Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Paul Hodges about how the current wave of refugees could be the answer to Britain’s demographic time bomb.
Gillian Tett introduces her latest book, The Silo Effect, at her Edinburgh launch, and Merryn Somerset Webb talks to some of the guests.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to the FT’s Gillian Tett about interest rates, the bubbles in the US financial system, and how ‘silo thinking’ can be very bad for your wealth.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to JP Morgan’s Simon Chinnery about the changes in the world of pensions investments, and how the financial industry and consumers must respond.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Ukip MP Douglas Carswell about Greece, Europe, and how only the free market can fix our economic problems – centrally planned solutions always end in disaster.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and author George Magnus on national sovereignty, economic integration, and the eventual collapse of Europe’s botched currency union.
Merryn Somerset Webb interviews economist and author Dambisa Moyo about how Western democracy isn’t set up to deal with the long-term economic problems we’re facing.
Merryn Somerset Webb interviews small-cap stock expert Gervais Williams about how penny shares outperform blue chips ‘again and again’.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and author Roger Bootle about Europe’s economic disaster zone, and the advantages to Britain in pulling out.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Troy Asset Management’s Sebastian Lyon about markets, debt – and why monetary policy has become “totally unhinged”.