April 29th, 2015
Episode 311 of 1091 episodes
The US economy "all but stagnated" in the first three months of the year, growing at an annual rate of just 0.2%. We talk to Benjamin Friedman, an economist at Harvard University. Technology journalist Rupert Goodwins explains how one tweet may have cost Twitter's shareholders almost $8bn. And BBC business correspondent Theo Leggett tells the story of the British trader accused of helping to trigger Wall Street's "Flash Crash" in 2010.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.