We're at the first annual National Institute for Cannabis Investors retreat in Las Vegas. It's been great – a lot of fun, of course (and you can learn how to get in on it here). But it's also been extremely productive – informative, too.
The retreat floor is packed with NICI Members, cannabis industry exhibitors, CEOs, and insiders. There's a lot of competition for attention, and everyone's doing the kind of networking you'd find in, say, Silicon Valley.
It's not a stretch to say Las Vegas is the perfect place to spot the next big marijuana investing opportunity. It's been a great opportunity to get on a first-name basis with cannabis company founders.
I've managed to carve out some time to meet with a few of these very folks – and get a feel for their plans to leverage the explosive growth the American and global marijuana industry is experiencing right now.
To impress me, they'll have to convince me of just one thing…
About the Author
Greg Miller started working on Wall Street in September, 1987, just a month before the “Black Monday” stock market crash.
During his career there, he became an expert in just about every kind of publicly traded security - from blue-chip and small-cap stocks to municipals, junk bonds, and derivatives. As a portfolio manager, Greg was responsible for over $500 million of assets in mutual funds and insurance company accounts.
After leaving the Street, he designed a successful options trading strategy and made lucrative tech investments for a financial publication. He has also helped develop new products and worked with other editors to hone their strategies. He’s always been dedicated to deep, fundamental research - and he always will be - because he believes buying the very best companies at the right price is the best way to amass wealth in the stock market.