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BBC World Business Report: Episodes

We get the latest on the US financial markets with Cary Leahy of Decision Economics.
Campaigners across Britain are planning a series of protests this weekend, before the latest round of talks in Brussels aimed at creating a transatlantic free trade agreement. But it is proving controversial.

It has been a good decade for animated films for the family. How to Train Your Dragon comes ...
Share markets in Europe and around the world have been spooked today by problems at Portugal's top bank, Banco Espirito Santo. We discuss what this means for Wall Street with Chris Low of FTN Financial in New York.
Share markets in Europe have been spooked by problems at Portugal's top bank, Banco Espirito Santo. We ask what is the risk to the rest of the continent. Also, why America's financial elite wants a more interventionist foreign policy in Washington. And the mind boggling implications of new mind reading technology.
We discuss the latest news from the US financial markets with Jim Lebenthal of Lebenthal Asset Management in New York.
There's uncertainty after elections in Indonesia as both presidential contenders claim victory. We ask if either candidate is the right man to put south east Asia's largest economy back on track. Also, why losing in the football World Cup is bad for a country's share market. And how food waste from New ...
President Obama asks Congress for $3.7 billion to help deal with a growing number of child migrants flooding across the US border from Central America. We hear what's driving the influx and how the money will be spent. We also get the latest on the US financial markets with Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook ...
The eurozone's struggling exporters are urging governments and the European Central Bank to force down the euro. Several European companies, including Airbus, the cement maker Lafarge and the pharmaceutical firm Sanofi are now saying the euro's current strength is hurting their profits. Guillaume de ...
Shares fell back slightly in New York after recent strong gains. Joe Saluzzi from Themis Trading in New York gave us his review of the day on Wall Street.
There could be more queues at airports after American authorities said uncharged electrical devices can't be carried on board flights to the United States. We ask what the new rules will mean in practice. Also how should gold prices be set? We hear how banks, traders and regulators have been discussing ...
The US overtakes Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's top oil and natural gas producer, according to a Bank of America report. The Tour de France starts in northern England this weekend. We ask what the world's most famous cycle race will mean for the region's economy. And we hear from our reporter, ...
Wall Street reaches a new record ahead of the Independence Day holiday.
The number of people with jobs in the US rose by more than 280,000 last month. President Obama tells our US sister show Marketplace the US needs to spend more on infrastructure to create jobs. Also we hear how the BBC's Economics Editor Robert Peston fell foul of a European ruling which allows people ...
The latest from the US stock markets.
Seven internet service providers take legal action against UK intelligence agency, GCHQ, over internet spying. We hear what's upset them, and also talk to a former intelligence officer about why surveillance is necessary. Also, as one of Europe's biggest budget airlines announces new trans-Atlantic flights, ...
The latest from the US stock markets.
The latest from the US stock markets.
Holidaymakers in Europe can look forward to a summer of lower mobile phone roaming charges, after the EU-mandated cuts come into force. It's all part of the European Commission's plan to phase out all roaming charges by the end of the year. Telecoms analyst, Matthew Howett, tells us customers will be ...
We hear from Chris Low at FTN Financial about the latest car recall by GM.
France's biggest bank gets one of America's biggest fines, in a wallet-busting penalty for sanctions-busting. There are cries of "unfair!" from Paris. Also, how crowdfunding took over from traditional military spending in Ukraine to build a "People's Drone" to protect the country's soldiers. David Arakhania, ...
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