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The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-02-05

Taking a slice: The challenge of taxing multinationals

It’s that time of the year again: Time for the world’s multinationals to cough up what they owe in taxes. We take a look at how governments can get their tax policies right to ensure big firms pay their way. The British government may have celebrated its €170 million settlement with Google, but critics say the sum was far too low.

Also on the show: The tale of two search engines. While google’s parent group has become the world’s most valuable company, what went wrong for its rival Yahoo? Finally, how is the economic slowdown in China affecting luxury brands?

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Director of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration


2018-03-14 global trade

Sunny outlook: Strong global growth, but OECD warns of trade trouble

The global economy is booming, but the OECD warns a trade war could hurt growth and jobs. Stephen Carroll speaks to Alvaro Pereira, the organisation's chief economist. Also in...

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2018-03-08 unemployment

US economy: Why black Americans still find it harder to get jobs

The US economy is booming, but not everyone is benefitting. As President Donald Trump hails the drop in unemployment among black Americans, our correspondents meet people in...

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2018-02-28 NAFTA

Trade talk: Is the threat to NAFTA hurting investment in Mexico?

Mexico, Canada and the United States go back to the negotiating table - but is the threat to the NAFTA free trade deal hurting investment? Also, Gobee says goodbye to France, but...

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2018-02-22 India

Brand Trump: Has the US president damaged his company's reputation?

Donald Trump Junior is in India to promote the Trump brand. While the projects being promoted in the country were planned before his father was elected president, questions have...

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2018-02-14 US markets

Bumpy ride ahead: Will volatility become the new norm for stock markets?

It only took a few weeks of 2018 before we hit our first stock market turbulence. For months, we've heard warnings that the equity market was due a sharp drop, given the massive...

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