Trader Digest is a round up of all our latest reading, listening and video recommendations, tailored to traders. In our latest edition, we link to the story of celeb-backed crypto scams, a cool visual guide on the US-China trade war, and traits investors look for in a new investment...
Millions lost in 'celebrity-backed scams'
"Celebrity influencers are being used to promote crypto-currency and currency trading schemes which turn out to be scams, the City watchdog has warned." BBC Business
Trump’s Trade War Timeline: An Up-to-Date Guide
“President Donald Trump’s trade war with the world involves multiple battles with US allies and others alike. Each battle uses a particular US legal rationale, such as calling foreign imports a “national security threat,” followed by Trump imposing tariffs and/or quotas on imports. Subsequent retaliation by trading partners and the prospect of further escalation risk significantly hampering trade and investment, and possibly the global economy." PIIE.com
Sterling drops below $1.27 for first time since January amid Brexit woes
"Sterling fell below $1.27 on Tuesday for the first time since mid-January, weighed down by worries about Brexit." Sharecast
Trading Legends: Yukiko Ikebe and the FX Beauties
Japanese housewife Yukiko Ikebe taught herself to trade, which brought her enormous financial success. Then she helped other women to do the same......
Niki Lauda: An F1 legend remembered
"Veteran F1 journalist David Tremayne pays a personal tribute to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has passed away aged 70..." Formula1.com
Bitcoin will soon be worth zero
"Bitcoin will soon be worth zero. But until then criminals will still be able to use it and other digital currency to move money around the world without being caught." New York Post
Pound Slides As MPs Oppose May's Withdrawal Agreement Ahead Of 4th Vote
"As its recent trading trajectory would suggest, investors are bracing for another summer of uncertainty in the UK. Adding to the instability, investors are bracing for news of Theresa May's sudden ouster (she has already purportedly promised to step down by mid-summer), which is looking increasingly likely." ZeroHedge
For the Headphones
This Is My Trading Routine
"If you want to become a successful trader it means that you MUST treat your trading like a business. Part of doing so means creating a consistent routine that you follow day in & day out for both your active and inactive trading activities. " The Trading Coach Podcast
What to Watch
A Silicon Valley founder shares the 6 traits she looks for in the entrepreneurs she invests in
"Arlan Hamilton is the founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, a boutique venture capital fund that invests in underrepresented founders." Business Insider