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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NHS Alexa

A great example of using technology to help ease the burden on our over worked under staffed health system. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa One for eco & sustainability would be big as well, when your in the kitchen: “Alexa what’s the best way to dispose of…” “Alexa, what’s an eco friendly alternative for cooking oil” Global relevance, massive…

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Bubbling hot

It’s been mid thirties in Corfu everyday since we’ve been here. We bought a mixture of sun creams, started off using Lidl’s Cien factor 30. Used this for the 1st 3 days and no sun burn. Then on day 4 went to Boots own brand factor 30, and we both got sun burnt and I…

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