The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today | Book Club
The news is full of the economic and social woes facing the UK, from income inequality to globalisation and the decline of manufacturing. But can thinkers as diverse as Karl Marx and Adam Smith provide the answers? Linda Yueh came into the studio to discuss her latest book, including a look at the pioneering work of Joan Robinson on how to measure unemployment and the influence of Irving Fisher, whose poor investment track record has overshadowed his contribution to economics.
Bonds in a Day | Book Club
After 28 years in the fixed income markets, Stewart Cowley has put down on paper how fund managers do their day job. He came into the Asset TV studio to talk through his latest book, Bonds In A Day. It covers the maths behind fixed income, how to create the calculations on Excel and looks at what happens when the calculations go wrong (the French Revolution is a case in point). To order a copy of Bonds In A Day click on the link below https://www.harriman-house.com/bondsinaday
The History of Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust | Book Club
A Nazi spy ring, James Bond author Ian Fleming, the US railway boom, Dundee and one of the UK’s greatest ever financiers – they are all connected to the story of Scotland’s first ever investment trust. We catch up with author John Newlands to find out more
Not shy about retiring | Book Club
Former shadow pensions minister Gregg McClymont has co-authored a look at 15 pension systems around the world to see what lessons they have for the UK. He talks through his findings from Chile and Hong Kong to New Zealand and Denmark. So how does the UK stack up? And what lessons have the Swedes got to teach us?
Robert Peston | Book Club
The Brexit vote, the Trump election and the surge of support for Jeremy Corbyn are all signs the dissatisfaction generated by the financial crisis is beginning to produce a political backlash. Robert Peston comes to the studio to discuss his latest book: WTF: What Have We Done? Why Did It Happen? How Do We Take Back Control?
Man vs. Big Data | Book Club
From the perils of internet dating to marathon running and gambling, Stewart Cowley has been researching big data and what it means for us as individuals, for society and the economy. He came to the Asset TV studio to discuss his latest book, Man vs Big Data, and give his thoughts on everything from driverless cars and robo-advice to why conventional economic statistics are out of date. Man vs. Big Data
Barometer of Fear | Book Club
Alexis Stenfors, Author of Barometer of Fear, discusses his name as a rogue trader, how rogue traders develop, the culture of the trade industry, whether management or banks are more to blame, what flaws there are in the system and what Alexis' next move will be. Click here to buy 'Barometer of fear'