Marcus de Silva and Simon Longfellow help you get to grips with the world of investing through their nearly 30 years of combined experience in the City, interviewing expert investors, economists, advisers, and financial entrepreneurs, and reviewing the latest and greatest investment products and services.
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Unravelling crypto: how many investors actually make money?
In our Big Interview, we speak to interactive investor's Myron Jobson, to find out why crypto investing has become so popular in the UK and ask if it's all just a big con. In markets, we find out whether China is managing to bounce back strongly from Covid restrictions, how the US debt ceiling negotiations were settled, and the latest on the health of the UK economy. And in companies, we get the latest headlines on Soda Ash, Vodafone and Three UK, Microsoft, Shell, and Apple. Please subscribe and share.
Should I opt out of my workplace pension and invest in a SIPP instead?
This week, in our Big Interview, we speak to interactive investor’s Alice Guy, and try to answer whether you should hang up your workplace pension in exchange for a private one, like a SIPP. In markets, we examine a banking crisis and a debt ceiling crisis in the US, and look at how China is getting on in its post pandemic recovery. In companies, we look a mega-tech, and explore the results of Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft, and Netflix. Please subscribe and share.
Become an Early Bird Investor as the new tax year begins
In this week’s show, we kick off our AVI Early Bird Investor campaign, and speak to AJ Bell’s Laith Khalaf as well as renowned investment journalist Cherry Reynard, to find out why you need to get investing as soon as possible as the new tax year begins. Elsewhere, in Markets, we look at poor US and UK economic data as well as how China's economy is faring following the relaxation of its Covid rules this year; and in Companies, we shoot through the headlines on Royal Mail, WH Smith, Diageo, Warner Bros, and EasyJet. Please subscribe and share.
How to invest for your children, with AJ Bell's Laura Suter
This week, it’s family time as we explore investing for our children with AJ Bell’s personal finance guru, Laura Suter. Elsewhere, in markets we look at an averted banking crisis, some positive economic data in the UK, and the surging price of oil; and in companies we get the headlines for Virgin Orbit, Tesla, AstraZeneca, Cineworld, and L’Oreal. Please subscribe and share.
How to become an ISA millionaire, with Lord John Lee and II’s Myron Jobson
SPECIAL: We speak to interactive investor's Myron Jobson to examine how ISA millionaires go about investing and differ from regular ISA investors, as well as Lord John Lee, the UK first ever ISA millionaire, to find out what's in his secret sauce in becoming an ISA millionaire. Elsewhere, we look at the impact of a simmering banking crisis in 'Markets', as well as five headlines in 'Companies', including some disappointing results from John Lewis. Many thanks to our sponsors Alliance Trust. Please subscribe and share.
Are fixed percentage fees fair to investors?
This week, we speak to Dan Brocklebank from Orbis Investments about the industry norm for investment fees, why they potentially create issues for end investor outcomes, and whether there’s a better way. In markets we look at inflation data out of the US, the housing market in the UK, and how China is getting on following loosening of Covid restriction earlier this year; and in companies, we run through the headlines for ARM holdings, Cineworld, AB Inbev, WH Smith, and BP. Subscribe and share.