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CNBC to launch new show called “The Edge”

September 25, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

The Edge,” a 30-minute program that aims looks at the long-term investment opportunities created by today’s technological innovations.

The show will explore the limitless potential of innovation. from how new products and ideas will shape our lives to the long-term investment opportunity that will bring investors high-yield returns.

“The Edge” will use CNBC’s global network, tapping into its anchors and reporters from around the world, including Ross Westgate, Martin Song, Karen Tso and Carolin Roth. The first episode explores the driverless car, looking at the vehicles and the tech behind them, but also examining the innumerable and far-reaching implications of the invention.

“When people think about investing and the markets the focus is often on the short or medium-term,” said  John Casey, senior vice president of news and programming for CNBC International, in a statement. “However ‘The Edge; is about the ‘next big thing’ and is designed for those looking to get in early for a long-term investment.  From science to technology the world is changing and The Edge is designed to keep you ahead of the pack.’

The Edge  premieres Wednesday and will air monthly across CNBC’s networks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific and in the United States.  The program will be produced and edited from CNBC’s London regional headquarters and will be complemented by special reports on CNBC.com.

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