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With its approachable style and no-nonsense views, The Personal Investor is the essential weekly investing podcast for smart investors. Join Ed Monk as he explores investing, financial news, stock markets and economics. With his 360˚ view of the world of investment, Ed provides a well-balanced take on the latest developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. “Excellent market insights” ★★★★★ “Clear analysis” ★★★★★ Please remember that the value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up, so you may get back less than you invest. The views expressed may no longer be current and may have already been acted upon and is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

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United Kingdom

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With its approachable style and no-nonsense views, The Personal Investor is the essential weekly investing podcast for smart investors. Join Ed Monk as he explores investing, financial news, stock markets and economics. With his 360˚ view of the world of investment, Ed provides a well-balanced take on the latest developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. “Excellent market insights” ★★★★★ “Clear analysis” ★★★★★ Please remember that the value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up, so you may get back less than you invest. The views expressed may no longer be current and may have already been acted upon and is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

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English


Episodes
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How I find tomorrow’s big winners

5/22/2024
This week, how do you spot the market-leading companies of the future? In a world where every investor is looking for the next big thing - is it really possible to separate out the winners from the also-rans? Ian Mortimer certainly believes it is - and it’s his job to do just that as manager of the Guinness Global Innovators Fund. He’s our guest on the pod this week. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:01

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Market news today - Spring is in the air

5/20/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: Shares move to new highs after April’s mini wobble and the rally broadens out; commodities pick up on economic strength; and inflation heads back to target. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:27

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China's going cheap - is now the time to buy?

5/14/2024
This week - is China still the great opportunity for investors that it once was? Those backing China have been made to wait as the giant Asian economy undergoes growing pains - will they be rewarded for their patience? That’s our focus today, as we bring you an interview with one of the leading investors in China. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:37

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Markets look to the upside - and the case for copper

5/8/2024
This week, after the showers and squalls of April, May has a distinctly brighter feel to it. Investors have been rewarded with a strong week in markets as the month gets underway - we’ll look at why, And then, why might one of the oldest commodities known to man be a barometer for our future - with an ever-increasing valuation to match. We’ll take a look at the case for copper. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:46

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Market news today - the bull market remains intact

5/7/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: the UK is in focus in a holiday shortened week; slower job creation, rekindling hopes for a US interest rate cut; and the strong dollar starts to bite. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:16

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‘Sell in May’ and other investing superstitions

5/1/2024
This week - can there really be any truth to the old city adage - Sell in May and go away, don’t come back till St Leger’s day’? If you think there is then you’ll be looking to get out of the market about now - but do the numbers back up that decision? We’ll be looking at ‘sell in may, and investing superstitions in general, today. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:30

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Market news today - shares face down rising bond yields

4/29/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: shares hold up despite hot competition from rising bond yields; earnings season beats expectations; commodities eye another supercycle; and the world gets used to a stronger dollar. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:12

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Magnificent 7 stumble - a turning point for markets?

4/23/2024
This week - is the US market undergoing a reality check? A sell-off in April, and a nasty dip for the magnificent 7 last week in particular, have investors asking that question. What’s driving it - and it is it all bad news? Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:49

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Market news today - pause for breath after six-month rally

4/22/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. In the markets this week: shares retreat on geo-political tensions and interest rate fears; and earnings season gets into full swing with the Magnificent Seven in focus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:26

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Markets react to Middle East fears - and are Premium Bonds worth it?

4/17/2024
This week, we’re taking the temperature of markets after a weekend of worrying geopolitical news. How will the tension in the Middle East affect economies - and what can or should investors do to mitigate geopolitical risk? And then - our semi-regular check in on Premium Bonds - what is the case for them now? Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:05

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Market news today - investors stay calm despite rising tension

4/16/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: shares remain stable in the face of escalating geo-political concerns; the dollar rises as rate cuts are taken off the table; and investors prepare for first quarter earnings season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:48

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Investment Outlook special: what you’re asking us

4/11/2024
This week, it’s a quarterly Investment Outlook special where we put your questions to the Outlook’s author Tom Stevenson. The questions this time focused on the sustainability of recent market gains, the impact of elections on either side of the Atlantic, the best source of income and much else besides. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:10

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Market news today - UK shares return with a spring in their step

4/2/2024
Fidelity's Ed Monk reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: UK shares return from the Easter holidays with a spring in their step with oil and gold on the rise; the US ebbs back on rate fears and markets await new inflation and jobs news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:21

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Is this the top of the market? | ISA vs SIPP

3/27/2024
Today on the show, markets are hitting new highs around the world - what fear should that hold for investors? Well look at what history tells us about investing near the top of the market. And then - with the end of the financial year in view - we’ll take a mathematical look at that vital question - ISA or pension? Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:56

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Market news today - rate cut hopes keep the bull running

3/25/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: shares enjoy the best week in months as central banks signal interest rate cuts; the UK starts to attract bargain hunters; and corporate bonds are in favour as investors seek to lock in higher rates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:17

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Can UK shares catch up?

3/20/2024
This week, what explains the UK stock market’s pedestrian performance versus its peers over the last two decades - and is there a case that it can, finally, catch up? Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:52

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Market news today - all eyes on interest rates

3/18/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. This week in the markets: all eyes on interest rates as central banks meet on either side of the Atlantic and in Japan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:04

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Hedging your bets on US tech

3/12/2024
This week, where can investors look as markets get ever-more concentrated? The dominance of the US stock market - and a small group of companies within that market - means plenty are wondering how to hedge their bets. Fascinating new analysis offers some answers, and that’s our focus today. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:00

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Market news today - the rally in shares finally broadens out

3/11/2024
Fidelity's Tom Stevenson reviews the stories moving markets. In the markets this week: the rally finally broadens out; bitcoin and gold both hit new records; and the pound rises as UK starts to look safe and boring. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:36

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Budget 2024: What the NI cut means for the future of tax

3/7/2024
Today on the show we’re reacting to the Budget - potentially the last set-piece financial statement from the Government before a General Election. There were eye-catching measures on National Insurance and a new UK ISA for investors to get excited about - but will it be enough to move the dial politically. Host, Ed Monk, and his occasional guests provide a well-balanced take on the latest financial developments together with expert insights to help you grow your capital, manage your investment portfolio and make the most of the money markets. Popular for its jargon-free approach, clear analysis and fresh perspective, The Personal Investor podcast helps shine a light on the latest market developments for the savvy UK investor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:09