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5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes; The trick to overcoming stress could be embracing it – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 6 Jul (Mon)

Life

  • The trick to overcoming stress could be embracing it: qz
  • 5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes:BI
  • The Wisdom of Crowds and The Expert Squeeze; As networks harness the wisdom of crowds, the ability of experts to add value in their predictions is steadily declining. This is the expert squeeze.: Farnam
  • Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son: Farnam
  • The urge to embrace failure reaches its final frontier; Elon Musk is unlikely to be seduced by the flawed idea that setbacks are to be celebrated: FT
  • The Science of ‘Inside Out’; “Inside Out” offers a new approach to sadness. Its central insight: Embrace sadness, let it unfold, engage patiently with emotional struggles. : NYT
  • Billion-Dollar Bloodlines: America’s Richest Families 2015: Forbes

Investing Process

  •  Here’s a Simple Lesson on Business Ethics From the Former CFO of Enron: Bloomberg
  • Exponential Organizations Are The Future Of Global Business And Innovation: Techcrunch
  •  Investment guru Jim Rogers’ funds wipes out in his 20s  and bounces back from setback: AsiaOne

Greater China

  • How Chinese Stocks Fell to Earth: ‘My Hairdresser Said It Was a Bull Market’; Having opened millions of brokerage accounts to play a rally, Chinese investors face big losses; “The PBOC’s rush to ease policy like that gave people the impression that even the government was panicking, which would make people panic even more. This is a vicious cycle. The government probably thought the bull had run too fast, but who would have thought that the bear runs even faster?” : WSJ
  • China’s Market Rout Is a Double Threat: NYT
  • Lego builds on strong success in China as playful children discover their creative side: SCMP
  • China’s Bailout Throws Good Money After Bad; Beijing’s muscular response to the 29% market rout helps speculators but any failure will be hard to hide. Barron’s
  • China’s Hunger for Robots Marks Significant Shift; Country’s emergence as automation hub contradicts assumptions about robots, global economy: WSJ
  • McDonald’s, KFC Look to Get Faster in China by Adding Digital Pay Option; To cater to a growing Chinese trend, outlets offer mobile ordering and mobile payments: WSJ
  • China “Crosses Rubicon” With Stock Bailout; BofA Says PBoC Risks “Hurting Its Credibility”: Zerohedge
  • Losing $1 Million Each Minute, China Blames the Wrong Group: Bloomberg
  • Zeroing in on empty homes, China throws developers a lifeline: Reuters
  • China’s Stock Plunge Leaves Market More Leveraged Than Ever: Bloomberg
  • China Brokers Dust Off Wall Street Playbook From 1929 Crash: Bloomberg

India

  • India’s Leader Maps Out a More Robust Digital Future: NYT

Japan & Korea

  • Yamaha aims to unlock US and EU markets with agricultural drone: FT
  • Rubbing along with robots tackles Abe’s double dilemma: Reuters

ASEAN

  • ‘I Am Not a Thief,’ Najib Says as Money Trail Probed: Bloomberg
  • Thai folk music changes tune as coup suffocates dissent: AsiaOne
  • Chiang Mai citizens struggle with an avalanche of overbearing billboards; only three Bangkok-based companies hold all the concessions for public advertisements in Chiang Mai: AsiaOne
  • Malaysian Leader Faces Political Test; Prime Minister Najib Razak allegedly has been linked to problems of a debt-laden state investment fund: WSJ
  • Ringgit Drops to Lowest Since Dollar Peg Ended Amid Najib Probe: Bloomberg

Macro

  •  How Iceland Emerged From Its Deep Freeze: NYT
  • Shipping Industry Gloomiest Since 2009 in Survey as Glut Endures: Bloomberg

 

TMT

  • Microsoft mission statement: so many words, most of them empty: FT
  • Firms Analyze Tweets to Gauge Stock Sentiment; Parsing Twitter and others to discern subtle trends is a new frontier: WSJ
  • Advertising technology has been a breeding ground for Web innovation: WSJ
  • The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital: Techcrunch
  • New, Simple ‘Buy’ Buttons Aim to Entice Mobile Shoppers: NYT
  • Unicorn: A Fitting Label for Its Time and Place: NYT
  • Regulators Probe Marketing of Hot Private Tech Shares: WSJ
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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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