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Sep 22, 2020
Money Talks: Power in the 21st centurySeptember 22, 2020
Oil fuelled the 20th century, but now a huge energy shock is catalysing a shift to a new world...
Sep 15, 2020
Money Talks: Can Oracle see TikTok’s future?September 15, 2020
After Microsoft's takeover bid was rejected, a new deal with Oracle, a big software company, could allow the Chinese-owned social-video app to continue operating in America without a sale. The wolf, the diamonds and the foreign minister: why the biggest luxury-goods deal in history, ...
Sep 08, 2020
Money Talks: Double bubble, is tech in trouble?September 08, 2020
The rise and rise of American stockmarkets has faltered; what is behind the selloff in tech shares? Netflix has had a blockbuster year but faces rising costs and stiff competition. Its co-founder Reed Hastings argues the American streaming giant still has plenty of room to grow. And, what is wrong with the concept of “net zero” carbon emissions? Patrick Lane hosts.Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:...
Sep 01, 2020
Money Talks: The shape of recoverySeptember 01, 2020
While big tech and Wall Street are breaking records, main-street businesses are struggling to survive; governments and central banks must decide whether they can afford to dig deeper to help. Six months into the pandemic,...
Aug 25, 2020
Money Talks: Blockbust-upAugust 25, 2020
China is poised to become the world’s biggest box office. Is this an opportunity for Hollywood or could it be a show-stopper? As the dollar hovers around its weakest level in two years, we ask how it became so central to the world economy and whether this spells the beginning of the end for ...
Aug 18, 2020
Money Talks: Party like it’s 1999August 18, 2020
Tech companies are lining up to go public, while America’s stockmarkets fly high. What explains the exuberance on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley in the middle of a deep recession? How long will the fun last? And, Jim McKelvey,...
Aug 11, 2020
Money Talks: Tik for TokAugust 11, 2020
Relations between America and China are at a fresh low. What do Donald Trump’s latest threats mean for Chinese businesses? Also, the coronavirus has had a disastrous effect on Saudi Aramco’s earnings. How can the state-controlled oil company weather the extreme conditions? And, the bumps ahead for America’s $800bn ...
Aug 04, 2020
Money Talks: Yearnings seasonAugust 04, 2020
The global pandemic has hit American companies hard, reflected in the latest earnings season, and it could be many quarters before a return to profitability. In Europe, Germany is used to being an economic powerhouse, but the virus has left it in a ...
Jul 28, 2020
Money Talks: The age of free moneyJuly 28, 2020
In response to the covid-19 pandemic governments have pumped huge amounts of cash into economies and the role of central banks is changing dramatically. Host Rachana Shanbhogue asks Henry Curr, The Economist's economics editor, whether this heralds a...
Jul 21, 2020
Money Talks: TikTok goes the clockJuly 21, 2020
TikTok, a video-sharing app, is caught up in the US-China clash. Can the firm restructure itself to address concerns over privacy and security? Also, why the pandemic has meant some households are awash with cash. And, a ...