Daily Bamboo Innovator Insight: Sun 23 Nov 2014 – Albert Camus’s Beautiful Letter of Gratitude to His Childhood Teacher After Winning the Nobel Prize


Albert Camus’s Beautiful Letter of Gratitude to His Childhood Teacher After Winning the Nobel Prize: BrainPickings

Ursula K. Le Guin on Where Ideas Come From, the “Secret” of Great Writing, and the Trap of Marketing Your Work: BrainPickings

Indonesia’s new president causes a buzz by flying economy: AsiaOne

Sometimes the Best Ideas Come from Outside Your Industry: HBR

Being thankful for little things: Star

The Introvert on the Podium: NYTimes

The Creative Gifts of ADHD: ScientificAmerican

How to use self-doubt to your advantage: NextWeb

The truth about your ego: Why we’re so resistant to change: NextWeb

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders: HunterWalk


Leonardo’s Brain: Understanding Da Vinci’s Creative Genius: Amazon, BrainPickings

Uncommon Genius: How Great Ideas are Born: Amazon, BrainPickings

The Most Influential Books of the Past Decade: AdamGrant

Investing Process

Why Alpha’s Getting More Elusive: ETF


China’s rate-cut likely to hurt banks, curb new loans to small borrowers: Reuters

New energy car batteries to be subsidized in China: WantChinaTimes


Central Banks in New Push to Prime Pump; Steps by China, ECB Lift Stocks, but Risk Lurks: WSJ


The Apple Watch Will Have One Key Advantage Over Other Smartwatches: BusinessInsider

At Spain’s Door, a Welcome Mat for Entrepreneurs: NYTimes


Viruses as a Cure: NYTimes

Energy & Commodities

The Downside of the Boom; North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion-dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings and second chances. NYTimes

Opec ‘can’t hold back new era of cheaper oil’: Telegraph

Consumer & Others

The next pop can? How Ford’s new F-150 trucks are shaking up the aluminum industry: FP


About bambooinnovator
KB Kee is the Managing Editor of the Moat Report Asia (, a research service focused exclusively on highlighting undervalued wide-moat businesses in Asia; subscribers from North America, Europe, the Oceania and Asia include professional value investors with over $20 billion in asset under management in equities, some of the world’s biggest secretive global hedge fund giants, and savvy private individual investors who are lifelong learners in the art of value investing. KB has been rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as an analyst in Asian capital markets. He was head of research and fund manager at a Singapore-based value investment firm. As a member of the investment committee, he helped the firm’s Asia-focused equity funds significantly outperform the benchmark index. He was previously the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. KB has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy, value investing, macroeconomic and industry trends, and detecting accounting frauds in Singapore, HK and China. KB was a faculty (accounting) at SMU teaching accounting courses. KB is currently the Chief Investment Officer at an ASX-listed investment holdings company since September 2015, helping to manage the listed Asian equities investments in the Hidden Champions Fund. Disclaimer: This article is for discussion purposes only and does not constitute an offer, recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell any investments, securities, futures or options. All articles in the website reflect the personal opinions of the writer.

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