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Robert Olsen

Hong Kong Bureau
Asia Online Editor — Forbes

Editor for Bloomberg with @BBGBillionaires. Formerly with Forbes. @JMSCHKU and @WSUPullman alumni. Opinions are my own.

Samsung Billionaire Lee Lost $1.2 Billion on Note Recall: Chart — The billionaire chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. lost nearly $1.2 billion in two days. Shares tumbled 11 percent since Friday after U.S. regulators joined the company in urging users to power down their Note 7 smartphones because of fire risk.

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Facebook Billionaire Eduardo Saverin Says You Need To Be Ready To Crawl Through Glass

Gail Miller - Forbes — We couldn't decide on just one cover star for Forbes' second annual Richest Self-Made Women issue, so we went with nine. For the first cover shoot of its kind, Forbes gathered nine of the most successful women entrepreneurs in the country, ranging in age from 32 to 69.

China's Smartphone Billionaire Forges Alliance With Microsoft For Patent Portfolio

Zoomlion Pulls Plug On Pricey Deal For U.S. Crane Maker Terex — While Chinese firms have pursued a record number of mergers and acquisitions this quarter, abandoned bids like Zoomlion's seem likely to fuel skepticism toward the ability of Chinese buyers to close deals with such lofty valuations.

Hackers Steal $2 Million From Bitcoin Exchange In Hong Kong, Bounty Offered To Recover Funds — Cybercriminals appear to have made off with the equivalent of $2 million in digital currencies from Gatecoin, according to a notice posted on the exchange's website.

Estimates of External Validity Bias When Impact Evaluations Select Sites Nonrandomly — Evaluations of educational programs or interventions are typically conducted in nonrandomly selected samples of schools or districts. Recent research has shown that nonrandom site selection can yield biased impact estimates. To estimate the external validity bias from nonrandom site selection, we combine lists of school districts that were selected nonrandomly for 11 educational impact studies with population data on student outcomes from the Reading First program.

Keep County Surveyor elected - The Chief News: Lettersto The Editor — The Tillamook County Commissioners recently held the first hearing on a proposal for them to appoint the County Surveyor rather than have the voters elect this position. The past practice was to have this position stand for election every four years just like treasurer, clerk, assessor and sheriff.
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Sep 26, 2016

RT @natashakhanhk: “I dread going home, but I still need a place to sleep” -shocking photos of #HongKong's coffin/ cage "housing"…

Sep 26, 2016

RT @DevPend: Someone give @BillGates's PR team a raise: Study shows Gates would do well if he ran for president  @economictimes

Sep 21, 2016

RT @DavidInglesTV: Needless to say, it's obvious when the BOJ announced it wasn't taking rates further below zero.

Sep 21, 2016

RT @natashakhanhk: AC Milan’s Chinese buyer said to have provided false bank report during initial deal negotiations by @Jonny_Browning

Sep 21, 2016

Suitcases of Cash: Chinese Travel Data Hint at Capital Outflows 

Sep 20, 2016

RT @natashakhanhk: Jack Ma's Alipay finance biz could be worth $75B (i.e. more than Goldman Sachs) -CLSA analyst:…

Sep 15, 2016

RT @HaidiLun: China's credit party is raging on: Aggregate financing CNY1.47T (est 900b) Household loans (aka mortgages) +85% y/y!

Sep 14, 2016

RT @kashhill: Using "” was a little bit of a giveaway that the dude was not legit. 

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