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Boom Bust

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    A new UK poll shows that the number of people supporting an exit from the European Union is now larger than those that want Britain to stay in! And in the US new employment numbers show a disappointing January, with only 151,000 jobs being added....
  • 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.
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    Brexit support swells, US jobs numbers disappoint
    A new UK poll shows that the number of people supporting an exit from the European Union is now larger than those that want Britain to stay in! And in the US new employment numbers show a disappointing January, with only 151,000 jobs being added....
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    China reserve depletion & Lynn Parramore on inequality
    On Thursday, Credit Suisse said it lost $2.9 billion in 2015 and Martin Shkreli faced members of Congress during a hearing on drug pricing. Ameera David weighs in. Bianca Facchinei then takes a look at the economic threat of border controls in the...
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    Yahoo's implosion & Auerback on the US
    ChemChina announced that it would buy its Swiss rival Syngenta and the EU and the US struck a last-minute deal to keep electronic data flowing between the regions. Ameera David weighs in. Bianca Facchinei then takes a look at General Motor’s...
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    Rickards on China’s reserves crisis and Buffett’s oil play
    British Petroleum is set to cut another 3,000 jobs and a new study out of Germany says the refugee crisis will cost the country €50 billion by 2017. Ameera David weighs in. Then, RT’s Ed Schultz talks to Sen. Bernie Sanders in Iowa about...
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    Terzi on the economy & Japan’s currency war with China
    Barclays and Credit Suisse are set to pay out $150 million to settle charges that they misled investors. Nigeria is holding talks with the World Bank and other international institutions as it looks for money to plug a hole in its budget. Ameera...
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    Negative interest rates in Japan
    The Bank of Japan introduced a negative interest rate on Friday and US GDP hit a soft patch for the fourth quarter. Ameera David weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at the latest EU country to plan refugee deportations. Afterwards, RT...
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    Rickards on the case for gold as the Fed ‘tightens into recession’
    Saudi Arabia says it’s ready to cooperate on pulling back crude output and George Soros made some bearish comments on China. Ameera David weighs in. Then, Ameera is joined by Jim Rickards, author of “The New Case for Gold,” to talk...
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    DiMartino Booth: Index funds will suffer
    Three energy companies have slashed their 2016 capital spending plans in an effort to survive $30 oil. Ameera David weighs in. Then, Edward Harrison sits down with Danielle DiMartino Booth – president of Money Strong, LLC and former Dallas Fed...
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    Chinese markets tanking, Europe and US stabilize
    Chinese markets took yet another tumble Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite Index dropping 6.4 percent, dragging down other Asian stocks with it. Markets in Europe and the US, however, stabilized on an uptick in the price of oil. Ameera David...
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    Steve Keen on debt and the next global recession
    Johnson Controls announced on Monday that it would be merging with Tyco International and Russia’s economy contracted at its fastest pace in six years in 2015. Ameera David weighs in. Then, Ameera is joined by Steve Keen – head of...