Like most humans, I am not naturally drawn to small print, says Lucy Kellaway

 

In this week’s FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo and guests to discuss the problems faced by higher earners hit by the pensions taper one year on, how you can set up last minute investments for your children and grandchildren, and why those with mortgages on holiday homes are facing currency charges.

 

Donald Trump ran for president on the promise of bringing back US coal mining jobs, and set out to do so on Tuesday by signing an executive order that intends to roll back many of his predecessor’s actions against climate change. Ed Crooks, the FT’s US industry and energy editor, explains why the president’s move will not bring coal jobs back to the US economy.

 

Supplies of traditionally popular species have become so depleted through overfishing that commercial fleets — especially the Chinese — are trawling further from home, deeper and wider in the oceans, says Lucy Hornby. This has led to clashes as they impinge on local hunting grounds halfway across the world, Lucy says

 

Helen Margetts, head of the Oxford Internet Institute, talks to the FT’s Madhumita Murgia about fake news, echo chambers, big data and why we need more research to be able to combat the “pathologies” of the internet.

 

Patrick Jenkins and the Financial Times banking team talk to Simon Brennan, a director at Deloitte, about the Bank of England’s stress tests. The team also discuss Santander’s introduction of ‘one-hour contracts’ and take a look at Credit Suisse as it prepares to raise capital and pay big bonuses.

 

Tensions between North Korea and the US have escalated this month over Pyongyang’s fast-developing nuclear weapons programme. How is the Trump administration going to manage the reclusive state? Gideon Rachman puts the question to the FT’s Seoul bureau chief Bryan Harris and Geoff Dyer, a former FT foreign affairs correspondent.

 

Poland’s political divisions have spilled onto the European stage with a clash over Donald Tusk’s bid to be reappointed as president of the European Council. Neil Buckley, the FT’s Eastern Europe editor, asks Henry Foy, the former Warsaw correspondent and Duncan Robinson, Brussels correspondent, what is driving this row and how will it affect Poland’s standing in the EU in future.

 

Sue Norris on how Cissy Houston and Gladys Knight respectively transformed the sound, and meaning, of Jim Weatherly’s country number. Credits: X5 Music Group, Jim Weatherly, Carinco AG, Capitol Records LLC.

 

With Robert Shrimsley, Jim Pickard, Vincent Boland and Miranda Green, Presented by Jonathan Derbyshire