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Ed Bowsher

BP reveals slick Q1, moves back into black

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

BP reveals slick Q1, moves back into black
BP has released its first quarter results today, revealing that - on a replacement cost basis - it's gone back in the black. Is this all down to the recently rising oil price or are other factors at play? For more on this and the day's corporate news, Ed Bowsher spoke to Dan Thomas, Deputy Companies Editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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Georgie Frost

Can hacking really damage Netflix?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Can hacking really damage Netflix?
Over the weekend streaming giant Netflix has been held to ransom by hackers who released ten episodes of hit series Orange is the New Black after their demands went unmet. So do cyber security threats such as this really represent a growing risk to the entertainment industry? Share Radio's Tom Hill joined Georgie Frost in the studio to explain more.
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Tom Hill


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Nigel Cassidy

20 year old makes £360k from creating hacking software

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

20 year old makes £360k from creating hacking software
A court's heard that a teenager made about £360,000 by creating computer hacking software which cost universities, gaming websites and other businesses millions of pounds. 20 year old Adam Mudd from Hertfordshire, has already admitted offences under the Computer Misuse Act. But the report also acknowledges that teenagers are often looking to secure bragging rights with their friends, rather than for any more malevolent motive.
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Phil Beckett


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Ed Bowsher

Sports Direct buys American businesses, but markets aren't happy

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Sports Direct buys American businesses, but markets aren't happy
Sports Direct has bought into some US businesses, buying 50 sports stores in the US including Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports. The previous owner of the stores, who sold them to Sports Direct for $100m, had filed for bankruptcy. For more on this and other company news, Ed Bowsher spoke to Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda.
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Craig Erlam


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Ed Bowsher

Is Trump testing the mettle of the US economy with possible steel tariffs?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Is Trump testing the mettle of the US economy with possible steel tariffs?
Donald Trump has launched a security review that could lead to heavy tariffs on steel imports. Analysts are now asking if this a step toward a full-blown trade war with China. Ed Bowsher was joined by Nandini Ramakrishan, Global market strategist at JP Morgan, to discuss this and some of the big macros news of the day in more detail.
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Nandini Ramakrishan


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Ed Bowsher

"We haven't been able to regain that lost ground." Chris Beauchamp on the day's macro news.

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

"We haven't been able to regain that lost ground." Chris Beauchamp on the day's macro news.
US futures are down, 10-year Treasury yields are at five week low, and oil prices are sliding. What's going on? Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Beauchamp, Chief Market Analyst at IG to discuss this and more of the day's big macro news.
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Chris Beauchamp


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Georgie Frost

How will Brexit impact the tech industry?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How will Brexit impact the tech industry?
With Article 50 triggered and the Brexit process underway what next for the UK's tech industry? There's been a 10% reduction of skilled tech workers from within the EU relocating to the UK over the last year and even homegrown talent has been moving elsewhere. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to James Parsons, CEO and founder of resourcing solutions company, the Arrows Group, about the impact of Brexit.
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James Brydges


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Ed Bowsher

BT hit with 'unprecedented' fine

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

BT hit with 'unprecedented' fine
BT has been fined £42m by Ofcom for failing to compensate rivals after delays to broadband installation - a record figure. They'll also have to pay around £300m in compensation to rivals. Plus Stagecoach loses South Western franchise to FirstGroup and Hong Kong firm MTR and YouGov reveals its results. Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for the day's company stories.
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Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

Trump's healthcare fail puts markets on edge

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Trump's healthcare fail puts markets on edge
Donald Trump's failure to muster Republican support for his new healthcare plan has left the White House reeling and markets jittery. Plus what to expect as Article 50 is triggered and more strong economic data from Germany. Alastair McCaig, director of investment management at Fern Wealth, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Alastair McCaig


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Pension blues

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

This is Money: Pension blues
Welcome to the This is Money Show on Share Radio, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. Retirement just got more complicated this week with proposals put forward to raise the state pension age to 70 whilst further question marks hang over the triple lock. Pensions seem to be the subject of wider controversy though as we hear nearly a fifth of women are retiring without any personal or company pension. Saving up anything for retirement also got more challenging this week though with the latest inflation statistics. A temporary peak or will the Bank of England finally move on interest rates? Answering all this and more Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also this week we find out how banks and cheques are getting a 21st Century upgrade.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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