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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  • Wolverhampton and the UK economy

    Mon, 27 Apr 15

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    With the UK economy taking centre stage in the parties' election campaigns Adam Parsons visits a Wolverhampton factory to find out how bosses and workers are feeling about their finances. David Jones looks ahead to Tuesday's growth figures with one of the UK's leading investment managers. And as concerns about low productivity continue the team asks an economist to explain the puzzle and what it means for the British economy.

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  • Deutsche Bank, Greece, Rich List 24 Apr 15

    Fri, 24 Apr 15

    Duration:
    41 mins

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    Deutsche Bank is hit with a massive $2.5bn fine for rigging interest rates - regulators condemn behaviour such as this by its staff. So what's being done to clean up their behaviour...or are these all yesterday's problems? Could there be a chink of light in the standoff between Greece and the European Union with a possible agreement reached to reduce the country's debt repayments. And there are now more billionaire hedge fund managers than ever...but what do they spend their money on - we'll delve into the spending habits of the super-rich.

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  • Facebook 23 April 2015

    Thu, 23 Apr 15

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    The amount of revenue generated by advertising on Facebook for mobiles has jumped by nearly 50% in a year. Adam and Mickey discuss whether adverts are making any difference to the way people use social media. Plus the man who ran one of the world's largest Bourbon distilleries for 35 years joins Adam and Mickey.

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  • Tesco's billions pounds of losses 22 Apr 15

    Wed, 22 Apr 15

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    With Tesco's full year results expected to show its biggest ever losses, Adam and David look back at the supermarket's troubled year and what's being done to turn it around. Plus the West London trader accused of causing hundreds of billions of pounds of losses on US markets and Labour's Chuka Umunna on what they'll do for business if they win the General Election

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  • A super-complaint for the supermarkets 21 Apr 15

    Tue, 21 Apr 15

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    41 mins

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    Consumer rights group Which? is demanding action over supermarket special offers which it says create an illusion of savings and confuse shoppers. Director Richard Lloyd sets out his case for a so-called 'super-complaint' to the competition authorities. Some are calling it 'mobilegeddon' - Google is changing its search algorithm to favour sites that work well on mobiles - meaning those that don't will fall down the rankings. We ask what it means for businesses, large and small. And, we look at the SNP's business policies, while Conservative minister Priti Patel sets out her party's position on the economy.

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  • Greece, UKIP, and record low mortgage rates 20 Apr 15

    Mon, 20 Apr 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

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    In or out - the Greece debt crisis has dominated international talks. We look at the chances of a deal being done - or is Greece on the way out of the Euro? And talking of leaving Europe - UKIP have outlined to this programme their plans for a 'Brexit' - their plan to see Britain leave the European Union. And, mortgage lenders are fighting for business with the launch of the first 5 year fix at under 2%. But how easy is it to get these deals?

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