What Steve Jobs Taught Me About Being a Son and a Father – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 8 Aug (Sat)


  • What Steve Jobs Taught Me About Being a Son and a Father: NYT
  • 11 famous executives who majored in philosophy: BI
  • A 6-Part Structure for Giving Clear and Actionable Feedback: HBR
  • 7 incredibly useful lessons I learned from Harvard Business School’s new online course: BI
  • Man vs. machine: The true story of an ex-cop’s war on lie detectors: Bloomberg
  • Proof you’re not making business decisions quick enough: Fortune
  • How brands can continue to thrive: BT
  • Richard Scudamore, executive chairman of the English Premier League, the world’s richest football league, is steward to a billion-dollar phenomenon: BT
  • Eye Shape May Help Distinguish Predator From Prey: NYT
  • Remembering Hiroshima, and How It Changed the World; Nagasaki, the Forgotten City: NYTNYT2

Investing Process

  • The UK’s top court has upheld a ruling that two overseas land and forestry investments should fall within the scope of regulation, in a victory for watchdogs amid concerns that pensioners may be lured into high-risk investments. FT
  • Pensioners are at greater risk of falling victim to investment scams as “opportunistic fraudsters” target over-55s with bogus schemes, Citizens Advice has warned.: FT
  • Investing: Activists learn good manners; Investors are realising they can have more success outside the US by taking a different approach: FT

Greater China

  • Here We Go Again: China Packaging Stock Margin Loans As Asset Backed Securities: VW
  • China’s Tighter Grip on Stock Market Strangles Shareholders; Chinese efforts to help the market may simply be storing up trouble for later: WSJ
  • China’s Stock Crash Is Spurring a Shakeout in Shadow Banks: Bloomberg
  • China Equity Selloff Could Spark a Chain Reaction: Barron’s
  • YouTube is the unrivaled king of video in most parts of the world, but China’s video portals have it tougher—they face too many near-identical competitors: qz

Japan & Korea

  • New business code seen spurring stock buybacks in Japan: JT
  • Japan Inc. in transition: Mixed signals as companies focus on governance reform: Nikkei


  • For Singapore’s wealthiest, land is riches: Many property tycoons’ land banks were built up mostly in the pre-independence days: BT
  • Housing: The people’s equity stake in S’pore; But has the government’s home ownership policy outdone itself?: BT
  • How Low Can Malaysia’s Ringgit Go?: WSJ
  • Msia: The difference between now and 1998: Star
  • A ringgit peg would not work: Star


  • Acquisitions race could lead to risky buys: FT


  • These startups have a brilliant plan to tackle the deadly multibillion-dollar fake drug scourge: BI


  • The Podcast Resurgence: Your Definitive Listening Guide; Top authors, comedians, chefs and meteorologists recommend their favorite podcasts so you can get in on the action. Plus: the best apps and docks for podcast lovers: WSJ
  • How to Use a Smartphone to Make Older Cars More ‘Connected’: WSJ
  • If the End of Moore’s Law is Near, What’s Next?: WSJ
  • Steve Jobs’ post-PC world: Are we there yet? Fortune

Consumer & Others

  • Is Quip the Tesla of Toothbrushes?new Internet startup aims to upend the pharmacy aisle with electric brushes that look and feel great: Bloomberg

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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