Boom Bust

  • © Alkis Konstantinidis
    Anti-austerity protests take hold in Belgium as tens of thousands take to the streets in opposition. And the Eurogroup meets to discuss the Greek bailout as tension builds between creditors. Ameera David reports. Then, Boom Bust’s Bianca...
  • Booom Bust
    The Boom Bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Each day at 4:30 pm EST Ameera David breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the Booms and the Busts.
  • © Alkis Konstantinidis
    Glut: Storing oil at a loss, Greece in need of money
    Anti-austerity protests take hold in Belgium as tens of thousands take to the streets in opposition. And the Eurogroup meets to discuss the Greek bailout as tension builds between creditors. Ameera David reports. Then, Boom Bust’s Bianca...
  • Left-wing independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen addresses the media after winning Austrian presidential election in Vienna, Austria, May 23, 2016. © Leonhard Foeger
    Rickards: The Fed isn’t hiking because the US economy is too weak
    Alexander Van der Bellen won Austria's presidential election and Turkey may be refusing to send highly skilled refugees to the EU. Edward Harrison weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at Vietnam’s increased defense spending budget....
  • © Robert Galbraith
    LinkedIn hack and Auerback on Greek debt relief
    The social media site LinkedIn has vastly underestimated a 2012 data breach, with 100 million users apparently affected. Elsewhere, the precious metal gold has stabilized, but it still looks likely to end down on the week, a victim of Fed talk about...
  • Dilma Rousseff © Ueslei Marcelino
    Stocks tumble on Fed talk, Dilma Rousseff sits down with RT
    Egypt said that terrorism was more likely than a technical failure to explain the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 and US stocks sold off sharply on Thursday; Ameera David weighs in. Then, RT’s Nicholas Sanchez O’Donovan sits down with...
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s President Tetsuro Aikawa attends a news conference at the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 18, 2016. © Thomas Peter
    Crisis-level equity underweight and Friedman on single payer, minimum wage
    The automotive scandal involving Mitsubishi grows larger and larger in Japan, as the company’s president announces his resignation. And analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded global equities to “neutral” and suggested investors raise...
  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef (R) meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia May 15, 2016. ©
    Casey on expatriating, US inflation at 3-year highs
    US consumer prices posted their largest gain in three years. With the Fed rate decision coming next month, the data is muddying the waters. Also, Saudi Arabia owns $117 billion of US debt, US Treasury papers have revealed for the first time. Boom...
  • © Shannon Stapleton
    Switzerland’s basic income, buybacks fall most since 2009, De Bolle on Brazil impeachment
    The Chinese have become the largest foreign buyers of property in the United States, pouring billions into both residential and commercial real estate. And in Switzerland, a non-binding vote on instituting a universal basic income is coming just...
  • © Nick Oxford
    Gerald Friedman: Progressives can't give up on growth and jobs
    The oil market is oversupplied and the oil glut may increase this year; Ameera David weighs in. Then, Ameera is joined by RT’s Nicholas Sanchez O’Donovan in Brasilia to get the latest on Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial....
  • © Mike Sega
    Fooling Jeremy Grantham & Lindzon on Amazon and tech
    Could Frankfurt replace London as Europe’s leading financial capital? Ameera David weighs in. Then, RT correspondent Ashlee Banks reports on the impact terrorism has had on the travel industry. Edward Harrison sits down with Steve Keen to talk...
  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff. © Ueslei Marcelino
    Should Europe follow Germany’s export-led economic model?
    Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is hanging by a thread and shares of Office Depot and Staples plummeted as their merger fell apart; Ameera David weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at what EU leaders are saying about the future of the Schengen....