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Our editors and correspondents give their authoritative take on the markets, the economy and the world of business. Published every Tuesday on Economist Radio.

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Episodes

Money talks: W-T-Oh

7/17/2018
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How can world leaders fix the World Trade Organisation? Also, we discuss the runners and riders to replace Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank. And, after the World Cup in Russia why is the football transfer market unusually quiet? Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:15:29

Money talks: Make trade not war

7/10/2018
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Is there a way out of trade war? The US tariffs and the global repercussions. Bringing electricity to the remotest and poorest parts of the world - are mini-grids the answer? And is WeWork worth its $20bn valuation? Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:19:39

Money talks: Trolley wars

7/3/2018
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What will Tesco and Carrefour’s strategic alliance mean for customers and suppliers? Stan Pignal reports on why women in India have dropped out of the workforce. And CO2 shortages in the UK hit the beer industry. Philip Coggan hosts

Duration:00:19:06

Money talks: Netflixonomics

6/26/2018
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Gady Epstein explores how Netflix has grown into a global entertainment network and asks Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings about power and responsibility. Also, is government outsourcing a toxic model that can’t be rescued? And could you lead the country of Petronia after its discovery of oil? Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:22:36

Money talks: Drums of trade war

6/19/2018
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As fears mount of a trade war between China and America, David Rennie looks at how China is preparing. And as part of our Open Future season, we explore how tax systems could be improved. Also, the electric bike business is riding high. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:23:24

Money talks: G7 handshakes at dawn

6/12/2018
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How President Trump turned his back on the G7 summit joint agreement. Sir Paul Tucker, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, tells us when power should be delegated to technocrats. And can the solar industry survive without subsidies?

Duration:00:22:38

Money talks: How to top Trump?

6/5/2018
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How should allies stand up to President Trump’s trade tariffs? We talk to Professor Kate Pickett about the link between inequality and anxiety in her sequel to The Spirit Level. And Renting The Runway - is shopping for clothes going out of style? Andrew Palmer hosts

Duration:00:22:25

Money talks: The Italian problem

5/29/2018
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Our economic editor, Henry Curr, looks at the threat Italy’s political crisis poses to the euro zone. And Ludwig Siegele, our technology editor, asks Glen Weyl, author of ‘Radical Markets’, why he wants to expand the role of markets and how a new wealth tax could work. Helen Joyce hosts. Music by Chris Zabriskie “Divider” (CC by 4.0 UK)

Duration:00:22:18

Money talks: Is Trump jump-starting business?

5/22/2018
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Are businesses happy with the Trump Era? Do we need to break the cosy relationship between auditors and their clients? And why large companies are choosing to invest in Central Europe. Philip Coggan hosts

Duration:00:19:33

Money talks: Sanction Buster - who you gonna call?

5/15/2018
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The implications of President Trump’s U-turn on Telecoms giant ZTE. Tamzin Booth explains why Masayoshi Son could be the most influential man in the Tech world. And how non-compete clauses are gumming up the US economy. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:17:40

Money talks: Don’t bank with me Argentina

5/8/2018
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Why is Argentina’s currency crisis causing financial wobbles in other emerging markets? Simon Long explores whether digital technology can reach people who don’t have access to bank accounts. And, Philip Coggan transforms into Dr Who and looks back at 12 years of his Buttonwood column. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:18:49

Money talks: Taming crypto

5/1/2018
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How do regulators define and tackle crypto-currencies? Professor Mariana Mazzucato explains how economists should measure value. Also, the jeanius of Levi’s denim revival. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:24:29

Money talks: Trump makes crude jump

4/24/2018
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Our energy and commodities editor, Henry Tricks, looks at how sensitive the commodities markets are to geopolitical comments. Also, is the Eurozone facing a nasty surprise or is the growth slowdown a temporary blip? And Irish farmers looking for a slice of the European cheese market. Philip Coggan hosts

Duration:00:17:55

Money talks: Circling around WPP

4/17/2018
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Our media editor, Gady Epstein, assesses the future of the advertising giant WPP after its CEO Sir Martin Sorrell stepped down. Also, should the USPS be privatised? And the latest figures on China’s economy. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:18:49

Money Talks: Trade 301

4/10/2018
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President Trump’s proposals for tariffs threaten a trade war between America and China. Is there a negotiable way out of the problem? Also, reported merger talks between two legal giants could herald a wave of transatlantic deals. And an assessment of social-safety nets in poorer countries reveals a mixed picture. Helen Joyce hosts.

Duration:00:13:50

Money talks: A bumpy ride

4/3/2018
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We ask Henry Curr, our US economics editor, if global stockmarket volatility is the new normal. Also, is India’s economy on the right track? And, the impact of the mobile-phone industry on Vietnam. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:14:14

Money talks: Trading tit for tat

3/27/2018
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Soumaya Keynes, our economics correspondent, explains why the Trump administration’s strategy towards China is risky. Also, are the advertising agency giants doomed? And the economics of Vibranium in Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:15:42

Money talks: Steely Tariffs

3/6/2018
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Are we on the brink of a trade war? Soumaya Keynes, our economics correspondent, explains President Donald Trump’s plans for tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and goes back to basics with Economics 101: Why Trade is Good. Also, do women invest differently to men? Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:18:26

Money talks: American companies face off with the NRA

2/27/2018
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In the aftermath of the Florida shooting, is corporate America being forced to take a stance? Also; Soumaya Keynes speaks to Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University, about the right way to sell trade deals. And the rapid rise and fall of Anbang. Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:19:23

Money talks: The oil club

2/20/2018
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Henry Tricks, our energy and commodities editor asks whether the chumminess between oil producing countries will last. Also, how will Facebook tackle the challenges ahead and the unlikely home for the world’s crypto-valley? Helen Joyce hosts

Duration:00:16:06