MoneyWeek Investment Tutorials Podcast show

MoneyWeek Investment Tutorials Podcast

Summary: Now you can properly understand what’s going on in the stock market, the financial industry, and the economy… and also become a smarter investor. MoneyWeek is the UK’s best-selling investment and finance magazine. In these short videos, MoneyWeek’s deputy editor, Tim Bennett, explains a wide variety of investment and finance topics in a clear, simple and engaging way. In some videos Tim covers issues in the news e.g. the state of the banks, what the Chancellor and the Bank of England are doing, how multinational companies avoid paying tax. Others give a view on the markets e.g. three reasons to sell Apple. And others cover general investment themes e.g. how to properly understand pensions, how to value an income stock, and five key dates every shareholder should know. Whether you’re an active investor, a student of finance, or simply someone who wants to understand more about the financial markets and the economy, Tim’s videos will help you grasp ideas that you’ve never had properly explained to you before. Here are a few comments from people who have watched Tim’s videos on YouTube: "If 10% of the population had his grasp of markets and how they work the economy would be in much, much better shape." "I could not have asked for a better or clearer explanation! Thanks." "Damn, you did a good of explaining that simply." "Great video as usual, I'd recommend all of these to anyone” For more investment advice, updates and tips, do visit the MoneyWeek website:

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 What is Beta? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:11:46

How risky is the share you are about to buy? Fans claim stock betas give you an instant snapshot. Tim Bennett explains how they work and whether they can be trusted.

 How did Polly Peck go bust? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:14:26

Asil Nadir has been sentenced for his role in Polly Peck's downfall. But the truth is investors should have bailed out long before his firm went bust. Tim Bennett explains.

 What are Zombie Banks? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:09:02

Zombie banks are now paralysing whole economies. Tim Bennett explains what a zombie bank is, how they stay alive and their long-term impact.

 What is a gold standard? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:12:22

Tim Bennett explains in simple terms how a gold standard works, why the last one was abandoned and asks whether we should return to one today.

 What is the Vix? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:07:56

How can you tell when the equity market is about to implode? Tim Bennett takes a look at an early warning indicator -- the Vix.

 What is the LIBOR/OIS spread? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:09:52

Investors need to be able to spot trouble in advance. Tim Bennett explains how the LIBOR/OIS spread can flag trouble in the key banking sector before it spreads and hammers other markets.

 What is a repo? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:13:32

The $10trillion dollar repo market is a vital source of short-term finance. It also helped bring down MF Global and Lehman Brothers. Tim Bennett explains how it works and what can go wrong.

 The LIBOR scandal- what it means for you | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:11:26

A once obscure interest rate is all over the news. Tim Bennett explains why the LIBOR fixing scandal has rocked the City and what it means for you.

 What is Target 2? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:15:32

Critics claim the ECB's payments system could trigger a Eurozone meltdown. Tim Bennett explains what TARGET 2 does and asks whether they are right.


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