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Gadgets And Gizmos: Cows With VR Headsets, Hibernating Astronauts & Go Dice

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Gadgets And Gizmos: Cows With VR Headsets, Hibernating Astronauts & Go Dice
Steve Caplin tells Ed Bowsher about cows that wear VR headsets mimicking rural scenes, as well as plans by the European Space Agency to put astronauts into hibernation before they travel to Mars.

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Gadgets And Gizmos: Google Stadia, Tesla's New Pick-Up Truck, & Plastic From Fish Waste

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Gadgets And Gizmos: Google Stadia, Tesla's New Pick-Up Truck, & Plastic From Fish Waste
Steve Caplin tells Ed Bowsher about Google's new online gaming service: Google Stadia. If successful, the service may kill the gaming console. Steve also discusses Tesla's disastrous launch of its new pick-up truck.

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The Bigger Picture: Antisemitism, Party Manifestos and The YouGov MRP poll

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The Bigger Picture: Antisemitism, Party Manifestos and The YouGov MRP poll
With less than two weeks until the election, Ed Bowsher gets the lowdown from political expert, Mike Indian. Ed and Mike discuss the ongoing anti-semitism crisis in the Labour Party as well as the manifestos from all the major parties. Mike also explains why the YouGov MRP poll is seen as the Gold Standard of opinion polls.

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The Business Of Film: Frozen 2, Last Christmas, Blue Story, & Werewolf

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The Business Of Film: Frozen 2, Last Christmas, Blue Story, & Werewolf
James Cameron-Wilson runs down the top ten films at the UK box office with Ed Bowsher. James says that 'Last Christmas' is 'just terrible' but is more positive about 'Frozen 2' and 'Judy and Punch.' For his home entertainment release of the week, James focuses on 'Werewolf' which he says is 'definitely not a werewolf movie.'

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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Cineworld, Compass & Pets At Home

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Cineworld, Compass & Pets At Home
Ian Forrest from The Share Centre gives his overview of current markets and discusses updates from Compass, Pets at Home, De La Rue and Marstons. He also looks ahead to resutls from Cineworld, Berkeley Group and DS Smith.

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: Morrisons and Ocado

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: Morrisons and Ocado
Ed Bowsher discusses this week’s biggest stock market stories with Graham Spooner of The Share Centre. These include Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s bid for London Stock Exchange as well as reasonable results from Morrisons. Looking ahead to next week, Graham gives his thoughts on what we might expect in results from Next, a retailer doing better than most of its peers, as well as Ocado, one of the UK’s few major technology companies. (And a retailer too.)

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The Bigger Picture: Better than expected Brexit economy

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Better than expected Brexit economy
This week, Ed Bowsher speaks to Professor Tim Evans from Middlesex University. They discuss how the UK economy seems to be performing pretty well with a fall in unemployment in spite of Brexit concerns. Tim also highlights the terrible situation in Zimbabwe and suggests what the government needs to do before it can attract finance from the IMF. And finally, Tim looks at new research from Chatham House which highlights how Russia is using the internet to target the families and friends of members of the armed forces.

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The Business of Film: IT Chapter 2

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: IT Chapter 2
James Cameron Wilson runs down the top ten most popular films at the UK box office with Ed Bowsher. The rundown includes a review of 'IT Chapter Two', a horror film that is too long in James's view. James also recommends two new DVD releases including 'Longshot', a gross out romantic comedy set in the world of US politics.

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The Big Call: A new rating system for ETFs

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The Big Call

The Big Call: A new rating system for ETFs
Ed Bowsher finds out about the ‘Elston Top 50’, which is a new rating system that could help private investors pick the best ETFs for their needs. Ed speaks to Henry Cobbe from Elston Consulting, who created the top 50, and Ed also finds out about Henry’s new book ‘How to invest with Exchange-Traded Funds.’ Later in the show, Ed speaks to Hoshang Daroga from Copia Capital about whether the Neil Woodford disaster could be repeated in the world of ETFs.
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Henry Cobbe, Hoshang Daroga


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The Big Call: Building blocks for a portfolio

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The Big Call: Building blocks for a portfolio
How can you use ETFs to build an investment portfolio? And what should investors focus on when they’re choosing an ETF? Ed Bowsher finds out from Oliver Smith, Portfolio Manager for IG Smart Portfolios, and Adam Laird, Head of ETF Strategy at Lyxor.
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Oliver Smith, Adam Laird


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