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Bicycle Therapeutics IPO: What You Need To Know

Bicycle Therapeutics, which derives its name from a novel class of medicines it develops, is riding its way toward a Nasdaq listing.

Bicycle is a clinical-stage biopharma company and uses a novel class of medicines known as bicycles: synthetic short peptides constrained to form two loops, which provides stability and selectivity.

This unique therapeutic modality combines the pharmacology usually associated with a biologic with the manufacturing and pharmacokinetic properties of a small molecule…..CLICK for complete article

US Cannabis Market Could Hit $22.7B By 2023

A new report projects the cannabis market in the United States will reach $22.7 billion in sales by 2023. The estimates in the Brightfield Group report imply a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 percent over the next four years.

The recreational market is expected to lead the charge, at least in 2019, delivering 33 percent growth, driven by a variety of factors including the stabilization of the market in California and new adult-use markets coming online….CLICK for complete article

Welcome To The World’s Biggest Free Trade Area

At a time when the Western world is doing its best to kill free trade, some emerging markets are doing the exact opposite: fostering continent-wide enhanced trade by expanding free trade. Strange as it might seem, Africa, a continent commonly associated with seemingly unending civil strife and poverty, will soon rival the WTO and the EU while earning its stripes as home to the world’s largest free trade area….CLICK for complete article

Could This Emerging Oil State Become The Richest Nation In The World?

A tiny South American country until recently known mostly as the location of one of the worst mass suicides in modern history is about to acquire a whole new reputation, and this reputation has to do with its oil wealth.

Guyana, sandwiched between Venezuela and Suriname, has in just a couple of years turned from an empty spot on the international oil map into one of the new hot spots thanks to a series of discoveries offshore, made by Exxon and Hess Corp….CLICK for complete article

Animation: The Earnings of the Biggest Movie Franchises Over the Last 20 Years

 

From Iron Man to Luke Skywalker, viewers love watching their favorite heroes triumph over evil time and time again. These successful movie franchises have won our hearts, and padded film studios’ wallets in the process.

Today’s animation comes from Reddit user /u/rebellious_scum and it charts North American box office sales for select movie franchises, as reported by movie data website The Numbers. The daily ticket earnings were captured from May 19, 1999 (release date of Star Wars: Episode I) to April 4, 2019 and adjusted for inflation….CLICK for complete article

5G – Can You Hear it Now?

The promises of exponentially higher speeds with 5G cell phone network technology are astounding, so now that 5G has made its first moves off the test bench into public use, we can start to see if the lofty promises might actually be real.  The expectation is that 5G will download a 2-hour movie in 3 seconds, compared to the 5 minutes it takes with older and slower networks.  Most network processes are expected…Click here for full article.