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Trader Digest: High-Frequency Trading Reaches Hollywood

In our latest Trader Digest we get excited about the forthcoming movie all about high-frequency traders and starring Jesse Eisenberg, we've got a list of the best books on investing, and further encouraging news regarding gender equality in finance...

Reading List

Who Wants to See a Movie About High-Frequency Trading? High-Frequency Traders
"Real-life traders are sure Hollywood got it wrong, but will be first in line; ‘a movie about us, finally’" WSJ

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period
“There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that are truly worthwhile — and will be relevant to your savings and retirement goals."  Money

Best Trading Forums in 2019
Since the dawn of the Internet, online forums have proven to be a thriving hive for those in trading and finance. Whether sharing trading strategies, discussing market news or to simply chew the fat while the markets are quiet, even amidst the rise of social media, forums continue to be popular trader hideouts...

Best Trading Forums in 2019: Part 1

As Goldman Sachs goes all-out for women on the trading floor, it's doing more than offering a 'taster year'
"If you're a young woman and you think you might want to be a trader but you aren't totally sure, then Goldman Sachs has something special for you. Under Jim Esposito, the global co-head of sales and trading, it's offering a new trading 'taster year' for women who join its securities division. - They can try trading for a year, and if doesn't work out, they can move into a new area, no questions asked. "  eFinancialCareers

‘Give Automation a Try’: Firm Says Its Trading Bots Can Benefit Beginners and Pros Alike
"The company behind a cryptocurrency trading bot is encouraging beginners and experts alike to give automation a try — and says users of all backgrounds can save time by using their technology."  CoinTelegraph

Goldman Sachs to add hundreds of women to the trading floor
"Female graduates will be encouraged to try out trading for a year, with a no-risk fallback option" FNLondon

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing
"Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing so much money, but with multigenerational clients — everywhere from millennial parents looking to enter the market all the way to boomers trying to secure their savings — my age is one of my strengths."  Money

For the Headphones

Clawing back a six-figure loss with Anthony Riley
"Anthony is a proprietary futures trader from Sydney, with 10-years market experience. He’s active—particularly during the night—in a range of products, such as; Australian and U.S. bonds, equity indices, currencies and a few commodities. While he’s a click trader, Anthony is quite systematic with his processes and strategies—which are mostly trading spreads between correlated products." Chat With Traders

What to Watch

The Hummingbird Project: Official Trailer
"In this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins from New York, Vincent (Jesse Eisenberg) and Anton (Alexander Skarsgård) are players in the high-stakes game of High-Frequency Trading, where winning is measured in milliseconds. Their dream? To build a straight fiber-optic cable line between Kansas and New Jersey, making them millions." Youtube

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