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Economics Echo

By Walton Mabuto
Introducing Economics Echo your new favourite podcast. Real economics for Real life! Featuring your host, Global Economist Walton Mabuto, walking you through the global business and economics stories that make the headlines and assess it's impact on you, your money and society. Each and every episode will help listeners answer questions like How has COVID -19 broken the global economy? What will drive the economy of the future? Is capitalism bad? And much, much more. So, tune in every week for relevant, relatable and entertaining coverage!
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062: AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: THE TREVOR WILLIAMS PERSPECTIVE!

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062: AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: THE TREVOR WILLIAMS PERSPECTIVE!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 62. This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Trevor Williams. Trevor is the former Chief Economist at Lloyds Commercial Banking, and is a well - known and highly regarded speaker at many domestic UK and international business forums. We delve into the UK Autumn Budget 2021, tackling the possible impacts for businesses, households and public finances. Identifying winners and losers. And then conclude with a budget rating out of 10. Did Sunak rise up to the challenges in the British economy today?
01:22:15
October 29, 2021
061: AUTUMN BUDGET 2021 - KEY THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 61. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to make a swathe of announcements in this week's Autumn Budget, from climate action to tax changes and new rules on student loan repayments. Here's a quick look on what you should expect from Mr. Sunak. #economicsecho to join the conversation
09:51
October 25, 2021
060: FOUR KEY THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR AT COP26!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 60. The long - awaited climate summit, will begin in Glasgow, Scotland on 31 October. It will be crucial for those world leaders attending to align countries' carbon emissions reduction strategies with the global goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. So, here are four key things to watch out for. #economicsecho to join the conversation
14:24
October 24, 2021
059: THE 2021 GERMAN FEDERAL ELECTION RESULTS EXPLAINED!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 59. Olaf Scholz looks to set be the next Chancellor of Germany in the 20th Bundestag. In this episode we'll talk the 2021 German Federal election results, the coalition possibilities, its potential implications for Europe and the indeed the world. And also a word on the legacy of the outgoing Angela Merkel. Is Europe losing its moral compass - how will it find its way without Merkel? #economicsecho to join in the conversation
24:43
October 1, 2021
058: CHINA EVERGRANDE GROUP - TOO BIG TO FAIL?
Do you remember the Lehman Brothers collapse back in '07? And the shock & awe around the time, with people saying it was "too big to fail". Well, fast forward 14 years and we might have a case of history repating itself, only this time its in the world's second largest economy - China. This is story of the rise & fall of property giant China Evergrande Group. #economicsecho to join the conversation
14:54
September 24, 2021
057: WHY ARE THERE FOOD SHORTAGES IN THE UK?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 57. Shortages! They seem to be everywhere from intermediate goods, labour and even foodstuffs. Supermarkets are struggling, manufacturers are struggling and consumers will ultimately pay the price. In this episode we will tackle what is going on? Why it is happening? Its effects. And if there is a viable solution. All of this and much more coming up! #economicsecho to join in the conversation
25:07
September 10, 2021
056: SEX! IT SELLS. BUT NOT ON ONLYFANS!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 56. After the abrupt announcement that OnlyFans is removing all adult content by October and then the quick reversal. As a site that is best know for pornography that seemed like a strange move, so we explain why it happened, the surrounding controversy and why the sudden U - turn on this major decision. #economicsecho to join in the conversation
25:28
September 3, 2021
055: 10 YEARS OF TIM COOK'S APPLE INC.
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 55. When Tim Cook took over as Apple Inc. CEO on August 25, 2011, even the most ardent Apple fans had their doubts. But today, a decade later, Apple is bigger and mightier than ever before. No other CEO in history has created so much shareholder value as Cook. We present Tim Cook's 10 - year report card. #economicsecho to join the conversation
28:14
September 3, 2021
054: WHAT NEXT FOR THE AFGHAN ECONOMY?
