Akerna (NASDAQ:KERN) stock is heating up on Monday and we’re diving into what has investors in the marijuana company excited today. Source: Shutterstock It’s worth noting that there’s no news directly from Akerna that explains to KERN stock movement today. Instead, it looks like retail traders are pumping the stock higher in what could be…

Under most ordinary circumstances, a recessionary shock to the economy doesn’t incentivize hypergrowth software stocks. Quite the contrary, investors usually seek protection under such negative implications. Typically, the focus shifts toward stable companies that have boring but indispensable businesses. Of course, the novel coronavirus pandemic has been anything but ordinary. For one thing, the governmental…

In a development that’s a mixture of encouraging and unnerving, the novel coronavirus pandemic and the resultant lockdown measures helped push people to the financial markets. That was a positive, particularly from the perspective of financial advisors who bemoaned that younger folks didn’t invest as much as they should for the future. But during this…