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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Does oil present an investment opportunity?

Simon Rose
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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors

The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Does oil present an investment opportunity?
Russ Mould of A J Bell, ever the contrarian, finds oil of interest because it is currently viewed so negatively. But he points out that, while supply is not growing, the world is still addicted to the stuff and that if demand keeps growing, it must have an effect on the price. For interested investors, he suggests sticking to the majors, a specialist fund or passive instrument, or a combination without going overboard. He also gives us advice from Benjamin Graham: The best investment returns are reaped by realists who buy from pessimists and sell to optimists.
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Russ Mould


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, The Boogeyman & Guy Ritchie's The Covenant

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, The Boogeyman & Guy Ritchie's The Covenant
James Cameron-Wilson takes Simon Rose through the UK box office figures, up 68%, with Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse taking a whopping £9.1m over its opening weekend. Despite the success of this, the longest animated movie ever, James hated it, praying for it to end within 10 minutes of its 140 minute running time. At #5 is The boogeyman, a clichéd and unscary haunted house horror. To his surprise James found Guy Ritchie's The Covenant on Amazon Prime, a character-driven two-handed war movie, impressive and moving.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Apple's AR headset, pedestrians and driverless cars & AI reads the small print for you

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Apple's AR headset, pedestrians and driverless cars & AI reads the small print for you
Steve Caplin guides Simon Rose through the latest tech developments, majoring on Apple's new AR headset bringing "spatial computing" to the world. But at $3,500, who is going to buy it? He explains the latest features of iOS 17, how driverless cars might let pedestrians know that they have been seen, why AI might read T&Cs on your behalf to check there's nothing fishy in the small print and wonders where the truth lies with a report that an AI drone tried to kill its operator because it didn't like the instructions it was given.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: AI, the PM in the US, Labour's social care reform plans & the Covid Inquiry

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: AI, the PM in the US, Labour's social care reform plans & the Covid Inquiry
Political commentator Mike Indian looks at the Prime Minister's attempts on his US visit to make the UK the hub of AI regulation, highlighting the dangers of the fast-developing technology if it isn't controlled. He also discusses Labour's plans for social care reform, finding them rather lacking in detail. And, discussing the reluctance of ministers to hand over WhatsApp messages, he explains why it should not be up to the Government to decide what is relevant and why it is imperative we get an interim Covid Inquiry report as soon as possible.
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Mike Indian


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Gavin Oldham

Thought for the Week: Repurposing and Reforming Inheritance Tax

Gavin Oldham
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Thought for the Week

Thought for the Week: Repurposing and Reforming Inheritance Tax
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Children's Minister Nadhim Zahawi MP set out a strong case for abolishing inheritance tax in last Wednesday's Telegraph. It certainly needs its purpose defined and structural reform — however young people from disadvantaged backgrounds really need starter capital accounts and life skills to break the cycle of deprivation that ties them down, and hypothecation of inheritance tax receipts would transform inter-generational rebalancing. Background music: 'Everything Has a Beginning' by Joel Cummins

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Georgie Frost

This Is Money: Inflation-busting savings rates of 9% and Cash ISAs back in the sun as billions pour into them

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This Is Money: Inflation-busting savings rates of 9% and Cash ISAs back in the sun as billions pour into them
Forget 5% savings rates. Forget 7%. A new regular savings deal has landed paying a headline-grabbing 9%. But, is it actually a good deal? Saffron Building Society aren't the only savings provider pumping up rates, with fixed-rates now hitting 5.25%. And Cash ISAs are back with a bang with a record amount poured into tax-free accounts in March and April. That comes as more savers look to shield their money from the taxman, with more potentially busting their Personal Savings Allowance this year. Georgie Frost, Lee Boyce and Helen Crane discuss all things savings and why people should be tracking down better rates. The debate moves on to housing, with one property price index suggesting an annual value fall of 3.4%. So what's going on? Mortgage deals are being pulled left, right and centre and the amount borrowed in new mortgages dips a record low. Where is it all heading? Plus, Lee argues that tech giant Meta needs to listen to big banks and take the huge volume of social media scams more seriously. Helen gives a big update on her Crane on the Case column and the great dishes debate finally resolved: Is it cheaper to wash up by hand or use a dishwasher?
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Helen Crane


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Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money: Consumer Spending is Tightening Up… Kind Of (2/6)

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Consumer Spending is Tightening Up… Kind Of (2/6)
Americans are thinking twice before pulling out their wallets, but it’s not affecting retailers equally. Ron Gross and Emily Flippen discuss the debt ceiling resolution, and updates on employment and consumer debt, why Chewy and Five Below continue to see strong results while other retailers are seeing consumer spending slow down, and the numbers behind MongoDB’s blowout earnings release. Then, 19 minutes in, Scott Kassing talks through three high-conviction stock ideas with Sandhill Investment Management’s Richard Ryskalczyk. Plus, 33 minutes in, Emily and Ron discuss Lululemon’s strong earnings report and two stocks on their radar: Compass Minerals and Veeva Systems. Stocks discussed: M, CHWY, FIVE, DG, MDB, LULU, CMP, VEEV. Host - Dylan Lewis; Guests - Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, Richard Ryskalczyk, Scott Kassing
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Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, Richard Ryskalczyk, Scott Kassing


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Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money: Debt Ceiling Drama, AI's Peak, and Expired Coffee (30/5)

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Debt Ceiling Drama, AI's Peak, and Expired Coffee (30/5)
What kind of day has it been? Bill Barker discusses the stock market reacting positively (or not) to the latest narrative around the debt ceiling debate, Nvidia's new all-time high and why we haven't reached "peak AI" yet, listener feedback over the years and the concept of "playing to the back of the room", and a surprise guest (via audio). Plus, 20 minutes in, Chris Hill wraps up his final episode hosting the show with a salute to The Motley Fool's history and founders, the self-driven mentality of the audience, and advice from the late musician Kevin Gilbert. Companies discussed: NVDA. Host - Chris Hill; Guest - Bill Barker
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Bill Barker


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Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: Ronia Fraser for World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: Ronia Fraser for World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day
Join Adam Cox as he engages in conversation with Ronia Fraser, an esteemed survivor of narcissistic abuse who has emerged as the foremost women's trauma recovery coach in the United Kingdom. To mark World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day, they delve into the intricacies of this destructive form of abuse and its profound impact on its victims. They explore the catalyst that ignited Ronia's journey towards coaching and gain insights into the mechanics of her highly effective recovery system. Ronia, equipped with her extensive experience, also imparts valuable guidance on supporting friends and loved ones enduring narcissistic abuse, as well as offering indispensable advice for individuals trapped within such toxic relationships. https://www.roniafraser.com/
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Ronia Fraser


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Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: Rhiannon Lambert on New Gut Health Research

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: Rhiannon Lambert on New Gut Health Research
In this conversation, Adam Cox is accompanied by Rhiannon Lambert, a renowned nutritionist, bestselling author, and top-ranking podcast host in the United Kingdom. Together, they delve into research that sheds light on the most cringe-worthy gut-related issues encountered by Brits. Exploring why people often struggle to comprehend how to maintain optimal gut health, they delve into the prevalent myths circulating on popular platforms like TikTok. Rhiannon Lambert, armed with her expertise, shares valuable tips on nurturing and safeguarding gut health.
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Rhiannon Lambert


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