New Social Security Scam Alert: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

Tax season is here, and that means scammers — especially ones that target Social Security numbers — are ramping up their efforts to steal information and funds from unknowing victims. Social Security scams are so popular during tax season because fraudsters can use stolen Social Security numbers to claim tax refunds before the owners of … Read more

Bonner: Bubbles Are Set to Burst and Who’s to Blame? It’s the Fed, Stupid

It always ends this way. It always, always, always ends this way. It’s depressing. Rome… Ming Dynasty… Zimbabwe… this end game that we’re talking about. The financial arrangements of the state are no longer sustainable… Government will not voluntarily let itself go out of business; it will use all its powers available to fund itself. … Read more

Planas: Marijuana Markets, A POTcast: Two Cannabis Special Reports

Marijuana Markets: a POTcast features Banyan Hill Publishing analyst Anthony Planas, bringing you the latest cannabis industry news and investment advice. On this week’s episode, Planas does another deep dive on two Canadian licensed producers, Aphria Inc. and OrganiGram Holdings Inc. Both companies reported earnings this week, and while Aphria fell short of investor enthusiasm, … Read more

Clark: Big Tech Is Booming and the Gov’t Can’t Stand It

Google parent Alphabet joined its big tech brothers in the $1 trillion club this week, and the wolves in Washington can’t stand it. Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL) reached the $1 trillion mark in market value on Thursday. They joined Apple (Nasdaq: APPL), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) as companies that have reached that landmark. … Read more