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This is where finance matters. Featuring “The Knock-On Effect,” the show that starts with the financial or economic event you’ve heard about and takes you to a weird place. The financial world is more complex and more fun than you might think, and in this weekly show, Justine Underhill, Alex Rosenberg and Roger Hirst prove it.

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Oct 12, 2018

If the Republicans maintain control of Congress, why might it become easier to buy stolen goods by accident? Alex and Justine discuss, also touching on wordy regulations, the emotional reaction to wealth disparities, and Justine's mixed driving record.

Oct 5, 2018

Why does a recent mandate for increased workplace surveillance spell trouble for retailers? Justine and Alex discus — also touching on implanted microchips, byzantine trucking regulations, and Alex’s affinity for “the open road.”

Sep 28, 2018

Who stands to profit from the next era of space exploration? Alex, Justine and Roger discuss, touching on international space law, libertarians on Mars, and Justine's favorite intergalactic snack food.

Sep 21, 2018

What impact will the growth of online advertising have on your local grocery store? Justine, Alex and Roger discuss — also touching on cookie wars, mysterious Senate hearing testimony, and Roger’s favorite breakfast.

Sep 14, 2018

What does cheaper South African biltong have to do with a rally in large-cap U.S. tech stocks? Roger, Justine and Alex discuss the knock-on effects of the shifts in emerging market currencies— also touching on earnings excuses, the myopic U.S. rally, and romantic questions.