Boom Bust

  • Weekly Round-Up: Safety, mergers, and housing
    The AT&T/DOJ trial wrapped up their arguments and lawyer Andre Barlow is back to give us an insider look at one of the year’s biggest trials. Airline safety is back in the headlines after one life is lost aboard a Southwest flight. Jaime...
  • 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.
  • Weekly Round-Up: Safety, mergers, and housing
    Weekly Round-Up: Safety, mergers, and housing
    The AT&T/DOJ trial wrapped up their arguments and lawyer Andre Barlow is back to give us an insider look at one of the year’s biggest trials. Airline safety is back in the headlines after one life is lost aboard a Southwest flight. Jaime...
  • Richard Wolff: Millennials & the lost American dream
    Richard Wolff: Millennials & the lost American dream
    The great Prof. Richard Wolff joins us from New York as he and Bart talk about the difficulties facing a generation that has grown up in a time of financial uncertainty! Kinder Morgan and shale are making headlines causing unrest and price increases...
  • An eye-opening report from the IMF
    An eye-opening report from the IMF
    Airlines are facing solid scores from rating systems, but a shadow has been cast after the Southwest engine disaster; Gary Leff breaks down airlines and rating systems with Bart Chilton. Crypto is on a rollercoaster ride, but Jeffrey Tucker says...
  • The investor game: Risk v reward
    The investor game: Risk v reward
    When it comes to investing, Hilary Fordwich says it’s all risk versus reward, but are we taking risks in the markets or are we getting our reward? She discusses that with Bart Chilton. China looks like it’s offering an olive branch as it...
  • Syrian situation shakes the market
    Syrian situation shakes the market
    Missiles have rained down in Syria, but what is the political and financial fallout? Melissa Armo and Steve Malzberg examine the aftermath of the US, UK and French missile strike. Clean energy and carbon taxes make sense, but could that mean a big...
  • Boom Bust: Global round-up
    Boom Bust: Global round-up
    Boom Bust takes us around the globe! Aline Piva starts us off in Brazil as we examine Lula and Brazil’s economy with Aline Piva. Nick Mulvaney is supposed to be protecting the American consumer, but Bart Naylor says that what he’s doing...
  • Beware economic whiplash
    Beware economic whiplash
    Trump’s rhetoric has sent the economy on a rollercoaster ride, but how much has it affected the global markets? Danielle DiMartino Booth discusses it with Bart Chilton. Border towns will see more than 4,000 deployed National Guardsmen if Trump...
  • Oil Prices; will they go higher?
    Oil Prices; will they go higher?
    Oil prices are on the rise and Raghee Horner is back as she discusses the recent rally with Bart Chilton, and if oil will sink or swim amidst the latest conflicts. President Trump tweets out missile strikes in Syria, rocking the geopolitical stage....
  • US-China trade showdown
    US-China trade showdown
    Caleb Maupin and Steve Malzberg join Bart in New York City as they discuss the back-and-forth between the US and China. How do you bring financial services to a country that has limited resources and access? Stephen Hollingshead answers that...
  • Facebook to face the music
    Facebook to face the music
    Big data is big business, but Facebook is under the gun from the fallout with Cambridge Analytica. Pamela Cytron is back as we tackle the big questions surrounding big data in the modern age. Trade and cars go under the microscope with help from...