Sunday, 5 July 2015

Weekend reading

Barry Ritholtz interviews Richard Thaler and Leon Cooperman

Tom Gayner: The evolution of a value investor (Talks at Google)

A dozen things I've learned from Leon Cooperman about investing (25iq)

Interview with Peter Cundill protege Tim McElvaine on Japan (Manual of Ideas)

Todd Sullivan on creating shareholder value through buybacks (Manual of Ideas)

Growth Matters (Mobius)

How Fanuc quietly took over the world (Nikkei Asian Review)

A prisoner ID in one hand - and a CFO award in the other (FT)

Former Enron chief financial officer Andrew Fastow says that following accounting rules to the letter contributed to the infamous collapse of the US energy trader and landed him in jail.

Life after default: Malaysia's tips for Greece (Breakingviews)

As he prepares for a referendum that could determine Greece's future in the euro zone Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras could seek some inspiration from Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's leader during the 1998 financial crisis. Breakingviews imagines a conversation between the two.

Ad man Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy, interviewed by Brian Rose (London Real). Also linking a few of his earlier TED talks, which are a joy to watch (here, here and here)

Your questions about sleep, answered (RAND blog)

How Shake Shack leads the better burger revolution (Fast Company)