Political commentator Alex Clark discusses the Brexit state of play with Simon Rose from both the UK and the EU points of view. He looks at GroKo, the grand coalition in German politics and asks if it will last. And he takes a peek at the EU, stuck between a clock and a hard place when it comes to the Timelords in the European Parliament.
Steve Caplin marvels at Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket AND his Boring Company's flamethrowers. Naturally, there are also self-parking slippers, the first robot to be sacked, a portable bathing system for dogs and a new keyboard to compete with the old QWERTY one.
Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre looks back at the last few extraordinary days of trading on world stock markets and whether increased volatility is good or bad for investors. He also reviews figures from BP and Compass, still reeling from the tragic death of its chief executive. He looks forward to full year numbers from Coca Cola HBC and Convatec.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at another extraordinary week for the UK box office, with The Greatest Showman unprecedentedly taking the No. 1 slot after being in lower positions for six weeks. He also reviews new films Den of Thieves, Phantom Thread, Journey's End and Lies We Tell.
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 :Amazon, Alphabet, Apple, eBay, Facebook, McDonald’s, Microsoft, and PayPal report earnings; And Hostess takes the cake with its new bonus plan; Our analysts weigh in on those stories and share some stocks on their radar.
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses how the US and the West are losing out to Russia - and now China - in an Arctic Cold War; how China is developing a $2 billion research park into AI at high speed; and how Romania is reverting to Soviet-era-style justice, while the EU appears to be turning a blind eye.
James Cameron-Wilson discusses an extraordinary weekend at the UK box office, where the top 9 films all took over £1m. He reviews Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Early Man, Downsizing and Last Flag Flying and discusses the London Film Critics' Circle awards and the latest developments from the British Board of Film Classification.
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: Starbucks loses steam; Intel hits a new high; Netflix delivers; And Dell rethinks its need for privacy; Plus, Sports Illustrated columnist Andrew Brand talks about the business of football.