The Taliban have the keys to the Presidential Palace, so how do they plan to govern and revive one of the world's most troubled economies without access to all levers of power, including billions of dollars held overseas. What next for the Afghan economy? #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
32:55
August 21, 2021
053: FC BARCELONA'S FINANCIAL CRISIS EXPLAINED!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 53. FC Barcelona are in turmoil on and off the pitch. Their debt has surpassed €1.2B, much of it repayable in the short term. Their superstar Lionel Messi has left for PSG. How did this once magnificent club end up with the real prospect of bankruptcy? And slowly, but surely losing their status as an elite European football club? Plus, how do they get themselves out of this mess. #economicsecho to join in the conversation
21:02
August 15, 2021
052: BIG TECH IS WINNING RIGHT NOW!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 52. After a barrage of earnings from Big Tech last week. Let's talk about Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft & others, how they have been fairing given the past 12 - 18 mths? Why they have been winning despite a global pandemic, increased scrutiny from lawmakers and What's next for Silicon Valley's finest? #economicsecho to join in the conversation
26:53
August 13, 2021
051: TOKYO 2020 - PROFITS AHEAD OF PEOPLE?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 51. The Summer Olympic Games are underway. Preparations, though, have been hard hit by the global pandemic. And as many as 80% of the Japanese electorate wanted the games called off. But the IOC & the local government have insisted all will be fine and gone ahead. Many are wondering, what is the point? And are giant sporting events like the Olympics a thing of the past? #economicsecho to join in the conversation
32:60
July 30, 2021
050: IS THE FED WRONG ON INFLATION?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 50. In this episode we talk about the "I" word, inflation. As the world economy sees rising demand and supply shortages, price pressures are becoming more prominent. Should we be worried and how temporary is this new phenomenon? As central banks around the world try calm us all down! #economicsecho to join in the conversation
23:03
July 23, 2021
049: CHINA'S CRYPTO CLAMPDOWN!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 49. Over the past few weeks China has stepped up its efforts to rein in the country's cryptocurrency industry. A clampdown stretching from Sichuan, in the east to Xinjiang in the west, but why has Beijing taken these steps? And are they ultimately making a huge mistake? #economicsecho to join in the conversation
26:04
July 17, 2021
048: HOW GREEN IS ELON MUSK?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 48. Through Tesla and his electric car revolution, Elon Musk has built up a reputation as a clean energy champion. But Spacex has never fitted in with Musk's green image. In this episode we weigh his climate record, both good & bad and ask whether his green status stacks up. #economicsecho to join in the conversation
15:34
July 9, 2021
047: AIRBUS - BOEING TRADE WAR TRUCE EXPLAINED!
For 17 years, there has been an ongoing dispute between the EU & the US over civil aviation supremacy. This battle comes down to each side's prime airplane manufacturer; Airbus/Boeing and the financial aid they are allowed to receive. However, last week after 17 years, the two parties agreed to end the trade war. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
19:49
July 2, 2021
046: UK - AUSTRALIA TRADE DEAL EXPLAINED!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 46. One of the main selling points of Brexit was that it would allow the United Kingdom to strike free trade deals with other nations. Last week, for the first time, this came true with Prime Minister Johnston announcing a brand 'spanking' new trade agreement with Australia - the only original deal the United Kingdom has thus far. But, is it a good deal? We unpack the details and the controversy surrounding it. #economicsecho to join in the conversation
25:01
June 28, 2021
045: EL SALVADOR: IN BITCOIN WE TRUST!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 45. El Salvador, a small nation nation in Central America is adopting Bitcoin as legal currency. Here is why that is a big deal. How can El Salvador benefit from Bitcoin? What are the potential risks? And how will the move impact the lives of ordinary Salvadoreans? #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
19:41
June 21, 2021
044: THE G7 GLOBAL MINIMUM CORPORATION TAX EXPLAINED!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 44. Do business in one country, shifts the profits to another, and pay little or not tax at all. Its controversial, but the world's biggest companies have been doing for years. Now the G7 group of advanced economies is trying to stop the practice by setting a minimum corporate tax rate of 15%. But will the deal succeed and what impact will it have on companies of all sizes and governments alike.  #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
35:43
June 20, 2021
043: GLOBAL CHIP SHORTAGE: WHO? WHAT? WHY?
