💡 Interesting Articles & News:
- Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau faces a political crisis. Why?
Israel election: Netanyahu wins fifth term as rival concedes.
- All the latest news about India election 2019.
Theresa May agrees to October Brexit as Tusk warns UK: ‘don’t waste this time’.
- What can bees teach economists about how markets work? Read what. 🐝
- This is what seven years at Airbnb taught an engineer about building a company. 🔨
- Excellent explainer video as to why economic data and the markets have such a low correlation. Watch it here.📽
MEDICINE & SCIENCE
- These fossils may capture the day the dinosaurs died. Here’s what you should know.
Millennials are sick of drinking. Really?🍺
- How an aging population will reshape the internet. Read about it here. 👴👵
- Untold story behind the mysterious disappearance of Fan Bingbing, the world’s biggest movie star. 📽
- 16 Jaw-dropping pictures from inside Japan’s Penis Festival. See here.
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors has announced the 60 nominees that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018. See them all here.
- What happened in Green Bay? A checked-out coach, a tuned-out QB. Read more here. 🏈
Magic Johnson is stepping down as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations. Read about it here. 🏀
Masters Golf tournament: Tiger Woods wins.🏌️♂️- Unreal!
📈 Noteworthy Stocks & Assets:
📈 Stocks on our / the IBR radar:
💬 Quotes That Inspire Us:
“Think of exercise as medicine and take your daily prescription.” - Steven Magee
“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” - Hippocrates
🔠 Word Of The Week:
Atypical adj. Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular. Deviating from what is usual or common or to be expected; often somewhat odd or strange. “The strong sales were atypical of the normally weak market.”
❔ Did You Know:
- Why are pretzels shaped like that? And 17 other food mysteries, solved. 🥨
On this day in history: April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth during a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in Washington. 🔫
👓 A Must Watch & Listen:
Michael Lewis, acclaimed author of so many great books related to finance regales us with many anecdotes about his career as a derivatives salesman and author. Excellent listen!
The new podcast series by Michael Lewis - very cool. Listen here.
📚 Books We Are Reading:
👌 Feel Good Sunday:
A few videos guaranteed to make you feel better about life. Watch here. 😍
🐦 One Liners:
Ever wonder about those people who spend $2 apiece on those little bottles of Evian water?… try spelling Evian backward. - George Carlin
Who’s cruel idea was it to put an “s” in the word “lisp”? - George Carlin
Our very best wishes for a brilliant upcoming week! 🤗📈
The IBR Team