Tuesday, June 4, 2019


"It’s not what you buy that determines your results, it’s what you pay for it." --Howard Marks (Mastering the Market Cycle)

Crypto Pioneer Pays $4.57 Million for Lunch With Warren Buffett (LINK)

The Couple Who Feds Say Scammed Berkshire Hathaway for Millions (LINK)

Apple’s Audacity - by Ben Thompson (LINK)

The controversy over WeWork’s $47 billion valuation and impending IPO, explained (LINK)

Stanley Druckenmiller at The Economic Club of New York (video) (LINK)

The Absolute Return Letter - June 2019: The Cost of Rising Populism (LINK)

A ‘Bridge’ to China, and Her Family’s Business, in the Trump Cabinet (LINK)
Elaine Chao has boosted the profile of her family’s shipping company, which benefits from industrial policies in China that are roiling the Trump administration.
A Massacre, Erased [H/T Linc] (LINK)
China tried to repress the memory of the brutal crackdown in Tiananmen Square. Thirty years later, Beijing is still terrified of its legacy.  
Related articles to the above: 1) In China, I'd Be Dead - by Li Lu (1989); 2) Drama of Li Lu's Life Recounted in Documentary Film (1995); Related book: Moving the Mountain: From the Cultural Revolution to Tiananmen Square - by Li Lu
The Peter Attia Drive Podcast: #56 - Jocko Willink (Part II of II) (LINK)

The Mutation Meant to Help the CRISPR Babies Could Be Harmful - by Sarah Zhang (LINK)

Science Friday Podcast: SciFri Extra: Remembering Murray Gell-Mann (LINK)

TED Talk: "Everything happens for a reason" -- and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler (LINK)
Related book: Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved