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Earlier this week, cannabis accessories and lifestyle brand Hemper announced the closing of a $10-million Series A financing round that follows a $1-million seed round completed over the summer. 

By Sean Murphy, Director of Hemp Analytics; J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, and William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor

Why Revenues of Leading Hemp Companies are Sure to Increase

You may soon be able to stay at a hotel owned by Louis Vuitton.

Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) made headlines this week by announcing it will be building a second headquarters in Austin, Texas.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) reported Q4 EPS short of expectations, but announced positive guidance for 2019.

Beverage giant The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE: KO) deserves to trade at a premium valuation after a first hand visit to the Atlanta headquarters reinforces the company is seeing good momentum into next year, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The largest international equity exchange traded funds are cap-weighted products, but an increasing number of alternatively-weighted products are catching investors' attention and assets.

The IQ 500 International ETF (NYSE: IQIN) is the latest entrant to that fray.

Gainers

  • Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALQA) surged 47 percent to $3.14 after Adynxx announced $5.7 million in Federal Grant funding. The companies announced merger agreement in October.

Trade Desk Inc (NASDAQ: TTD)'s management's tone at various recent events has been positive, target clients perceive the company as a leader and industry checks indicate healthy programmatic advertising spending activity levels, according to Oppenheimer.