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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.

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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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: Once bitcoined, twice…

12/12/2017
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Philip Coggan, our Buttonwood columnist, asks if we should worry about the freakish rises in cryptocurrency prices. Also, Businesses leave Catalonia in the face of political uncertainty. And the Jedi effect: can the remake save Hollywood? Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:15:18


Money talks: A Christmas gift for the president

12/5/2017
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We digest the ambitious overhaul of the American tax system and whether the bill will become law by Christmas. And Soumaya Keynes talks to the EU Commissioner for Trade about how the EU is trying to keep China in check. Also market exuberance: shall we dance? Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:16:07


Money talks: Company politics

11/28/2017
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We ask not whether companies will play a more political role but how expansive that role might be? And, how cheese tells us all we need to know about the economics of trade. Also, how giving your company a Chinese name is tricky business. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:14:33


Money talks: Feeding frenzy for 21st Century Fox

11/21/2017
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As Disney and others eye up the sale of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets — our media editor Gady Epstein asks why Rupert Murdoch is breaking up his empire. Are Millennials forcing a step change in socially-responsible investing? And a fishy story of herrings in Holland. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:16:32


Money talks: Can you say CPTPP?

11/14/2017
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Only three days into his term, President Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But now, the remaining 11 countries have formed a new trade deal called the CPTPP. Host Philip Coggan and Soumaya Keynes speculate whether China might join, now that America is out. Plus why there’s geopolitical tension in the oil market. And Michael Lewis talks about his new book.

Duration: 00:19:24


Money talks: ICO Bubble with benefits

11/7/2017
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Our Technology Editor, Ludwig Siegele, says that despite the froth, Initial Coin Offerings could challenge the dominance of the tech giants. Also, will Venezuela finally default on its debt and how are markets reacting to the arrest of the Saudi Warren Buffet? Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:16:38


Money talks: A healthy deal?

10/31/2017
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Is Amazon’s rumoured entry into the pharma market the real impetus behind the CVS Health and Aetna deal? And Barry Eichengreen, Economist from the University of California, questions how long the dollar can stay dominant. Also, how is France coping with a butter shortage? Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:14:09


Money talks: Wait and See MPC

10/24/2017
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Callum Williams, our Britain economics correspondent, argues that the Bank of England should raise interest rates early next year rather than next week. Nobel Economist Jean Tirole shares his worries about competition in the digital economy. And driving from right to left in Myanmar. Philip Coggan hosts.

Duration: 00:16:18


Money talks: Tense trading

10/18/2017
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Soumaya Keynes, our economics correspondent, discusses whether President Trump's drastic proposals will break the NAFTA trade pact. Also: Why IBM’s recovery is incomplete and a rare glimpse into the HQ of the German retailer Aldi. Simon long hosts.

Duration: 00:18:44


Money talks: A nudge in the right direction

10/10/2017
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We discuss the winner of this year's Nobel in economics, Richard Thaler. Ukraine's finance minister speaks to us about the battle against corruption, and reforming the beleaguered country. Also, the banks that look like software companies

Duration: 00:19:51


Money talks: Can the emerging-markets boom continue?

10/3/2017
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The Economist’s Simon Cox argues emerging markets are more resilient these days, and are less tied to the US Fed's interest-rate decisions. Also, how big is the gender gap in pensions? And the buzz around the Jiophone launch in India. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:18:00


Money talks: How have markets been reacting to Merkel’s tentative victory?

9/26/2017
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Adam Roberts, our European business correspondent, analyses how German companies have reacted to the return of the far-right in German politics. Also, will London ban the ride-sharing company Uber and we get excited about some boring-sounding new rules for finance, MiFiD II. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:15:20


Money talks: Latin lessons from J Balvin

9/19/2017
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Reggaeton is a genre of music topping the charts across the world. Columbia artist J Balvin joins host Simon Long to discuss why streaming services have played such a vital role in spreading the word. Plus, why Chinese unicorns are worth more than American ones. And could a better economics textbooks help us predict the next recession?

Duration: 00:16:08


Money talks: Donald Trump’s moment to shape the Fed

9/12/2017
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Henry Curr, our US economics editor, discusses how President Trump will fill the four vacant seats on the board of the American Federal Reserve. Also, a big data breach at the credit-scoring company, Equifax, puts millions at risk. And the contradiction at the heart of China’s internet giants. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:15:18


Money talks: Markets unrattled by North Korea

9/5/2017
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Philip Coggan explains why markets appear so calm in the face of North Korea’s nuclear threat. Also, are China’s capacity cuts for real? And how technology is making banking more inclusive. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:14:26


Money talks: Will Uber’s new CEO restore the company’s image and culture?

8/29/2017
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Uber has finally chosen its new CEO: Dara Khosrowshahi, the boss of Expedia. Will he be able to drive the company away from its recent crises? Also, a glimpse into the once secretive world of Cargill, an American agribusiness giant. And do people migrate when taxes rise? Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:17:10


Money talks: Summer special

8/22/2017
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In this episode, we do summer stock-taking and highlight some popular items of the year so far. From amazing Amazon - and how it became one of the world's most valuable companies - to the burgeoning business of illegal sand mining.

Duration: 00:18:25


Money talks: Tricky trading

8/15/2017
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As NAFTA trade talks begin, we examine whether a deal can be made and discuss the investigation President Trump has ordered into China's trading practices. Artificial intelligence often gets a bad rap but could it create as many jobs as it takes? Plus, how fidget spinners have transformed the toy industry.

Duration: 00:14:09


Money talks: Silicon sexism

8/8/2017
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Google fires a software engineer after his anti-diversity memo was leaked. However, this points to wider culture wars in Silicon Valley. Janet Yellen’s term watching over America’s central bank will end in February. We look at possible candidates. And how Say's law, a 200 year-old economic theory, still has relevance today. Simon Long hosts.

Duration: 00:12:40


Money talks: Billion dollar TV deal, Becker and Beckham

8/1/2017
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Discovery Communications and Scripps Network team up to fight the competition. Also on the show: Why are economists so interested in human capital? And David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream might finally be realised.

Duration: 00:15:50

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