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Boom Bust

  • Crypto exchanges refuse to block Russian users
    Amid a wave of firms canceling services in Russia, cryptocurrency exchanges are standing by what they call “financial freedom.” Meanwhile, the conflict in Ukraine continues to weigh heavy on markets, causing stocks to slump at the...
    Mar 2, 2022 06:05
  • 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.
  • Crypto exchanges refuse to block Russian users
    Crypto exchanges refuse to block Russian users
    Amid a wave of firms canceling services in Russia, cryptocurrency exchanges are standing by what they call “financial freedom.” Meanwhile, the conflict in Ukraine continues to weigh heavy on markets, causing stocks to slump at the...
    Mar 2, 2022 06:05
  • Russia-Ukraine conflict causing problems for Fed
    Russia-Ukraine conflict causing problems for Fed
    The US and its allies have moved to implement new sanctions against Moscow, as Russia’s central bank moves to double interest rates, while the ruble sees it worst day on record. We’ll discuss the latest central bank action, and whether...
    Mar 1, 2022 06:35
  • The future of crypto regulation
    The future of crypto regulation
    As nations around the globe pour sanctions on Russia after its operations in Ukraine, Western nations have been hesitant to remove the nation from the SWIFT banking system. We’ll discuss. And with the possibility of using cryptocurrency to...
    Feb 26, 2022 09:19
  • Oil surges past $100 a barrel amid Russia-Ukraine conflict
    Oil surges past $100 a barrel amid Russia-Ukraine conflict
    The world is hitting Russia with a swath of sanctions following its military action in Ukraine. We’ll bring you a full round-up. The latest tensions have sent global energy prices soaring with oil surpassing $100 per barrel. Just how high will...
    Feb 25, 2022 06:50
  • Russian trade shifting to China as sanctions start
    Russian trade shifting to China as sanctions start
    As Western nations continue to hit Russia with sanctions in the wake of its recognition of the Donbass republics, the nation has begun to look east to bolster its trade. We’ll discuss the growing economic bond between Russia and China. And the...
    Feb 24, 2022 05:46
  • Germany halts Nord Stream 2 amid ongoing Ukraine crisis
    Germany halts Nord Stream 2 amid ongoing Ukraine crisis
    Germany says it’s putting the Nord Stream 2 pipeline on hold amid pressure from the US and the EU to announce sanctions against Russia. We’ll discuss the latest. And in response to the latest tensions, oil prices are getting even closer...
    Feb 23, 2022 07:12
  • Russia recognizes breakaway regions and euro economies rebound
    Russia recognizes breakaway regions and euro economies rebound
    Russia has made the move to recognize the Donetsk and Lugansk areas of the Donbass region, sending the Russian MOEX index into a spiral. Plus, the Federal Reserve has moved to ban members from trading stocks in an effort to stamp out corruption. And...
    Feb 22, 2022 07:36
  • Gold rallying on global tensions & FBI establishes FinTech division
    Gold rallying on global tensions & FBI establishes FinTech division
    With global tensions on the rise, so too is the price of gold – but what more can we expect from the metal’s rally? Plus, we take a spin around the global markets to see how they fared amid a volatile week of trading. And the FBI has...
    Feb 19, 2022 06:37
  • Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates
    Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates
    The Federal Reserve has spoken and it seems the US central bank will soon curtail its pandemic era efforts. We’ll discuss the measures and what it means for spiking inflation numbers. And we’ll take you inside the metaverse to discuss...
    Feb 18, 2022 06:23
  • Telecom giant Ericsson may have paid ISIS
    Telecom giant Ericsson may have paid ISIS
    Swedish telecom giant Ericsson is facing heat for its admission that it may have paid Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) for access to business opportunities in areas of Iraq. We’ll discuss the bombshell allegations. And with oil prices racing...
    Feb 17, 2022 07:45