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Podcasts

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:06pm
    Earlier today the head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde issued a sobering warning to Greece about payment delays. In a matter of weeks it has to find 750 million euros to pay to the IMF and economist Roger Bootle of Captial Economics gave his reaction to Ms Lagarde's comments. Etsy, an online marketplace for a growing group of designers and makers has debuted on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York. The BBC's Kim Gittleson tells us more about the company which is now worth more than $3.5 billion dollars. Plus Cary Leahy from Decision Economics rounds up what happened on US stock markets.
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:04pm
    One of Greece's harshest critics, the German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, has claimed "no one has a clue" about the possibility of the European Union reaching an agreement to prevent Greece defaulting on its debts. Today the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde also issued a sobering warning, by rejecting suggestions that the Greeks can delay payments on debt they need to make to the IMF in May. Economist Roger Bootle provides his analysis as fears grow that Greece could leave the Euro. The UK Independence Party wants a referendum on whether the British should stay in the European Union. Ahead of the UK's general election Roger Helmer, the leader of UKIP in the European Parliament, outlines its economic strategy. And the online marketplace for arts and crafts, Etsy, has made its stock market debut in New York, but with a greater responsibility to shareholders can the firm stay true to its idealistic roots? The BBC's Kim Gittleson in New York reports.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 5:15pm
    Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading in New Jersey takes us through the US market's movements.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:30am
    Tech Titan Google is accused of abusing its internet dominance - we hear from the the very first company to ever file an anti-trust complaint against them. From the streets of Washington we join protestors of the labour rights movement taking on McDonalds, we speak to the BBC's Michelle Fleury who's been following their campaign. And ever dreamt of owning entire Irish village? If you have $6 million dollars spare, this could be your lucky day.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 5:18pm
    Doug McIntyre from Wall Street 24/7 discusses the latest earning figures from US retailers.