Down the pub

Here in the UK pubs are closing down at an alarming rate, a quick Google search gives you an idea of how quickly this is happening Its not just in the UK, my favourite dive bars in NYC have been closing down also. Why is this happening? There are many reasons talked about, from business…

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The manual thing

In a previous post I talked about how I was consumed pretty much all weekend by sports trading & how I now have it fully automated so it only takes me a few minutes to set & forget. I realised shortly after writing the post thats not entirely true, my trading is automated but my…

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Skills shortage part 2

I woke up this morning with this timely article in my inbox, follows on nicely from my post a few days ago: “Pity the bankers! They can’t find good data scientists. Dice estimates that 80 percent of PhD-level AI talent works at Google or Facebook.”

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Heavy nights & automation

Had a heavy night last night, went out for a few drinks after work & a few turned into a lot, as they always tend to. Didn’t make it to the golf course so logging last nights sports trades, slowly. I love trading, financial markets or sports markets, as long as they’re liquid they are…

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Skills shortage

Engineers are the most in-demand professionals in the US, this means hiring & then retaining is a headache for a lot of companies. According to Glassdoor, 50% of software developers plan on switching jobs in the next 12 months. Top quality engineers have the luxury of picking only the best companies to work for, your…

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Waking up

Not sure how but I stumbled across the name Sam Harris, must have been either in my Twitter feed or a newsletter I have subscribed to. I tend to wake up early, work out, cold shower & then do 10 mins meditation using the Headspace app. Its a good routine & sets me up for…

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On a Monday I like to get other peoples views on the markets and any new potential trade ideas. For this I watch Marketsmith’s Take on the market & Ivan Hoff and Howard Lindzons Momentum Mondays I find watching these each week along with my own weekend analysis sets me up nicely for the week…

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