If you want to extend your trading career you blokes better start by “shorting” yourselves.

The Independent is out with a story on a study saying short fellas are likely to live longer than the long shanks.

I’m 6’3 so I’m likely to be snuffing it ahead of the pack, but I don’t mind that as I’ve skipped the pleasures of having my head stuck in the armpits of fellow commuters on the central line over the years. I’m good at reaching gear on high shelves too. No doubt one of my mates, who is four foot and a fag paper, will be giving me a call shortly