The MoneyWeek Podcast

The MoneyWeek Podcast

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Money Minute 17 July 2019
Jul 17 • 1 min
John Stepek on the UK inflation figures released today
Money Minute 16 July 2019
Jul 16 • 1 min
A look at today’s UK unemployment and wage data
Money Minute 15 July 2019
Jul 15 • 1 min
John Stepek looks ahead to the week’s most important economic data
Money Minute 12 July 2019 – US producer prices index
Jul 12 • 1 min
Money Minute: John Stepek takes 60 seconds to look at the US producer prices index data out today, and explains what it is and why it matters
Money Minute 11 July 2019 – US inflation and employment
Jul 11 • 1 min
John Stepek takes 60 seconds to preview today’s US economic data.
Money Minute 10 July 2019 – UK GDP figures
Jul 10 • 1 min
In today’s Money Minute, John Stepek looks ahead to the release of UK GDP figures
Money Minute 9 July 2019 – all eyes on the Fed
Jul 9 • 1 min
John Stepek sums up the day’s main market news in 60 seconds. Today, attention turns Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell
Money Minute 8 July 2019 – the week ahead
Jul 8 • 0 min
John Stepek outlines the main things for investors to look out for this week, in just 60 seconds.
Money Minute 5 July 2019 – US jobless data
Jul 5 • 1 min
Money Minute, 5 July 2019 – John Stepek previews the big stories of the day in 60 seconds. Today: US jobless data.
Issue 954: currency wars, inflation, and Neil Woodford
Jul 4 • 28 min
Merryn and John talk about currency wars; central-bank dovishness and the consequences for the markets of ultra-low interest rates; more on Poor Neil Woodford and his still-shuttered fund; the trials of socially responsible investing; and a new stock…
MoneyWeek Podcast 953: the gold bull market and a debt jubilee
Jun 28 • 16 min
Merryn and John ask if this really is the start of a new bull market for gold, and whether we should have a student debt jubilee – or perhaps even a universal debt jubilee.
The MoneyWeek Podcast – Facebook’s new cryptocurrency and the sale of Sotheby’s
Jun 19 • 32 min
John and Merryn talk about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, and whether it will be as transformative as its founders hope; the sale of Sotheby’s auction house and what it tells us about our hysterical over-the-top markets; plus John’s bombshell…
MoneyWeek podcast 950 - Poor Neil Woodford
Jun 6 • 30 min
This week, John and Merryn talk - inevitably - about the fallout for investors and the wider wealth management industry from “poor” Neil Woodford’s spectacular fall from grace. Plus, a quick plug for Merryn’s Edinburgh Festival show.
Issue 948: Euro elections, bitcoin and trade tariffs
May 23 • 29 min
John and Merryn talk about Brexit, the Tory leadership and the problem with sterling; why the world still isn’t ready for bitcoin; why you really should be worried about a Jeremy Corbyn government; and the unintended consequences of US trade tariffs.
The MoneyWeek Podcast 944A - Merryn talks to India expert David Cornell
Apr 26 • 25 min
Merryn talks to India expert David Cornell, manager of the India Capital Growth Fund, about what’s going on in India – currently in the midst of a crucial election – and why you should invest there.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 944 – agritech and a stockmarket meltup
Apr 24 • 29 min
Merryn and John talk about the revolution in the agriculture industry – one of the most interesting sectors around at the moment; plus, should you buy bitcoin; are we going to see a stockmarket “melt-up”; and should we write off student debt?
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 941 – the trouble with the Customs Union
Apr 3 • 22 min
Merryn and John talk about the EU customs union and why remaining in it is such a bad idea – and discuss some of the EU’s other bad ideas, including the undiscussed and unpublicised nanny-tech in your car, and the trouble with the new copyright directive.
The Money Podcast isse 939 – Merryn talks to Russell Napier
Mar 25 • 34 min
Merryn talks to strategist Russell Napier about China and the US; the best and worst of the world’s currencies; democracy, sovereignty and the EU; and the power of multinational corporations.
