Use caution when chasing the latest investing trend

Marijuana-focused funds have produced spectacular returns this year, but they come with significant risks.

Shehryar Khan, CFA 17 October, 2018 | 3:00PM

 

 

Shehryar Khan: The more we learn about our own behavioural biases, the better we understand that the fear of missing out is a common problem that plagues investors. Especially when they hear about how hot the markets are in cryptocurrencies or cannabis stocks, the latter of which are sure to gain further attention with today's legalization of the recreational use of Cannabis going into effect in Canada.

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Shehryar Khan, CFA

Shehryar Khan, CFA  Shehryar Khan, CFA, is a senior investment analyst for Morningstar’s Investment Management group.