The Weekly Bull Report – April 7, 2019 🗞

Welcome to the 47th edition of The Weekly Bull Report.

Here’s a short list of content we found interesting and informative over the past 7 days…


💡 Interesting Articles & News:

POLITICS

  • Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said he’s raised $7 million so far this year without having virtually any ground game. 💰💪
  • Trump is reportedly considering the appointment of an “immigration czar” to head up his immigration policies. ✔

ECONOMICS

  • If the US-Mexico border is shut down, avocados may be hard to come by. The US would run out of the popular fruit in three weeks, according to Mission Produce. 🥑 Asparagus toast anyone?
  • Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos are officially divorced, with Mackenzie getting Amazon stock worth more than $35 billion. That makes her the fourth-richest woman in the world with the stroke of a pen. 💰

SOCIETY

TECHNOLOGY

  • DeepMind and Google: battle to control artificial intelligence. Read how. 🧠
  • Apple will soon face new competition for its popular AirPods. Amazon is said to be working on its own wireless earbuds that will have built-in Alexa access.
  • Amazon confirmed it’s working on an ambitious plan to launch thousands of satellites into low-Earth orbit that could provide broadband access to areas of the world that don’t have high-speed internet.

MEDICINE & SCIENCE

CULTURE

  • Underwater archaeologists find surprising artifacts from major Roman naval battle. ⚓
  • The alternative meat trend is taking a big step into the mainstream: Burger King will add a vegetarian version, which says it tastes nearly identical to beef.
  • April 2 was “Equal Pay Day,” which symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. 💶

CANNABIS

  • From treating his epilepsy with weed as a teen, this 32-year-old is now a multimillionaire cannabis entrepreneur. Read his amazing story. 💰🌿
  • FDA sets first hearing on CBD in May as the agency looks at legalizing the cannabis compound to add to food and drinks. What will this mean?
  • Amanda Feilding is a leading advocate for the use of drugs in medicine. Now she’s leading the charge for medical marijuana in Europe.
  • Doctors and former players team up to change the NFL’s Medical Marijuana Policy. 🌿 Read about it here.

SPORTS

  • Mistakes, abuse & VAR: What are the pressures like on a Premier League referee? Read about it here.
  • Europe’s next big soccer stars will come from…Major League Soccer (MLS). Read why. ⚽

 


📈 Noteworthy Stocks & Assets:

  • Saudi stocks are booming – Thanks to Index Makers.📈 Read more here.
  • Wuhan General Group ($WUHN) climbs after announcing they’re entering the “magic mushroom” space. 🍄📈

 


💬 Quotes That Inspire Us:

  • “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill
  •  “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser

 


🔠 Word Of The Week:

  • Non sequitur [non se·qui·tur] – noun – A statement that does not logically follow what has been said before.
    Example: Her comment about dogs was a real non sequitur when we’d been talking about going to the beach.

     


 Did You Know: 

  • 50 fascinating facts about cats. What are they?🐱
  • On this day in history: April 7, 1948 – World Health Organization formed by the United Nations. And in April 7, 1969 – It was the Internet’s symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1.

 


👓 A Must Watch & Listen:

  • Exponential View: How AI and other exponential technologies are transforming business and society – Investing in Disruptive Innovation: Cathie Wood, one of Bloomberg’s 50 people who defined global business in 2018, discusses the five innovation platforms shaping our future and strategies for investing in them.
  • Analysis: Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy – Are we heading for a mass extinction?

📚 Books We Are Reading:

  • Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us – By Duncan J. Watts
    By understanding how and when common sense fails, we can improve our understanding of the present and better plan for the future. 
  • Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – By Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner
    *New York Times Bestseller* – This book offers the first demonstrably effective way to improve our ability to predict the future – whether in business, finance, politics, international affairs, or daily life – and is destined to become a modern classic.

 


👌 Feel Good Sunday:

  • The Mindset of High Achievers: Do what the 99% are not doing. Watch the video.

 


🐦 One Liners:

  • Professor: Just got an email from a student where they referred to the 90s as ” the late 1900s” 😂

 


Our very best wishes for a brilliant upcoming week! 🤗📈

Respectfully yours,

The IBR Team

Please send any news, comments or stock ideas to: jeff@internetbullreport.com and follow IBR on Twitter @IBullReport Resultado de imagen de twitter logo

Anna Morera Leralta

Medical Doctor specializing in Integrative Medicine and exploring the Medical Cannabis opportunity. Also fascinated by the convergence of Life Sciences and Technology - in particular Artificial Intelligence and how it will affect health care in the future. During my internships and volunteering, I have worked hand-in-hand with well-know physicians and professionals of the Health-Biotech sector. I've been awarded with numerous awards of excellence and scholastic scholarships. I'm a co-founder of an IoT startup that aims to help smokers successfully quit. Born and raised in Barcelona - Spain, with a zest for traveling, learning and expanding my horizons. Always curious, hard-working, open-minded and self-motivated.

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