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Trader Digest: A Decade of Bitcoin

This week’s Trader Digest focuses on ten years of Bitcoin, a topic that continues to divide traders to this day. From it's unimaginable gains since its birth in 2008, to its environmental impact and what the future might hold, here's our recommended trader reading, audio and visual this week...

Reading List

Bitcoin’s Halloween Birth 10 Years Ago Led to Unimaginable Gains
"It was Halloween 2008 when Satoshi Nakamoto, which may be a pseudonym for one or more programmers, published a paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.”" Bloomberg

Bitcoin trading uses so much power that it could push global temperatures up past a threshold that yields deadly consequences
A new study finds that the bitcoin industry could push global temperatures above 2 degrees Celsius in less than two decades. Business Insider

Is the Way You Trade Environmentally Friendly?

10 Years On: Five things needed for the mass adoption of Bitcoin
"It’s been ten years since Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin White Paper and introduced cryptocurrencies to the world. His radical vision of a decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash system was groundbreaking, as it sought to rebuild the structures that upheld our global financial institutions."  Bitcoinist

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys back nearly $1 billion of stock as profits double after Trump's tax cuts
“Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit nearly doubled as its insurance business dodged hurricanes and benefited from lower taxes."  Business Insider

Coinbase's Head of Trading Resigns After Six Months on Job
"The head of trading at Coinbase, Hunter Merghart, has resigned from the U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider after just six months on the job, CoinDesk has learned."
Coindesk

‘Godfather’ of chart analysis says damage done to the stock market is ‘much, much worse’ than anyone is talking about
"Ralph Acampora tells MarketWatch that the action under way in the stock market reminds him of the 1987 crash"  MarketWatch

'Alexa, buy 10 shares of Facebook': A discount brokerage giant now lets Main Street investors trade stocks via voice
TD Ameritrade last week rolled out a new offering allowing Main Street investors to place trades via Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa Business Insider

For the Headphones

Crypto’s not dead—and never assume anything with Bobby Cho
"Bobby Cho is the global head of trading at Cumberland—which is the crypto arm of Chicago trading firm, DRW and it’s one of the largest liquidity providers in the space." Chat With Traders

What to Watch

Jack Schwager Reveals How Paul Tudor Jones Learned Risk Management
"Jack Schwager reveals how Paul Tudor Jones learned risk management. As you’ll see, it was a tough process..." Fallible

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