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The top two bits of financial news brought to you in plain english every weekday morning. 5 minutes and you're caught up. Finimize is all you need.

The top two bits of financial news brought to you in plain english every weekday morning. 5 minutes and you're caught up. Finimize is all you need.
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The top two bits of financial news brought to you in plain english every weekday morning. 5 minutes and you're caught up. Finimize is all you need.

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English

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Episodes

Thursday, 17th Jan. - Investors are seriously confused

1/17/2019
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Economic uncertainty is at a record high, according to Deutsche Bank. US carmaker Ford’s annual profit stops short of investors’ expectations.

Duration:00:06:59

Wednesday, 16th Jan. - Banks report, investors abort

1/16/2019
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JPMorgan and Citigroup revenues missed investor expectations thanks to less trading in the fourth quarter. Germany isn’t quite in a recession – although the bleak economic picture in Europe shows no signs of improving.

Duration:00:07:04

Tuesday, 15th Jan. - Gold digging pans out

1/15/2019
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Gold digger Newmont Mining announced a $10 billion merger deal with rival Goldcorp. California’s Pacific Gas and Electric is filing for bankruptcy after facing more than $30 billion of liabilities from recent wildfires.

Duration:00:07:04

Monday, 14th Jan. - China's rebound

1/14/2019
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China’s currency got a lot stronger, enjoying its best week on record, while the US dollar weakened. The UK economy slowed, growing only 0.3% in the three months to November.

Duration:00:07:03

Friday, 11th Jan. - Cars crash

1/11/2019
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Carmakers Ford and Jaguar cut jobs as they suffered from auto sales falling around the world. British grocery and department stores had mixed fortunes amid exceptionally weak Christmas trading conditions.

Duration:00:06:57

Thursday, 10th Jan. - World Bank sees storm coming

1/10/2019
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The World Bank cut its global economic growth forecast – but investors didn’t care. 126-year-old department store Sears teetered on the brink of bankruptcy.

Duration:00:06:41

Wednesday, 9th Jan. - $14 billion, vanished

1/9/2019
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SoftBank dealt a blow to coworking space startup WeWork as it backed out of a major investment. Samsung echoed Apple’s woes as it warned investors of a forthcoming profit drop.

Duration:00:06:54

Tuesday, 8th Jan. - Bridgewater’s on fire

1/8/2019
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The world’s largest hedge fund returned 15% last year – despite (or perhaps because of) the market falling. Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly announced an $8 billion takeover of cancer-focused Loxo Oncology.

Duration:00:07:12

Monday, 7th Jan. - Are you being served?

1/7/2019
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New Chinese economic data stoked markets, despite disappointing European figures. A significantly better-than-expected December jobs report from the US also helped boost markets.

Duration:00:06:57

Friday, 4th Jan. - Apple's pips squeak

1/4/2019
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Apple's stock price fell another 9% after a shock profit warning. Retail bellwether Next lowered its profit expectations – but investors breathed a sigh of relief.

Duration:00:06:53

Thursday, 3rd Jan. - Tesla stinks

1/3/2019
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Weak Chinese and European manufacturing data shook investors. Tesla’s shares tumbled as it returned to disappointing form on vehicle deliveries.

Duration:00:06:48

Friday, 28th Dec. - Amazon just killed it

12/28/2018
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Amazon said that it shipped a record number of items over the 2018 holiday season. The world’s largest construction company bought the UK’s second-biggest airport for $3.7 billion.

Duration:00:07:19

Monday, 24th Dec. - Stock Block

12/24/2018
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The US government shut down as economic growth last quarter was revised down slightly. Takeaway.com agreed to buy rival Delivery Hero’s German business for $1 billion.

Duration:00:06:54

Friday, 21st Dec. - The Fed makes it rain

12/21/2018
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The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates again – and stocks took a tumble. GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer announced plans to merge their consumer health arms.

Duration:00:06:51

Thursday, 20th Dec. - SoftBank goes... soft

12/20/2018
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Investors hung up on SoftBank’s monster telecoms IPO. The European Union agreed to Italy’s more modest revised spending plans.

Duration:00:07:01

Wednesday, 19th Dec. - Give me back my stocks

12/19/2018
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As the price of oil declined, Shell was investigating an $8 billion deal for a big US field. As stocks declined, major US share buybacks continued apace.

Duration:00:06:59

Tuesday, 18th Dec. - ASOS triggers retail apocalypse

12/18/2018
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ASOS’s stock fell 40% as it hailed a retail apocalypse. Industrial heavyweight Hitachi announced a $6 billion power-up.

Duration:00:07:31

Monday, 17th Dec. - LVMH buys the Orient Express

12/17/2018
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LVMH announced a $3 billion acquisition of luxury hotel chain Belmond. New data showed the US economy was solid in November – but China’s looked shaky.

Duration:00:06:27

Friday, 14th Dec. - Europe pulls the plug on market support

12/14/2018
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The European Central Bank announced the end of its longstanding $3 trillion bond-buying program. General Electric’s stock rose 8% thanks to further restructuring and an analyst’s about-turn.

Duration:00:06:48

Thursday, 13th Dec. - $3 billion line of Credit Suisse

12/13/2018
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US small-cap stocks were on investors’ chopping blocks. Credit Suisse announced plans to buy back $3 billion of its own (large-cap) stock.

Duration:00:06:42