ETFs (exchange traded funds) have revolutionised the investment world, offering a wide range of new opportunities for private investors. A new book on the funds has just been published called ‘The Ultimate ETF Guidebook’. Beginners can easily read the book, and more experienced investors will probably find fresh insight as well. In the latest edition of The Big Call, Ed Bowsher talks to the co-author of the book, David Stevenson.
James Cameron Wilson reviews ‘I, Tonya’, the new movie about the former Olympic skater, Tonya Harding. James is very positive about the film and thinks that Margot Robbie deserves the Best Actress gong at next week’s Oscars. But he fears the award will go elsewhere. James also looks at the continuing success of ‘The Greatest Showman’ with its soundtrack hitting No 1 in the music charts. Finally, James looks at the new DVD release of ‘The Party’ Kristin Scott Thomas and Emily Mortimer.
Our weekly catch up with Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor in Chief of MoneyWeek. She joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the line to preview articles from this week's issue including why people are valuing new media stocks based on Snap's IPO.
It was an Oscars to be remembered, but possibly for the wrong reasons. La La Land was incorrectly announced as Best Picture winner but Moonlight actually took the gong. PwC, the firm responsible for handing out the verdicts, has come under severe criticism for the blunder. Film critic James Cameron-Wilson joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss what happened.
It's time for our weekly catch up with MoneyWeek magazine, not with Merryn Somerset Webb this week, instead with John Stepek, Executive Editor of the magazine. John joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the line to preview articles from this week's issue.
It's time for another one of our weekly book reviews. Today Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by American entrepreneur Terri Sjodin, author of 'Scrappy' - a little book about choosing to play big. It tells the stories of extraordinary people who play scrappy in order to attain elusive goals - from a Girl Scout who sold 117 boxes of cookies in 2 hours outside a medical marijuana dispensary to the founder of the Rainforest Cafe restaurant chain. Tune in to see how such a fighting spirit can allow you to attain your goals faster and easier.
Welcome to the Business of Sport with Michael Considine.
On the show this week.
Premier League transfer window spending has breached a billion pounds for the first time. Football finance expert Rob Wilson gives his take on what this psychological barrier means.
After the success of the Womens hockey team at the Olympics, what's next for the sport in the UK? Rich Beer, Development Director at England Hockey joins us.
And of course Joe Aldridge has Extra Time.
Satyajit Das, Australian former banker and corporate treasurer, turned consultant and now author discusses his book "A Banquet of Consequences". He believes that the factors that caused the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 have not been addressed and he discussed this and more with Ed Bowsher.