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The Bulletin with UBS

Delivering insights into the people, places and products shaping the financial week ahead. Hear from the finest minds and freshest thinkers as they take you beyond the numbers and the hype to get to the heart of the day’s big issues.

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UBS Global Visionaries: Marc Zornes, Winnow:

This week we are joined by another of the inspirational thought leaders and innovators that UBS supports and celebrates through its Global Visionaries programme. This time it’s the turn of Marc Zornes from Winnow, whose mission is to connect commercial kitchens, create a movement of chefs and inspire others to see that food is too valuable to waste.

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25816 Sep 2019
15 min

UBS Global Visionaries: Marc Zornes, Winnow: 

This week we are joined by another of the inspirational thought leaders and innovators that UBS supports and celebrates through its Global Visionaries programme. This time it’s the turn of Marc Zornes from Winnow, whose mission is to connect commercial kitchens, create a movement of chefs and inspire others to see that food is too valuable to waste.

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2579 Sep 2019
15 min

The UBS ESG and Sustainability Symposium 2019: 

The first of two special programmes from the inaugural edition of an event bringing together global business leaders, academic experts and policy makers to discuss the advancement of sustainable investing. UBS is committed to bringing sustainable investing into the mainstream for institutional markets and beyond. Hear insights into that process and the stories of some pioneering individuals in the space.

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2562 Sep 2019
16 min

The G7 summit and Jackson Hole Economic Policy symposium: 

This week we are looking back at two major events on the global stage in the past week: the G7 summit in France and the 2019 Jackson Hole symposium. Our commentators and analysts will discuss what was on the agenda in Biarritz and Wyoming respectively and gauge how much we learnt by the conclusion of these key strategic meetings of global political leaders and central bank chiefs.

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25526 Aug 2019
15 min

Italy: what next?: 

Following the collapse of Italy’s government, president Sergio Mattarella called for a swift resolution to the crisis or warned that the country faces another general election. So how might this precarious political situation unfold? Our panel paints a picture of the impact that ongoing volatility has had on markets and considers what different political scenarios could mean in economic terms – for domestic demand, the chances of approving the 2020 budget and Italian assets generally.

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25419 Aug 2019
15 min

Sustainable investing and the heatwave: 

Across western Europe in recent weeks nations have experienced record-breaking temperatures, with unprecedented highs in Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and Germany. Our panel tells us why (despite the fact that no single weather event can be linked directly to global climate change) the heatwave may contribute to political pressure on governments and companies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Plus: why the recent weather could add momentum to renewable energy.

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25311 Aug 2019
15 min

Cybersecurity for entrepreneurs: 

A practical guide to addressing a problem that ranks in the top-three worries for investors and business owners: cybercrime. We’ll hear from the authors of a new UBS report on the theme and track the fast-rising number of cybersecurity incidents each year, chart the costs associated with those for all sizes of business and provide some tips for those entrepreneurs looking to overhaul their company’s cyber hygiene. We’ll also meet the head of consulting for a technology commercialisation company for advice on best practice.

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2524 Aug 2019
15 min

Investor sentiment: 

Our quarterly appointment with UBS Global Wealth Management’s survey of investors and entrepreneurs around the world. Our panel of experts explain the findings and tell us what they mean for high-net-worth individuals and business owners around the globe. In the frame will be an assessment of investors’ bullishness on stocks, their plans for investment and for the businesses they run, as well as an exploration of the leading concerns among respondents, region by region.

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25128 Jul 2019
15 min

‘The Food Revolution’: 

We tuck in to a new report exploring current practices in agriculture and food production around the world and hear why the unsustainability of these sectors makes them ripe for disruption and innovation. Our panel will explain the challenges ahead and the types of solutions required to address them. Panellists will also highlight areas of opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs who are keen to change a system that currently sees one third of food produced globally every year wasted.

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25021 Jul 2019
30 min

The new space race: 

This weekend marks the anniversary of one of the great achievements in human history: it is 50 years since the giant leap that took man to the moon. In a special edition of the programme, we delve into a UBS Q Series report exploring the new space race being contested by various billionaires who represent the private sector in the new space economy. Our panel of UBS experts will unpack the report and describe the investment opportunities in space travel and tourism. Plus we welcome a very special guest: Apollo 7 astronaut Walt Cunningham shares his unique perspective.

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24914 Jul 2019
15 min

2020 election watch: 

With the Democratic US election debates underway, a panel of UBS experts discuss the potential economic and market implications of different election outcomes.

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2487 Jul 2019
15 min

How to diversify as a business owner: 

This week we explore a new UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Investment Office financial market report. Entrepreneurs typically have much of their wealth tied up in their business. It’s a concentration that can generate significant returns but also has drawbacks. Two of the authors of the report explain how diversification can help entrepreneurs to reduce swings in income and rebound more easily from setbacks. They’ll also address the practical barriers that entrepreneurs and executives can face when trying to fund outside investments and outline potential ways to fund a diversified portfolio.

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24730 Jun 2019
15 min

Nobel Perspectives: Can people be nudged into better behaviour?: 

We gather Nobel Perspectives from some of the brilliant laureates in economic sciences with whom UBS works, offering solutions to the complexities and challenges of a fast-changing world. Richard Thaler and Daniel Kahneman discuss how people can be ‘nudged’ into better behaviour.

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24623 Jun 2019
15 min

Central questions: 

This week we’re reviewing the interest-rate decision by the US Federal Reserve. We’ll discuss everything from the background to the potential impact on US fixed income and mull the possibility of cuts later in the year. We’ll take the temperature, too, of the global central-bank scene and consider the possibility of future monetary easing. Our expert panel, drawn from both sides of the Atlantic, will also discuss the personnel and personalities shaping the central-bank space.

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24516 Jun 2019
15 min

Art Basel: Federico Herrero: 

UBS marks its 26th year as global lead partner of Art Basel by presenting a collaboration with artist Federico Herrero in the UBS Lounge. Mary Rozell, head of the bank’s collection, explains why the Costa Rican was a natural choice to create a site-specific wall painting for the occasion; and the man himself tells us about his inspiration and practice, and the challenges and opportunities presented by the commission.

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2449 Jun 2019
15 min

Nobel perspectives: can economics help the fight against climate change?: 

A new documentary from ‘The Bulletin with UBS’ gathers perspectives from some of the brilliant Nobel Laureates in economic sciences with whom UBS works. Michael Spence, Eric Maskin, Bengt Holmstrom and Richard Thaler train a spotlight on climate change and discuss how economics can help the fight.

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