This is Money with Georgie Frost, editor Simon Lambert and Product and Knowledge editor Sarah Davidson. Autumn is here and with it an ill wind through the savings market. Why are things looking so bleak and are there any warm spots to be found out there? There’s a hurricane happening in politics, the team offer some tips on how to weather the Brexit storm…find out if we should really be stock piling food and take a look at how Labours Right to Buy plans would work for renters and buy-to-letters. Plus just how much better for the environment are electric vehicles? And don’t forget you can stay up to date with all the latest, breaking money news, just go to thisismoney.co.uk or download the app.
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: Lululemon jumps on strong growth in men’s sales and an improved outlook; Docusign delivers big returns on e-signatures; And Slack slips after its first earnings report as a public company. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, PagerDuty, WeWork, and Zoom Video. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag, and communications expert Emily Hoffman teaches us how to navigate crucial conversations.
Chris Hill, Andy Cross, Ron Gross, Jason Moser, Emily Hoffman
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: What should investors be watching for the rest of 2019? Which stocks should investors keep on a short leash? And which stocks are we even more bullish on? Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser tackle those questions and offer up some business predictions. Plus, food and beverage industry analyst David Henkes talks restaurants, the rise of delivery, “ghost kitchens”, and the two trends investors should be watching.
This week, This is Money takes a look at a raft of inter-generation financial divide stories that have popped up in August. This includes why those born in the 1980s have less disposable income than those born in the 1970s according to the Office for National Statistics and why the Bank of Mum and Dad is creaking. Assistant editor Lee Boyce, reporter George Nixon and host Georgie Frost run the rule over these statistics, along with proposals to raise the state pension age to 75. This was from a right-wing think tank The Centre for Social Justice and has left many industry experts irate. We also discuss data showing that two thirds of older people say they feel hurt by the inter-generational financial criticism that they are lording it up at the expense of younger generations. We also talk metal bank cards – why on earth would you want one and who is offering them?
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: Abi Malin, Motley Fool Analyst, joins us to answer your questions including how to separate the wheat from the chaff on your watchlist, owning a home versus renting, the deal with dividends, and more.
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: Target shares hit an all-time high; 2nd-quarter profits for both Home Depot and Lowe’s were higher than expected; And sports retailers Foot Locker, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Hibbett Sports continue to struggle. Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser analyze the retail landscape as they search for market-beating stocks. We discuss the latest with Intuit, Salesforce.com, Nordstrom, Baidu, Hasbro, Entertainment One, American Tower, Lyft, and Bilibili. Plus, a conversation with Dan Albert, author of Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless.
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, most of us have only a vague idea of how much we should be saving. Jeannie Thompson, Head of Workplace Solutions Thought Leadership at Fidelity Investments, explains the company’s age-based savings guidelines, the cost of health care in retirement, and how retirement planning can present more challenges for women.
It's fair to say environmental issues have moved to the forefront of the agenda in recent times. This week, editor Simon Lambert, assistant editor Lee Boyce and host Georgie Frost take a look at potential changes you can make to help the pound in your pocket turn a little greener. Simon explains his rallying cry for us to be his acronym 'Layby' rather than being labelled 'Nimbys'. Layby – or look after your back yard – is a movement to look after the country we live in. When it comes to investing, there is a growing movement where savers who want to combat climate change invest a small amount of money in the very companies eco-activists traditionally rally against, such as fossil fuel giants Shell and BP – so why? What can you do to be a more eco-friendly tourist? And finally… it's hard enough trying to predict how rapidly a normal car will depreciate, but estimating the loss of value of an electric vehicle is a whole other ball game. We reveal all.
Walmart stock pops on another strong quarter, while shares of Macy's and Tapestry both suffer double-digit losses. Ron Gross and Jason Moser analyse the current state of retail and share why they believe Nordstrom and Under Armour have genuine opportunities to improve their standing with investors. We discuss the latest with General Electric, NVIDIA, Darden Restaurants, Berkshire-Hathaway, and Hologic. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner discusses when to sell, when to add to your winners, investing takeaways from his recent trip to China, and his upcoming investor presentation on August 20th. (For more information on David Gardner's investor presentation visit http://Blast.Fool.com.)
Welcome to the This is Money with Georgie Frost, Editor Simon Lambert and assistant editor Lee Boyce
Coming up on this week’s show…the pound.
Bruised and battered by Brexit, it took another blow last week with some gloomy news about the UK economy.
But with a no-deal potentially in the offing, how much more of a pounding will sterling take?
The team look at what lies behind the decline, indeed why it’s fallen so much when jobs, wages and inflation aren’t doing badly, and what this means for interest rates and for the pound in your pocket.
And don’t forget you can stay up to date with all the latest, breaking money news, just go to thisismoney.co.uk or download the app.