Welcome to the 53rd edition of The Weekly Bull Report.
Wishing our friends in Canada a very happy and healthy Victoria Day. ?
Here’s a short list of content we found interesting and informative over the past 7 days…
? Interesting Articles & News:
- Losing Huawei as a customer could cost US tech companies $11 billion.
- How Asian stock markets became world leaders in raising new capital. ?
- Inside the pampered and personalized world of DC’s VIP Diners.
- Always look on the bright side of life. Read why.☀
- Leaked records reveal Tony Robbins berated abuse victims, and former followers accuse him of sexual advances.
- Want to be happy and successful? Don’t be an a**hole.
- San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition.
- Why I (still) love tech: in defense of a difficult industry.
- Five machine learning paradoxes that will change the way you think about data.
- Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs.
- The Google city that has angered Toronto. ?
MEDICINE & SCIENCE
- Aging baby boomers push sky high incidence of shingles of the eye.
- Experts share facts about physician suicide. Read about it here.
- How AI could save lives without spilling medical secrets.
- Are animal experiments justified? Read about it here. ?
- Decades of early research on the genetics of depression were built on nonexistent foundations. How did that happen?
- It’s not just salt, sugar, fat: study finds ultra-processed foods drive weight gain.
- The English word that hasn’t changed in sound or meaning in 8,000 years. What is it?
- The mystery of human uniqueness. Read about it.
- Was Shakespeare a woman? Interesting read or listen.
CANNABIS + MAGIC MUSHROOMS
- The Healthyish Guide to cooking with, eating, and truly enjoying weed. ?
- Imperial launches world’s first Centre for Psychedelics Research. ?
- Retailers struggle to keep popular cannabis extract CBD on shelves in Canada. Read about it here.
- The ethics of taking the drugs you study.
- Marijuana investor gives $9 Million to Harvard and MIT for Cannabis Science. ?
- Philanthropy funds Cannabis Alzheimer’s Study. ?
- English Premier League: is Manchester City and Liverpool’s new bar going to end global dominance?⚽
- Antoine Griezmann announces departure to open door to $139m Barcelona move. ⚽
- War of Will wins Preakness Stakes at Pimlico. ?
- WNBA tabs CEO Cathy Engelbert as 1st commissioner.?
? Noteworthy Stocks & Assets:
- Can plant-based meat grow from a $1 billion industry to a $20 billion industry? ($BYND)
- Luckin Coffee ($LK) surges in Wall Street debut. ?☕
- Musk says Tesla will be out of money in 10 months without ‘hardcore’ changes. Ready why.
- Pinterest’s ($PINS) annual sales forecast falls short; shares tumble. (we remain very bearish on $PINS – Year end target of $10)
- Is Uber ($UBER) a good investment?
? Stocks on our / the IBR radar
- Therma Bright Inc. (TSXV: THRM) ?
- City View Green Holdings Inc. (CSE: CVGR) ? News last week.
- Callitas Therapeutics ($MPHMF) ?
- Wuhan General ($WUHN) ? – News last week.
- Portage Biotech ($PTGEF) is ready for round two. (A $1000 investment at our initial call of 0.03 is now worth over $90,000 in 4 years) ?
- flooidCX Corp ($FLCX) – Breaking out nicely. ?
? Quotes That Inspire Us:
- “Don’t find the fault, find the remedy” — HENRY FORD
- “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more follower” — RALPH NADER
? Word Of The Week:
- Pensive adj. Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful. Expressive of melancholy thoughtfulness. “She was feeling pensive after seeing an old boyfriend.”
❔ Did You Know:
- Did you know that pineapples, oranges, and tomatoes are actually berries? ???
- On this day in history: May 19th, 1536 Anne Boleyn, second wife of English King Henry VIII, is beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason.
? A Must Watch & Listen:
- Don Felder discusses the Business of Rock and Roll. ?
? Books We Are Reading:
- Outliers: The Story of Success
By Malcolm Gladwell
- Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
By Cal Newport
- Transformed: A Navy SEAL’s Unlikely Journey from the Throne of Africa, to the Streets of the Bronx, to Defying All Odds Kindle Edition
? Feel Good Sunday:
? One Liners:
- Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery?
- Love is like a fart. If you have to force it it’s probably shit.
- I was raised as an only child, which really annoyed my sister. ?
Our very best wishes for a brilliant upcoming week! ??
The IBR Team