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Motley Fool Money: Earnings - Big Tech Surprises and Disappointments

Motley Fool Money
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money:  Earnings - Big Tech Surprises and Disappointments
Amazon has its worst day in over a year after missing expectations. Alphabet hits a new high and announces a $50 billion buyback plan. Apple and Microsoft dip despite reporting huge profits. And McDonald’s serves up a chicken sandwich-fueled surprise. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest earnings from Facebook, PayPal, Shopify, Starbucks, Qualcomm, Twilio, Teladoc Health, Pinterest, and Hasbro. Plus, our analysts share two stocks on their radar: Beyond Meat and Etsy.

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Georgie Frost

This Is Money: Home eco-improvements are being pushed by the Government – but do the sums stack up?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This Is Money: Home eco-improvements are being pushed by the Government – but do the sums stack up?
Ministers want us to ditch gas boilers and line our houses with insulation to save the planet, but do the sums add up for cash-strapped homeowners? Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce and Georgie Frost take a look at the Government's aims, if green measures in your home can pay for themselves in the long-run and what it could take to pull Energy Performance Certificate ratings for homes higher. Simon takes aim at London's low emission zone expansion - it's less than three months away and riddled with inconsistencies. It will leave at least 300,000 residents with older cars facing a fee of £12.50 each time they get behind the wheel – and these schemes could be coming to a town or city near you. Value and quality are in, income and momentum are out… we explain the latest investing trends - and bust some jargon too. Tesco closes all its current accounts - so where next for their nearly a quarter of a million customers? Is Barclays a good option? You can now earn Avios points and get a free upgrade once a year – but there's a catch…

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Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: How responsible is the employer for their employee’s financial wellbeing?

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: How responsible is the employer for their employee’s financial wellbeing?
Adam Cox is joined by Matt Norbury, CEO of employee recognition and support experts, Each Person, and leading stress and anxiety psychologist, Wendy Dignan, to discuss the financial vulnerability many Brits face due to the pandemic and how employers can financially support their employees. They look at how financial stress can impact someone at work and how Each Person helps to support employees.
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Matt Norbury


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Adam Cox

The Hypnotist: Passing Tests

Adam Cox
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The Hypnotist

The Hypnotist: Passing Tests
When an approaching test will make all the difference to your work or personal life, it's only natural to feel nervous. However competent you may be, that anxiety can eat away at your confidence levels. For anyone preparing for this kind of challenge, Adam Cox addresses performance anxiety so that a more relaxed frame of mind can let your true colours shine.

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Tamara Gillan

Getting work right for women

Tamara Gillan
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The Talk by the WealthiHer Network

Getting work right for women
Women’s roles have been challenged with many women reporting feeling the pandemic has reversed decades of progress on equality. Women have worked more support hours than men and while women make up 47% of the UK’s workforce, they account for 52% of people furloughed and 54% of job losses, a report from the Women’s Budget Group found. This poses the question of whether women are deemed to be less valuable workers than men. However, there have also been positive outcomes as a result of the pandemic – a greater awareness of others and their need for symbiosis between life and work, a realisation that flexibility is possible and dare I say it... more efficient.
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Danielle Parsons, Zahra Pabani, Belinda Riley


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: When is an astronaut not an astronaut, Olympic Tinder dates & the Mini Moke is back

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: When is an astronaut not an astronaut, Olympic Tinder dates & the Mini Moke is back
Steve Caplin feels (slightly) sorry for Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson, told just after their flights that they don't qualify to be astronauts. He reflects on those changing their Tinder location to Tokyo in the hope of dating an Olympic athlete. He also discusses the e-motorbike that will follow you around, a way to get your exercise bike to tilt on imaginary hills, how to experience the Great Barrier Reef while staying at home, a Covid mask with a speaker, making fake reviews illegal, a physical stock ticker, the return of the Mini Moke and a way of arranging camping in people's gardens.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Old, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions & Blood Red Sky

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Old, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions & Blood Red Sky
James Cameron-Wilson reports that UK box office is not only up 8.9% week on week but 1,832% year on year! Despite its potential for a great story, he was underwhelmed by M. Night Shayamalan's Old with Gael Garcia Bernal and Rufus Sewell, in at #4. Nor was he convinced by Escape Room: Tournament of Champions, #7 in the chart. He did, however, find himself on the edge of his seat in Blood Red Sky on Netflix , finding it nerve-shredding. He also reflects on the joy of finding laughter in a film that is 100 year old.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Editors Pick

Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Death of the Californian Dream, Labour's Month of the Long Knives & reflections on Afghanistan

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Death of the Californian Dream, Labour's Month of the Long Knives & reflections on Afghanistan
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses why the Californian Dream is dying and why that should matter to us all. He looks at Keir Starmer's purging of the far left, attempting to make Labour a more moderate party that could bring some of those who parted under Jeremy Corbyn back into the fold. And he gives his thoughts on Lord Robertson's powerful reflections on our intervention in Afghanistan.
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Professor Tim Evans


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Editors Pick

Simon Rose

The Financial Outlook for Persona Investors: Why the BofE might be right not to worry about inflation

Simon Rose
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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors

The Financial Outlook for Persona Investors: Why the BofE might be right not to worry about inflation
Laith Khalaf of A J Bell looks at some of the reasons the Bank of England might be right not to concern itself unduly with inflation, with the effects of the oil price and rising wages set to work their way out of the system before long. However, with the call on inflation being so hard to make for certain, he suggests that investors should ensure their portfolios aren't unduly skewed towards a low-interest-rate environment, reckoning it important that they ensure they are balanced.
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Laith Khalaf


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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: July Mailbag of Moser

Motley Fool Answers
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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: July Mailbag of Moser
Motley Fool Senior Analyst Jason Moser joins us to answer your burning questions about STOCKS! Including dividend stocks, spicy stocks, stocks about to be acquired, and the completely-not-scientific-but-still-handy Gardner-Kretzmann Continuum (and more!)
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Jason Moser


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