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Bamboo Innovator Daily Insight: 1 Mar (Sun) – Warren Buffett Chronicles 50 Years At Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway 50th Anniversary Special

  • Warren Buffett Releases Monster 43-Page Half-Century Letter To Berkshire Faithful: Zerohedge, PDF
  • Warren Buffett Chronicles 50 Years At Berkshire Hathaway: Forbes
  • Grading Berkshire after 50 years under Buffett: How does a 1,826,163% stock rise sound? Fortune
  • Warren Buffett: My $100 billion blunder; In 1964, I made ‘a monumentally stupid decision’: BIFortune
  • Warren Buffett’s annual zingers: Here are the 2015 letter’s best one-liners: Fortune
  • Berkshire Hathaway’s Vice Chairman Offers Hint of Warren Buffett Successor; Ajit Jain or Greg Abel could be candidates, Charles Munger suggests: WSJ
  • Warren Buffett on his successor: We have our man: Fortune
  • Buffett Deputy Jain Turned Tiny Company Into a Behemoth; Greg Abel: an Astute Deal Maker Who Shuns the Spotlight: WSJ1, WSJ2
  • Warren Buffett is endorsing one of the hottest startups on the planet; “Those people on a tight budget should check the Airbnb website.”: BI
  • Warren Buffett defends Berkshire’s conglomerate structure — and fires a huge shot at private equity: BI
  • After 50 years, Warren Buffett is suddenly shifting his target metric: Quartz, AA
  • Warren Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway Can Withstand His Eventual Departure: WSJ
  • 50 Years of Berkshire Annual Letters: Here are Some Highlights: WSJ

Life

  • ‘How Do I…?’ Is Not The Question — ‘What’s Stopping Me?’ Is: Forbes
  • Why London is better to follow ancient Athens than Sparta: Telegraph
  • When Exponential Progress Becomes Reality: Medium
  • Virginia Woolf on Writing and Self-Doubt: BP
  • Mozart on Creativity and the Ideation Process: BP
  • The Unity of Dread and Bliss: Rilke on How Our Fear of the Unexplainable Robs Us of Joy: BP

Books

  • This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress; This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back: Amazon,  BP

Greater China

  • Three Private Shipping Companies Run into Financial Troubles; Expert blames problems besetting several firms on overcapacity and weaker demand for commodities: caixin
  • Beijing’s Zhongguancun e-World digital square, once China’s largest retail electronics market, becomes outdated, closes: WCT
  • China advisory body ousts former top Hu Jintao aide LIng Jihua: Reuters
  • GM CFO: China Will Dominate the Luxury Car Market: WSJ

Macro

  • America’s trading desks are imploding: Quartz

Healthcare

  • Study on Chronic Fatigue May Help With Diagnoses: NYT

TMT

  • Here is Amazon’s audacious plan to go way beyond drones: Fortune
  • How Apple lost $533 million to an 8th-grade dropout patent troll: Fortune
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About bambooinnovator
Kee Koon Boon (“KB”) is the co-founder and director of HERO Investment Management which provides specialized fund management and investment advisory services to the ARCHEA Asia HERO Innovators Fund (www.heroinnovator.com), the only Asian SMID-cap tech-focused fund in the industry. KB is an internationally featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets who started his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore where he was with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus-old flagship Asian fund. He was also the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. Prior to setting up the H.E.R.O. Innovators Fund, KB was the Chief Investment Officer & CEO of a Singapore Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) where he is responsible for listed Asian equity investments. KB had taught accounting at the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a faculty member and also pioneered the 15-week course on Accounting Fraud in Asia as an official module at SMU. KB remains grateful and honored to be invited by Singapore’s financial regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to present to their top management team about implementing a world’s first fact-based forward-looking fraud detection framework to bring about benefits for the capital markets in Singapore and for the public and investment community. KB also served the community in sharing his insights in writing articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media that include Business Times, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Manual of Ideas, Investopedia, TedXWallStreet. He had also presented in top investment, banking and finance conferences in America, Italy, Sydney, Cape Town, HK, China. He has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy & business model innovation in Singapore, HK and China.

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