Steve Caplin regales us with news of cars that can detect if a driver is dehydrated, a hoverbike from Kalashnikov, a padlock that responds to fingerprints and a Swiss Army Knife gizmo that can start fires.
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 which matter. In this week's show, Costco slips on margin concerns. Netflix hits an all-time high after the company announces a price hike. And General Motors reports some electrifying news. Plus, Chris talks about the business of popularity with Derek Thompson.
In the latest Money Makers podcast, our series of in-depth conversations with leading professional investors, Jonathan Davis talks to experienced stockpicker Paul Mumford, who has been running what is now the £150m Cavendish Opportunities Fund, a small and midcap specialist, since 1988. Paul is also the author of a recently published book, The Stock Picker, which look backs entertainingly over the highs and lows of his 50-year career in the financial markets and explains why he is not too worried (yet) about Brexit, higher interest rates or Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister. He also discusses some of his favourite investment themes at present.
The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority has introduced important changes to borrowing for landlords with four or more properties. Richard Blanco discusses the implications with Head of Policy at The National Landlords Association, Chris Norris and James Andrews, Editor of Mirror Money Online. As London Borough of Newham awaits a decision from the Secretary of State on the renewal of its borough wide selective licensing scheme, we debate the scheme’s merits and the potential impact of the decision. We look more broadly at how local authorities are trying to procure properties from the private rented sector and ask whether Gas Safety Week is making enough headway in promoting safety. Inside Property is produced in collaboration with the National Landlords Association.
Correction: local authorities must seek Secretary of State permission for selective licensing schemes of more than 20% of the borough’s privately rented properties not 25%.
Tom Stevenson, Investment Director of Fidelity International, is a key speaker at the London Investor Show on Fri 20th October. He explains why investors should head to the Show and discusses what investors should do if they believe the bull market is almost over.
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the implications of the Catalonian referendum vote, figures from Tesco, Ferguson and examines the airline sector in the wake of the Monarch collapse. He also looks ahead to results from Sky and Marston's.