37 episodes

Welcome to Word on the Street, a weekly podcast from Barclays UK where our experts help ordinary investors make sense of the latest news and events impacting the world’s financial markets.

Please note that past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. All investments can fall as well as rise in value and you can lose some or all of your money. Additionally, this podcast does not constitute an investment recommendation.

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Welcome to Word on the Street, a weekly podcast from Barclays UK where our experts help ordinary investors make sense of the latest news and events impacting the world’s financial markets.

Please note that past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. All investments can fall as well as rise in value and you can lose some or all of your money. Additionally, this podcast does not constitute an investment recommendation.

    #36 Emerging markets, kebabs, and other distractions

    #36 Emerging markets, kebabs, and other distractions

    This week we discuss the trade deal between the US and China (1:15), whether now is a good time to invest in emerging markets (2:33), what the political trials and tribulations around the world mean for investors (5.15), and the importance of independent central banks (9:00), with Stephen Peters, Head of Equity Fund Research, and Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer.

    • 11 min
    #35 What to do in times of crisis

    #35 What to do in times of crisis

    This week, we discuss the rising political crisis in Iran, armchair generals, and who we should listen to at times like this, with Nicky Eggers, Managing Director in Investment Solutions, Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer, and Rob Smith, Head of Behavioural Finance.

    • 19 min
    #34 Following the crowd: does it help or hinder your investments?

    #34 Following the crowd: does it help or hinder your investments?

    This week we discuss consensus and investing – i.e. what the majority of investors are thinking – and how this impacts investment decisions, with Mike Haslam, Head of Funds Distribution, and Jean-Paul Jaegers, Head of Asset Allocation.

    • 10 min
    #33 The past decade of investing and the costs of waiting to get invested

    #33 The past decade of investing and the costs of waiting to get invested

    This week Mike Haslam, Investment Funds Director, talks to Luke Pearce, Investment Strategist, about the last 10 years, what to expect from the next decade and the cost of waiting to get invested.

    • 17 min
    #32 Three lessons from 2019

    #32 Three lessons from 2019

    This week Mike Haslam, Investment Funds Director, talks to Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer about the latest in the impeachment saga as well as three lessons he and the team have taken from this year.

    • 13 min
    #31 Getting Brexit done

    #31 Getting Brexit done

    This week, we talk about the results of the UK election and what we should expect from the seismic shift in power as the Conservatives emerge with a large parliamentary majority, with Toby Cross, Head of Client Investment Solutions, Sophie Traherne, Senior UK Political Analyst, and Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer.

    • 20 min

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