Boom Bust

  • The cost of family separation
    Migrant families have been making headlines after damning reports on the treatment and separation of families being detained by the US government. Anya Parampil joins Bart Chilton as they discuss the cost and business that forces these families...
  • Boom Bust
    The boom/bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Former US Commissioner Bart Chilton breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the booms and the busts.
  • The cost of family separation
    The cost of family separation
    Migrant families have been making headlines after damning reports on the treatment and separation of families being detained by the US government. Anya Parampil joins Bart Chilton as they discuss the cost and business that forces these families...
  • Oil breakdown: OPEC’s Vienna meeting
    Oil breakdown: OPEC’s Vienna meeting
    Is OPEC just being OPEC as major countries head to the Vienna meeting? Will infighting cause contention? David Greenberg has the answers! Media content is hot, and with streaming being the focus of the big players, who will come out on top? Holland...
  • Massive media mergers
    Massive media mergers
    Media mergers are making major headlines! Disney and Comcast are about to enter a bidding war, so it’s time to call in Melissa Armo to figure out what’s going on! Airbnb in Japan gets regulated, Ashlee Banks has the story. Property in...
  • Tariff troubles with Alex Mihailovich and Caleb Maupin
    Tariff troubles with Alex Mihailovich and Caleb Maupin
    China is imposing tariffs on US goods in response to US tariffs on them! We’ve got Caleb Maupin and Alex Mihailovich on the show to discuss the impact of this latest tariff trouble! Bitcoin and blockchain are making headlines, whether in...
  • Global Round-up: Taxes, tariffs, and trade
    Global Round-up: Taxes, tariffs, and trade
    The US Fed has increased rate hikes from 3 to 4 by the end of the year; Jeffrey Small from Arbor Financial breaks it down with host Bart Chilton. Comcast has made its bid for Fox and Comcast in a merger that’s getting more and more convoluted;...
  • Crypto-Market Manipulations!
    Crypto-Market Manipulations!
    Were bitcoin’s massive price increases due to subtle price manipulation? We brought in Jeffrey Tucker and Christy Ai to discuss whether Tether was used to increase prices. Amazon has beaten down the city of Seattle as it repeals a business tax...
  • AT&T and time warner merger madness!
    AT&T and time warner merger madness!
    It’s merger madness! A federal judge has given the green-light for the AT&T and Time Warner merger. We brought in Margot Susca and Andre Barlow to discuss not only the case but what this means for the future of media and mergers! Oil...
  • Trump and Kim: The US-North Korea summit
    Trump and Kim: The US-North Korea summit
    Trump and Kim Jong-un have met at a historic summit between the two nations, the first in history. We talk with Ian Wilkie as we discuss the implications of the meeting and the past use of sanctions on the notoriously isolated country. When it comes...
  • Luca Visentini: The future of Europe
    Luca Visentini: The future of Europe
    From Italy to trade, there’s a lot going on in Europe. Bart sat down with the general secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation to discuss current events that will shape the future of Europe. We are also taking a look at GDPR and why...
  • Weekly Round-up: G7, Puerto Rico, autos, and sports
    Weekly Round-up: G7, Puerto Rico, autos, and sports
    The G7 Summit has begun and Trump has ruffled feathers and irritated the other six attendees. Alex Mihailovich joins host Bart Chilton to talk about the opening day. Auto industry tariffs could cause major havoc in the domestic markets; Lauren Fix...