The MoneyWeek Podcast 936 - Merryn talks to Alasdair McKinnon about gold
Mar 5 • 34 min
This week, Merryn and John talk about gold, with special guest Alasdair McKinnon, manager of the Scottish Investment Trust, who explains why he’s buying gold – and gold miners – now. (For more on gold miners, see this MoneyWeek magazine cover story by…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 935 - Merryn talks to Bernard Connolly
Feb 20 • 54 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and author Bernard Connolly about how the EU is a protectionist superstate with its roots in the economic relationship between Vichy France and Nazi Germany.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 934 - MMT
Feb 15 • 12 min
In a rare solo podcast, John Stepek talks about the problems with modern monetary theory (MMT; sometimes called the “magic money tree”) – a way for America to fund its “Green New Deal” – and why governments can’t be trusted with it.
The MoneyWeek Podcast 933: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Anand Giridharadas
Feb 4 • 42 min
Merryn talks to best-selling author Anand Girihadas about how the global plutocratic elite has broken the modern world and how economies are rigged to not work for most people; why the EU is “the most important boring thing in the world”; and why a world…
The MoneyWeek Podcast 932: Merryn Somerset Webb meets Bruce Stout
Jan 31 • 42 min
Merryn talks to Bruce Stout, manager of the Murray International Trust, about his fund, how he sees the world, and what he expects from the next few years. (Apologies from Merryn for the imperfect sound quality – she set off to meet Bruce in such…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 931
Jan 23 • 20 min
John and Merryn talk stockmarket sentiment, profit warnings, and whether all the doom-mongers have it wrong on UK stocks; why many assets are on reasonable valuations right now; plus a little bit of Brexit and a tiny bit of Trump.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 930
Jan 15 • 23 min
In a Brexit-free edition of the MoneyWeek podcast, Merryn and John discuss why there’s no such thing as passive investing (and why active fund management does have its uses); ask if we’re really moving into a “post-Buffett era of investment”; and explain…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 927
Dec 20, 2018 • 12 min
In MoneyWeek’s Christmas podcast, John and Merryn talk about the benefits of charities and charitable giving – and the very good reasons for abolishing the Gift Aid system of tax relief for charities.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 926
Dec 17, 2018 • 21 min
In the latest MoneyWeek podcast, Merryn and John talk about Brexit – what happens now, the odds of no deal, a second referendum – and what you can do about it.
The MoneyWeek Podcast meets Jonathan Tepper
Dec 11, 2018 • 26 min
Merryn talks to investor and author Jonathan Tepper, whose book – The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition – attempts to explain just what is wrong with capitalism today, and what can be done about it.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 925
Dec 6, 2018 • 29 min
Merryn and John continue their discussion on Theresa May’s Brexit deal; plus, an explanation of the inverted yield curve (and why it’s so important); and why you really should own some gold.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 924
Nov 30, 2018 • 20 min
John and Merryn discuss Theresa May’s Brexit deal; what might happen next; the chances of an EFTA, EEA or “Norway Plus” deal; and what happens if we end up with no deal at all. Plus, why the notion that the UK is “uninvestable” is preposterous, and indeed…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 922a
Nov 15, 2018 • 33 min
In a bonus edition of the MoneyWeek Podcast, Merryn and economist Paul Hodges have a wide-ranging chat about the state of the global economy and the key indicators that are now starting to point to just how bad things are. Plus, China, globalisation, the…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 922
Nov 15, 2018 • 23 min
In this week’s podcast, Merryn and John talk about why globalisation is a force for good (but is by no means an unstoppable force); plus the arguments for and against investing in China - as explained in detail in this week’s magazine.
