Steve Caplin looks back at the weird and wonderful tech of 2017, including the world's first smart hairbrush, the videoing toothbrush, the connected mousetrap, the dog-poo-clearing drone and the lifestyle magazine for dachshunds.
FedEx soars. Nike struggles. Alphabet and Papa John’s get new leadership. Our analysts discuss those stories and more. Plus best-selling author Dan Ariely shares how we can make better decisions about our money.
In this special Christmas edition, Simon Rose highlights some of his favourite conversations with Tim Evans throughout the year. Discussions range from a Eurosceptic Corbyn, to life inside Theresa May’s Number 10, all the way to the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Tune in for a comprehensive look at some of the main political events of the year gone by!
James Cameron-Wilson looks back at 2017. It was a year in which horror returned to the fore, in which the Oscars finally came of age and embraced diversity, a year in which British black actors stormed Hollywood and, of course, the year of Weinstein-gate. James also looks at the top 20 box office hits, those we've lost and his unsung favourites.
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks back at the investment year of 2017 and the way in which smaller companies have outperformed the big boys. He also looks ahead to what investors can expect in 2018 and how they can best prepare themselves.
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: Disney buys a big part of 21st Century Fox; Costco delivers surprising online numbers; and Waste Management once again proves that trash is treasure. Plus, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla talks bitcoin, business, and what to watch in 2018.
Political commentators Mike Indian and Alex Clark look back on 2017. Did it bring what we expected? How was Trump's first year? Will UK politics change in the wake of the election and Brexit? What happened to the apparent wave of European populism and where is the EU heading. And what will 2018 bring?
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks at HSBC as it emerges from a 5-year fine shadow, supermarkets in the wake of the latest Kantar data and results from Ashtead and TUI. He also looks ahead to figures from Carnival.
Steve Caplin makes some tech suggestions for presents good and weird, among them a bike compass, a car luggage holder, cheap non-Apple bluetooth watches, wireless chargers, a foldable washable hat, light bulbs with speakers and an ecologically cool aquarium.