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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: WPP, D S Smith, William Hill & Melrose

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The Week That Was

The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: WPP, D S Smith, William Hill & Melrose
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent announcements from WPP, D S Smith, William Hill and Melrose Industries and looks ahead to what we might expect from Associated British Foods.
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Ian Forrest


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The Business of Film: Searching

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Searching
James Cameron-Wilson casts his eye over a quieter week at the UK box office. He reviews web thriller Searching and outrageous puppet movie The Happytime Murders. He also discusses the French movie Custody, now out for home release.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Motley Fool: What should investors be watching for the rest of 2018?

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool: What should investors be watching for the rest of 2018?
What should investors be watching for the rest of 2018? What are investors missing in today’s market? Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger tackle those questions and share a few stocks on their radar. Plus, best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell...
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Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Malcolm Gladwell


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was, and The Week Ahead: Bunzl, James Fisher & The S&P 500

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was

The Week That Was, and The Week Ahead: Bunzl, James Fisher & The S&P 500
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks back at results from Bunzl and James Fisher and looks at why UK markets are so lacklustre compared to those making fresh highs in the United States. He also looks ahead to forthcoming results from WPP, Barratt Developments, Berkeley Group and Melrose Industries.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Sino-Russian war games, Taliban losses and UK black-market guns

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Sino-Russian war games, Taliban losses and UK black-market guns
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University talks to Simon Rose about the biggest war games since the end of the Cold War and why the Russians have invited the Chinese to take part. He also discusses whether the Taliban are on the back foot in Afghanistan and uses the discovery of a gun factory in East Sussex to look at the history of the UK government cracking down on gun ownership.
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Professor Tim Evans


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Business of Film: The Children Act

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

Business of Film: The Children Act
James Cameron-Wilson looks at a UK box office that continues to thrive, with takings up massively on 2017. He reviews the week's new films, including BlacKkKlansman, The Spy Who Dumped Me and The Children Act. Liking the latter enormously, he wonders why it is showing in so few screens despite having the second-best per screen average. He also recommends, on home release, In The Fade, starring Diane Kruger.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robotic aerial sheepdogs

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robotic aerial sheepdogs
Steve Caplin discusses robotic aerial sheepdogs (with performance problems), the French crows tidying litter, copycat scientists trying to ween us off salt, sound technology to let four people in a car listen to different music, the "Where's Waldo?" facial recognition robot, an expandable electric car, magnetic eyelashes and problems with unfettered electric bikes.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool: The Bull Market’s Historic Run Is Still Going

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool: The Bull Market’s Historic Run Is Still Going
Target posts its best quarter in a decade, Alibaba drops despite a strong first quarter report, Pepsi buys SodaStream, Gap struggles with its namesake brand, Investors put sports retailers in the penalty box, and Lowe’s hits an all-time high.

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Simon Rose

Share Interview: The case for apprenticeships

Simon Rose
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Share Radio Interview

Share Interview: The case for apprenticeships
With the heavy push towards university education in recent years, have we been neglecting apprenticeships as an option for school-leavers? Simon Rose talked to Neil Hammond of the National Careers Service and Josh Tapper, former star of Gogglebox, who took up an apprenticeship in the Civil Service. They both believe the pendulum needs to swing back towards technical and vocational training.
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Neil Hammond, Josh Tapper


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Corbyn, a no-deal Brexit & Trump

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Corbyn, a no-deal Brexit & Trump
Political commentator Mike Indian, author of the Groucho Tendency blog, looks at Jeremy Corbyn's Edinburgh speech, assessing his attitude towards journalism, new media and the BBC. He also looks at the Government's no-deal Brexit plans and the divisiveness of the calls for a second EU referendum. He also wonders how the calls for Donald Trump's impeachment might affect the US President's behaviour.
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Mike Indian


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