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The Flip Side

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This podcast series features a lively debate between two of Barclays’ Research analysts taking opposing viewpoints on timely topics of importance to economies and businesses around the globe.By hearing arguments and insights on both sides, we hope you will come away with a greater understanding of the economic implications of sometimes polarizing issues.

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This podcast series features a lively debate between two of Barclays’ Research analysts taking opposing viewpoints on timely topics of importance to economies and businesses around the globe.By hearing arguments and insights on both sides, we hope you will come away with a greater understanding of the economic implications of sometimes polarizing issues.

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Is this kindergarten?

By Moppp221 - Sep 24 2019
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You guys sound like 5year olds reading a cringe script. Unbelievable you can keep your jobs with this public performance representing barclays.

Great Content, delivery needs work

By unitshift - Nov 26 2018
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The content is great, but the host speaks in a very unnatural cadence that makes it difficult to listen to. Reminds me of Ira Glass’ discussion of his own poor delivery when he first started broadcasting. A more natural, conversational speaking voice would push this podcast to 5 stars.

iTunes Ratings

52 Ratings
Average Ratings
47
3
1
0
1

Is this kindergarten?

By Moppp221 - Sep 24 2019
Read more
You guys sound like 5year olds reading a cringe script. Unbelievable you can keep your jobs with this public performance representing barclays.

Great Content, delivery needs work

By unitshift - Nov 26 2018
Read more
The content is great, but the host speaks in a very unnatural cadence that makes it difficult to listen to. Reminds me of Ira Glass’ discussion of his own poor delivery when he first started broadcasting. A more natural, conversational speaking voice would push this podcast to 5 stars.

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The Flip Side

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This podcast series features a lively debate between two of Barclays’ Research analysts taking opposing viewpoints on timely topics of importance to economies and businesses around the globe.By hearing arguments and insights on both sides, we hope you will come away with a greater understanding of the economic implications of sometimes polarizing issues.

Rank #1: Big tech: Healthy or harmful to competition?

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Large technology companies like FAANG have amassed market share in the retail and media sectors. Is their dominance enhancing or stifling competition? Research analysts Jeff Meli and Jim Martin debate.

May 02 2019

16mins

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Rank #2: Does the US-China trade war pose a material risk to the US economy?

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Trade tensions between the US & China continue to rise. Barclays Research analysts Jeff Meli and Ajay Rajadhyaksha debate what’s at stake on episode 10 of The Flip Side.

Jun 11 2019

17mins

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Rank #3: Is market power weighing on the US economy?

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Since 2000, fewer and fewer companies have come to control larger and larger shares of the market in a wide variety of industries. In fact, 75% of US industries have experienced a rise in concentration over that period. What does that mean for competition across the economy and in individual sectors, and is it detrimental or beneficial to the economy?

Apr 01 2019

19mins

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Rank #4: Rising US corporate debt: Real threat or overblown hype?

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Has a decade of growth in the US corporate credit market ballooned to the point of bursting? Brad Rogoff and Shobhit Gupta debate what factors underlie the next potential credit market downturn.

Feb 27 2019

16mins

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Rank #5: Did the US corporate tax cut stimulate the economy?

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At the end of 2017, US President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. For corporations, this meant a significant reduction in the tax rate from 35% to 21%, which lawmakers claimed would boost business investment domestically, bring cash held overseas back to the US and create jobs. The question is, did the tax cut achieve all it set out to, and as a result stimulate the US economy?

Jan 23 2019

21mins

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