This week’s Trader Digest heralds the welcome return of Sky Atlantic's Billions to our televisions, brings you the news that Amazon's Alexa is making its Wall Street debut, and notes an important day in London Stock Exchange history...
Revealed: The UK's most sought-after companies to work for - marked by a sharp rise in financial services firms
"There has been a sharp rise in the number of banks and finance firms in the top 20 most sought-after companies to work for in the UK” during the selloff, compared with 8 percent for Generation X and 4 percent for Baby Boomers." City AM
As Trade War Heats Up, Biggest Currency Whales Make Their Move
“For the first time in a decade, the world’s central banks are looking beyond the dollar to build their currency reserves." Bloomberg
JPMorgan Brings Amazon’s Alexa to Wall Street Trading Floors
"“Alexa, ask JPMorgan what the price target for Apple is.” It’s a request that JPMorgan Chase & Co. institutional clients can now get quickly answered through Amazon.com Inc.’s ubiquitous voice-activated assistant." Bloomberg Technology
On This Day 1973: Stock Exchange admits women
"Women have been admitted to the London Stock Exchange for the first time in the institution's 200 year history. Ten newly elected lady members entered the Stock Exchange today on the first working day since their election took place." BBC News
Trader Interview: Timothy Sykes
"No one trade is going to make you rich, but any one trade can make you poor"
What to Watch
"Chuck Rhoades and Bobbly Axelrod renew their heated rivalry for the third season of the high stakes drama..." Sky Atlantic
For the Headphones
Witness: First Women on the London Stock Exchange
"London's Stock Exchange, one of the world's oldest, welcomed women as members for the first time in March 1973. It meant they could earn much more money, as partners in their firms. It also meant they were finally allowed to cross the famous trading floor." BBC World Service