Our weekly catch up with MoneyWeek's Editor in Chief Merryn Somerset Webb. On this week's cover story, a look at how to profit from university's discoveries. On the market page, an analysis of the European market and how many analysts expect it now to bounce back despite all the political change in the West. Finally, Merryn previews John Stepek's piece on the best way to value a stock.
London is putting together the pieces of Wednesday's terror attack - so far we know four people have died and 29 were injured, IS has claimed the British-born attacker as one of its own. But how did the attacker move from the periphery to terrorist so quickly? Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on the story.
High Street retailer Next has announced its first fall in profits for eight years, but shares were stronger on the back of dividend news. Plus haulage company Eddie Stobart plans to float on AIM, Ted Baker results and gaming company GVC, behind foxybingo, increases its dividend. Richard Hunter, head of research at Wilson King Investment Management, went through the day's biggest financial stories.
The Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, said that US intelligence agencies might have 'incidentally' captured communications from Trump's transitional team following his election. Although, this doesn't back up claims that the Obama administration was behind the 'wiretapping'. To discuss this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Gilson, Managing Editor of USAPP, the US Centre's daily blog on US politics at the London School of Economics.
Ever thought about starting your own business? But you don't know where to start? Sue was joined by Carl Reader - AKA The Startup Coach - and Amanda Frolich, founder of Amanda's Action Club, a celebrity party planner for kids.
Women make up nearly half of the UK workforce, but this number drops to just a fifth when it comes to the technology sector. The Government's recent green paper on industrial strategy showed that more technical education is needed to boost diversity in the sector. Last week, financial advisory firm KPMG launched IT's Her Future, a campaign aimed at encouraging more women to consider a career in technology. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Nigel Slater, KPMG's head of management consultancy.
Next has reported its first fall in profits in eight years, although the shares are up 5% this lunchtime. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Neil Wilson, Senior Market Analyst at ETX Capital to find out more.
Salaries and investment into UK companies are higher than ever as digital continues to fuel the UK economy. The UK technology industry continues to be extremely lucrative for its workers, according to the Tech Nation 2017 report from Tech City UK. To find out more Sue was joined by tech journalist and consultant Chris Green.
Wednesday's attack in Westminster was an "attack on democracy", according to the former chairman of Parliament's security and intelligence committee. It's been confirmed that the police has made seven arrests throughout the night in London, Birmingham and elsewhere. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined on the line by Emily Winterbotham, Senior Research Fellow at RUSI - the Royal United Services Institute.
Sue Dougan was joined by Hannah Maundrell, Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how the state pension age may be increased to 68 by 2039. Plus they look into why men spend more money on Mother's Day than they do on their lovers on Valentine's Day. All these stories and more on The News Review.