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The Business of Film: Fisherman's Friends

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Fisherman's Friends
James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office chart, topped by Captain Marvel for the second week. UK comedy drama Fisherman's Friends enters at #2 while What Men Want, a remake of the Mel Gibson film What Women Wan, debuts at #3. James's DVD of the week is the Steve McQueen film Widows, starring Viola Davis and Liam Neeson. It, too, is a remake, of a Lynda La Plante 80s UK TV series.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
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: Boeing’s 737 Max gets grounded; Facebook makes some changes at the top; And Ulta Beauty reports stylish earnings. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser, and 1623 Capital Portfolio Manager Jeff Fischer, discuss those stories and dig into the latest from Adobe Systems, MongoDB, Oracle, Stitch Fix, and Uber. Plus, Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney talks Theranos and his new HBO documentary, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley.
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Chris Hill, Ron Gross, Jason Moser, Jeff Fischer, Alex Gibney


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Cineworld, Standard Life Aberdeen & Morrisons

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Cineworld, Standard Life Aberdeen & Morrisons
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Cineworld (boosted by the acquisition of Regal in the United States, Standard Life Aberdeen and Wm Morrison, still facing tough competition in the supermarket sector. He looks ahead to numbers from Kingfisher and Ocado, which might reveal the effect of the Andover fire and have more light to shed on the M&S deal.
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Ian Forrest


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The Bigger Picture: The Chancellor; Taxes, Tariffs & Debt; the Chernobyl cover-up

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The Chancellor; Taxes, Tariffs & Debt; the Chernobyl cover-up
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University looks at the state of the UK economy in the wake of the Spring Statement. He looks at taxes, tariffs and debt, pointing out that despite the perceptions of many, the UK is a high-tax economy. He explains why the Conservatives are reluctant to get rid of the deficit entirely. And, as a new book is published, he looks at Chernobyl and the way in which - it now appears - the Soviet Union minimised and covered up the extraordinary extent of the disaster.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: Captain Marvel

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Captain Marvel
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the box office phenomenon that is Captain Marvel, taking nearly £13m in its first weekend and disproving, as with Wonder Woman, the traditional Hollywood studio view that films with female leads do not succeed with the general public. With no other new film making the top ten (Everybody Knows with Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz made only #13), James's DVD of the week was Sink The Bismarck, the 1960 film starring Kenneth More.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Jet-powered flying motorbikes

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Jet-powered flying motorbikes
Steve Caplin salivates over a jet-powered flying motorbike as well as a 5-seat flying car with massive range and speed - if it works. Shark denticles could help us improve aerodynamics. Citymapper is offering discounted London travel passes. Ikea is to sell pollutant-resistant curtains. There's an exploding Kalashnikov drone, mice that can see in the dark and a camping torch which would make a Swiss Army Knife envious. And Steve explains why using his Swiss Army Knife meant he couldn't use is Swiss Army Knife for some time afterwards!
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Spring Statement 2019

Simon Rose
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View from the Budget

Spring Statement 2019
Listen here Philip Hammond's Spring Statement speech.

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A View From: Analysis of the Spring Statement 2019

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A View from ...

A View From: Analysis of the Spring Statement 2019
What can we learn from Philip Hammond's Spring Statement? In conversation with Simon Rose, Ed Bowsher examines the runes. The Statement concentrated on the OBR's latest predictions for the UK economy, all predicated on an orderly Brexit. Although saying that tax or spending plans would be kept for the Budget, now in the Autumn, the Chancellor did have announcements relating to housing, digital advertising, climate change and the police and knife crime. With the Statement coming in the midst of extraordinary Parliamentary upheaval over Brexit, Ed gives his views on the likely direction of Brexit and what all this might mean for markets.
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Ed Bowsher


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: Is Facebook Serious?

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Is Facebook Serious?
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: The government reports surprisingly low jobs growth; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out a new vision that doubles down on privacy; And Costco produces some bulky earnings. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into the latest from Big Lots, Eventbrite, Okta, National Beverage, and Salesforce.com. Plus, Andy talks with Q2 CEO Matt Flake about the future of banking.
Guests:

Chris Hill, Andy Cross, Ron Gross, Jason Moser


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The Bigger Picture: Brexit's ticking clock, Grayling & racism in both main parties

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Brexit's ticking clock, Grayling & racism in both main parties
Political commentator Mike Indian, author of The Groucho Tendency blog, gives us a snapshot of where we are with Brexit in the wake of Geoffrey Cox's return from Brussels and with the Government all but certain to lost Tuesday's second meaningful vote. He also looks at the record of Chris Grayling in the wake of the Eurotunnel settlement and examines the issue of racism in both main political parties.
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Mike Indian


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