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finder money podcast #51: Money transfers and trading tips


It's a two for one special this week! In this episode we spoke to Michael Liu from WorldRemit about money transfers. We also play an insightful interview Marc had with Michael McCarthy, the host of the Artful Trader podcast and the Chief Market Strategist from CMC Markets (Australia).

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We covered a huge amount of topics with Michael Liu, including:

  • The evolution of international money transfers
  • Michael's top tips for sending money overseas
  • What makes different countries more expensive to send money to
  • How mobile money transfers work
  • Michael's thoughts on the recent move by banks to reduce international money transfer fees
  • How technology is impacting on international money transfers
  • Michael's thoughts on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and how this could effect the future of money transfers
  • How Amazon's launch into Australia could impact the money transfer landscape

With Michael McCarthy we touched on some great topics, including:

  • What the Artful Trader podcast is
  • The important lessons learned when making a loss in trading
  • How valuable confidence is for a trader
  • The importance of exercise for a trader
  • Tips for solo traders for finding a group or forum
  • The role of technology and how it could change trading
  • Michael's thoughts on history repeating itself in the financial markets
  • The importance of matching your time horizon to your ideas horizon
  • The importance of focus and discipline when trading
  • CMC Markets' founder Peter Cruddas' inspirational story

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Notes and links mentioned in the podcast

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Notes from our chat with Michael from WorldRemit
Notes from our chat with Michael from the Artful Trader Podcast

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