Sunday, 4 October 2015

Weekend reading

A fascinating hour long talk from John Burbank at UC Berkeley - Invest in things that have never happened before (Value Walk)

Third Avenue's Q3 2015 letters (Third Ave.)
On a related note, I highly recommend to read the Q2 2015 letter of the credit fund (link here, from page 32). A very succinct description of a Chapter 11 restructuring process

Sohn Canada Investment Conference Notes 2015: Capitalize For Kids (Market Folly)

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Charlie Munger about Capital Allocation (25iq)

From Ferraris to Cement, Europe's Rich Families Turn Dealmakers (Bloomberg)

Love story from the FT - Silvio Berlusconi and Vladimir Putin: the odd couple (FT)
Related: Putin interview by Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes (CBS)

Buffett on giving - In the first of the FT's Ambitious Wealth interviews, Warren Buffett says philanthropy is getting younger and going global (FT)

Confirmation Bias: Your Brain is So Judgmental (Big Think)

FT correspondent on how to survive — and thrive — in Hong Kong (FT)

First part of an interesting Vice documentary - How Pablo Escobar's Legacy of Violence Drives Today's Cartel Wars (Vice)