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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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How to deal with lump sums:

Whether you’ve sold a business or received a pension or inheritance, a lump sum can be a turning point. So how does the sage investor ensure that their cash works as efficiently as possible?

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22817 Feb 2019
15 min

How to deal with lump sums: 

Whether you’ve sold a business or received a pension or inheritance, a lump sum can be a turning point. So how does the sage investor ensure that their cash works as efficiently as possible?

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22710 Feb 2019
15 min

The new challenges to economic data: 

We discuss the increasing unreliability of economic data and consider the potential for it to unseat GDP as the go-to tool for measuring countries’ economic growth. We’ll explore some of the themes – from shifting employment patterns to shorter-term media cycles – that are posing a challenge to those who require reliable economic data.

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2263 Feb 2019
15 min

The World Economic Forum: part two: 

We continue our focus on the UBS White Paper published at the WEF last month which explores the core requirements needed to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Along with panellists from the bank we’ll hear from key figures in other institutions across the industry who are working to create innovative investment solutions that deliver both financial and societal objectives.

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22527 Jan 2019
15 min

The World Economic Forum part I: 

From Davos we focus on a new UBS White Paper published at the WEF that explores the core requirements for the UN to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals. Over the course of two special episodes we’ll hear how and why UBS has established a leadership reputation in this space. Find out about innovative, sustainable investment and philanthropic solutions that deliver both financial and societal objectives.

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22420 Jan 2019
15 min

Brexit: Plan B?: 

British prime minister Theresa May suffered a humiliating failure in parliament this week – the largest defeat for a sitting government in British history. It was a huge blow both to her personal hopes of securing a deal and for all those keen to avoid a no-deal Brexit. So what happens next?

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22313 Jan 2019
15 min

The 2019 UBS Greater China Conference: 

The flagship event in Shanghai offers comprehensive analysis of how Greater China is positioning itself to take advantage of opportunities offered by technological change, as well as important global issues that impact the markets.

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2226 Jan 2019
15 min

Nobel perspectives: Finn Kydland: 

To help address the big questions that shape our world, UBS has sought out a number of Nobel Laureates in the economic sciences to ask them to share insights, discuss their research and open their inquiring minds. This week we hear from Finn Kydland, winner of the 2004 Nobel prize for his work on the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles.

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22130 Dec 2018
15 min

Nobel perspectives: Bengt Holmstrom: 

To help address the big questions that shape our world, UBS has asked a number of Nobel laureates in the economic sciences to share insights and discuss their research. This week we hear from Bengt Holmstrom, winner of the Nobel prize in 2016 for his work on contract theory and the potential pitfalls of contract design.

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22023 Dec 2018
15 min

UBS Global Visionaries: Mark Pollock: 

We are joined by another of the inspirational thought leaders who UBS supports through its Global Visionaries programme. This time it’s the remarkable Mark Pollock. After losing his sight in 1998 he became an ultra-endurance athlete, becoming the first blind adventurer to race to the South Pole. In 2010, however, he suffered another devastating blow when a fall broke his back, leaving him paralysed. He tells us more about his latest and arguably greatest expedition: founding the Mark Pollock Trust in an effort to find a fast-track cure for paralysis.

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21916 Dec 2018
15 min

‘Year Ahead 2019’: part two: 

In the second of two special programmes we continue our analysis of the UBS CIO Year Ahead 2019, the definitive investment outlook on the next 12 months. Today US equities are in focus. We’ll discuss the maturity of the economic cycle, what we can expect in terms of GDP and earnings growth and some potential risk factors in this space for the year ahead.

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2189 Dec 2018
15 min

‘Year Ahead 2019’: part one: 

This week, in the first of two special programmes, we dive into the UBS CIO Year Ahead 2019, the definitive investment outlook for the next 12 months. The report’s editor in chief is among the guests from UBS Wealth Management who will address the key issues set to define the year ahead, from navigating volatility and asset allocation to incorporating the “three Ls” of liquidity, longevity and legacy into planning for the future.

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2172 Dec 2018
17 min

Art Basel Miami Beach and the Global Art Market Report: 

Art is once again in the frame as we browse the 2018 edition of the leading annual report and look ahead to the fair in Miami. We talk to the author of the research, catch up with the head of the UBS Art collection and hear from artist Sarah Morris, whose work features extensively in the UBS collection. Morris is reimagining a monumental wall painting, originally commissioned for the bank’s Zürich office, to be revealed early next year at its renovated New York headquarters.

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21625 Nov 2018
15 min

Nobel perspectives: Michael Spence: 

To help address the big questions that shape our world, UBS has sought out a number of Nobel laureates in the economic sciences to ask them to share insights and discuss their research. This week we’re hearing from one of them: Michael Spence, winner of the centennial Nobel prize for his work on the dynamics of information flow and market development.

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21518 Nov 2018
15 min

The UBS European Conference 2018: 

In our third annual visit to the London conference, we focus on a panel that discussed the topic of normalising global monetary policy. We hear from two of the panellists and ask them to expand on the theme, explaining how investors should best position themselves to profit from challenges to the prevailing economic orthodoxy.

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21411 Nov 2018
15 min

The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index 2018: 

This week we ask which global cities are at the highest risk of experiencing a real-estate bubble. Our panel will also discuss the ‘affordability crisis’ that is gripping markets and dominating headlines, while the editor of Monocle has some tips on building sustainable and effective residential developments in our cities.

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