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Trader Digest: Snoop Dogg, McDonalds & The Future of Crypto

This week’s Trader Digest reviews Snoop Dogg's performance at Blockchain Week, lists the top 10 asset management firms for employees, and finds out why being a Barclays VP is apparently the same as working at a famous fast food chain...

Reading List

Blockchain Week: When Crypto Took New York City by Storm
"At the height of so-called blockchain week in New York City, a near-tornado descended on the financial capital of the world. It was as if Mother Nature wished to smite the unruly tribes of cryptocurrency enthusiasts gathered on Manhattan island." Fortune

FN Trading & Technology Awards 2018: The Winners
“Cboe Europe and JPMorgan dominate 16th annual award ceremony in London" Financial News

These are the top 10 asset management firms people want to work for
"It's no secret that the asset management industry is going through some tough times, with many active managers reeling from fee pressure and the rise of index-trackers. But, right now, buy-side professionals want to work for the biggest players in the sector." eFinancialCareers

Trader Compares Being a Barclays VP to Working at McDonald's
"A former Barclays Plc trader accused of rigging a benchmark interest rate downplayed his seniority at the bank, telling a London court that his job was comparable to working at a fast-food restaurant. Being a vice president at Barclays is “the equivalent to the guy that serves you in McDonald’s,” Carlo Palombo said Thursday during his second day of testimony." Bloomberg

Snoop Dogg Helps Ripple's Crypto Community Get High at XRP Event
"The smell of marijuana wafted through a half-filled event space in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, as a group of cryptocurrency believers downed champagne and blood orange margaritas. The event, sponsored by Ripple Labs Inc., brought together XRP loyalists and skeptics alike for a concert headlined by 46-year-old rapper Snoop Dogg on Tuesday evening. The invitation-only XRP Community Night celebrated a popular but controversial token intended to disrupt international money transfers." Bloomberg

What to Watch

Ray Dalio's Principles for Success: Animated Series
"We were very excited to see that Dalio’s book has been condensed and adapted into animated shorts, each summarising one of Dalio’s famed Principles"

Ray Dalio's Principles for Success: Animated Series

For the Headphones

The Future Of Cryptocurrencies: Siam Kidd Interview
"Since 2015 Siam has become an authority in the crypto space and has become a keynote speaker sharing the stage with the likes of the legendary Gary Veynerchuck." Two Blokes Trading

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