Week Ahead: Trader Lifestyle

The Week Ahead: Trader Lifestyle is your preview into what’s coming up in our SPEND section this week. SPEND is all about keeping you up to date with the latest cars, fashion, gadgets, events – basically, all your favourite distractions from the trading screen. And don’t forget to head on over to @LFXJames‘s Week Ahead: Trading Outlook for all the upcoming trading events you need to be watching out for. 

Coming up this week: the London Bike Show and the coolest gadgets for cycling, trader life hacks, events, news and more (and it’s Valentine’s Day – no excuses for forgetting now!) Read on to find out more…


The start of another new week… while you’re planning your diary for the week, check out the top events of 2015 here and make sure you’ve got them in the calendar. Festivals, sport, James Bond, the Rugby World Cup and more – there’s plenty coming up this year.


260715-Valentines-2015-Hbox-2Valentine’s Day is just a few days away (if you didn’t know already, consider this your official reminder). Still need a gift for the other half? No problemo. Our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – coming up on Tuesday – will give you plenty of ideas.

Or ditch the flowers and perfume this year and book a trip away instead. Brownie points and a holiday, there’s no downside! To help you choose one of this year’s hottest destinations, we’ve done your research for you and compiled a shortlist of the best travel spots for traders to visit in 2015. From ski resorts and adventure holidays to city breaks and beach escapes, there’s plenty to choose from – check it out here


While we’re feeling the love in the build up to Valentine’s Day, we’ll be sharing our latest gadget crush in this week’s Littlefish Loves feature. So stay tuned for that!

1200x984xChristophe_and_Co_Armill_Apollo.jpg.pagespeed.ic.1yo3Et8Bk4In the meantime, take a look at the star of last week’s Littlefish Loves feature: Christophe and Co’s super-exclusive, ultra-limited edition (and bloody expensive) wearable tech.

Diamonds, gold, exclusive club access, a personal concierge – the Armills have got everything but the kitchen sink packed in. Definitely one for the wish list…


Screen Shot 2015-02-06 at 14.36.38The London Bike Show at the ExCel Centre starts on Thursday, so get in on the action by getting your hands on all the latest cycling gadgets – from foldable bike locks and helmets to fitness trackers and cool bike-friendly laptop cases, you’ll look the part on your bike commute. Check them out here

Plus, coming up on Thursday is the first in a brand new LFX series – Trader Life Hacks. We’ll be bringing you ingenious hacks to make your trading day a little bit easier straight from the LFX team, so stay tuned for that! And don’t forget to tweet @LFXKatie and @LittlefishFX and share your trading hacks too.


Fridays are all about slacking off while reading the latest hilarious news stories to relay in the pub later and watching the latest viral videos of cats, babies and bad dancing. So to help you out, we’ll be picking out the best weird news stories from around the world in Five Lessons Learnt This Weekand selecting the five best vids that have taken the internet by storm in Viral Videos of the Week

If you missed last week’s, click here to find out how Douglas Carswell explained his affinity for Hello Kitty and here to see an 84-year-old grandma take a bowling shot that puts us all to shame.

Plus, our weekly SPEND subscriber email will be going out Friday lunchtime. Subscribe now so you don’t miss out on all the latest in Trader Lifestyle:

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And that’s it from us (for now, anyway). Have a great week all! 

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