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Analysis of the day's big global business developments and how they affect consumers, investors and the environment. Every day, we ask the major questions. Are big corporations too powerful? Are prices too high? What gadgets are people buying? Hear company executives put on the spot. ...

Analysis of the day's big global business developments and how they affect consumers, investors and the environment. Every day, we ask the major questions. Are big corporations too powerful? Are prices too high? What gadgets are people buying? Hear company executives put on the spot. And you can catch up with the drama on Wall Street, with a daily report on the market's mood. Presenters Mike Johnson and Roger Hearing steer you through the complexities of the world of money.

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    WBR: Wall Street Update 22 May 15

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    WBR: EU leaders discuss ties with easterly neighbours

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    WBR: Wall Street Update 21 May 15

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    May 21, 2015 Read more
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    WBR: McDonald's Faces Wage Protests 21 May 2015

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    Thousands of McDonald's workers and union supporters protest outside the firm's Chicago headquarters, demanding a minimum wage of $15 per hour. Samira Hussain has been speaking to them. The gap between rich and poor in most developed countries is...

    May 21, 2015 Read more
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    WBR: Wall Street Update 20 May 15

    Did news that some of Wall Street's biggest names in ...

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    May 20, 2015 Read more
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    WBR: Barclays fined $2.4b

    Six of the world's biggest banks are fined a total ...

    Six of the world's biggest banks are fined a total of six billion dollars for their involvement in the foreign exchange rigging scandal. The banks include Barclays, whose total levy comes to $2.4bn. The fines are being imposed by several US agencies,...

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    WBR: Wall Street Update 19 May 15

    Charged with espionage, six Chinese nationals have been accused by ...

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    May 19, 2015 Read more
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    WBR: UK slips into deflation 19 May 15

    The UK economy slips into deflation for the first time ...

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    May 19, 2015 Read more
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    WBR: Texas to block fracking bans 18 May 15

    Texas is poised to sign into law a bill which ...

    Texas is poised to sign into law a bill which would overrule individual city bans on fracking. We speak to the Mayor of Denton, one city who's ban is about to be overturned, and Chris Faulkner, the chief executive of Texas-based fracking firm...

    May 18, 2015 Read more
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    WBR Wall Street Update 15 May 15

    Avon share prices peak and plummet as the company is ...

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