Boom Bust

  • Power by the Tweet
    Donald Trump is going all out, spending more than any other president on his inauguration. His new position will have a big impact on Canada as he looks to keep his promise on NAFTA. Then, student loans are helping students get the grades, but not...
  • Boom 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.
  • Power by the Tweet
    Power by the Tweet
    Donald Trump is going all out, spending more than any other president on his inauguration. His new position will have a big impact on Canada as he looks to keep his promise on NAFTA. Then, student loans are helping students get the grades, but not...
  • Shrinking Middle Class hopes to get a helping hand
    Shrinking Middle Class hopes to get a helping hand
    The American middle class is feeling the pinch more than ever, and it may drag down the economy. Plus, the iPhone was once the marvel of the world, but now that the smartphone has become so commonplace, the tech industry is looking for a new...
  • Trump tweets, Congress obeys
    Trump tweets, Congress obeys
    As marijuana supplies rise, pot prices are falling, which is driving down tax revenues as well, Manuel Rapalo explains. And Donald Trump already appears to have a lot of clout over Congress, even before being sworn into office. Lindsay France...
  • WhatsApp’s leaky flaw, PhD Student describes how he discovered flaw in WhatsApp encryption
    WhatsApp’s leaky flaw, PhD Student describes how he discovered flaw in WhatsApp encryption
    Theresa May promises to take a hardline on Brexit. Flying cars and automated cars have people excited about the future, except for those at risk of losing their jobs. And we talk to the PhD student who found out just how WhatsApp’s encryption...
  • Why is the America middle class disappearing?
    Why is the America middle class disappearing?
    George Soros lost nearly $1 billion in the US election and Verizon is destroying its unlimited data plan; Boom Bust’s Lindsay France weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at why the American middle class is disappearing. Afterward,...
  • Markets are up, but the Trump Economy is still uncertain
    Markets are up, but the Trump Economy is still uncertain
    As the emissions scandal grows, this time French automaker Renault is in the hot seat. OPEC is cutting production, yet oil prices haven’t made the uptick oil producers are hoping for, Bianca Facchinei explains. Meanwhile, Manuel Rapalo...
  • VW settles with US for $4.3 billion
    VW settles with US for $4.3 billion
    Volkswagen settles with the US to the tune of $4.3 billion over its emissions cheating scheme. Bitcoin plummets 13% as Chinese officials begin looking into the electronic currency exchanges. Lindsay France has the details. Bianca Facchinei examines...
  • Odds stacked even higher against working women and Latinas
    Odds stacked even higher against working women and Latinas
    Volkswagen has a draft for a multi-billion dollar settlement for civil and criminal penalties, and Yahoo may end as we know it, with the completion of its deal with Verizon. Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies are on the rise in the first days of...
  • Once iconic U.S. shopping malls are on the decline
    Once iconic U.S. shopping malls are on the decline
    Once a major part of U.S. pop culture, shopping malls and the stores inside them are dropping off. Bianca Facchinei has more. Then, Manuel Rapalo explains how a top Volkswagen executive was arrested as part of the emissions cheating scandal that...
  • Lockheed Martin shares dive after Trump’s Twitter attack
    Lockheed Martin shares dive after Trump’s Twitter attack
    OPEC has managed to secure an output reduction deal with non-OPEC members, sending oil prices to an 18-month high. Ameera David has the details. Then, Lindsay France takes a look at Donald Trump’s latest Twitter attack on a private company,...