The MoneyWeek Podcast Issue 921
Nov 7, 2018 • 22 min
John and Merryn look at the crazy deal that could mark the top of the market and how to adjust your portfolio – making some very bold and specific predictions on the way; plus, our fast-rising life expectancy and what that means for you, your wealth and…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 920
Oct 31, 2018 • 23 min
Merryn and John discuss Jordan Peterson and the nature of truth; muse over the state of politics today; and pick some of the best bits out of Philip Hammond’s phenomenally dull Budget. Sign up FREE for more from Merryn and John here:…
MoneyWeek Podcast issue 919
Oct 24, 2018 • 15 min
MoneyWeek’s editor-in-chief, Merryn Somerset Webb, looks ahead to the Budget next week, and asks what exactly might Chancellor Philip Hammond have in store for us.
The MoneyWeek Podcast Issue 917
Oct 10, 2018 • 21 min
Merryn and John marvel at how out of touch the political classes are; Italy’s debt, the state of the bond markets and a canny bet on the future of the euro; and what art can tell us about where the wider markets are now. Sign up FREE for more from Merryn…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 916
Oct 4, 2018 • 25 min
Merryn and John talk about Amazon’s wage increase, the real reasons behind it and how wage inflation – and real inflation – is coming to an economy near you; Theresa May’s post-Brexit immigration plans and the implications for the economy; oil’s four-year…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 915
Sep 26, 2018 • 21 min
This week, Merryn and John talk about the excitement in the gold market, as Barrick and Randgold merge, how central banks are behind the curve on inflation, and the prospects for the UK property market.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 913
Sep 17, 2018 • 21 min
This week, Merryn and John talk about the great financial crisis; how it was entirely predictable (and was, in fact, seen coming by an awful lot of people, including MoneyWeek); why the response from the world’s financial authorities has solved nothing;…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 908
Aug 15, 2018 • 17 min
This week, John and Merryn discuss the trouble in Turkey and why the country has, for a long time, been a disaster waiting to happen; which assets are worth investing in at the moment; and where the UK property market is to heading next.
The MoneyWeekPodcast issue 906
Jul 25, 2018 • 18 min
This week, John and Merryn look at what’s really behind Britain’s declining productivity growth; what the yield curve is and why we should be worried about it; and Merryn’s forthcoming show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 905
Jul 18, 2018 • 17 min
In this week’s long-awaited new podcast, John and Merryn talk Brexit, and why a second referendum is a non-starter; the EU’s pleasing new trade deal with Japan; UK inflation, wage-growth and house-prices; plus a preview of this week’s cover story on oil.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 899
Jun 11, 2018 • 22 min
This week, Merryn and John talk Donald Trump, the G7 and protectionism; also, Italy and the increasingly widespread desire to reboot civilisation; and does the “bloodbath on the high street” mean it’s time to split up Amazon?
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 896
May 21, 2018 • 28 min
Merryn and John talk about populism, Italy and the next crisis looming for the EU; the end of extreme monetary policy; the problem with democracy (and should we just have less of it?); and the future for the oil price.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 894
May 9, 2018 • 19 min
Merryn and John discuss the UK’s biggest drop in house prices since 2010; the fetishisation of big cities; the inevitability of higher interest rates; the car crash that is the Argentinian economy; and the search for the deal that signals the market top.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 892
Apr 16, 2018 • 17 min
This week, Merryn and John debate Russia – it’s the cheapest market in the world – but should you buy it?
