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Trader Digest: Could You Be The Next BoE Governor?

In our latest Trader Digest we give you the chance to apply for the most high-profile finance post in the UK, discover the ways in which to make hay with the surge in popularity of eSports, and find out the latest finance terms added to the dictionary this year...

Reading List

5 ways to cash in as ‘e-sports’ becomes more popular than pro football
"Soon more people will be watching video-game competitions than the real thing" Marketwatch

Chancellor launches search for next Governor of the Bank of England
“In today’s rapidly evolving economy the role of Governor is more important than ever. Finding a candidate with the right skills and experience to lead the Bank of England is vital for ensuring the continuing strength of our economy and for maintaining the UK’s position as a leading global financial centre."  UK Government

Twitter shares surge 17% as users rise
"Shares in Twitter have surged more than 17% after the firm reported rising numbers of users and higher revenues, days after its chief executive promised to improve how it tackles online abuse." BBC Business

Top Ten Trading Errors To Avoid: As Told By Traders
Read below for ten of the biggest trading no-no's that many traders have in their trading journals scrawled out in red capital letters...

Top Ten Trading Errors To Avoid: As Told By Traders

Wall Street Returns to Saudi Arabia as Biggest Deals Entice CEOs
"Some of the world’s leading financiers are returning to Saudi Arabia after the oil-rich kingdom yielded some of the year’s biggest merger and bond deals."  Bloomberg

‘Vulture capitalism’ and the all the latest finance terms added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary
"The 640 new words and definitions added to the online dictionary on Tuesday include economic and financial terms going mainstream, which “offer a window into how the English language is changing and expanding,” according to the press release."  Marketwatch

Why Chinese Banks Are Running Out Of Dollars
"Following the biggest quarterly credit injection in Chinese history, it is safe to say that China's banks are flush with yuan loans. However, when it comes to dollar-denominated assets, it's a different story entirely." ZeroHedge

For the Headphones

Why Foreign Investors Aren’t Buying As Much U.S. Debt
"There’s something wrong with prices in funding and bond markets, according to this week’s Odd Lots guest. Zoltan Pozsar is a former adviser to the U.S. Treasury turned strategist at Credit Suisse. He argues that sweeping changes in the world’s money markets help explain why foreign investors aren’t buying as much U.S. debt as they used to. That could have big implications for the Federal Reserve as it attempts to wind down its balance sheet." Bloomberg Odd Lots

What to Watch

Watch Tesla unveil its full self-driving computer in under 5 minutes
"Tesla held an event for its investors called Autonomy Investor Day at its office in Palo Alto. The event showcased software upgrades to its self-driving technology and new hardware called the Tesla FSD or Full-Self Driving computer." Business Insider

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