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The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong; 7 simple ways to find work you’re really passionate about: Bamboo Innovator Daily: 2 Jun (Tues)

Life

  • 7 simple ways to find work you’re really passionate about: BI
  • Why A Values Fit Matters More Than A Culture Fit: Techcrunch
  • What the horse whisperer taught the CEO about leadership: BRW
  • How Korea’s crime scene sleuths do their jobs: JA
  • Don’t ‘manage’ change, dance with it: BRW
  • Lessons from King Sejong: JA

Books

  • The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong : Amazon

Investing Process

  • Companies with narcissists for CEOs tend to use shadier accounting practices: BI
  • The 109,894-Word Annual Report: As regulators require more disclosures, 10-Ks reach epic lengths; how much is too much?: WSJ
  • Five imprisoned for duping investors into spending £4.3m on ‘worthless’ land; Fraudsters misled savers into buying farm land with false promises of huge profits to come from development: Telegraph
  • The World’s Best Investors: An excerpt from William Green’s The Great Minds of Investing, which uses profiles to explore what leads to enduring investment success.: Barron’s
  • Troubled Hanergy’s Debt Web Snags State Banks to Shadow Lenders: Bloomberg
  • Peter Lynch’s Secret to Finding Value Is Coming Up Empty in the S&P 500: Bloomberg

Greater China

  • Glut of Chinese Goods Pinches Global Economy: WSJ
  • Chinese ETF Buyers Whipsawed Amid Widest Price Swings Since 2010: Bloomberg
  • Selling Hope: How the Business of Cancer Is Taking Off in China: Bloomberg

India

  • China’s Stock Fever Sends Message to Ashburton: Buy India: Bloomberg

Macro

  • Frugality of High Earners in U.S. Shows Long Shadow of Recession: Bloomberg
  • Don’t Trust Asia’s Booming Stock Markets: Bloomberg

Energy & Commodities

  • Commodities trade finance goes electronic after centuries of paper: Reuters

Healthcare

  • To Treat Depression, a New Approach Tries Training the Brain: WSJ
  • Your Body’s Witching Hours: Circadian rhythms help determine when we are most vulnerable to disease: WSJ
  • U.S. Cancer Study to Match Existing Drugs to Genetic Mutations; Study marks ambitious effort to advance emerging field of precision medicine: WSJ
  • This Cancer Doctor Is Leading the Attack on Astronomical Drug Prices: Bloomberg
  • Patients Get Extreme to Obtain Hepatitis Drug That’s 1% the Cost Outside U.S.: Bloomberg

TMT

  • Mobile is eating the business world, but where are all the great business apps?: WaPo
  • The inside story of Google’s bizarre plunge into VR: Wired
  • Cheap 3D printed robotic arm controlled by the mind: reuters
  • Will computers redefine the roots of math?: Wired
  • 25,000 paying customers but no profit yet: HiPages raises another $6m to become ‘SEEK for tradies’: BRW

Consumer & Others

  • This Indian coffee chain is beating Starbucks at its own game: Quartz
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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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