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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.

Commercial Awareness with Watson’s Daily business and financial news Peter Watson

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    • 5.0 • 54 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 473: More inflation vs Mastercard’s new biometric system…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 473: More inflation vs Mastercard’s new biometric system…#WeAskWatson

    In this wide-ranging episode, Duncan and I talk about today’s big rise in inflation and the implications of Mastercard’s new “smile to pay” system…

    • 20 min
    Episode 472: Finland/Sweden/NATO/Putin vs Uber One in the UK…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 472: Finland/Sweden/NATO/Putin vs Uber One in the UK…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, Duncan and I talk about Putin’s reaction to Finland and Sweden applying to join NATO and about Uber’s new idea for the UK…

    • 18 min
    Episode 471: the demise of just-in-time vs dodgy diamonds…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 471: the demise of just-in-time vs dodgy diamonds…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, Duncan and I talk about how just-in-case is taking the place of just-in-time and how increasing importance put on the provenance of diamonds could make man-made diamonds even more attractive…

    • 24 min
    Episode 470: Ralph and I talk about the path out of Covid and other stories…#WatsonsWeeklyRoundup

    Episode 470: Ralph and I talk about the path out of Covid and other stories…#WatsonsWeeklyRoundup

    In this episode, Ralph and I talk about the path out of Covid, developments in Grindr’s imminent IPO, Elon Musk’s “hesitancy” with Twitter and potential dodginess with electric pickup truck maker Rivian…

    • 35 min
    Episode 469: Disney+ success vs Airbnb changes and prospects…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 469: Disney+ success vs Airbnb changes and prospects…#WeAskWatson

    In this example, Sam and I talk about the relative success of Disney+ vs Netflix’s recent disappointment and the changes and prospects for Airbnb

    • 22 min
    Episode 468: EA/Fifa breakup vs an open metaverse vs Peloton…#WeAskWatson

    Episode 468: EA/Fifa breakup vs an open metaverse vs Peloton…#WeAskWatson

    In this episode, Sam and I talk about EA and Fifa, the prospect of an “open” metaverse and the downfall of Peloton…

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

usukismymiddlename ,

Best podcast out there

Listen to this everyday while on the train to class. What I love about it is that Peter is very funny but also great and breaking down the issues underlying a news story.

Hearing from the Ambassadors is also really great because they provide varying perspectives on topics.

I’ve always been skeptical about news subscriptions but I’ve really enjoyed getting the podcasts and the news summary each day. Well worth the small monthly fee.

To Peter and the Ambassadors—thank you so much!

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!

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