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Boom Bust

  • Chinese digital currency debate & Peloton running from fire
    Despite concerns from Washington, China has denied that its digital currency is vying to replace the US dollar as the dominant global currency. Boom Bust co-host Christy Ai joins the program to analyze the latest FinTech controversy and the shock...
    Apr 20, 2021 06:59
  • Boom Bust
    The boom/bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Our hosts break through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the booms and the busts.
  • Chinese digital currency debate & Peloton running from fire
    Chinese digital currency debate & Peloton running from fire
    Despite concerns from Washington, China has denied that its digital currency is vying to replace the US dollar as the dominant global currency. Boom Bust co-host Christy Ai joins the program to analyze the latest FinTech controversy and the shock...
    Apr 20, 2021 06:59
  • Chinese GDP rebounds in 2021
    Chinese GDP rebounds in 2021
    China’s GDP saw an immense first quarter, jumping by nearly 20%. But what effect has that had on the global economy as the fight against Covid-19 heats up? Plus, bitcoin’s price has taken a hit as Turkey says that it will ban all...
    Apr 17, 2021 07:11
  • Global vaccine regulatory issues
    Global vaccine regulatory issues
    A new study claims there may be risks associated with vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer. We take a look at the new revelations and the state of global vaccine regulation. And retail sales are up in the United States, while jobless claims are down....
    Apr 16, 2021 06:41
  • CEO pay soars amid Covid-19 struggle
    CEO pay soars amid Covid-19 struggle
    The bitcoin rally rages on as its price is driven even higher by the Wall Street debut of Coinbase. We explain the price spike and what the listing means for the fintech sector. Plus, in the wake of China’s crackdown on Alibaba, the nation is...
    Apr 15, 2021 06:42
  • Bitcoin soars ahead of Coinbase debut
    Bitcoin soars ahead of Coinbase debut
    Bitcoin has hit another record high ahead of the Coinbase IPO this week. Our panel discusses the future of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. Plus, new data shows US consumer prices in March increased by the most in nearly a decade as...
    Apr 14, 2021 06:21
  • Peter Schiff to Fed: Cancel stimulus and increase tax
    Peter Schiff to Fed: Cancel stimulus and increase tax
    As the global semiconductor shortage frustrates the tech and auto industries, the White House meets with executives from major firms to get to the bottom of the ongoing supply-chain issues. Plus, the chair of the US Federal Reserve says it is highly...
    Apr 13, 2021 06:32
  • Rise of the digital currency economy & airline industry aims to takeoff
    Rise of the digital currency economy & airline industry aims to takeoff
    With Russia wading further into the financial technology sphere and some detractors loudly opposing the adoption of bitcoin, digital currencies seem to be here to stay in the spotlight. We break down the latest moves in the sector and the harsh...
    Apr 10, 2021 06:44
  • Biden softening on infrastructure deal? & Facebook’s new data scandal
    Biden softening on infrastructure deal? & Facebook’s new data scandal
    The Federal Reserve has calmed fears of inflation, but what other concerns does the United States central bank have? Former Federal Reserve insider Danielle DiMartino Booth offers her insight into the bank’s statements and where the US economy...
    Apr 9, 2021 06:37
  • Amazon facing rising heat & CEOs turn on infrastructure
    Amazon facing rising heat & CEOs turn on infrastructure
    Amazon is facing heat from all sides as the e-commerce giant awaits the fate of a unionization drive in Alabama and allegations of anti-trust from small businesses. On the program today, we take a look at the major issues the company is seeing with...
    Apr 8, 2021 06:51
  • China dives into FinTech & UK eyes vaccine passports
    China dives into FinTech & UK eyes vaccine passports
    China has launched its own digital currency in a bid to dominate the new FinTech frontier. Boom Bust’s Christy Ai offers her take on the move and what it means for the international financial sector. And with the vaccine process well underway...
    Apr 7, 2021 07:01