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 889
Mar 26, 2018 • 15 min
This week, Merryn and John look at the most-hated market in the world; are astounded and appalled to realise that the most expensive tracker fund in the UK still exists; and look at a story from Japan that could herald a long-overdue revolution on active…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 888
Mar 23, 2018 • 24 min
Merryn and John talk about turning into contrarian indicators; about the terrifying possibility of companies or governments using our medical data to read our minds; and, more prosaically, about what you should be looking for in a “buy and hold forever”…
The MoneyWeek Podcast Issue 886
Mar 12, 2018 • 26 min
Merryn and John talk about how bull markets die, where we really are in the current one, and whether we could in fact be in the foothills of a massive upsurge in productivity (and how to invest in it if we are). Oh, and poor Neil Woodford. Again.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 885
Mar 5, 2018 • 27 min
Merryn and John discuss the rise of protectionism; big business’s backlash against the US gun lobby; the Italian election and the existential threat to the euro; pensions and pension deficits; and the increasingly complicated world of ISAs.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 884
Feb 27, 2018 • 37 min
John and Merryn mull over another eventful week in the markets. This week, they talk about the “great rotation” - the shift in the bond markets and how that will affect equities – plus inflation and the spectre of the 1970s. Also, private equity,…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 882
Feb 9, 2018 • 19 min
John and Merryn talk about the excitement in the markets over the last few days; the VIX “fear index”; the bonkers deceit at the core of central bankers’ world; and a warning about investment scams, and what to look for so you don’t get caught up.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 881
Feb 5, 2018 • 22 min
It looks as if the stockmarket has finally noticed that the bond bull market of the last 30-odd years really is over. Will all assets now inevitably fall in value? And what - if anything - can investors do? In the latest issue of the MoneyWeek Podcast,…
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 880
Jan 29, 2018 • 23 min
Merryn and John talk through the issues of the week, including the bad behaviour of the large tech companies; stock valuations and the threat of inflation; and the state of the buy-to-let property market.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 879
Jan 19, 2018 • 23 min
John and Merryn talk about what’s in this week’s issue of MoneyWeek magazine, plus the burning issues of the week – including the collapse of Carillion; the end of the bond bull market; and the chances of a Corbyn government.
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 878
Jan 12, 2018 • 20 min
Merryn Somerset Webb and John Stepek discuss MoneyWeek issue 878, plus the other burning issues of the week. Topics covered include the perils and rewards of investing in Russia; wage increases, inflation and the economic cycle; corporate governance and…
Charles Plowden: where to find long-term growth
Mar 24, 2017 • 31 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to professional investor Charles Plowden about investing for long-term growth, and where to find companies that will give above average returns.
Charlie Morris: how to invest in the world of Trump
Mar 17, 2017 • 20 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Charlie Morris, editor of the Fleet Street Letter, about how to invest in the era of Donald Trump.
Diana Choyleva: the unravelling of globalisation
Mar 12, 2017 • 25 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist Diana Choyleva about how globalisation is “unravelling”, and what that means for the world economy.
Mark Slater: finding growth at a reasonable price
Mar 3, 2017 • 22 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to phenomenally successful investor Mark Slater about how he consistently finds good growing companies to buy without breaking the bank.
Paul Mumford: simple steps to successful investing
Feb 21, 2017 • 41 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to veteran fund manager Paul Mumford about the secret of his successful career - and the stocks he’s buying now.
The MoneyWeek Podcast Issue 799 - Britain backs Brexit
Jun 23, 2016 • 19 min
Britain backs Brexit: MoneyWeek’s Merryn Somerset Webb and John Stepek give their immediate reactions to Britain’s momentous EU referendum vote: what does it mean for Britain, what does it mean for Europe, and what does it mean for your money?
#37 - Issue 798
Jun 16, 2016 • 28 min
John & Merryn discuss Brexit
#36 -Gervais Williams: the market is ripe for micro-caps
Mar 31, 2016 • 23 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to smaller companies expert Gervais Williams about why sluggish market growth means now is the time to tuck away some cheap micro-caps in your portfolio.
#34 -Bernard Connolly: the EU is an “explicitly anti-democratic”, crony capitalist state
Mar 24, 2016 • 50 min
Merryn Somerset Webb interviews economist Bernard Connolly about the democratic deficit in the EU, the certainty of a new financial crisis, and what you can do about it.
#35 -Russell Napier: give everybody in China a credit card
Mar 17, 2016 • 30 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economic strategist Russell Napier about quantitative easing, Brexit, and how to get China spending.
#33 - Gary Channon: the three things I look for when buying a company
Mar 3, 2016 • 29 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Phoenix Asset Management’s Gary Channon about what he looks for in an investment, and how he’s made a return of over 12% a year for the last 18 years.
