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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Beer and kebabs

Last day of holiday so only right to have a few beers and kebabs, when in Greece and all. Nice to have a break but looking forward to reviewing the markets when I get back. I think the markets have been acting well and near all time highs whilst I’ve been away. No changes in…

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