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Trader Digest: Wales' Lost Crypto Millions

This week in Trader Digest, a desperate Welshman wants to sift through a landfill for missing Bitcoin, Shakira has sold her catalogue of songs, and the Samsung heir is sent to prison, again...

WHAT WE'RE READING


Bitcoin: Newport Man's Plea to Find £210m Hard Drive in Tip
‘A man who threw away a laptop hard drive containing Bitcoin he believes is now worth about £210m wants his council to let him search for it in landfill.’ BBC

Shakira Sells the Rights to Her 145-Song Catalog
‘Hipgnosis Songs Fund Ltd. snapped up the 145-song catalog of Colombian pop star Shakira, doubling down on the thesis that hit records have become an attractive asset class.’ BLOOMBERG

Samsung Heir Sent Back to Prison for 30 Months in Bribery Case
‘Samsung Electronics Co. heir Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to 30 months in prison over bribery charges, a dramatic setback for the world’s biggest electronics company as it tries to move beyond a years-long scandal that inflamed outrage over the cozy relationships between government and business.’ BLOOMBERG

How a Narcissistic Leader Infects Company Culture
‘Narcissists are attracted to power and know how to get it. They have a deep and sometimes pathological need for admiration and status—in fact, they may feel entitled to it. Unfortunately, because they also exude confidence and have enormous faith in their own vision, narcissists can often talk their way up the chain at an organization and develop a loyal following.’ QUARTZ AT WORK

WHAT WE'RE LISTENING TO


Inside an NHS Hospital at the Peak of the Coronavirus Crisis
‘As the latest wave of Covid infections hits hospitals, wards are nearing capacity and oxygen supplies are straining at the volume of new patients.’ THE GUARDIAN

America’s Political Meltdown
‘Gideon Rachman, the Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist talks to the decision-makers and thinkers who are shaping world affairs.’ FINACIAL TIMES

WHAT WE'RE WATCHING


The Pembrokeshire Murders
‘A true crime mini-series about the cold-case pursuit of the most notorious serial killer in Welsh criminal history.’ ITV

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
‘Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 LA lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won't rest until they catch him.’ NETFLIX