Wake Up To Money

Wake Up To Money

Award-winning business, economic and personal finance news with Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark. Broadcast live every weekday morning at 5.15am on BBC Radio 5 live.

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  • Bank of America penalties 22 Aug 2014

    Fri, 22 Aug 14

    Duration:
    39 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    After Bank of America agrees to pay the biggest civil penalty in US corporate history we discuss whether such penalties make a difference. We look at fuel costs at the pump and why oil prices are at a 14 month low when major producing counties are in crisis. And we talk about the future of service stations.

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  • Interest rate rises 21 Aug 14

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    After 2 Bank of England rate-setters break ranks and vote for a rise a former MPC insider tells us why an increase is needed soon. As Labour announces plans to strip misbehaving energy companies of their licences we hear why the big firms are having to pay more for power. We ask one of the founders of justgiving.com about the costs of her service. And after Justin Bieber perfume fails to sell, we attempt to lift the veil on the mysterious world of celebrity endorsements.

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  • E-books Row 20 Aug 14

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark return to the on-going row between online bookseller Amazon and the publishers which has now gone global. As the Bank of England publishes the minutes of the August meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee, we reflect on their decision to keep interest rates on hold for yet another month and for any signs of a split in the camp. Plus we look at the rising price of precious metals on manufacturing and whether other mobile phone operators will follow EE’s lead in charging some customers to jump the helpline queue.

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  • Housebuilding 19 Aug 14

    Tue, 19 Aug 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark talk to the Chief Executive of one of Britain's leading housebuilders and discuss the state of the housing market. Plus, 10 years on since Google's debut on the stock market, we look at what the future may hold for the US tech giant. And there's a boom in the solar power industry in the West Midlands so we hear from one company owner who says the future for solar power in the UK is bright.

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  • Interest Rate Rises 18 Aug 14

    Mon, 18 Aug 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark explore the latest clues given by the Governor of the Bank of England regarding when the first interest rate rise in five years will come. We also look at a report into potential revenues from North Sea oil and gas reserves with claims they are being wildly underestimated. And following the success of the Commonwealth Games, we talk about the value of hosting big sporting events to a country and what it does for its profile.

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