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Trader Digest: 17th Century Tech Stock Bubbles

In our latest Trader Digest we learn about how Indonesia's stock exchange is attempting to lure more retail traders, find out what trading strategies are proving popular on Wall Street, and discover the fascinating history of tech stocks - it goes a lot further back than you might think...

Reading List

UK and US agree post-Brexit derivatives trading deal
"Multitrillion-pound business will continue even if Britain leaves EU without a deal" The Guardian

Indonesia to Ease Trading Rule to Lure Mom-and-Pop Investors
"Indonesia’s stock exchange plans to cut the minimum trading price for shares and shrink the lot size in its drive to attract more retail investors and boost volumes." Bloomberg Politics

Here Are 3 Reasons Why Copy Trading Strategies from Other Traders Makes Sense
“Social trading takes away a lot of the pressures away and provides traders with several ways to start closing profitable trades from day one"  NewsBTC

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‘Play-the-Pause’ Trading Strategies Gain Traction on Wall Street
"The Federal Reserve’s dovish monetary-policy pivot is fueling the rise of a new wave of trading strategies designed to capitalize on a pause in the central bank’s tightening cycle."  Bloomberg Markets

Zimbabwe starts trading new currency
"Zimbabwe started Friday to trade its new currency, the RTGS dollar, two days after the central bank announced measures to try and resolve a chronic monetary crisis."  France24

'True holy grail' Michael Jordan trading card sells for eBay record price of $350,100
"Even long after his retirement, Michael Jordan is breaking records. A 1997 Precious Metal Gems Michael Jordan Green Card sold for $350,100 on eBay which, according to the seller of the card, is a record." CBS

Large asset managers are thinking about farming off some of their trading desks,
"New research from consultancy Opimas estimates 20% of managers with over $50 billion will outsource at least some of their operations by 2022."  Business Insider

For the Headphones

Tech Stock Bubbles In the 17th Century
"Tech stocks have been all the rage in recent years, and of course there was a huge bubble in tech stocks less than 20 years ago. But it turns out that there have been bubbles in "tech" going back a lot longer than that" Bloomberg Odd Lots

What to Watch

Take a look inside a $28.5 million NYC apartment on Billionaires' Row
"Billionaires' Row in New York City has become known for some of the most expensive real-estate in the world, including the tallest residential building in the world." Business Insider

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