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Trader Digest: The Not-Com Bubble

Trader Digest is a round up of all our latest reading, listening and video recommendations, tailored to traders. This month we learn about the quant fund trying to convert Warren Buffett's investment success into a bot, why rich people are mainly lucky, and why today’s crop of sinking IPOs is not a repeat of the 2000 Dot-Com bubble...

Reading List

Meet the Buffett bot: quant fund tries to crack the ‘value’ code
"The small team at start-up Havelock London has an ambitious mission: to mesh computer science with the Sage of Omaha’s “value investing” principles." Financial Times

Zero-Commission Trading: What Investors Should Know
"In the past week, four major brokers got rid of stock trading commissions." The Motley Fool

What Brexit? London tightens grip in forex trading
"AFar from suffering under the economic and political uncertainty wrought by Britain’s journey towards leaving the European Union, London is strengthening its grip on currency trading, the crown jewel of the city’s financial industry." Reuters

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance.
"The most successful people are not the most talented, just the luckiest, a new computer model of wealth creation confirms. Taking that into account can maximize return on many kinds of investment." MIT Tech Review

The Not-Com Bubble Is Popping
"The unicorn massacre unfolding today is exactly the opposite of what happened in 2000." The Atlantic

'Massacre of CEOs' as almost one in five FTSE 100 bosses change in 2019
"Boardrooms across the City of London are waving goodbye to chief executives at a rate not seen in over half a decade, with 18 CEOs announcing plans to leave so far in 2019."
Yahoo Finance

Trader Day in the Life: Samuel Leach
"How stocks and FX trader Samuel Leach’s typical working day unfolds, from morning coffee to market close..."

Trader Day in the Life: Samuel Leach

For the Headphones

The Missing Cryptoqueen: Episode 6
"A factory in Germany and a cryptocurrency scam. Two different worlds, one familiar story about an impressive businesswoman who came to save the day." BBC Sounds

What to Watch

Economic environment entering a 'big sag,' Ray Dalio warns | IMF Annual Meetings 2019
"Ray Dalio, founder, co-chairman, and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, discusses the global economy and geopolitical conflict." CNBC