The MoneyWeek Podcast

James Ferguson: How bad data is driving fear of a second wave of Covid-19
UK Economy

James Ferguson: How bad data is driving fear of a second wave of Covid-19

Merryn and John talk to MoneyWeek regular James Ferguson about the rise in infections in coronavirus and what the data is really telling us.
17 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
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: 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

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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
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
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: 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
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Russell Napier at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit
The MoneyWeek Podcast

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Russell Napier at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit

Russell Napier, one of our favourite analysts speaking at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit, giving his view on the risks facing the global economy .
14 Feb 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Jim Mellon at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit
The MoneyWeek Podcast

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Jim Mellon at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit

Merryn Somerset Webb, MoneyWeek's editor in chief, and executive editor John Stepek discuss the biggest issues of the week
1 Jan 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: a reaction to the general election result
UK Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: a reaction to the general election result

Merryn and John reflect on the result of the general election
24 Dec 2019