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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  • US Economy & Lost Baggage 01 Aug 14

    Fri, 1 Aug 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

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    7 days remaining

    It's growth, but not as we know it: with the latest US jobs figures out later we take a look under the bonnet of the American economic recovery. As Gatwick gets ready to lay on more staff to avoid a repeat of recent baggage problems we find out about your rights if your suitcase turns up late, or doesn't turn up at all. And a leading drinks executive tells us why the Chinese are cutting back on Scotch Whisky.

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  • Argentina Debt, Energy Prices & PPI 31 July 14

    Thu, 31 Jul 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    Argentina defaults on its debts for the second time in 13 years after a deadline to pay creditors expired. We have analysis from Buenos Aires and the States. We look at claims from the energy regulator that the biggest power companies could double their profit margins over the next 12 months. Plus, how long will the bank's PPI nightmare last. And we speak to a young engineer about why only 6% of people in the profession are women.

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  • Bankers' Bonuses 30 July 14

    Wed, 30 Jul 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    Should bankers put the champagne on ice? Some of the toughest rules in the world restricting bonuses are expected to be announced today. But will they hit home? As President Obama announces new economic sanctions against Russia, we look at whether industries here could also feel the pain. Barclays will release its half year results later; we consider one of the areas that have caused it a headache this year -- the mysterious world of dark pools. And a tour of one of Scotland's biggest attractions in a key industry.

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  • Lloyds Banking Group Fined 29 July 14

    Tue, 29 Jul 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    Lloyds Banking Group has been fined £218m for "serious misconduct" over some key interest rates set in London. But will an oath for bankers clean up the industry? Plus the EU is expected to announce fresh sanctions against Russia today - could it cause problems for one of Britain's biggest oil producers?

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  • Fracking 28 Jul 14

    Mon, 28 Jul 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    3 days remaining

    On today's Wake Up to Money, we ask if the latest fracking licenses will boost the economy and lower energy prices. Private healthcare provider BUPA says that it charges customers too much because of rising costs in hospitals. Plus, could a possible debt default by Argentina send shockwaves around global markets. And has the much publicised drive by retail expert Mary Portas to regenerate our high streets failed?

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