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Money Talks from The Economist

Our editors and correspondents give their authoritative take on the markets, the economy and the world of business. Published every Wednesday by Economist Podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Money Talks: Yearnings season

The global pandemic has hit American companies hard, reflected in the latest earnings season, and it could be many quarters before a return to profitability. In Europe, Germany is used to being an economic powerhouse, but the virus has left it in a slump. And, could central banks ditch cash in favour of virtual money? Simon Long hosts Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

23mins

4 Aug 2020

Rank #1

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Money talks: How low can rates go?

Our economics editor, Henry Curr, explores why the global economy is behaving weirdly and how governments and central banks should respond. Also, can freer trade help address climate change? The Economist’s editor-in-chief, Zanny Minton-Beddoes, asks Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, Cecilia Malmström, the EU’s trade commissioner, Michael Corbat, CEO of Citigroup, and Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Credit Suisse, at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum. And, how the economics of streaming is changing pop songs. Helen Joyce hosts Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

25mins

8 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Money talks: Trump makes crude jump

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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

16mins

24 Apr 2018

Rank #3

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Money talks: Three economies

The economies of America, Britain and Ukraine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

8mins

12 May 2015

Rank #4

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Money Talks: Biden, it’s time

What will the new president’s plans mean for the American economy—and for its partners and rivals around the world? Sabine Weyand, of the European Commission’s department for international trade, explains how the EU hopes to rebalance the global trading order in the post-Trump era. And host Simon Long asks why, despite a return to growth, the Communist Party is busy reining in China Inc.Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

24mins

19 Jan 2021

Rank #5

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Money talks: Trumponomics

Simon Long delves into what Donald Trump means for taxes, growth and trade. Also: the markets react to Emmanuel Macron's election victory in France and China develops its first large passenger jet Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

14mins

9 May 2017

Rank #6

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Money talks: From bad to wurst

This week the Bundesbank warned that Germany’s economy will probably soon be in recession. Henry Curr, our economics editor, argues that the country needs more fiscal stimulus. Who will buy the world’s largest AI computer chip? And, Apple's entry into the credit card market. Simon Long hosts Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

20mins

20 Aug 2019

Rank #7

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Money Talks: covid-19 spreads

Stockmarkets saw some of the sharpest falls in years after a rise in new coronavirus cases. Is a global economic downturn on the cards? Also, Argentina faces serious debt difficulties—can it strike a new deal with the International Monetary Fund? And, Professor Diane Coyle, from Cambridge University, on the importance of the “data economy”. Rachana Shanbhogue hostsPlease subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/radiooffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

25mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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Money talks: The fintech edge

Will Silicon Valley bring down the banks? From payments to remittances, startups are disrupting the world of financial services and luring young talent away from banks Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

10mins

20 Oct 2015

Rank #9

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Money Talks: Xinomics

A new economic era is dawning in China—a potent mix of autocracy, technology and dynamism. Our Asia economics editor Simon Rabinovitch and host Simon Long speak to local business owners and economists about this evolution of state capitalism. Could a new sort of central planning help Chinese technology dominate the world stage? And how should the West respond?Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

29mins

20 Oct 2020

Rank #10

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Money talks: The trust machine

Apostles of blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, think of it as the internet of money with implications stretching far beyond the cryptocurrency Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

13mins

3 Nov 2015

Rank #11

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Money talks: A poison chalice for GE’s new boss

Patrick Foulis asks if a break-up is on the cards as General Electric appoints a new CEO. Also, Uber is on a collision course as it grapples with management problems. Why confidence among European companies is sky high. And tension in global trade in aluminium. Hosted by Philip Coggan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

17mins

13 Jun 2017

Rank #12

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Money talks: Shopping for diamonds

LVMH, a French luxury goods giant, is buying American jeweller Tiffany & Co for over $16bn. What are its plans for the latest jewel in its crown? Soumaya Keynes speaks to Stephen Vaughn, former general counsel to the United States Trade Representative, about a crisis at the heart of the World Trade Organisation. And, what lessons can be learned from the world’s most extreme economies? Patrick Lane hosts _______ For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, go to www.economist.com/radiooffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

22mins

26 Nov 2019

Rank #13

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Money Talks: Twin peaks

As the price of oil rises, so too does the value of the battery metals that could replace it. Host Patrick Lane asks what’s driving these competing bets on the fuels of the future. Plus, the rise of the hairy zombies: why some of the most pandemic-battered shares in USA Inc are confident of an afterlife. And, how remote work is playing havoc with American taxes. Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

24mins

9 Feb 2021

Rank #14

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Money talks: Should we tax sugar?

Governments around the world are taxing sugary drinks to help curb obesity, but do so-called 'sin taxes' on the likes of sugar or cigarettes work or has the nanny state gone rogue? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

11mins

1 Dec 2015

Rank #15

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Money talks: Don’t bank with me Argentina

As Argentina starts talks with the IMF, we ask why Argentina’s currency crisis is 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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

18mins

8 May 2018

Rank #16

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Money Talks: The money doctors

A quiet revolution is happening in asset management. Host Patrick Lane and John O’Sullivan, The Economist’s markets columnist, speak to industry insiders about a centuries-old model under strain. They ask about the cost of the race to zero fees, if value investing has had its day and whether the quest for higher returns will lead to China.Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

31mins

24 Nov 2020

Rank #17