Cash in on cannabis as a new industry emerges

The prohibitionist era is over: countries are rapidly legalising marijuana for medical and recreational use. Ben Judge reviews the latest developments…
16 May 2019
Cannabis sector gets high on mergers
Stockmarkets

Cannabis sector gets high on mergers

The cannabis sector’s urge to merge shows no sign of abating, with Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp agreeing to buy Acreage Holdings, one of the biggest US…
25 Apr 2019
The future of space exploration
Economy

The future of space exploration

The International Space Station is 20 years old. A robot has landed on Mars. Billionaire adventurers have set their sights on the stars. What next for…
2 Dec 2018
Britain will miss out on the legalised cannabis high
Economy

Britain will miss out on the legalised cannabis high

With legalised cannabis, a new multi-billion-dollar industry is beginning to flower. But Britain won’t get a look-in, says Matthew Lynn.
9 Sep 2018
Visionary investors should place their bets in the space race
Stockmarkets

Visionary investors should place their bets in the space race

It’s not just eccentric and ultra-rich tycoons heading into space. From asteroid mining to space hotels, promising profit opportunities now lie off-pl…
9 Aug 2018
The war on pot has failed – so should we legalise cannabis?
Economy

The war on pot has failed – so should we legalise cannabis?

Cannabis is legal in Canada and several US states. Now England’s chief medical officer wants to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana. The tide is …
28 Jul 2018
How to profit as marijuana becomes mainstream
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How to profit as marijuana becomes mainstream

Next year recreational cannabis use becomes legal in California. With Canada also set to lift its ban, Big Weed will soon present a host of investment…
7 Sep 2017
Is there life on Mars? Maybe not – but there’s money in space
Stockmarkets

Is there life on Mars? Maybe not – but there’s money in space

With news of running water on Mars, people are excited about space exploration again. That's good for the global space industry – and for those who in…
2 Oct 2015
Why I love the space game
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Why I love the space game

Nasa pulling out of the low-earth orbit business has opened up opportunities for daring high tech rocket companies to fill the void, says Paul Hill.
31 Aug 2012
Make your fortune on the final frontier
Economy

Make your fortune on the final frontier

The next great space race will be led by private companies – the rewards for investors could be astronomical, says Seán Keyes. Here, he tips two pione…
16 Aug 2012
The dawn of a new space age?
Investment strategy

The dawn of a new space age?

Nasa's space shuttle programme has drawn to a close. And with nothing to replace it, America is turning to the private sector to come up with alternat…
15 Jul 2011
Profit from the new space race
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Profit from the new space race

The US has opened up America's space exploration programme to private industry. And it's not only the US that's splashing out. Europe, Russia, China, …
25 Mar 2010
Space: crossing the final frontier
Economy

Space: crossing the final frontier

It's been 40 years since man first landed on the moon. Now, Richard Branson and other buccaneers are paving the way for space tourism. Simon Wilson in…
24 Dec 2009