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Merrill Perspectives Podcast

Conversations on the big stories, news and trends affecting your everyday financial life

Our experts go beyond the headlines to examine the forces that are changing our world — and how they impact our lives.

The Promising Power of Green Hydrogen

Could the most abundant element in the universe hold the answer to the world's growing energy needs — and help solve the climate crisis? Here's why the answer could be yes.
Episode length 21:35

Reshoring: The Next Great Global Trend

There's growing evidence that more and more companies are relocating production back home. What effects could this "reshoring" shift have on the global economy, and could it ultimately spark a manufacturing renaissance here in the United States?
Episode length 22:55

At Home with the New Consumer

The pandemic has upended our lives, even altering our spending habits. Bikes and in-home entertainment are in; restaurant spending is out. Are these shifts temporary, or more permanent? And what could they mean for economic growth? Our experts take a look.
Episode length 21:36

Women Ri$ing

Women have made enormous economic and social gains in recent years. We look at the progress they've made, where there's room for growth and how the unique financial journeys many women travel require a different approach to saving, investing and planning for the future.
Episode length 23:36

Cyber Security

From our social media accounts to our medical records, much of our most personal information is available online. But who has access to it, and how can we protect ourselves from the growing threat of cyber crime? We explore the challenges and offer guidance for keeping our digital lives safe.
Episode length 23:34

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