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asia.nikkei.com February 17, 2019

As Southeast Asia Muzzles Media, Investors Do Business As Usual - Nikkei Asian Review

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. BANGKOK -- The arrest last week of a high-profile journalist in the Philippines and a gag order against a Thai television station are the latest reminders that Southeast Asia's press freedoms rest on the whims of governments.
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techcrunch.com 21 minutes ago

Startups Weekly: Vcs Are Drunk On Beverage Startups - Techcrunch

In this week's newsletter: Y Combinator has a new president, DoorDash raises $600M and startups go on acquisition sprees. : Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week's most noteworthy venture deals, fundraises, M&A transactions and trends. Let's take a quick moment to catch up. Last week, I wrote about an alternative to venture capital called revenue-based financing and before that, I jotted down some notes on one of VCs' favorite spaces: cannabis tech. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets.
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swfinstitute.org 51 minutes ago

Qia Invests In Sirius Minerals

A listed company on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), Sirius Minerals plc is a fertilizer development company based in the United Kingdom. Revealed in filings, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) acquired a 3.3% stake in Sirius Minerals as part of its US$ 425 million share placing at the end of April 2019. Sirius Minerals is [...]
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marketwatch.com 2 hours, 51 minutes ago

Warren Buffett Has Just About Given Up On Beating The S&p 500

Not even the Oracle himself can reliably pick stocks. : Warren Buffett, one of the most successful stock pickers of all time, really wants you to stop picking stocks. It's counterintuitive, I know. But that's what Buffett told the Financial Times in a recent interview.
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capitalspectator.com 3 hours, 51 minutes ago

Book Bits | 25 May 2019 | The Capital Spectator

* A Brief History of Doom: Two Hundred Years of Financial Crises By Richard Vague Summary via publisher (University of Pennsylvania Press) Financial crises happen time and again in post-industrial economies--and they are extraordinarily damaging. Building on insights gleaned from many years of work in the banking industry and drawing on a vast trove of [...]
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cnbc.com 4 hours, 51 minutes ago

Real Estate Investor Makes $11,875 A Day In Profit On Koenigsegg Supercar

When commercial real estate investor Manny Khoshbin spent $2.2 million on the fastest production car in the world, he had no idea it would very quickly also become the fastest-appreciating asset he'd ever own.
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business-standard.com 4 hours, 51 minutes ago

It's Never Been Easier To Head A Company, And The Pay Keeps Rising | Business Standard News

CEO pay increased at almost twice the rate of ordinary wages. In 2018 - a pretty good year for the labor market - the average American private-sector worker got a 3.2 per cent raise.
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coindesk.com 5 hours, 31 minutes ago

Crypto Funds, Lending And Market Manipulation

The growing practice of asset lending by crypto hedge funds could add systemic risk to the sector if we are not vigilant, argues Noelle Acheson.
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businessinsider.com 5 hours, 51 minutes ago

Long-term Stock Exchange Ceo Eric Ries Talks Sec Approval

People laughed at Eric Ries, startup guru and author of the Lean Startup, when he first pitched the idea of a long-term stock exchange. Initially Ries wanted someone else to run with his idea, he told Business Insider. But when no one did, he decided to start the Long-Term Stock Exchange, a competitor to Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange that requires companies to look beyond quarterly earnings. On May 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the LTSE's application. Now it can finally get to work. Read more on the Business Insider homepage.
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businessinsider.com 5 hours, 51 minutes ago

Madrona Venture Labs Raises $11M For Startup Creation Program

On Wednesday, Seattle-based startup studio Madrona Venture Labs announced it raised $11 million in funding to help build between 8 and 12 startups. Madrona Venture Labs is a startup studio backed by Madrona Venture Group and specializes in artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. Mike Fridgen, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Labs, told Business Insider that Seattle is full of top technical talent from Amazon and Microsoft that he hopes to recruit to the startup studio as founders and mentors.
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valuewalkpremium.com 5 hours, 51 minutes ago

Left Brain Capital Up 59% Ytd - Stat Sheet - Valuewalk Premium

Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of ValueWalk.com, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Prior to ValueWalk, Jacob was VP of Business Development at SumZero. Prior to SumZero, Jacob worked as an equity analyst first at a micro-cap focused private equity firm, followed by a stint at a smid cap focused research shop. Jacob lives with his wife and three kids in Passaic NJ. - Email: jacob(at)valuewalk.com FD: I do not purchase any equities to avoid conflict of interest and any insider information.
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