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Motley Fool Answers: A Westerner’s Guide to China

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Motley Fool Answers: A Westerner’s Guide to China
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 we’re joined by Motley Fool Analyst Ben Ra to discuss how China’s history influences its mindset on capitalism and business.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Ben Ra


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Peter Urwin

Economist Questions: Women Vs Capitalism - Why We Can’t Have It All in a Free Market Economy

Peter Urwin
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Economist Questions

Economist Questions: Women Vs Capitalism - Why We Can’t Have It All in a Free Market Economy
Peter Urwin is joined by economist Vicky Pryce to talk about her latest book, discussing gender equality. Vicky argues we cannot rely on the free market to bring about gender equality. In theory we might expect discrimination to be short-lived in competitive markets, as it is an inefficient use of resources; this is clearly not happening, however, and Vicky makes a strong case for more forceful intervention to rectify the market failures that perpetuate gender inequality. An inherent short-termism in the capitalist system, a continuing level of support for motherhood that is insufficient, and various conscious/unconscious forms of bias all contribute to this failure of markets. The proposed solutions are radical, but without significant public intervention we will continue to waste vast amounts of female potential.
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Vicky Pryce


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Motoring special - Buying electric cars and are insurers gaming drivers?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Motoring special - Buying electric cars and are insurers gaming drivers?
What’s the best new or used electric car on the market, would buying your insurance on the day you need it drive up the price, and does London’s diesel-crunching ULEZ make sense? Those are the questions and more on this motoring special edition of the This is Money Podcast. On it, Georgie Frost and Simon Lambert are joined by deputy motoring editor Rob Hull to talk cars and money. First up, is our exclusive on how insurers are sneakily pushing up prices for those who buy cover close to when they need it - bad news if you want to choose and buy a car and then drive it away. The team also look at attempts to crack down on older petrol and diesel cars, such as London’s ULEZ. Simon argues that one of the key problems is not how good new electric cars are (albeit they are now pretty good) but the issue of buying second hand and the limited choice and consumer concerns. Meanwhile, Rob says that although a brand new electric car may be tempting to those committed to greener motoring, many buyers are likely to sit on their hands expecting a better choice of longer range vehicles to arrive soon.
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Simon Lambert, Rob Hull


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Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money: Disney’s Latest Magic, Facebook’s Latest Challenge

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Money: Disney’s Latest Magic, Facebook’s Latest Challenge
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: Disney earnings produce some magic; Gap gets a new look; And Zillow raises the roof. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Roku, Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive, Match Group, Booking Holdings, Tripadvisor, Expedia, Uber, and Papa John’s. They also share why they’re keeping an eye on Adobe, Boston Omaha, and Baozun. Plus, The Facebook Effect author David Kirkpatrick talks Mark Zuckerberg, tech breakups, and the future of Facebook.
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Chris Hill


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Motley Fool Answers: October Mailbag

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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: October Mailbag
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 ee're answering your questions around the scariest of subjects: Taxes! The kiddie tax, tax implications of retiring overseas, do you really have to pay taxes on every little dividend, and more.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Winter is coming

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Winter is coming
This is Money, with Georgie Frost, editor Simon Lambert and Assistant editor Lee Boyce. And in this episode: the clocks have gone back, winter is a coming…but are the burglars! So the team will give you the top tips on how to keep your home safe in the dark. Also, they run through some of the consumer rights we get wrong and whether booking through a third party will affect credit card claims. Should you help your kids pay off their student loan or save for a house; and do you need a pension 'wake-up' call? Plus…we all love a good coin story but what about comic books?
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money: Amazon's Investments, Tesla's Surprising Profit

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Amazon's Investments, Tesla's Surprising Profit
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: Amazon slips as one-day shipping costs rise; Microsoft climbs higher thanks to growth in the cloud; Tesla generates its best day in six years; Southwest Airlines reports record earnings despite MAX headwinds; And Biogen surges on encouraging results from a discontinued Alzheimer’s drug. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from eBay, Hasbro, Hershey, PayPal, Twitter, and Visa. Plus, we debate overrated and underrated Halloween candies and share three stocks on our radar.
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Chris Hall


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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: Thunderdome of Stocks

Motley Fool Answers
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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: Thunderdome of Stocks
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: we’re pitting the most recent graduates of The Motley Fool’s Investor Development Program against each other in a stock pitching battle. Four stocks enter. You vote for the winner.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Does loyalty pay?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Does loyalty pay?
What's the difference between loyalty and inertia? Do we get too little reward for the former and show too much of the latter when it comes to shopping and banking? That's the question Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce and host Georgie Frost tackle in the podcast this week. It comes as Tesco – one of the original loyalty scheme pioneers – revealed its new paid-for Clubcard Plus, costing £7.99 per month. Meanwhile, Nationwide Building Society has also announced it is scrapping its hugely popular loyalty savings accounts held by 1.6million people. Which are the firms and organisations the team feel some loyalty too - and what are the ones they stick with out of sheer laziness? And with another small energy firm going bust, should we in fact be staying 'loyal' to some of the established giants for peace of mind? Elsewhere, we look at a study comparing the costs of buying and renting a home claiming the former could leave you £350,000 better off: do we finally have conclusive evidence?
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money: Retail roundup, Online Advertising, and Coca-Cola’s Latest Buzz

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Retail roundup, Online Advertising, and Coca-Cola’s Latest Buzz
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: Netflix reports strong international growth but shares slip on slowing domestic growth; UnitedHealth rises on healthy earnings; And Coca-Cola serves up big revenues thanks to zero-sugar sodas and Coca-Cola Plus Coffee. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and the latest from American Express, Ameris Bancorp, Atlassian, Intuitive Surgical, and Yum! Brands. Plus, we take stock in the retail industry (with the holidays looming) and the state of online advertising.
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Chris Hill


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