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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: A look at crowdfunding platforms Wealthify and Crowd for Angels

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: A look at crowdfunding platforms Wealthify and Crowd for Angels
Welcome to Crowdfunders with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher, the show that covers peer-to-peer lending and all other forms of alternative finance. On this week's show: Ed focuses on two businesses that are raising cash on equity crowdfunding platforms at the moment. One is a robo-investment platform called Wealthify - it's a low-cost online investment service that picks investments for its customers based on their attitude to risk. Ed also investigates a crowdfunding platform called Crowd for Angels that is currently raising money to grow its business.

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Ed Bowsher

The WiseAlpha VCT & EIS Investor Forum 2016 is this November - Modwenna Rees-Mogg explains why you should consider attending

Ed Bowsher
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The Investment Hour with Ed Bowsher

The WiseAlpha VCT & EIS Investor Forum 2016 is this November - Modwenna Rees-Mogg explains why you should consider attending
If you like the idea of tax breaks, you may want to consider Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) - they enable you to invest in young businesses whilst benefiting from big tax breaks. The Government's Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) might also attract you for the same reason. And if you want to find out more about these vehicles, you might want to attend the WiseAlpha VCT & EIS Investor Forum 2016, which is happening in London on November 24th To find out more, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Modwenna Rees Mogg, Chair of this investor forum.

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Ed Bowsher

Where is the world of commodity investment headed?

Ed Bowsher
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Global Perspectives with Ed Bowsher

Where is the world of commodity investment headed?
Today was a good day for commodity investors given that the share prices of big mining companies were on the up. But if you step back from today's activities, the last three years haven't been such a good period for the world of commodities - especially when you look at the prices of commodities such as copper, So to look at where commodities might go from here, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Nitesh Shah, Director and Commodities Strategist at ETF Securities.

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Juliette Foster

My Portfolio with John Lee: David Rugg of Christie and Co joins us in studio

Juliette Foster
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My Portfolio with Lord John Lee

My Portfolio with John Lee: David Rugg of Christie and Co joins us in studio
Share Radio's Steve Clarke is joined in the studio by Lord Lee, author of the book "How to Make a Million Slowly: My Guiding Principles from a Lifetime of Successful Investing" and writer of a weekly FT column, and David Rugg, Chief Executive at Christie and Co., which is one of the companies that John has invested in. Discussed in the studio today: What makes a good investment decision? Considered from the point of view of the investor, and the invested.

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Juliette Foster

The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's apprentices

Juliette Foster
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The Apprentice Investor

The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's apprentices
This is a new edition of The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the programme will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build their own share portfolios. They're allowed a minimum of eight stocks from different sectors which they've been buying and selling through the Share Centre. Our two apprentice investors today are Valsa de Winter and Matt Cox - and giving us his verdict on their efforts is Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher.

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: The Innovative Finance ISA, assessing Seedrs

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: The Innovative Finance ISA, assessing Seedrs
This is 'Crowdfunders', the Share Radio programme that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance. On today's show, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher discusses a report which looks at the investment performance of one of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms: Seedrs Ed also finds out about the latest developments with the Innovative Finance ISA. This ISA still hasn't really got up and running yet - even though it was supposed to be widely available from April.

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Ed Bowsher

Should you invest in biotech? Tom Bulford gives his say

Ed Bowsher
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The Investment Hour with Ed Bowsher

Should you invest in biotech? Tom Bulford gives his say
Biotech stocks often appeal to private investors because they can deliver big rewards. But with big potential rewards come substantial risk. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher discusses Biotech stocks with Tom Bulford, Editor of the 'Breakthrough Biotech' newsletter and former City fund manager.

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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Ethical investments

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Ethical investments
In this week’s edition Sarah looks at ethical investing – what it involves and how you can make money from it. It’s been around for more than 30 years, but how many of us know what it means, let alone do it?
Guests:

John Ditchfield, Simon Clements, Becky O’Connor, Dan Hird


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Soy Lattes or Despair? Take your pick.

Georgie Frost
This is Money: Soy Lattes or Despair? Take your pick.
Welcome to This is Money, presented in partnership with NS&I. On this episode we're seeing the quicksand deepening for savers, as another base rate cut looms, and savings rates plummet through the floor. Bad news especially those under 30, the so-called Millenials or YOLO Generation. But is it their fault they know so little about money, and have even less hope for the future? We'll also be looking at some spare change that could bring you a mint, critical illness insruance that doesn't necessarily cover you for critical illnesses, and the greatest weapon in the fight against scammers: Information. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost, in partnership with NS&I
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Juliette Foster

The Share Centre: Ian Forrest reviews this week's market activity - Sports Direct's difficulties, Dixon doesn't detect Brexit, & more

Juliette Foster
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The Week Ahead

The Share Centre: Ian Forrest reviews this week's market activity - Sports Direct's difficulties, Dixon doesn't detect Brexit, & more
Ian Forrest, Investment Research Analyst at the Share Centre, reviews this week's stock market activity with Share Radio's Juliette Foster. They discuss a tumultuous week for Sports Direct, Dixon's inability to detect any Brexit effect on sales, Ashtead's difficulty with the weak sterling, and Microfocus buys HP's software division. They also look ahead to Next and WM Morrison.

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