#32 - MoneyWeek Podcast : Issue 883
Mar 3, 2016 • 27 min
John and Merryn discuss the new-look magazine, and the stocks to buy to take advantage of a falling pound. Plus, an update on the MoneyWeek investment trust portfolio, and the ridiculous state of the London property market.
#31 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 782
Feb 25, 2016 • 14 min
Merryn and John explain why they’re backing Brexit, and what’s going on with sterling and interest rates. Plus, has oil hit bottom, and what’s the deal with inflation (hint: it’s alive and well)?
#30 - The MoneyWeek Podcast - Issue 780
Feb 11, 2016 • 19 min
Merryn and John talk about gold miners, rant about negative interest rates (for a change) and ponder the future of dividend stocks.
#29 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: With Anne-Marie Slaughter
Feb 10, 2016 • 18 min
Shaking up the workplace. Merryn Somerset Webb interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter on her new book Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family.
#28 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 779
Feb 7, 2016 • 19 min
Merryn and John pat themselves on the back over a well-timed call on about the only thing that’s going up these days; share the pains of looking at your portfolio when the market is falling hard; and fret over what central banks might do next – no…
#26 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 778
Jan 28, 2016 • 19 min
Japan’s big surprise, stand up for capitalism and driving made easy: Merryn and John talk about the ongoing descent into central banking madness, the way to protect capitalism from itself, and why Hyman Minsky was right about pretty much everything.
#27 - Merryn Somerset Webb interviews Hugo Dixon
Jan 28, 2016 • 45 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to journalist and author Hugo Dixon about why he thinks Britain is better off in Europe than out of it.
#25 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 777
Jan 24, 2016 • 18 min
Learning to love the oil price crash. John Stepek talks to resources specialist Alex Williams about the crashing oil price, the state of global trade and why the popularity of ball bearings bears watching.
#24 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 776
Jan 14, 2016 • 22 min
MoneyWeek Issue 776: Merryn and John find themselves in the unusual position of being on the optimistic side of the market. And Merryn reveals just how insane central bank policies are about to become.
#24 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Craig Yeamen
Jan 14, 2016 • 20 min
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#23 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Dan Denning from Capital and Conflict joins John Stepek
Dec 21, 2015 • 35 min
In the final show for 2015, Dan Denning from Capital and Conflict joins John Stepek to talk about three subjects: the biggest investment surprise of 2015, the most important investment story of 2015, and their favourite book recommendation for the New…
#22.5 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: John joins Capital & Conflict discussing Project Income & buy-to-let
Dec 10, 2015 • 20 min
MoneyWeek editor John Stepek talks about the latest ‘roundtable’ in which investment experts talk about their best ideas and biggest risks for 2016. John also discusses ‘Project Income’ and the effort to give British investors better information on…
#22 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 772
Dec 10, 2015 • 20 min
It’s all over for buy-to-let. Merryn and John talk about the property market - where will house prices go? Free money for all, what will come of Finland’s basic-income experiment.
#21 - The MoneyWeek Podcast - Issue 771
Dec 6, 2015 • 22 min
Merryn and John talk about why gold miners are not uniquely bad businesses, look at the truth about global warming (and investment), and discuss worrying developments in the War on Cash.
#20 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 770
Nov 25, 2015 • 28 min
Merryn and John talk about the changes to buy to let, the house market and George Osborne’s mini budget.
#19 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 769
Nov 19, 2015 • 13 min
Merryn and John talk about the long-term impact of the Paris attacks, collapsing oil prices and the worrying outlook for British dividend stocks.
#18 - The MoneyWeek Podcast - Issue 768
Nov 12, 2015 • 15 min
In this week’s show, Merryn and John discuss how George Osborne is coming after your pension savings, plus Britain’s unfair tax credit system and the generosity of the welfare state.
#17 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: The last 15 years
Nov 5, 2015 • 23 min
John and Merryn discuss the last 15 years of MoneyWeek. Commodities went from bust to boom and back again – is another boom on the horizon? Which market has changed the most? And just what do Aussie pensioners spend their money on?
