The MoneyWeek Podcast

The MoneyWeek Podcast

Latest Episodes

John Mills: why a weak pound is good for the UK
October 03, 2022

Merryn talks to John Mills, founder of consumer goods distributor JML, chair of Vote Leave and one of the Labour Party's biggest donors. His latest book "Why the West is Failing" argues that a wea

James Ferguson: you may not make any money this year – so just try not to lose any
September 22, 2022

In her final MoneyWeek Podcast, Merryn talks to James Ferguson, founder of the MacroStrategy Partnership, about why high inflation and rising interest rates will have a very unpleasant impact on our p

Part 2 of The Butcher, the Brewer, the Baker & Merryn Somerset Webb
September 15, 2022

In this weeks show, Merryn is joined by James Ferguson, founder of Macro Strategy Partners; Russell Napier, economic historian, author and keeper of the Library of Mistakes; comedian Simon Evans; and

The MoneyWeek Podcast: The Butcher, the Brewer, the Baker and Merryn Somerset Webb
September 12, 2022

This week we join Merryn and guests at her Edinburgh Festival show at Panmure House, the last home of Adam Smith, where they discuss the relevance of Smiths work to todays politics and economics t

The MoneyWeek Podcast: 17 years of change
August 05, 2022

As John Stepek leaves MoneyWeek after 17 years, he and Merryn look back on whats changed in that time. From consensus politics to populism; financial crashes and the failure of independent central ba

James de Uphaugh: why shifting perceptions are good for UK stocks
July 21, 2022

Merryn talks to James de Uphaugh of the Edinburgh Investment Trust about why a change in perception of energy, mining, defence and bank stocks means the UK market could be well-placed to outperform.

Edward Chancellor: why interest is the force that holds everything in place
July 14, 2022

Merryn talks to author Edward Chancellor about interest AKA the price of anxiety and why it, like gravity, is the force that holds everything in place. Plus, the best place for investors to find

Peter Spiller and Christopher Mills: inflation, rising wages and falling profits
July 07, 2022

Merryn talks to fund managers Peter Spiller and Christopher Mills about the bear market, company valuations and inflation; why wages will have to rise at the expense of company earnings; plus the one

The MoneyWeek Podcast: nuggets of positivity in an extended bear market
July 01, 2022

Merryn and John talk about he need for higher wages and lower house prices, and why the fact that this is the least dramatic bear market theyve ever seen could mean it has much longer to go yet. Plus

Dylan Grice: financial privacy, the stupidity of central bankers and the “cockroach portfolio”
June 23, 2022

Merryn talks to Dylan Grice of Calderwood Capital about how central bankers are the problem, not the solution; how bitcoin can counter the increasing weaponisation of money; and why, if you want to