The ongoing global chip shortage means that it could be tougher to buy everything from a PlayStation 5 to a Ford truck for the next few months. But fixing the problem might need bigger changes to both how we manufacture processes and the supply chain at large. In this episode we will break it all down. Tackling what is happening? Who is affected? And why? #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
12:32
June 11, 2021
042: EPIC GAMES vs APPLE INC. EXPLAINED!
Tech giant Apple is facing a legal battle from the maker of the popular video game - Fortnite, which has captured the attention of regulators in Washington & Brussels with an antitrust lawsuit that could disrupt how the iPhone maker does business. Who has the stronger case? Who will win? Who do I want to win? #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
33:14
May 7, 2021
041: THE ECONOMICS BEHIND THE EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 41. The European Super League lasted all of two days. It was football's biggest announcement in decades. But what is it? Who is involved & What does it mean for the future of football in the midst of a global pandemic? Economic arguments for and against, plus a workable solution suitable for all stakeholders. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
30:59
April 30, 2021
040: THE REOPENING ROADMAP: DISSECTING THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 40. In England, the lockdown easing programme is underway. But aside from the obvious what are the economic effects of such a move? How will English consumers and business react after such a long time shut down? Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
35:38
April 23, 2021
039: THE COINBASE IPO: CRYPTO GOING MAINSTREAM?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 39. Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world has gone public. But who are they, what do they do and how does Coinbase make money? And what does this landmark meeting between traditional finance and crypto mean for the state of the crypto economy in 2021? Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
23:19
April 16, 2021
038: BREXIT, THREE MONTHS ON - HOW IS IT GOING SO FAR?
With Brexit now "done", i thought this was a good opportunity to look back and objectively assess how it going so far. We unpick the economics and politics of it all. Are businesses thriving or struggling in this environment and how has the diplomatic relationship between the EU & the UK changed? Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
30:08
April 10, 2021
037: VACCINE PASSPORTS: THE KEY TO REOPENING ECONOMIES?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 37. Vaccine passports are likely to become a feature of everyday life as lockdowns are lifted across the world. But can these "immunity certificates" reopen and kickstart economies, and what are the potential advantages and disadvantages of such moves. Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
23:13
April 2, 2021
036: SUEZ CANAL BLOCKAGE, TESLA BITCOIN PAYMENTS & VACCINE WARFARE!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 36. In this episode, I update you on all of the biggest news events you might have missed from around the world. Discussing everything from the container ship blockage in the Suez Canal as well as Tesla accepting bitcoin payments, among other stories. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
16:29
March 26, 2021
035: 1.9 TRILLION REASONS TO LOVE JOE BIDEN!
During the coronavirus pandemic, the world has been dazzled by the huge sums that governments have been willing to spend propping up their economies. The United States is no stranger to this, recently signing into law a $1.9T American Rescue Plan, but what's actually inside the plan, where did the money come from and what sort of an impact will this have on the American and indeed the global economy as well. Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
32:52
March 19, 2021
034: UK BUDGET 2021: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU? FT Alex & Nesh
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 34. So Chancellor Rishi Sunak stood up to the dispatch box at the House of Commons to deliver probably the most important tax & spending plans in the UK for generations. Find out what the Chancellor's latest budget means for you, your money and society as a whole. Joining me on this episode are Alex, small business owner and Nesh, a chartered accountant, so sit back, relax as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
01:41:25
March 12, 2021
033: POST COVID-19 WORLD: INFLATION OR DEFLATION?
