– Secrets of a Mind-Gamer: How to train your mind and improve memory
– Jim Grant – UNICEF Visionary: A great book on the history of vaccination. In a 15 year timespan, vaccination coverage increase from 20% to 70% of the population.
– Economic Meltdown Looming: Bob Rodriquez of FPA Capital says the current political and economic path can lead to another economic meltdown
– Interview with Bruce Berkowitz: Bruce’s thoughts on banks, insurance companies, and MBIA
– Berkshire’s annual letter: A must read
– Sears’ Annual Letter: Eddie Lampert’s thoughts on increasing shareholder value, public policy on job creation, and Sears’ performance
– Graham and Doddsville – Winter 2011 edition: Always a great read
– Hayman Capital letter: Good read on what the government is doing and its impact on the market
– Long Leaf Annual Letter: One of the great value investors
– Presentation from Tim McElvaine: A rare opportunity to hear from Tim, who tends to be media shy
– Honey Bee Collapse: The honey bee crisis and the impact on global food production
– Cooking the books: Why firms issue financial misstatements
– The natural resource curse: Why countries with access to natural resources sometimes fail in economic development.
– Buffett’s process for prioritizing: Tips from one of best at focusing on what needs to be done.
– When Irish Eyes Are Crying: Good article on the Irish crisis by Michael Lewis
– The misunderstood side of value investing: The difference between cheap and value
– The Bill Gates Foundation Annual Letter: A great read about what the most powerful NPO is doing
– Nokia’s CEO’s ‘burning platform’ email: He outlines fundamental changes in the cellphone market. Even a giant is not secure in the tech industry
– Inside the GGP Restructuring: A good look back at how the GGP restructuring saga unfolded
– China’s drive for Indigenous Innovation: What China is doing to compete and win the innovation battle against the West.
– Berkowitz interview with Bloomberg: Great read on his thoughts about AIG, China/US, and financial companies.
– Bill Gross’ latest: Always a good read
– Chinese and Indian Entrepreneur beating the US: So far the emerging markets have been known for cheap labor, but that is changing quickly.
– Don’t enter the Dragon: A short piece on staying away from the Chinese small caps.
– Rethinking the Great Recession: Could too much prosperity for long periods lead to major crisis.
– 8 Biases that cripple decision making: Avoid them in your decisions