Boom Bust

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    Exxon Mobil’s profit plunged 63% in the first quarter of the year and the Eurozone saw an unexpected expansion in the first quarter of the year; Ameera David weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at a new student debt relief program...
  • Boom Bust
    The Boom Bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Each day at 4:30 pm EST Erin Ade breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the Booms and the Busts.
  • © Jessica Rinaldi
    Oil earnings, driverless trucks, Wolff on Sanders
    Exxon Mobil’s profit plunged 63% in the first quarter of the year and the Eurozone saw an unexpected expansion in the first quarter of the year; Ameera David weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at a new student debt relief program...
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    Weak numbers in Japan, US, strong ones in tech
    French demonstrators are back on the streets protesting labor rules and the US economy expanded at its weakest pace in two years. Ameera David weighs in, followed by RT’s Manuel Rapalo reporting on the US House of Representatives approving a...
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    ‘Central banks out of bullets’, Apple, Twitter earnings disaster
    Venezuela introduces a two-day working week in the face of an energy crisis. Ameera David weighs in and then talks to Marin Katusa about Saudi Arabia’s oil challenges in the face of structural weakness in the oil market. RT’s Marina...
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    Mitsubishi: We cheated for 25 years
    Mitsubishi says it’s been cheating on fuel tests for decades and US anti-trust regulators have cleared the way for a merger that will create the country’s second-largest cable company. Ameera David weighs in, followed by Bianca Facchinei...
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    Damodaran on Valeant, accounting and valuation
    Last year, 90% of companies in the S&P 500 stock index reported earnings using methods not sanctioned under generally accepted accounting principles and now, the Bank of Japan is a top ten investor in 90% of Japan’s largest companies....
  • US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (unseen) following a meeting at Downing Street, in London, Britain April, 22, 2016. © Andy Rain
    DiMartino Booth: ‘The Fed’s fabricating low volatility’
    Earnings season in the US has kicked into high gear and shares in Daimler dropped sharply Friday; Edward Harrison weighs in. Then, Edward sits down with Danielle DiMartino Booth – president of Money Strong – to talk about the Fed. After...
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    Japan emissions cheating, German opposition to low rates
    The ECB left its key interest rates at record lows and the largest oil spill in US history is officially six years old – Edward Harrison weighs in. Then, Edward is joined by RT’s Marina Portnaya to discuss new evidence showing just how...
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    Argentina’s new $15bn sovereign debt deal
    Argentina is returning to international bond markets after a 15-year hiatus and the US labor market is holding strong; Edward Harrison weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at the billion-dollar NFL settlement. Afterwards, Edward sits down...
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    Brazil impeachment, earnings freefall, keen on helicopter money
    Lawmakers in the lower house voted in favor of Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment and the pivotal meeting of the world’s top oil producers in Doha failed to end with a deal; Ameera David weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at...
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    Microsoft sues US govt, IMF #2 calls out German imbalance
    Microsoft has filed a suit against the DOJ and Francois Hollande has vowed to move forward with controversial labor reforms. Ameera David weighs in. Edward Harrison sits down with David Lipton – first deputy managing director at the IMF...