#16 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to R. Hutchings Vernon
Nov 3, 2015 • 20 min
Merryn somerset Webb talks to Hutch Vernon co-portfolio manager for the Flexible Equity strategy - brown advisory about American equities.
#14 - The MoneyWeek Podcast:Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Gillian Tett
Nov 1, 2015 • 25 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to the FT’s Gillian Tett about interest rates, the bubbles in the US financial system, and how ‘silo thinking’ can be very bad for your wealth.
#15 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Paul Hodges
Nov 1, 2015 • 24 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Paul Hodges about how the current wave of refugees could be the answer to Britain’s demographic time bomb.
#13 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks Peter Frankopan
Oct 29, 2015 • 21 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author and historian Peter Frankopan about Britain’s relationship with the new Silk Roads, and why we need to better understand China.
#11 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 765 - Britain and China’s coy first date
Oct 22, 2015 • 17 min
In this week’s MoneyWeek podcast, Merryn and John talk about Britain’s new romance with China, the decline of the steel industry, and our position in the EU.
#12 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks Dan Hannan
Oct 22, 2015 • 13 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Conservative MEP Dan Hannan about the trouble with the European Union, and why Britain would be better off out of it.
#10 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 764 - Robot farmers and EU nonsense
Oct 15, 2015 • 16 min
Merryn and John discuss this week’s magazine. Merryn talks about how robots could take over our farms – and why that’s a good thing – and John gets all worked up about nonsense EU statistics that just won’t die.
#09 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to David Smith
Oct 15, 2015 • 39 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Economics Editor of the UK Sunday Times and author David Smith, about his new book Something Will Turn Up.
#08 - The MoneyWeek podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Matt Ridley
Oct 7, 2015 • 25 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Matt Ridley, about how, despite what many people want to believe, nobody is in control of the world economy – and that’s exactly how it should be.
#06 - The MoneyWeek podcast: Issue 762 - What VW and the African aid industry have in common
Oct 1, 2015 • 20 min
Merryn and John discuss this week’s magazine. It’s all about skewed incentives this week: they explain why we can expect a lot more scandals like VW, why the aid industry is holding back Africa, and why big companies aren’t anywhere near as safe as…
#07 - The MoneyWeek podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Alex Perry
Oct 1, 2015 • 34 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author Alex Perry about how the global aid industry is corrupting the continent of Africa and holding it back from realising its vast potential.
#05 - The MoneyWeek podcast: Austrian economics and Europe
Sep 24, 2015 • 36 min
Dan Denning of Capital and Conflict and MoneyWeek’s John Stepek talk to Dr Barbara Kolm, president of the Hayek Institute and director of the Austrian Economics Centre in Vienna about the European Union, immigration, and what low interest rates are doing…
#04 - The MoneyWeek podcast: Issue 761 - The coming war on cash
Sep 23, 2015 • 11 min
Merryn and John talk about this week’s edition of MoneyWeek, including our panel of experts’ generally positive views on China; the danger that our cash is going to be taken away from us in the Bank of England’s latest wheeze to combat deflation; and a…
#03 - The MoneyWeek podcast: Issue 760 - The Fed bottles it again
Sep 17, 2015 • 19 min
Merryn Somerset Webb and John Stepek talk about the burning issues of the week – including how the Fed bottled it again on raising interest rates, how ‘silo thinking’ caused the financial crisis, and how it could cause the next.
#02 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn Somerset Webb talks to James Fergusson
Sep 14, 2015 • 25 min
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author James Fergusson about how climate change and diminishing resources – particularly water – are driving migration. And how this is just the start.
#01 - The MoneyWeek Podcast: Issue 759 - Corbyn And Trump, barbarians at the gate
Sep 10, 2015 • 17 min
Merryn and John discuss the issues in this week’s magazine, including the rise of populism in the UK, US and Europe in the wake of the financial crisis and the politicians’ and central banks’ response to it.