In the past two decades, inflation has puzzled economists by remaining low in good times and bad times. Could the pandemic cause it rise? Listen in as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
18:30
March 5, 2021
032: WHY ARE STOCK MARKETS IGNORING THE ECONOMY?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 32. American stockmarkets have enjoyed a record breaking streak, even though the country's economy faces the deepest recession in living memory. Why is stock market performance so seemingly cut off from current events, and what does this tell us about how the economy works? Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
17:10
February 26, 2021
031: A SUMMARY OF THE UK'S NEW TRADE DEALS SO FAR!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 31. One of the key arguments for Brexit was that it would allow the UK to forge its own trade deals around the world. So in this episode we take a look at some of the deals signed so far and their impact on the UK economy. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
25:03
February 19, 2021
030: THE RUMOURED 2024 APPLE CAR!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 30. Apple has been rumoured to make a car for a while now. We assess the options for production at Apple's disposal including the rumoured partnership with Hyundia - Kia. Does it make business sense for Apple to enter the auto market and when can we as consumers expect the finished product? Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
21:52
February 12, 2021
029: HOW REDDIT BROKE THE STOCK MARKET!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 29. There is Power in numbers, whereby the little guys can assemble and beat the big multi - billionaire hedge - fund managers at their own game. If short selling, margin calls, short squeezes, put options are all Double Dutch to you, fret not because we have you covered in this episode. Join us as we explain it all! #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
53:14
February 5, 2021
028: CHINA'S V - SHAPED RECOVERY!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 28. In this week's episode, we distill and discuss China's remarkable return to near normalcy. Exploring the performance of the Chinese economy in 2020 and the unique ways China tackled the coronavirus, and how successful they have been compared to other countries & if there are any lessons to learn from their response. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
24:34
January 29, 2021
#027: UK - EU TRADE DEAL EXPLAINED: PART 1!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 27. In this week's episode, we distill and discuss the historic free trade agreement struck between the United Kingdom & the European Union ending Brexit for good (so we think). This episode analyses its impact and effects on ordinary British citizens and the British business community. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho& on Twitter @EconomicsEcho
29:08
January 22, 2021
026: THE 2020 CRYPTOCURRENCY CRAZE!
Happy New Year & thank you so much for tuning into episode 26 & the very FIRST episode of Economics Echo! In this episode, we take a look at the latest data, and trends of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in the tumultous year that was 2020, zooming in on how all this affects ordinary people. #economicsecho to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @economicsecho & on Twitter @economicsecho
20:13
January 5, 2021
2020 RECAP: WHAT A YEAR!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 25. This is a recap of the biggest and most impactful news stories from the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics in the year 2020. Enjoy! #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
15:15
December 18, 2020
024: WEEK ROUNDUP!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 24.
13:39
December 11, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. Airbnb listing on the stock market for the first time. How will the ECB react to the rapidly appreciating Euro currency? And will this be the EU Leaders Summit where we finally get a Brexit trade deal? (Don't hold your breathe). All of this and much more. Coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
05:22
December 6, 2020
023: TRAVIS SCOTT: CORPORATE AMERICA'S BRANDING GO - TO GUY!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 23. In this week's episode we analyse the shrewd business moves undertaken by Travis Scott. According to Forbes th Hip hop superstar is on course to gross $100M in 2020. How has it done it in a year without a major album release and live music touring halted? All of this and much more, coming up! #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
12:55
December 4, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. How is the U.S. Labour market looking during the month of Novemeber? And how will lawmakers in Congress and Federal Reserve Central bank respond, if at all? OPEC+ meeting on Monday & Tuesday, further oil production cuts and what effect will it have on oil prices? All of this and much more. Coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
04:44
November 29, 2020
022: UK SPENDING REVIEW 2020: WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?!?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 22. In this week's episode we tackle the Spending Review what is it? How it differs from a traditional budget, and ultimately what kind of an effect this year's edition will have on you and me, all things considered. All of this and much more, coming up! #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
08:55
November 27, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. What are the Uk government's tax & spending plans? Any more Brexit updates? All of this and much more. Coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
03:10
November 22, 2020
021: RACE FOR COVID VACCINES: A RETURN TO NORMALITY?
Thank you somuch for tuning into episode 21. The vaccines are coming, I repeat the vaccine are coming!!! What does the latest the latest COVID- 19 vaccine breakthrough headlines mean for all of us? Does it a return to a more normal economic and social order? All of this and much more, coming up! financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
15:43
November 20, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. EasyJet earnings report - trouble for the airlines. Economic data for the second & third largest economies in the world plus will a Brexit trade deal finally be resolved this week? All of this and much more. Coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
06:46
November 15, 2020
020: ASSESSING THE UK ECONOMY: LOCKDOWN 2.0!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 20. With Lockdown 2.0 in full swing in England, we try to evaluate what economic support and stimulus, policymakers in the United Kingdom are providing to households and businesses, and assess ultimately assess what kind of an impact if any, they might have on the UK economy. #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
19:32
November 13, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. Next gen console launch week. U.S. Presidential election results legal battles impact on the markets, and a whole raft of UK economic data in the week ahead. All of this and much more. Coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
04:23
November 8, 2020
019: CHINA'S 14TH 5 YEAR PLAN: WHAT? WHY? HOW?
