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  1. Canopy Growth Corp.’s plan to acquire U.S. multi-state operator Acreage Holdings as soon as cannabis is legalized in the U.S. has won the support of a U.S. private-equity firm that specializes in investments in the cannabis sector.
  2. Earlier this month, Qualcomm investors thought some of the chip maker’s legal issues were abating after the company’s big agreement with Apple, but on Wednesday, the company was seen as having more uncertainty after a federal court ruling.
  3. “It’s all so embarrassing,” says Bill Blain, strategist at London-based Shard Capital, which oversees more than $1 billion in assets. “Peak Musk” has come and gone, he warned in his Morning Porridge note Wednesday. The negativity, sales concerns, ongoing capital burn... he sees it’s all coming to a head.
  4. Grab some popcorn and settle in for what could be a long summer, autumn, and winter of trade tensions, says Nomura, in our call of the day.
  5. A clever trade is buying bonds and ‘put’ options, says Brett Arends.
  6. Many young people today think civilization may not exist when they’re of retirement age. Here are ways to get them to invest for the future.
  7. The FIRE movement is changing the retirement conversation.
  8. Why the retirement community of the future will be more like a WeWork.
  9. Older Americans increasingly opt for ‘continuing care at home’ plans or join programs that foster community support
  10. U.S. oil futures on Thursday tumble nearly 3% lower, taking the contract to its lowest level since late March as a broad aversion to assets perceived as risky grip global markets, knocking down equities.