29 incredibly successful people who failed at first – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 10 Jul (Fri)


  • 29 incredibly successful people who failed at first: BI
  • The founder of Sam Adams created a unique ‘speed coaching’ method for entrepreneurs: BI
  • What we can all learn from the gutsy way 13-year-old Steve Jobs landed a job at HP: BI

Greater China

  • James Chanos: More Pain to Come in China; Most notable bear on Chinese market says story ‘has yet to play out’: WSJ
  • China’s companies at risk of stock-backed loan recalls: Reuters
  • China’s Stock-Market Woes Trace Roots to Earlier Stimulus; Hangover lingers from 2008 emergency bailout; empty trains in Shanghai: WSJ
  • China’s Gray Market in Margin Lending Is Probably Massive: Bloomberg
  • China’s President Faces Rare Backlash; Market turmoil in China invites doubts over Xi Jinping’s autocratic leadership style: WSJ
  • China’s Illness Is Contagious for Asia: Bloomberg
  • China’s Dream of World Class Stock Markets Suffers Intervention Blow: Bloomberg
  • How Robots are Reshaping China’s Economy: Bloomberg
  • China: reform can’t wait; If China flees markets, investors should flee China: FT
  • Prestige of the Communist party tumbles in the Great Fall of China: FT
  • New graduates of Tsinghua University must “follow the instruction and shout loudly the slogan, ‘revive the A shares, benefit the people; revive the A shares, benefit the people’.”: FT
  • Beware: 10 Scams in China To Watch Out For: WhatsOnWeibo
  • Beijing’s Stock-Plunge Response Dims Index Hopes; Frantic effort to revive markets could hurt chances China’s stocks will soon join major global indexes: WSJ



  • Malaysia Must Overcome Its Troubled Past: Bloomberg
  • Najib Razak’s links to Malaysia fund need transparency: FT


  • FASB Votes to Delay New Revenue Recognition Rules by a Year: WSJ
  • Short Sales Are at Their Highest Level Since the Financial Crisis: Bloomberg
  • Private equity in Africa: a lot of money chasing scarce opportunities; Investors are keen to put funds to work, but prospects of any size are hard to find: FT

Energy & Commodities

  • Warehouse Crackdown Cuts Aluminum Costs; Delivery fees drop as rules kick in aimed at loosening Wall Street’s grip on stockpiles: WSJ
  • Mining companies sucked into Chinese stock market’s vortex: FT


  • Scientists are finding ways to reprogram cells and reverse some of our deadliest diseases: BI


  • Can You Tell the Difference Between a Robot and a Stock Analyst?: WSJ
  • What We Learned From the NYSE, United Airlines Tech Outages; Phone companies typically promise 99.999% reliability. But can we expect the same from other kinds of networks upon which we increasingly rely? WSJ
  • Where tech terms like ‘bug,’ ‘robot,’ and ‘cloud’ originally came from: BI
  • Reinventing Google for a Mobile World: NYT

Consumer & Others

  • P&G Faces Up to Mistakes in Beauty Business; Divestiture deal with Coty marks a sharp reversal for CEO: WSJ
  • A plan to move American Apparel from chaotic to iconic: FT

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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