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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: The latest mini-Budget, Mark Sedwill's departure and the American election

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The latest mini-Budget, Mark Sedwill's departure and the American election
Political commentator Mike Indian looks at Rishi Sunak's latest min-Budget and gives his progress report on the Chancellor's achievements so far. He explains the departure of the country's most senior civil servant, Mark Sedwill and he assesses how Sir Keir Starmer is doing as the Opposition Leader. He also casts his eye across the Atlantic to the United States where Donald Trump's rival, Joe Biden, is now ahead in the polls.
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Mike Indian


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Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: Overcoming Negative Thinking

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: Overcoming Negative Thinking
Adam Cox is joined again by clinical hypnotherapist and founder of Limitless Mind Coaching, Matt Cullen. Matt shares what it means to think negatively and why this happens so frequently for so many people. They discuss why the standard advice of “being kind to yourself” doesn't really work, and what can be done to turn negative thinking around. They then discuss what it means to be limitless and how limitations can be overcome to create powerful changes.
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Matt Cullen


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Matt Dickson

Policy Matters: Discrimination in the labour market – and what policymakers can do about it

Matt Dickson
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Policy Matters

Policy Matters: Discrimination in the labour market – and what policymakers can do about it
In this episode of Policy Matters, hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson discuss a non-COVID-19 policy topic that has been prominent in recent months following the recent Black Lives Matter protests: the ethnic inequalities that exist in socio-economic outcomes in the UK. Examining the issue from an academic viewpoint, Franz initially explains how labour economists define discrimination and how theoretically classical economics would expect labour market discrimination on the basis of race or gender to be eliminated by market forces. Matt and Franz go on to discuss how reality clashes with this theory, setting out the extent of contemporary ethnic and gender pay inequalities and some of the issues with analysis that seeks to explain away the large differences in pay between men and women and between white workers and those of other ethnicities. The discussion continues by looking at studies directly highlighting discrimination in hiring in both the UK and the US, before concluding with thoughts on what policymakers could do to address these longstanding inequalities.
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Franz Buscha


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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: They Learn It By Watching You, All Right?!

Motley Fool Answers
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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: They Learn It By Watching You, All Right?!
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's show, Fool.com contributor, Brian Feroldi, joins the team on how to teach kids of all ages about money and investing including conversation starters, key concepts, and more.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Brian Feroldi


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Will a stamp duty holiday and Rishi's rescue be enough?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Will a stamp duty holiday and Rishi's rescue be enough?
The showstopper was a big stamp duty cut, the important element was about keeping jobs afloat, and the rabbit out of the hat was a great British meal deal. But the question is, was Rishi Sunak splashing the cash in the summer statement enough to get the nation’s confidence back in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, or will real recovery require more down the line? On this week’s podcast, Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce, and Georgie Frost run the rule over the Chancellor’s performance (spoiler alert, he’s good) and the substance of his speech (you’ll have to listen to the show for the verdict on that). They also ask the awkward question of how are we going to pay for all this – and does that even matter right now? Plus, was that a killer blow for the ‘bad tax’ that is stamp duty; will a £1,000 bung be enough for a company to keep someone in work; how badly will the hospitality industry be hit; and just how crazy would you have called someone who forecast at the start of the year that by summer we’d have an official Eat Out to Help Out scheme? Listen to the podcast to hear the team’s verdict on all this and more.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money: Buffett’s Buy and the Future of Restaurants

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Buffett’s Buy and the Future of Restaurants
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: Retailers continue to struggle as Bed Bath & Beyond announces plans to close more than 20% of its stores over the next two years: Levi’s sales fall more than 60% for the second quarter; Berkshire Hathaway buys Dominion Energy’s natural gas assets; SiriusXM buys Stitcher; And Kraft Heinz makes mayonnaise ice cream a reality! Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Zoom Video Communications and Rollins. Plus, food and beverage industry analyst David Henkes discusses the current state of the restaurant industry, Uber's acquisition of Postmates, and what restaurants will look like post-pandemic.
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Chris Hill


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Bootleg Soviet helicopters

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Bootleg Soviet helicopters
Tech guru Steve Caplin looks at staycation scams, at a bootleg Soviet helicopter operations in Moldova, at the internet balloons floating over Kenya, at the failure of the massively-funded short-video platform Quibi, at how windows could be filled with water to control room temperatures, at the OTHER words and phrases that can be used to trigger voice assistants and at a new version of the E-Type Jaguar that would set you back a cool million pounds.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: The Assistant, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga & Dark Waters

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: The Assistant, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga & Dark Waters
James Cameron-Wilson looks (though his fingers) at the first UK box office chart since March as the some cinemas reopen, though with many re-releases rather than new product. He reviews The Assistant, Will Ferrell in Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and the story of a true-life corporate scandal, Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: E-sports, Boohoo & Persimmon

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: E-sports, Boohoo & Persimmon
Joe Healey of The Share Centre looks athlete rise and rise of e-sports and how investors might capitalise on the sector. He also looks at recent news from Persimmon and Boohoo. Looking ahead, he suggests what we might expect when we hear from Ocado, Experian and Halma.
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Joe Healey


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Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: Getting resourceful with Professor Gordon Emmerson

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: Getting resourceful with Professor Gordon Emmerson
Adam Cox speaks to the leading expert on Ego State Therapy and founder of Resource Therapy, Professor Gordon Emmerson. They discuss why the model of different parts of the unconscious is useful, and why these parts are often in conflict. Gordon explains the difference between Ego State Therapy and Resource Therapy – and how quickly change can take place. He also shares that the person and resource state he would most want to adopt is that of Nelson Mandela, whose ability to turn hate and injustice into something positive was second to none.
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Professor Gordon Emmerson


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