Who doesn’t love a success story? Fortunately for us, trading has presented endless examples of people getting in and out of the market just at the right time. Today, we’ll explore 5 of the most famous trades of modern times. After that, we’ll fill you in on all the trading events coming up this week.

21st-century trading success stories

1. John Paulson

2. David Tepper

3. Andrew Hall

4. Bill Ackman

5. Kyle Bass

What’s on the trading agenda this week?

Fancy emulating one of these guys? Who knows, this week might just present an opportunity to do so. Here are all of the events you need to watch out for:

Monday 3rd May

● USD — Markit Manufacturing PMI Final (APR); ISM Manufacturing PMI (APR)

Tuesday 4th May

● AUD — RBA Interest Rate Decision

Wednesday 5th May

● NZD — Employment Change QoQ (Q1); Unemployment Rate (Q1)

Thursday 6th May

● GBP — BoE Interest Rate Decision

Friday 7th May

● AUD — RBA Statement on Monetary Policy

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