Welcome to the 36th 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

  • Britain’s exit from the European Union could threaten 20 years of peace in Northern Ireland. Old conflict, new border. ??
  • More about the Brexit: A dangerous political void.
  • Week 10 of “Yellow Vest” Protestors: A march despite President Macron’s efforts.

ECONOMICS

  • Tesla lays off 7% of its employees as it faces the grim reality of mass-producing cars. Harsh financial reality.
  • Mario Draghi rejects global recession fears and says refugee crisis is an opportunity.
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  • Davos 2019: The World Economic Forum. Check out what it is and who will be attending.
  • Japan’s optimistic millennials shed frugal habits and lift spending, as the country experiences economic growth. Meanwhile, China set to report slowest economic growth for 28 years.

SOCIETY

  • Our pets: The key to the obesity crisisHow to stop it. ??
  • John Bogle, who brought markets to the masses, dies at 89. RIP ?
  • Can article 50 be extended? Six key Brexit questions.
  • Death toll reaches 79 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror.

TECHNOLOGY

  • The Consumer Electronics Show 2019 was interesting and thought-provoking. The report. ?
  • How to build a skyscraper out of wood. ?
  • Testimony: I mentored Mark Zuckerberg. I loved Facebook. But I can’t stay silent about what’s happening.
  • The most powerful person in Silicon Valley. Uncover who he is.
  • Quantum computing is poised to upend entire industries. Find out what it is.

MEDICINE & SCIENCE

  • Anti-vaxxers are a major health threat, according to the WHO.
  • A precocious puberty case. Discover his stoy.
  • The hypothesis that scientific greatness requires freedom of thought is about to be tested. The Chinese scenario.

CULTURE

  • 400 free Ivy League university courses you can take online in 2019.
  • Britain’s exit from the European Union could threaten 20 years of peace in Northern Ireland.
  • China Story: The rise and rise of Chinese science fiction.
  • Our oceans broke heat records in 2018 and the consequences are catastrophic.
  • A bit of meat, a lot of veg: The flexitarian diet could feed 10 billion people and not cause catastrophic damage to the planet. The balance.

SPORTS

  • Jasmin Paris becomes first woman to win 268-mile Montane Spine Race. ?
  • 21 year-old gymnast Katelyn Ohashi‘s perfect 10 reminded America life could be fun again. Watch her performance.
  • Roger Federer loses to Stefanos Tsitsipas in four sets. ⚾
  • Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to beat Adrien Broner in style, then challenged Floyd Mayweather to a rematch.

? Noteworthy Stocks & Assets:

  • Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund firm was one of the top-earning managers of 2018. ?
  • Snap ($SNAP) and Zillow ($ZG) huge wins for IBR subscribers as both stocks tanked. Read more about our short calls here and here.

? Quotes That Inspire Us:

  • “The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see. – Ayn Rand
  • “The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.” – Warren Buffett

 

? Word Of The Week:

  • Canard – Noun: A false or unfounded report or story. A groundless rumor or belief
    E.g. “The report about a conspiracy proved to be a canard.”

 Did You Know: 

  • Fact: Women blink twice as much as men. ?
  • On this day in history: January 20, 1971 – Single “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye about police brutality is released (listen to it here.)

? A Must Watch & Listen:

  • A Q&A with Twitter’s CEO (Jack Dorsey) on right-wing extremism, Candace Owens, and what he’d do if the president called on his followers to murder journalists.
  • Inventing the Future: My interview with Lux Capital’s Josh Wolfe.

 

? Books We Are Reading:

  • The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors – By Charles Krauthammer
    A powerful collection of the author’s most important works. Spanning the personal, the political and the philosophical, it includes never-before-published speeches and a major new essay about the effect of today’s populist movements on the future of global democracy.
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – By Mark Manson
    For decades we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. Author says. “Let’s be honest, shit is f*cked, and we have to live with it.” In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is – a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today.
  • The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure – By  Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff
    The generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths: their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain and discomfort; and they should look for faults in others and not themselves. These three Great Untruths are part of a larger philosophy that sees young people as fragile creatures who must be protected and supervised by adults.

? Feel Good Sunday:

  • Tomorrow Monday January 21 is Martin Luther King Jr‘s Day. Learn 10 facts about this world-famous civil rights campaigner.

? Eye-Catching Tweet:

  • @coolbutpoorguy: People from the midwest be like “why would I fly, it’s only a 14 hour drive”.

Our very best wishes for a very fruitful upcoming week! ?

Thank you,

The IBR Team

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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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