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Watson’s Daily is the newsletter that improves your COMMERCIAL AWARENESS. In this podcast, the writer of Watson’s Daily talks about the week’s news and its implications. Peter Watson is an ex-stockbroker (13 years at 4 different investment banks in London and Tokyo) who advised some of the world’s biggest financial institutions on the UK, European and Japanese stock markets. He uses this experience to break down and explain key business and financial markets news in an approachable way! He also does the occasional podcast on career-related matters an ex-headhunter.

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    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

Watson’s Daily is the newsletter that improves your COMMERCIAL AWARENESS. In this podcast, the writer of Watson’s Daily talks about the week’s news and its implications. Peter Watson is an ex-stockbroker (13 years at 4 different investment banks in London and Tokyo) who advised some of the world’s biggest financial institutions on the UK, European and Japanese stock markets. He uses this experience to break down and explain key business and financial markets news in an approachable way! He also does the occasional podcast on career-related matters an ex-headhunter.

    Episode 267: Rising freight prices vs EV battery recycling…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 267: Rising freight prices vs EV battery recycling…#WeAskWatson

    In today’s episode, Alisa and I talk about the effect of rising freight rates on goods prices and the prospect of increased EV battery recycling…

    • 19 min
    Episode 266: Consumer spending trends vs post-pandemic momentum…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 266: Consumer spending trends vs post-pandemic momentum…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, Alisa and I talk about the dramatic change in spending trends over the last 30 years and how consumer behaviour “post”-pandemic is causing headaches for lockdown winners…

    • 21 min
    Episode 265: China’s dramatic crackdown on edu-tech…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 265: China’s dramatic crackdown on edu-tech…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, Alisa and I talk about the potential impact on both society and investors of China’s decision to crackdown on education tech.

    • 20 min
    Episode 264: Chinese crypto vs the sale of Selfridge…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 264: Chinese crypto vs the sale of Selfridge…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, Alisa and I talk about the prospects of an “official” Chinese cryptocurrency and the implications of the sale of Selfridges…

    • 18 min
    Episode 263: Here’s our weekly roundup where we reflect on the week’s events…#WatsonsWeeklyRoundup

    Episode 263: Here’s our weekly roundup where we reflect on the week’s events…#WatsonsWeeklyRoundup

    In this episode, Duncan and I talk about markets, vaccine passports, natural disasters, EVs and what’s going on with the consumer at the moment.

    • 30 min
    Episode 262: HBO/Netflix vs long-duration batteries…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 262: HBO/Netflix vs long-duration batteries…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, we talk about what Netflix needs to do to stem the slowdown in subscriber numbers and how long-duration batteries might solve a lot of problems…

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

nish.shh ,

Love it

Absolutely love it! Great team and interesting topics are covered so simply! I listen to this daily to keep up with commercial awareness

1108lh ,

Utterly fabulous

As a junior in the first few years of my career this is a fantastic way to keep abreast of current affairs. I have recommended this to so many people already.

It’s short snappy and very interesting.

Keep up the great work!

Ariella Benaim ,

Thank you :)

The best podcast, no sugar coating. Informative and picks up on the top headlines. THANK YOU!

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