This week's Trader Digest covers Forbes new 30 under 30, why teamwork is the new secret to trading success, and a fascinating interview with one of our generation's greatest minds...
Presenting the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30
"What never grows old? The burning desire of youth to reinvent the world. That ambition and impatience is on full display in our 2018 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30, our annual encyclopedia of creative disruption featuring 600 young stars in 20 different industries.". Read the full list from Forbes here.
Teamwork: The Hidden Ingredient In Trading Success
"This evolution toward teams, often ones that blend quantification with older-style discretionary decision making, has meant that money managers increasingly serve as people managers." Brett Steenbarger looks at how the world of finance has changed since the crash of 2008. Read his article for Forbes here.
Here Are Goldman's Top Trades for 2018
"Emerging markets take center stage in risk-asset strategy, Commodity-linked currencies, euro bets are also preferred". Read the list of Goldman's top trades put together by Bloomberg here (premium account - registration required).
Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow
"Inside the inventor's world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love along the way". Read a fascinating interview with one of the most influential figures of our time, from Rolling Stone.
Military Drills Help China’s Best Bank Toughen Up Its Staff
"The boot camp ethos would be laughable if Bank of Taizhou weren’t the country’s most profitable lender." A great read from Bloomberg Businessweek on the lengths one Chinese bank goes to in order to train up its staff. Read it here.
The 9 Most Expensive Streets in the UK, Where You Need More Than £11 Million to Buy a House
"Discover the UK's 9 most expensive roads for buying a house — all of which are in London — ranked in ascending order by the cost of the average property." Read the full list by Business Insider here...
What to Watch
New Emirates First Class Suite
"We are the changing the game in First Class travel. Inspired by Mercedes Benz, our new fully enclosed Boeing 777 First Class Private Suites have floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, and combine smart technology and intelligent design to deliver function, luxury and comfort." Watch the video below to see why Emirates are so keen to show off their new brand of airline luxury...
Bull market has more than a decade left, Federated Investors says
CNBC Trading Nation
"According to Federated Investors portfolio manager Steve Chiavarone, the secular bull market is still in its early years. He estimates there's at least a decade left in it, citing a change in demographics." Watch Chiavarone outline his rationale on CNBC's "Trading Nation" here.
For the Headphones
151: Perspective from a Trading Technologist—Attacking Unique Problems W/ Rick Lane
Chat With Traders
"Rick Lane is the current CEO of Trading Technologies—a software provider that develop high-performance trading platforms which are used by; proprietary traders, hedge funds, CTAs, brokers and banks etc." Listen to the latest episode here.