The Weekly Bull Report – June 21st, 2020 🗞

Welcome to the 109th edition of The Weekly Bull Report.

Happy Fathers Day! Legend has it that the day was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd in 1910. She was the daughter of American Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart. Ever since then, the day has been marked and dedicated to all the fathers across the globe and celebrated in almost 111 countries. However, the date varies. In countries like New Zealand and Australia, Father’s Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of September. Celebrations in Brazil are reserved for second Sunday of August.

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

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🤔 Interesting Articles & News:

POLITICS

ECONOMICS

  • With mortgage rates at historic lows, more people are racing into the housing market – and they’re looking to the ‘burbs’. Data shows searches for suburban zip codes are up 13%. 🏡 (We’re seeing so many friends moving out of the cities)

CULTURE

SOCIETY

TECHNOLOGY

MEDICINE & SCIENCE

CANNABIS & MUSHROOMS

SPORTS

 


💲 Noteworthy Stocks & Assets:

Weekly Market Movement Wrap

U.S. Indices
Dow +1.1% to 25,871. S&P 500 +1.9% to 3,098. Nasdaq +3.7% to 9,946. Russell 2000 +2.4% to 1,421. CBOE Volatility Index -2.7% to 35.12.

S&P 500 Sectors
Consumer Staples +3.%. Utilities +0.7%. Financials +1.3%. Telecom +2.3%. Healthcare +2.2%. Industrials +1.9%. Information Technology +3.6%. Materials +2.3%. Energy +0.7%. Consumer Discretionary +2.8%.

World Indices
London +3.1% to 6,293. France +2.9% to 4,979. Germany +3.2% to 12,331. Japan +0.8% to 22,479. China +1.6% to 2,968. Hong Kong +1.4% to 24,644. India +2.8% to 34,732.

Commodities and Bonds
Crude Oil WTI +8.9% to $39.45/bbl. Gold +1.% to $1,754.3/oz. Natural Gas -3.5% to 1.669. Ten-Year Treasury Yield -0.2% to 138.79.

Forex and Cryptos
EUR/USD -0.73%. USD/JPY -0.46%. GBP/USD -1.53%. Bitcoin -1.8%. Litecoin -3.9%. Ethereum -3.5%. Ripple -3.1%.

Top Stock Gainers
Urban One (NASDAQ:UONE) +1873%.
Carvana (NASDAQ:CARV) +513%.
Cohen & Company (NYSEMKT:COHN) +274%.
Alpine Immune Sciences (NASDAQ:ALPN) +224%.
NTN Buzztime Inc (NYSEMKT:NTN) +192%.

Top Stock Losers
Chembio Diagnostics (NASDAQ:CEMI) -61%.
BioCardia (OTCQB:BCDA) -34%.
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) -34%.
AVEO Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AVEO) -30%.
Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) -29%.

 


🎯 Stocks On Our Radar:

 


🏆 Quotes That Inspire Us:

  • ”In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.”– Sun Tzu

 


📖 Word Of The Week:

Advice and Advise

  • The word advice is a noun. It means an opinion or recommendation that is offered as a course of action. Advice is pronounced with an ending sounding like “ice.”
  • The word advise is used as a verb. It means to offer an opinion or suggestion, or formally provide information. Advise is pronounced with an ending sounding like “ize.”

When the issue of advice vs. advise comes up, a quick and easy tip to remember is that advise means to give advice.

 


 Did You Know: 

There is enough DNA in the average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back – 17 times. 🧬

 


📽 A Must Watch & Listen:

  • The three secrets of resilient people – Dr Lucy Hone.
    Dr Hone is a director of the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience, a research associate at AUT University, a published academic researcher, best-selling author and contributor to Psychology Today, the Sunday Star Times and Next magazine.

 


📚 Books We Are Reading:

  1. Alexander Hamilton (Great Lives) by Ron Chernow
  2. Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H. G. Bissinger
  3. The Great Contraction, 1929-1933 by Milton Friedman and Anna Jacobson Schwartz
  4. Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman
  5. A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960 by Milton Friedman and Anna Jacobson Schwartz

 


🤣 One Liners:

@juliachanb:
February 2020: Could this meeting have been an email?
April 2020: Could this zoom have been a phone call?
June 2020: Could this soda have been a whiskey?

 


📆 Upcoming Events:

Psychedelics and Our Sense of Self: Implications for the Treatment of Depression

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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

 

Luka Marjanovic

Partner

Luka holds a Bachelor’s in International Business and a Master’s in International Management. During his undergraduate studies he founded his own consulting firm, providing services to local SME's in various sectors; following and investing in the capital markets; as well as working as a research assistant in the field of Big Data. Prior to his education, he served as Second Sergeant in the Danish Royal Army, leading and managing a group, under extreme pressures and conditions. Luka has spent significant time abroad, living and working in seven different countries. When he's not in the office, he's chasing the next gusts windsurfing, carving the mountain snowboarding or out in the forest for a jog.

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