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US airline stocks react badly to news of an ebola diagnosis in the country. Doug McIntyre of the website 24/7 Wall Street takes us through the day on the markets.
France defies Brussels - and says it can't afford to keep its promises on austerity.

We hear how the country's EU partners will react.

Also in the programme, the world's best and worst places to be if you're retired.

Plus, fifty today but showing no sign of slowing down. What the bullet train did ...
Shares in eBay rise almost 8 percent on news that it will split off its PayPal business. Steven Bertoni, associate editor and technology specialist at Forbes magazine in New York, tells us why they are doing this now. Microsoft reveals the name of its next operating system - Windows 10. Our technology ...
Apple's tax arrangements in Ireland come under scrutiny as the European Commission opens an investigation into whether the tech giant was effectively given state aid by Dublin. As pro-democracy demonstrations continue in Hong Kong, we hear the latest protest voices and ask whether the former colony's ...
As civic protests continue in Hong Kong, Peter Jankovskis from OakBrook Investments in Chicago explains how they're affecting Wall Street.
We consider the protests implications for Hong Kong as a global financial hub. As the 'Bond King' Bill Gross leaves his job, we ask if the heyday of the superstar fund manager is over. A study of African governance indicates standards are improving. We talk to the businessman behind the project, Mo Ibrahim. ...
Nike gives Wall Street a boost. Peter Jankovskis from Oakbrook Investments gives his view on the day's trading.
There's growing concern over what's being described as a 'deadly' new internet threat - the Shellshock bug - which hackers have been trying to exploit in attacks on websites and servers. Canada and the European Union sign a landmark free trade agreement, but there are concerns it's undemocratic. Plus, ...
The latest on the US stock markets with Doug McIntyre from 24/7 Wall Street.
A series of blunders leaves Apple's reputation bruised, but it doesn't seem to have had an impact on sales. We talk to Ken Segall, who worked with apple founder Steve Jobs, and ask how damaging a time it has been for the tech giant. We hear from the co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, and ask why the ...
Europe's second biggest airline Air France KLM backs down over a pilots' strike costing the company 25 million dollars a day. Plus, the latest on the stock market movements in the US, with Cary Leahy from Decision Economics.
An Indian space probe enters orbit around Mars. Can the country export its technology?

Has Air France abandoned plans to develop its budget brand in Europe? The government says yes, Air France says no.

Also in the programme, we hear why a bold new Chinese eco-city is more like a ghost city.

Plus, ...
The latest on stocks and share movements in the US, with Jo Saluzzi from Themis Trading in the US.
World leaders gather for a 'crucial' UN climate change summit. Will it herald new action on greenhouse gasses? We hear how inaction could further threaten the world's food supplies. Also in the programme, trees for cash - Norway gives Liberia development aid in return for ending deforestation. And as ...
As Apple sells 10 million of its new iPhone 6 handsets over the weekend, we speak to Chris Low at FTN Financial in New York to see what the markets thought of the feat.
The supermarket giant Tesco reveals it's overstated its expected half year profit by over four hundred million dollars. Also, is coal really no longer an economically viable investment? And Russia talks of 'unplugging' from the internet.
Were US markets watching the outcome of the Scottish referendum? Russell Cleveland, President of RENN Capital group in Dallas tell us they were instead fixated on the biggest initial public offering in history, as Alibaba was listed in New York.
As Scottish voters choose to remain part of the UK, Scots from the country's biggest industries tell us what they think should happen now and if they feel like this will still herald a change in direction for the 44% who voted for independence. The economic aftermath is mulled over in our studio with ...
As US markets wait to hear the opening price for Alibaba, Cary Leahy from Decision Economics in New York gives his assessment on how the stock might perform.
The Chinese internet company Alibaba is about to announce its share price ahead of its flotation on the New York stock exchange. It could be the biggest ever IPO in terms of value. We ask if it's worth it. Also, Google is being called a 'platform for piracy' by Rupert Murdoch. We ask why the media baron ...
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