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Simon Rose

US Fed leaves interest rates unchanged - Charles Schwab's Kully Samra joined Share Radio to discuss

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

US Fed leaves interest rates unchanged - Charles Schwab's Kully Samra joined Share Radio to discuss
The Federal Reserve, the US equivelant of the Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged in its first meeting since President Trump took office. However for watchers of US monetary policy, the real interest of the meeting lay in the committee's statement. For more on this Share Radio's Michael Considine spoke to Kully Samra, Managing Director, Charles Schwab UK and got his thoughts on the decision.
Guests:

Michael Considine, Kully Samra


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Simon Rose

The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's Apprentices

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's Apprentices
Regular listeners to the show will know that our Apprentices are four members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build their own share portfolios. They have a minimum of eight stocks, which they've been buying and selling through The Share Centre. Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined by Apprentices Matt Cox and Valsa De Winter. Standing by with advice and useful observations is Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Valsa De Winter, Ed Bowsher


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Simon Rose

The Investment Trust Show - A look inside John Baron's portfolio

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Investment Trust Show - A look inside John Baron's portfolio
Time for our regular weekly programme "The Investment Trust Show" brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors. Each week we explore the main features, factors and developments affecting investment trusts. This week we took a look inside the portfolio's of investment trust specialist John Baron. Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined in the studio by John Baron and Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
Guests:

John Baron, Ed Bowsher


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Ed Bowsher

Company news: Reckitt Benckiser in talks on $16.9bn deal plus results from Shell, AstraZeneca and Vodafone

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: Reckitt Benckiser in talks on $16.9bn deal plus results from Shell, AstraZeneca and Vodafone
British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser, which makes Nurofen amongst many other brands, is in advanced talks to buy baby formula company, Mead Johnson. Plus results from Shell, AstraZeneca and Vodafone - who's doing well and who's struggling? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Hunter, Head of Research at Wilson King Investment Management, for his take on the day's big company news.
Guest:

Richard Hunter


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Ed Bowsher

MoneyWeek's John Stepek on the best of this week's magazine

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

MoneyWeek's John Stepek on the best of this week's magazine
It's time for our weekly catch up with MoneyWeek magazine, not with Merryn Somerset Webb this week, instead with John Stepek, Executive Editor of the magazine. John joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on the line to preview articles from this week's issue.
Guest:

John Stepek


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Ed Bowsher

BoE growth predictions rise but is it time for Carney's victory lap?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

BoE growth predictions rise but is it time for Carney's victory lap?
The Bank of England has raised its forecast of economic growth to 2% this year, up from the previous forecast of 1.4%, with an increase from 1.5% to 1.6% for next year. The base rate is unchanged at 0.25% and the bank's quantitative easing or money-printing programme will also continue as planned. The Bank's announcement has triggered a 0.8% fall in the pound at $1.26. Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to cover the big economic news of the day, including the government White Paper, Reckitt Benckiser's deal and more.
Guest:

Chris Beauchamp


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Georgie Frost

Author Jerry Rhodes explains the science behind our imagination

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Author Jerry Rhodes explains the science behind our imagination
How important is imagination? And is there a science to it? Georgie was joined by Jerry Rhodes, author of a book that tackles this very subject... his book " I Wonder: The Science of Imagination" tackles the mysterious subject of imagination through a scientific lens.
Guest:

Jerry Rhodes


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Georgie Frost

Jackie Leiper from the Centre for the Modern Family on the cost of self-employment

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Jackie Leiper from the Centre for the Modern Family on the cost of self-employment
Tempted to go self-employed but worried about the costs? You're not alone? According to research whilst two fifths of us want to be our own boss less than five percent actually plan to go it alone in the future. Going self-employed can offer many advantages, not least flexibility and more family time, however many are put off by financial uncertainty. To find out more about what's holding us back Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Jackie Leiper from the Centre for the Modern Family.
Guest:

Jackie Leiper


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Georgie Frost

Head of Marketing and Communications at Time to Change Joanna Kowalski discusses Time to Talk Day

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Head of Marketing and Communications at Time to Change Joanna Kowalski discusses Time to Talk Day
Today is Time to Talk Day, where we're being encouraged to talk more openly about mental health. The day has been launched by mental health campaigners Time to Change, and as part of their research they have revealed that of those who have experienced stigma and discrimination, almost 1 in 5 lost their job. Joanna Kowalski is from the charity and joined Georgie to discuss more.
Guest:

Joanna Kowalski


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Ed Bowsher

Bank of England hikes economic growth forecast to 2%

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Bank of England hikes economic growth forecast to 2%
The Bank of England has raised its forecast for economic growth this year, the bank now expects growth of 2% this year up from the previous 1.4% forecast. The base rate has been left unchanged at 0.25% and the quantitative easing programme will continue this year as planned. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Philip Booth, Professor of Finance, Public Policy and Ethics at St Mary's University to get some analysis on this. Philip is also a former adviser to the Bank of England on financial stability issues.
Guest:

Philip Booth


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