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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
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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
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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

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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
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The MoneyWeek Podcast: Central bankers just want to be loved
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Central bankers just want to be loved

Merryn and John look at the state of the world as it is now – are we doing too much in terms of stimulus? Should central banks buy equities? And what …
29 Apr 2020
Luciano Diana: ESG investing and a welcome dose of optimism amid the gloom
Investment strategy

Luciano Diana: ESG investing and a welcome dose of optimism amid the gloom

Pictet's Luciano Diana talks about ESG investing, climate change and the challenges of Covid-19 and how, while things are tough in the short term, the…
28 Apr 2020
Alexander Chartres: the end of a benign era
Global Economy

Alexander Chartres: the end of a benign era

We've been living in an extraordinarily stable and benign era. But stability breeds instability, says Ruffer's Alexander Chartres. Here, he talks to M…
22 Apr 2020
Steve Keen: a modern debt jubilee is vital to keep the global economy alive
Global Economy

Steve Keen: a modern debt jubilee is vital to keep the global economy alive

In a fascinating chat, Merryn talks to economist thinker and author Professor Steve Keen, who says we must put the financial system on "life support" …
16 Apr 2020
Gillian Tett: Life after lockdown and how the world will change
Global Economy

Gillian Tett: Life after lockdown and how the world will change

Merryn talks to the FT's Gillian Tett on lockdown in New York; debt and the spectre of financial repression; and how the world might look after the pa…
14 Apr 2020
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The MoneyWeek Podcast – Brian Pellegrini: this crisis may not turn out as badly as everyone thinks
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast – Brian Pellegrini: this crisis may not turn out as badly as everyone thinks

Merryn talks to economic analyst Brian Pellegrini. The psychological importance of the Covid-19 crisis s is huge, he says. But its economic importance…
8 Apr 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast – Russell Napier: how much debt is too much?
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast – Russell Napier: how much debt is too much?

Merryn talks to financial strategist and author Russell Napier about the huge levels of debt embedded in the global economy, the governmental response…
3 Apr 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast - Edward Chancellor: governments’ reaction to the virus will come back to haunt us
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast - Edward Chancellor: governments’ reaction to the virus will come back to haunt us

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to financial historian, investment strategist and author Edward Chancellor, and asks: are we doing the right thing, is it g…
31 Mar 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast - Your questions answered
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast - Your questions answered

Merryn and John tackle some of the questions sent in by readers - including what they expect to happen to house prices; how much are dividends likely …
30 Mar 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast – Charles Heenan: dominoes are falling; be very careful
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast – Charles Heenan: dominoes are falling; be very careful

Merryn talks to Charles Heenan, investment director of Kennox Asset Management. Assets are cheap, he says, but you need to be very, very careful about…
26 Mar 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast Issue 992 - Bright spots amid the gloom
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast Issue 992 - Bright spots amid the gloom

Merryn and John, in a downbeat mood after a bad week, talk about the authorities' response to the coronavirus; the panic in the bond market; and look …
24 Mar 2020
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The MoneyWeek Podcast – The end of capitalism?
Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast – The end of capitalism?

John and Merryn talk about the – hopefully temporary – suspension of capitalism as government stimulus takes off in a big way. Plus, how this crisis m…
18 Mar 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 989 - the bubble meets its pin
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast issue 989 - the bubble meets its pin

Merryn and John talk about the market crash in the face of the double whammy of the coronavirus and the collapse of the oil price; the inevitable wave…
10 Mar 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Dominic Frisby on tax
The MoneyWeek Podcast

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Dominic Frisby on tax

John talks to comedian, author and pop sensation Dominic Frisby about his new book on tax.
20 Feb 2020