Metaxa Grande Fine

Its my Mums 70th today, whilst on holiday in Greece I saw this lovely bottle in one of the local shops. Being a brandy I thought it would make an ideal birthday present, she likes brandy & once its been drunk it will make a lovely ornament. Metaxa is Greece’s famous flagship brandy dating back…

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Middle seat

We’ve all been there, you’re on a flight and have been allocated the middle seat, your waiting anxiously to see who will be sitting either side of you. Unless you are flying with your family, nobody really wants the middle seat. Well that could be all about to change. If flying economy you may well…

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Rent your yard

A housing shortage is a problem in the UK, and it definitely is in some parts of the US, especially in locations when Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Amazon etc exist. When the tech giants come to town they have a big influence on the dynamic of that location and surrounding area, typically a lot more people…

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VAR

VAR is coming to the English Premier league this season, I’m not sure what the feeling is on the terraces but I know many football traders are not looking forward to it. Betfair’s inconsistent way of voiding bets doesn’t help. A good video worth watching that lays out how to date, Betfair has handled VAR…

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US recession

The saying goes something like, if the US sneezes, the world catches a cold. There are numerous economic indicators predicting a US recession is on the horizon. And then there’s all the noise on the news around Trump, tariffs, trade deals, China etc. If you followed all the headlines in the news there’s always a…

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Yeezy

That’s the name of hugely popular trainers, designed by Kanye West, that are on their way to possibly challenge Air Jordan’s in the world of sneakerheads. Air Jordan do approx 3 billion USD in annual sales, Yeezy are looking to break 1.5 billion in 2019 (Air Jordans have been around for many years longer). On…

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Dark Pools

Traders are worried how long they have left on Wall Street. Here is an article about how a Goldman equities desk has gone from needing 500 people to just 3. Being a private trader myself I don’t have experience of how these trading desks work but I feel it will be the same on Wall…

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