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 19 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we look at China's 14th 5 year plan for social and economic development. Assessing its goals and missions, and impact for ordinary Chinese citizens and their economy, plus effects for the globe as a whole. #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
25:54
November 6, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. With polls close at the U.S. President Election, how much market volatility will we see? What will the Bank of England do with interest rates and QE? All of this and much more. Coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
06:56
November 2, 2020
018: SOCIAL MEDIA CEOS UNDER SCRUTINY: BIASED OR JUST DOING THEIR JOBS?
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 18 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we look at the Senate Hearing between lawmakers and the Big social media giants CEOs. Are they biased against Conservative news & views. Will section 230 be reformed? How should free speech be handled on the Internet? And what does this all for users and consumers of their platforms? All of this and much more coming up! #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
12:32
October 30, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. It's the final stretch of the U.S. Presidential race how much will the Q3 GDP numbers influence things. Light at the at the end of the tunnel for the UK & EU? And the Big Tech social media platforms testify before an unhappy Republican controlled U.S. Senate. All of this and so much more coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
06:35
October 25, 2020
017: Apple iPhone 12: New consumer features & New business hurdles!
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 17 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we look at Apple's entry into the 5G smartphone marketplace with the iPhone 12 lineup. Will Apple be able to compete? And what effect will the global pandemic have on business strategy from pricing, competion to supply & demand dynamic. And what it does it mean for consumers as a whole? Will you be copping any of the iPhone 12's? #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
23:11
October 23, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter, how robust is the economic recovery in China? Are Brexit negotiations "over"? All this and so much more coming up! Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
05:20
October 18, 2020
016: THE BREXIT STARING CONTEST: SOMEBODY PLEASE BLINK!
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 16 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we look at the latest in Brexit negotiations. Another U - turn from the UK government? What happened over at the EU Council meeting? And are they fighting over fish? financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
20:36
October 16, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter, including the Brexit Endgame, IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings and so much more. Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
08:19
October 11, 2020
015: EAT OUT TO HELP OUT: SUCCESS? FAILURE? OR JUST SPREAD COVID?
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 15 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we objectively look at the successes and failures of the 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme and its impact on the hospitality industry and the wider UK economy. financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
10:23
October 9, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter. How many jobs is CineWorld cutting? What's on going with Brexit? How will election fever and President Trump's health impact the financial markets? Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
07:20
October 4, 2020
014: UK WINTER ECONOMY PLAN: A DISH SERVED BY RISH!
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 14 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we dissect the UK Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan including the much scrutinised 'Jobs Support Scheme' asking what it means for you, your money and society as a whole. Will it work better than the furlough scheme? And has the Chancellor done enough to steer the UK economy through the winter months? #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
22:59
October 2, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter? Will TikTok finally be banned in the U.S. How many jobs have been created in America during the month of September? Who will come out on top in the first U.S. Presidential Election Debate? Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
05:07
September 27, 2020
013: UK - JAPAN TRADE DEAL EXPLAINED!
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 13 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we dissect the economic relationship between the United Kingdom and Japan, the winners and losers from their recently signed trade agreement and the wider implications for both island nations. #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
18:49
September 25, 2020
This Week with Walton
Just a quick preview of what you should keep an eye out for this week in the worlds of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter? The TikTok/Oracle saga continues, what is the endgame? U.S. Presidential Eclection fever is upon us what are the effects on the financial markets? How will the House of Lords vote on the Brexit - Internal Market Bill in the UK? Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
08:06
September 20, 2020
012: CONSOLE WARS 2O2O: SONY VERZUS MICROSOFT!
