David Brooks’s Search for Meaning; From poverty to a $3 billion fortune – the incredible rags-to-riches story of Oprah Winfrey: Bamboo Innovator Daily: 29 May (Fri)


  • David Brooks’s Search for Meaning: NewYorker
  • From poverty to a $3 billion fortune – the incredible rags-to-riches story of Oprah Winfrey: BI
  • A former CIA director’s advice on how to make hard decisions: FastCo
  • A clear corporate purpose is key to outperforming rivals: BT
  • Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between: Techcrunch
  • Why are some companies so successful?: e27
  • A palette of plans: Choosing a strategy is a lot more complex for companies than it used to be: Economist

Investing Process

  • Hong Kong Regulator Says Hanergy Under Probe After Li Denial: Bloomberg
  • China’s richest man might have been running a massive fraud: WaPo
  • Tesco scandal puts spotlight on annual company audit checks: Reuters

Greater China

  • Chinese Tech Firms Aim to Stay Home; Booming Chinese stock market and more favorable domestic regulations propel a wave of companies to list in China: WSJ
  • Chinese Stock Market’s Wile E. Coyote Moment: Bloomberg
  • China Stock Boom Built on Leverage Shows How Fast It Flips: Bloomberg
  • China’s stockmarket bubble: A goring concern; The economic dangers of China’s manic bull market: Economist
  • HK regulator in Hanergy probe rarely publicises investigations: FT
  • Foreigners pile into China stocks as red flags loom: FT

Japan & Korea

  • Japan Unleashes a Robot Revolution: Bloomberg
  • Rise and fall of Japan defensive stocks highlights new class of indexes: Reuters
  • Japan Unleashes a Robot Revolution: Bloomberg


  • New lawyers find it tougher as glut looms in Singapore: BT


  • Self-Driving Cars – 2017 Will Be A ‘Watershed Year’: Goldman: VW
  • Amazon Aims for Fast, Free Delivery: WSJ
  • How Gamestop avoided becoming the next Blockbuster: BI


  • Cancer Is Getting More Expensive, Forcing Doctors to Take Notice: Bloomberg
  • How Thailand might save the world from a dengue pandemic: Nikkei

Consumer & Others

  • Law Firm’s Demise Blamed on Accounting Gimmicks: CFO

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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