FT Alphachat
  • Rewriting the rules with Joseph Stiglitz Aug 24, 2015
  • Host Cardiff Garcia sits down with Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor at Columbia University, to discuss a new report from the Roosevelt Institute titled “Rewriting the rules of the American economy: An agenda for growth and shared prosperity”. Mr Stiglitz answers listener questions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Greek economy.
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  • China disrupts a sleepy August, and the problems for 'female Viagra' Aug 20, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • This week's episode features two very different topics. Patrick Chovanec of Silvercrest Asset Management joins Cardiff Garcia and Matt Klein to discuss devaluation of the renminbi and other imbalances in the Chinese economy. FT correspondents Shannon Bond and David Crow examine concerns raised over Flibanserin, the newly approved drug for hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
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  • People's QE, valuing Buzzfeed and Vox, and John Authers on the perils of index investing Aug 14, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Host Cardiff Garcia is joined by fellow Alphavillian Matt Klein to discuss "People's QE", a plan proposed by Jeremy Corbyn in his campaign for UK Labour Party leadership; John Authers discusses the rise of index providers and the potentially destabilising consequences for financial markets; Shannon Bond examines the values placed on digital media groups Buzzfeed and Vox.
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  • Answering questions on millennials and money, Puerto Rico defaults and the fate of bank analysts Aug 07, 2015 - 1:48 am
  • Hosts Cardiff Garcia and Matt Klein respond to listener questions about young people and monetary policy; Sujeet Indap investigates the fate of bank analysts 15 years after their start; Robin Wigglesworth guides us through Puerto Rico's showdown with creditors; and Anna Nicolaou previews the Canadian elections.
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  • The Silo Effect, Nikkei buys the FT Group and an Alphavillian returns from Greece Jul 30, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • In this episode of Alphachat, host Cardiff Garcia is joined by Gillian Tett and Ben McLannahan to discuss the future of the FT under new ownership; Gillian offers a preview of The Silo Effect, her forthcoming new book; and Alphaville writer Matt Klein reflects on a hassle-free trip to Greece despite the country's economic upheaval.
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  • The threat to Gawker, a big week for tech companies and the next turn in the Fifa scandal Jul 24, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • On this episode of FT Alphachat, Shannon Bond and Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson discuss the fallout for Gawker after a bad editorial decision; Lex's Rob Armstrong guides listeners through the tech sector; and Kara Scannell and Matt Garrahan reflect on the Fifa scandals. Cardiff Garcia hosts.
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  • The artisanal economy, campaign Twitter spats, and an inexplicable flash crash Jul 17, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Shannon Bond explains why presidential campaigns are spending so much on social media platforms, Allison Schrager predicts how men will cope with a post-industrial economy, and Joe Rennison guides listeners through the Treasury flash crash of October 15th. Cardiff Garcia hosts. Credits: Rickperry.org and will.i.am Music Group.
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  • The podcast renaissance Apr 02, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Alphaville's Cardiff Garcia talks to FT media reporter Shannon Bond and Buzzfeed's Nick Quah about the podcast renaissance, and they also recommend a few of their favourite podcasts to FT listeners
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  • The FT Alphaville Christmas Podcast Dec 19, 2014
  • The FT Alphaville team reviews the key stories of the year, from the Russia crisis and the oil crash, to the company known as Quindell and the rise of secular stagnation theory.
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Alphachat is the FT's conversational podcast about business and economics. Produced in the New York studios of the Financial Times, FT hosts and guests delve deeply into a new theme each week - and with more wonkiness, humour and irreverence than you'll find anywhere else.