Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin looks at the latest news. £5m worth of Apple products were stolen, even though Apple will be able to track them if they're ever used. Harley-Davidson moves into e-bikes. There's the first electric wing suit, a concept phone with a rollout screen, a virtual Santa's grotto, an amazing VR piano app, a camera strap with incorporated tripod, a claw to clear up space junk and Japanese robot Covid monitors and robot wolves.
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the market reaction to the good news on various C-19 vaccines. He examines recent reports from Royal Mail, Easyjet, SSE and Halford's and how their fortunes have been affected by the pandemic. Looking ahead, he tells us what we might expect when we hear from Compass, Pennon and Aviva.
Adam was working with a lady from California who was suffering from extreme anxiety and depression as a result of suicides and other bereavements in her family. She was often reluctant to leave her home, and it was a minor miracle that she'd been able to get to London, although that was also causing feelings of overwhelm. In this session, Adam uses hypnosis to help her deal with some of the emotional baggage of her past and to help her access more resourceful states. Adam allows her to perceive the possibility of hope in her future so that she could be more optimistic and positive. Ideal for those that are highly anxious or feel sad most of the time.
Adam Cox is joined by life coach and founder of Elite Coaching Breaks, Saadia Valasarie Sultan. Saadia was a guest on the show 2 years ago and shares her own development since she discussed Mind Flow Surfer. Saadia explains why it made sense to launch a coaching breaks company in locations such as Ireland in the middle of a global pandemic, and why some things can't be done properly online. She also shares some tips to help enable people to tap into their full potential, as well as discussing the nature of learning to the point of mastery.
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's show, what's so good about consumer goods? Emily Flippen joins the team from the Motley Fool Industry Focus podcast to talk about the companies that sell us the stuff.
There have been some clear winners and losers in the rebound from the stock market crash as coronavirus and lockdown hit. Tech stars, companies with a strong digital presence and those who have seen business increase as a result of lockdown – from B&Q-owner Kingfisher, to cycle and motoring store Halfords, and takeaway deliverer Just Eat - have been the only game in town. But, as news of the most successful Covid-19 vaccine trials yet was revealed by Pfizer on Monday, there was a dramatic reversal of fortune: it was the companies beaten-down by lockdown that soared. From aerospace engineer Rolls-Royce, to cinema operator Cineworld and travel-focussed caterer and retailer SSP, shares that had been languishing at lowly valuations and clouded by pessimism got a sudden dose of optimism. So why did they rise so strongly, is this the much-heralded switch from growth to value investing and what does that even mean? On this week’s podcast, Simon Lambert and Georgie Frost look at the vaccine rally, whether this marks a new chapter for investors and the economy… and what the risk of being disappointed again is. Some investors hoping to take advantage this week couldn’t, however, as DIY investing platforms struggled under the weight of record days of trading from customers. Can those Hargreaves Lansdown, or other platform, clients try to claim any money back for trades missed? Also on this week’s podcast, the potential capital gains tax raid being lined up – with perhaps some unintended consequences – and the surge of Curry’s PC World complains to This is Money. And finally, the Government is soon expected to bring forward its ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, with the favoured alternative being electric. But if you act now and go electric but don’t have a driveway for home charging is it practical – and can you take a lead across the pavement instead?
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: Pfizer announces encouraging results from its COVID-19 vaccine; Disney gives investors 73 million reasons for optimism; Beyond Meat reports a surprising loss; Lyft reports a surprising increase in revenue; And DoorDash prepares for an IPO. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Cisco Systems, DraftKings, McDonald’s, and Unity Software. And Ron and Jason share a couple of stocks on their radar: Cloudflare and Titan International. Plus, Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen talks about what the election outcome means for the cannabis industry.
Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin looks at Apple's new computers using, for the first time, an in-house vastly faster chip. He also discusses the possibility of the British Army having robot soldiers, Netflix reinventing old-style TV, a flying car, self-folding paper, a keyboard that simulates an old-style typewriter, New York's KGB Museum auctioning off its gadgets, an electronic noise to detect bad meat and a 9-year-old's design for a space lavatory.
With most British cinemas closed, James Cameron-Wilson looks at the box office for Scotland only and the bizarre #1 film. He discusses new animated cinema release Wolfwalkers, tipped as a possible Oscar nominee. With most of us restricted to watching film at home he reviews the British refugee horror film His House on Netflix and Luxor on Curzon Home Cinema with Andrea Riseborough in the lead role.
Political commentator Mike Indian looks at the victory of Joe Biden in the US Presidential election and Donald Trump's response. He considers the importance of Kamala Harris as the incoming Vice-President. He speculates on what Biden's presidency will mean for the United Kingdom and what effect it might have on the UK Internal Market Bill. With a Christmas vaccine looking possible, he discusses the tensions in Downing Street after the departure of communications chief Lee Cain and asks if Dominic Cummings can survive.
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