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The Economist: Money Talks

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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: Lessons from Norway

2/13/2018
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10 years on, what can we learn from the Norwegian quota for female corporate directors? Also: A tale of two chip-makers and a mammoth hostile takeover bid — Qualcomm and Broadcom. And, what is threatening old-fashioned customer service in Japan? Simon Long hosts

Duration:00:14:14

Money talks: Crash course

2/6/2018
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Is the plunge in global asset prices a meaningless blip or something more serious? Also, why the UK should care about the trade deals it’s about to lose. And how non-alcoholic drinks are the biggest opportunity in the market. Hosted by Simon Long.

Duration:00:14:51

Money talks: Car talks

1/30/2018
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Soumaya Keynes, our economics correspondent, asks why cars are the sticking point in the NAFTA negotiations. Also Simon Long, our finance editor, interviews Lord Jim O’Neill, former Goldman Sachs economist and BRICS man. Is he a China bull and does he think Goldmans will catch up with Morgan Stanley?

Duration:00:18:45

Money talks: A seismic shift on Wall Street

1/23/2018
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Morgan Stanley v Goldman Sachs: is dullness the key to success for America's investment banks? Also, is mandatory arbitration the best way to deal with problem bosses? And, why medicinal cannabis in Germany is in short supply. Simon Long hosts.

Duration:00:15:33

The World In 2018: Money makes the World In go round

1/16/2018
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Anne McElvoy and Daniel Franklin return with another special looking forward to the year ahead. This week, they tackle business and economics. Patrick Foulis looks back at a prediction for last year, and looks ahead to the year for American firms; correspondents from across Asia make their predictions for emerging markets; investors weigh in on how Brexit looks from China and why it could be a big year for big cars

Duration:00:24:47

Money talks: Cracking steel — hammer or chisel?

1/9/2018
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Could we be on the brink of President Trump’s first real trade war over Chinese steel? Also, why the great Indian middle class may not be as big as you think. And, is the gym business in good shape? Simon Long hosts.

Duration:00:24:01

Money talks: New year, new economics?

1/2/2018
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We cajole our economics editors, John O’Sullivan and Henry Curr, to make predictions for 2018. Also, Soumaya Keynes asks how can the field of economics attract more women? Simon Long hosts.

Duration:00:23:31

Money talks: We have to ask about money!

12/26/2017
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We take a look back at 2017 — headaches at Uber, a new way to learn Economics, butter shortages in France and behavioural economics with Michael Lewis. Also, latin lessons from J Balvin. Simon Long hosts.

Duration:00:15:07

Money Talks: The Quiz

12/19/2017
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Andrew Palmer, Simon Long and Rachana Shanbhogue answer tough questions about finance and economics and fight for prizes. Philip Coggan is our quizmaster supremo.

Duration:00:15:01

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

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