Psilocybin is becoming the new cannabis as psychedelic mushrooms a.k.a. magic mushrooms find themselves in therapeutic use. What began as a ritual embibement thousands of years ago, could help doctors treat the human mind non-intrusively with an unheard of efficacy. The chemistry behind these little buttons of laughter could disrupt the treatment of conditions such as depression and anxiety as well as substance abuse.
The public markets are full of things to trade. Beyond traditional forms of equity investment in a public company, like junior explorers, market players can also trade commodities like gold and coffee, as well as other financial instruments.
Short selling may be a recognizable term, but its inner workings remain a mystery to many would-be investors and neophyte market players. Yet, short selling is a fundamental aspect of the public markets. It acts as a control mechanism for inflated market caps, allowing investors to make money off of someone else’s bad business practices and unrealistic valuations.