Podcasts

Shaniel Ramjee: tech stocks, China and Japan – where to find the best returns
Investment strategy

Shaniel Ramjee: tech stocks, China and Japan – where to find the best returns

Merryn talks to Shaniel Ramjee of Pictet Asset Management about where to find the best returns in global markets right now – the continued growth of t…
20 Oct 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Negative interest rates, armed guards and a warehouse full of cash
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Negative interest rates, armed guards and a warehouse full of cash

Merryn and John discuss the extraordinary idea of negative interest rates and explain why as far as they can see they just don't work. Plus, a genius …
15 Oct 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Lockdowns, layoffs and public-sector pensions
UK Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Lockdowns, layoffs and public-sector pensions

Merryn and John discuss the effects of lockdowns on the economy, particularly on the private sector where already financially fragile workers are laid…
9 Oct 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: the accelerating revolution in healthcare
Biotech stocks

The MoneyWeek Podcast: the accelerating revolution in healthcare

Merryn talks to Dr Paul Jordan, Anna Macdonald, and Dr Gareth Blades of Amati Global investors about some of their favourite small UK companies - incl…
1 Oct 2020
Dale Nicholls: why you should invest in China
China stockmarkets

Dale Nicholls: why you should invest in China

Merryn talks to Fidelity's Dale Nicholls about investing in Chinese companies - the sectors he likes, the themes he's following, and why Chinese equit…
24 Sep 2020
Mark Slater: why UK stocks are so unpopular right now
UK stockmarkets

Mark Slater: why UK stocks are so unpopular right now

Merryn talks to Mark Slater of the Slater Growth fund about why investors have abandoned the UK – and why they are wrong to have done so. Plus, he pic…
11 Sep 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: It's all gone V-shaped
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: It's all gone V-shaped

Merryn and John talk about the craziness of the tech-stock bubble, the Fed's change of tack from inflation to employment, and the emergence of what is…
4 Sep 2020

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George Magnus: financial repression and inflation – the only way out
Global Economy

George Magnus: financial repression and inflation – the only way out

There are very few ways to get out of the debt hole we have dug, economist and author George Magnus tells Merryn, and inflation is one of the most lik…
28 Aug 2020
Helen Thomas: how Covid and the “velocity of people” will shape our economic future
Global Economy

Helen Thomas: how Covid and the “velocity of people” will shape our economic future

John talks to Helen Thomas of Blonde Money about how the economy is shifting to the new, post-Covid reality – and how our children will pay for it all…
19 Aug 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: house prices, staycations, and the death of cash
House prices

The MoneyWeek Podcast: house prices, staycations, and the death of cash

John and Merryn talk about the rise in UK house prices and the fact that everybody is holidaying in the UK, plus gold's new highs, the death of cash, …
12 Aug 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: how to age well and profit from the “longevity dividend”
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: how to age well and profit from the “longevity dividend”

Merryn talks to economist and author Andrew J Scott and discusses how we can profit from the "longevity dividend" as we live longer; why we need to re…
6 Aug 2020
Gold bugs' dreams are coming true – but we could still see a V-shaped recovery
Gold

Gold bugs' dreams are coming true – but we could still see a V-shaped recovery

John and Merryn talk about how it's perfectly reasonable to expect a V-shaped recovery and to continue holding gold as well. Plus, inflation, staycati…
30 Jul 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Inflation, MMT and the folly of a centrally planned economy
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Inflation, MMT and the folly of a centrally planned economy

Merryn and John talk about the chancellor's stamp duty holiday and wealth taxes in general; the trouble with economies planned by politicians (and how…
15 Jul 2020
Laura Foll: small companies, income, and the power of equity markets
UK stockmarkets

Laura Foll: small companies, income, and the power of equity markets

Merryn talks to fund manager Laura Foll about value, income yields and the UK market's underperformance, plus the benefits of smaller companies and th…
1 Jul 2020
Nick Greenwood: the benefits of investment trusts, and some of my favourites
Investment trusts

Nick Greenwood: the benefits of investment trusts, and some of my favourites

Merryn talks to Nick Greenwood of Premier Miton Investors, who runs a couple of funds that invest in investment trusts. Nick talks about the advantage…
25 Jun 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn and John on markets, pent-up demand, and a V-shaped recovery
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Merryn and John on markets, pent-up demand, and a V-shaped recovery

This week, Merryn and John talk about how most markets (bar two) are overpriced; how, with people desperate to return to normality, a V-shaped recover…
17 Jun 2020
Hugh Hendry: fire Jerome Powell and let the Fed go properly nuts
Global Economy

Hugh Hendry: fire Jerome Powell and let the Fed go properly nuts

Merryn talks to analyst and ex hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who explains why 2020 is very like 2002; why gold is the adult equivalent of Disneyland…
8 Jun 2020
Mervyn King: why the Covid pandemic is a classic example of radical uncertainty
UK Economy

Mervyn King: why the Covid pandemic is a classic example of radical uncertainty

This week, Merryn talks to ex-governor of the Bank of England Merryn King about the pandemic and how to prepare for a future that is unknowable; the g…
2 Jun 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: James Ferguson on the virus, the lockdown, and what comes next
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: James Ferguson on the virus, the lockdown, and what comes next

Merryn talks to MoneyWeek regular James Ferguson of Macrostrategy Partnership about what's happened so far with the virus; whether the lockdown was th…
28 May 2020
MoneyWeek 1,000 – a look back over the last 20 years
Investment strategy

MoneyWeek 1,000 – a look back over the last 20 years

The first 1,000 issues of MoneyWeek magazine – what we got right, what we got wrong, and what, if anything, has changed, Plus the best of your suggest…
22 May 2020
Bernard Connolly: how are we going to pay for all this?
Global Economy

Bernard Connolly: how are we going to pay for all this?

Merryn talks to economist Bernard Connolly about the huge – and necessary – sums being spent supporting the economy through the coronavirus crisis. Th…
12 May 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Andrew Milligan – your advantage over professional investors
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Andrew Milligan – your advantage over professional investors

Merryn talks to Andrew Milligan, until recently chief investment strategist of Aberdeen Standard Investments, about the state of the markets now and t…
7 May 2020