Investors often ask if they're getting good value for their money - but what should they look out for in companies from a legal point of view?
Jonathan Deverill, Partner in the Corporate department at DAC Beachcroft, spoke with Share Radio's Simon Rose to cover the key issues.
The FTSE 100 has been hitting record highs since the start of 2017 with a weaker pound boosting the UK's main stock index.
But what effect has a weak sterling had on the small cap's market?
David Thornton, editor of the Growth Company Investor, joined Share Radio's Simon Rose for more on this subject.
Donald J. Trump is officially set to become the President of the United States. Since announcing his intention to run for the White House on the 16th of June, 2015 to much initial scepticism, Mr Trump’s journey to the Oval Office has been characterised by the rise of the alt right, debate by twitter and a confrontational style that has dumbfounded many analysts leaving political observers and market watchers unsure how the next 4 years will look. Simon was joined in the studio by Professor John Weeks and on the line from New York by Michael Zweig, Professor of Economics, State University of New York, Stoney Brook, & political activist.
Theresa May has announced that the UK won't remain within the European single market in her long awaited Brexit speech. How did markets take the news? Join Share Radio's Simon Rose as he investigates this and what else has been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To put the day's events in context, he's joined by Garry White, Chief Investment Commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, and Paul Sedgewick Head of Investments at Frank Investments.
The biggest global gathering of world leaders and business chiefs is underway.
China, Donald Trump and Brexit are set to dominate this year's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Simon was joined by Share Radio's Steve Clarke, who's currently in Davos.
Theresa May has set out her 12-point plan of action to give the UK a clean break from the European Union.
The Prime Minister's proposals for the UK leaving the EU mean Britain can't stay in the European single market, insisting that Britain must be proud and free to seek trade deals around the world.
The final deal will be put to a vote in both Houses of Parliament.
Mrs May also said that the UK will not look to be a member of the single market after leaving the European Union.
To get a deeper analysis of today's Brexit speech, Simon Rose joined by David Talbot of FTI Consulting.
Shareholder activism was on the up last year - and it looks like the trend is set to continue.
The Activistmonitor 2016 Data Analysis has revealed the latest trends when it comes to shareholder activism - which is a way in which shareholders can influence a corporation's behavior by exercising their rights as owners, normally via influencing the board of directors and management in some way.
To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to Will Mace, Senior Reporter at Activistmonitor
So, you've got money in your pocket, and you're looking for a company to invest in - how do you ensure you don't pick a dud? In this week's Magazine Review, our guests tackled an article from MoneyWeek investigating whether you should be speaking to company managers themselves when figuring out the value of a company.
Share Radio's Alex Clark reports.
Gadgets and Gizmos with Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin. This week, Simon and Steve look at: Airborne Fulfillment Centres - an airship warehouse floating at 45,000 feet, Amazon refusing to hand over data from Echo device in murder case in Arkansas, Amazon Go - its first grocery store in Seattle, the world's first truly smart lamp, PictureKeeper Connect and much more!