Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio for news, views and analysis of the US stocks which matter. On today's programme: Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest ever. Target raises guidance. Citigroup, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase report strong profits. HBO and Netflix rake in Emmy nominations, while Visa offers $10,000 to small businesses willing to quit cash.
Jo Causon is Chief Executive at the Institute of Customer Service. Her background is in the financial services sector, having recently been appointed as a non-executive director to Aegon UK’s independent governance committee and having previously spent more than 11 years working for organisations such as Aviva plc. She has also held director roles in brand and business consulting, policy development and research for City and Guilds and the Chartered Management Institute.
Mike Indian, political commentator and author of the Groucho Tendency blog, discusses Theresa May's reaction to the election exit poll, the Repeal Bill and the visit of Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon to see the EU's Michel Barnier.
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at results from M&S, Burberry and Barratt Developments, as well as the debacle at Carillion. And he looks forward to results from Royal Mail, Rio Tinto and Unilever.
We’re joined by the Institute of Economic Affairs’s Head of Education Dr Steve Davies to discuss: Is the basic income a good idea? Interviewed by the IEA’s News Editor Kate Andrews, the pair discuss this idea which is gaining traction across the political spectrum.
Steve and Kate agree that a basic income could form a viable alternative to Britain’s complex welfare system, which often creates perverse incentives for those on it. They outline the social and economic benefits of giving people greater autonomy with the work they pursue, and the money they spend.
Mike Indian, political commentator and author of the blog The Groucho Tendency, discusses the public sector pay cap, Theresa May's future, Sir John Chilcot's comments on Tony Blair and the Grenfell Tower inquiry.