Thank you so much for tuning into EPISODE 12 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we analyse the great rivalry between Microsoft & Sony throughout history in the console wars. And assess their prospects in this year's battle by critically analysing their business strategies. Plus, what impact will be the pandemic play on this? And how will consumers react in the middle of a global recession? The answers to these questions and more in the week's episode!
26:00
September 18, 2020
This Week with Walton
Will Tik Tok be banned in the U.S? How will the stock markets perform given last week's sell - off? Brexit:Deal or no Deal Just? Just a quick preview of what you should keep your eye on this week in the world's of Business, Finance & Economics and why they matter?
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September 13, 2020
011: CENTRAL WAN... I MEAN BANKERS PART 2
The Economic Symposium, held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is attended by central bankers, finance ministers, academics, and financial market participants from around the world. Comments and speeches from central bankers and other influential officials can create significant market volatility. In this episode we investigate the change in inflation targeting policy from the Federal Reserve asking what it means for you, your money and society as a whole!
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September 11, 2020
010: Biden-omics versus Trump-onomics ft The Junior Economist Podcast
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 10 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we compare & contrast the economic policy agendas of the Republican and Democratic Presidential nominees in this year's U.S. General Election. Aiming to inform you of the choices that American voters have this November. #financefridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz Please also follow our guest @thejunioreconomist on Instagram & @TheJrEconomist on Twitter.
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September 4, 2020
ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, RACE FOR COVID VACCINES!
Thank you so much for tuning into Episode 9 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we examine the state of the race for a COVID- 19 vaccine, who are the big players in the search for a treatment? Costs, Pricing & Profits. We also look at access will we all have fair, equitable access to this vitally important treatment? #financefridays to join the conversation. Also follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
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August 28, 2020
UK RECESSION 2020: WHY SHOULD I CARE?
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 8 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we take a look at the #ukrecession2020 Fundamentally, we'll try and understand how this recession affects you, your money and society as a whole. #financefridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
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August 21, 2020
LEBANOMICS!
Thank you so much for tuning into episode 7 of the Finance Fridays Podcast. In this episode we dissect the economic, political, public health & humanitarian crises currently gripping the people of Lebanon. Asking the questions: what is happening? How did we get here? And what the hell can be done about it? Be sure to subscribe, and use #fantasticfridays to join the conversation. Also, follow us on Instagram @financefridayspod & on Twitter @FinanceFridayz
25:35
August 14, 2020
FANTASTIC FOUR OR FILTY FOUR?
A summarised analysis of the Big Tech CEOs: Apple, Google, Facebook & Amazon testifying before the United States Congress. We ask and answer the tough questions, are these companies anti - competitive? do they operate in monopolistic markets? If so, what can be done about it? And do they have too much power? Join in the converstion by using #financefridays.
16:27
August 7, 2020
BIG DADDY BEZOS!
What does the concept of "Net Worth" really mean? Why are the rich getting richer during this global pandemic while the rest of us are being furloughed, having our wages cut or losing our jobs altogether. And we ask what can be done to narrow this obscene wealth and income inequality?
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July 31, 2020
THE EUROPEAN "ENTANGLEMENT"
A deep dive into the size and substance of the European Union's recently agreed Pandemic Recovery Fund. What is it? How much is it? And Why?
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July 24, 2020
CENTRAL WAN... I MEAN BANKERS!
An educational deep dive into the activities and responsibilities of central banks. Plus, a through analysis of global central bank decisions from this week.
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July 17, 2020
WHO YA GONNA CALL? RISHI SUNAK!!!
On this episode we discuss the U.K. Chancellor's Summer Ecobomic Update. Also, Australia under lockdown again? Also, is Boohoo engaging in modern day slavery?
17:30
July 10, 2020
SUPER SATURDAY
On this episode we discuss the re-opening of the U.K. economy. Are consumers ready to hit the high street? How is the global economy currently performing?
10:45
July 10, 2020
WAIT A MINUTE, WHO ARE YOU?!?
Get to know the host of the Finance Fridays Podcast and why we are launching...
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July 10, 2020
June 9, 2020
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June 9, 2020