Let’s try to grab a hold of the “hot hand” phenomenon
Mar 17, 2022

Let’s try to grab a hold of the “hot hand” phenomenon

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It's time for March Madness, and whether it's on a basketball court or investing, people can sometimes get on a roll, where it's deemed they have the "hot hand." There have actually been studies about this, and we decipher the history of the hot hand with senior economics contributor Chris Farrell. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates for the first time since 2018, and more is coming. The BBC looks into what a ban on Russian energy would look like for Germany.

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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer