Bitcoin’s march to record highs & the economic outlook for 2021
No country on earth has been slammed as hard by the Covid-19 pandemic as the United States. But with a vaccine roll-out process now underway, could we expect a smooth implementation? Dr. William Schaffner of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers his insight into coronavirus and explores how we may see an end to the global pandemic. Bitcoin has seen a stellar 2020, soaring past $20,000 and generating plenty of hype in the cryptocurrency sector. We break it all down with Boom Bust co-host and cryptocurrency expert Christy Ai.
Plus, as the global supply chain has been rattled by the health crisis, several Asian nations have banded together in the world’s largest trade agreement. Professor Richard Wolff, host of the Economic Update, analyzes the RCEP trade deal and what it means for both Asia and the wider Pacific region. Later, with RT’s Rick Sanchez, we ring in the new year with an outlook on what we could expect under a Biden administration.