This week's Trader Digest features more on trader psychology, Burger King's unique foray into cryptocurrency, and a video on how to emulate talented traders...
The Unappreciated Reason Hard Working Traders Underperform
Brett Steenbarger is a performance coach for portfolio managers and traders at financial organizations, and he runs a great blog on trader psychology that is always worth a look. This latest post outlines why working hard is necessary to succeed in trading, but is not a guarantee. Read it here.
Burger King launches WhopperCoin crypto-cash in Russia
If you happen to be a Crypto Trader who likes fast food, then this news story is likely to make your week. For the BBC reports that Burger King has launched its own crypto-currency in Russia, somewhat predictably called the WhopperCoin, in an early example of how loyalty programmes (like frequent flyer miles) could soon be replaced for corporate crypto-currency offerings.
Understanding blockchain technology, bitcoins and the rise of cryptocurrency
If you're still struggling the get your head around the concept of cryptocurrency, or the Burger King story above has simply tipped you over the edge, then Business Insider have a handy overview on everything involved in the digital phenomenon, including all you need to know about blockchain and crypto mining. Read it here.
The Amazing Story of Richard Dennis and the Turtle Traders
As we once again delve into the most famous tales from trading history, we tell the story of Richard Dennis and his famous turtle trading concept, as finance's very own nature versus nurture debate played out from the Chicago Pit back in 1983...
What to Watch
6 Ways to Emulate Talented Traders
Aaron Fifield of the Chat With Traders podcast is used to featuring in our "For The Headphones" section of Trader Digest, but this week he gets visual as he presents 6 Ways to Emulate Talented Traders at Noosapalooza 2017. Watch it below...
Trader Workout: Poolside Tabata
Many of you will be on holiday or set to depart for one, others may simply travel a lot with work. Either way, being on the road is no excuse not to stay in shape, and this latest Trader Workout from our PT Callum provides a great antidote to the all-inclusive buffet or the generous expense account lunches. And best of all, it'll take less than ten minutes to do...
For the Headphones
Personal Performance Management, with Patrick Munnelly of Littlefish FX
Two Blokes Trading podcast
Tom and Owen this week speak to Patrick Munnelly of Littlefish FX, who goes into detail about the importance of reflection in trading, along with the key to personal performance management. Listen here.