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  • Beijing’s Zhongguancun e-World digital square, once China’s largest retail electronics market, becomes outdated, closes: WCT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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KB Kee is the Managing Editor of the Moat Report Asia (www.moatreport.com), 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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