Daily Bamboo Innovator Insight (Life & Books): Friday 14 Nov 2014 – A popular currency trading website vanished overnight and $1-billion of investors’ money disappeared with it


Building Legacies: Family business succession in South-east Asia: Economist, CampdenFB

A popular currency trading website vanished overnight and $1-billion of investors’ money disappeared with it: FP

From crew member to CEO of McDonald’s Singapore; “Somewhere, some time in my career, someone gave me a break. Someone saw some potential in me and opened that door.” AsiaOne

Open letter to the G20: exposing the corporate shell game is good for business – and the world: Guardian

Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Says These 5 Habits Made Him Successful: BusinessInsider

Family Businesses of the First World War: CampdenFB

Avian navigation: Flight risk; Pigeons appear to use gravity to set a course back to their lofts: Economist

European history: Reactionary days; How Europe invented the modern repressive state: Economist

Veterans break 50-year silence on China’s first nuclear test: WantChinaTimes

What the stock market can teach you about your own personality; Money brings out the insecurity in everyone. But here’s the good news: you can defeat it: Guardian

Why cats never became man’s best friend: Quartz

Why the Wagner family has outsourced almost nothing at its $200 million airport: BRW

The evolution of a TED Book cover: TED

Unraveling Why Some Mammals Kill Off Infants: NYTimes

The meaning of solitude: KoreaTimes

Auto Parts Billionaire Shahid Khan: I Felt The American Dream In My First 24 Hours Here: Forbes

Five Smart Risks To Set Yourself Apart In Cautious Times: Forbes

Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution (and the oil tanker king John Fredriksen), Climateer Investing

Plants talk to each other using an internet of fungus: Hidden under your feet is an information superhighway that allows plants to communicate and help each other out. It’s made  of fungi: BBC

Cost management: A path to sustainable performance improvement: Nation

Taylor Swift Is the Music Industry: BusinessWeek

In the sleepy world of podcasts, ‘Serial’ murder mystery is a sensation and a global phenomenon —a testament to the power of great story-telling. WSJ

Three ways CEOs can improve the supply chain. CEOs increasingly view the supply chain as a critical point of competitive differentiation. Here’s how to make it better. McKinsey


The Liar’s Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World’s Toughest Tycoons: Amazon

Zeckendorf: The autobiography of the man who played a real-life game of Monopoly and won the largest real estate empire in history: Amazon

Daily Bamboo Innovator Insight (Investing Process, Research): Friday 14 Nov 2014 – AP investigation shows Tianhe is a fraud

Investing Process

AP investigation shows Tianhe is a fraud: AA, AP


A Disruption Mechanism for Bribes: Review of Law & Economics

The 52-Week High and Momentum Investing: AlphaArchitect, JF

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