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Boom Bust

  • Meng returns to China & fuel panic buying in the UK
    The United Launch Alliance will send NASA’s Landsat 9 Earth observation satellite into orbit from a base in California. The Landsat program began in 1972. For half a century, it has provided valuable observations regarding Earth’s...
    Sep 28, 2021 06:36
  • 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.
  • Meng returns to China & fuel panic buying in the UK
    Meng returns to China & fuel panic buying in the UK
    The United Launch Alliance will send NASA’s Landsat 9 Earth observation satellite into orbit from a base in California. The Landsat program began in 1972. For half a century, it has provided valuable observations regarding Earth’s...
    Sep 28, 2021 06:36
  • China rules crypto illegal & FBI held ransomware keys?
    China rules crypto illegal & FBI held ransomware keys?
    The United States has reached a deal that will allow Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to return to China after nearly three years of being detained in Canada. It comes as cryptocurrency markets are tumbling after the Chinese government declared transactions...
    Sep 25, 2021 06:21
  • Congress facing debt ceiling shutdown & governments flocking to the fintech sector?
    Congress facing debt ceiling shutdown & governments flocking to the fintech sector?
    As a government shutdown deadline looms in the United States, will Congress be able to agree on suspending the nation’s debt ceiling? We discuss the potential fallout from a government shutdown and the state of negotiations with Michele...
    Sep 24, 2021 06:22
  • Evergrande meets small debt deadline & coinbase outlines crypto regulations
    Evergrande meets small debt deadline & coinbase outlines crypto regulations
    The Evergrande saga has seen a new development after the company met a crucial debt deadline, but has the move assuaged investors? Professor Richard Wolff offers his analysis of the Chinese housing sector. Then, we move to the Federal Reserve, where...
    Sep 23, 2021 06:21
  • European energy inflation looming and Chinese real estate market teeters on edge
    European energy inflation looming and Chinese real estate market teeters on edge
    Soaring energy prices in Europe are prompting concerns among EU lawmakers, who are now considering subsidies to combat the spike. Boom Bust’s Christy Ai and Octavio Marenzi, co-founder and CEO of Opimas LLC, offer their analyses of the fears...
    Sep 22, 2021 06:37
  • Evergrande debt contagion spreads to global markets
    Evergrande debt contagion spreads to global markets
    Evergrande Group, one of China’s largest lenders, could be on the verge of a debt default, with the prospect sending tremors throughout markets around the globe. Michael Gayed, publisher of the Lead-Lag Report, offers his forecast on the...
    Sep 21, 2021 05:57
  • Cybercrime rising on Telegram? & SEC seeks crypto regulation
    Cybercrime rising on Telegram? & SEC seeks crypto regulation
    New reports from the Financial Times and Cyberint have shown that cybercrime is on the rise on the encrypted messaging platform Telegram. Boom Bust’s Ben Swann brings us up to speed on the investigation and what it means for the service. Then...
    Sep 18, 2021 07:00
  • Chinese housing market on the edge?
    Chinese housing market on the edge?
    China’s cooling housing market is on the edge as the Evergrande Group faces $300 billion in debt. Boom Bust’s Ben Swann and Christy Ai both lend their insight to the fragile sector and offer their forecasts. And US retail sales rallied...
    Sep 17, 2021 06:30
  • EU seeks to rival China & documents show ‘Facebook elites’
    EU seeks to rival China & documents show ‘Facebook elites’
    In the annual State of the European Union speech, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called on the bloc to counter rising Chinese investment. Boom Bust’s Christy Ai and Professor Richard Wolff offer their forecasts on the EU’s...
    Sep 16, 2021 05:44
  • Litecoin spikes on fake news & SpaceX to put civilians in orbit
    Litecoin spikes on fake news & SpaceX to put civilians in orbit
    The price of litecoin spiked this week as a result of false reports that it was entering a partnership with Walmart. Boom Bust’s Ben Swann fills us in on the fallout from the brief jump in LTC prices. This, as US inflation has dipped in recent...
    Sep 15, 2021 07:41