Boom Bust

  • The legacy of the financial crisis
    Tuesday is here and Boom Bust is ready! The US has posted the biggest increase in retail sales in seven months. Could it mean a rally for retailers? Prof. Steve Keen is back on the show as we examine the lessons learned from the worst financial...
  • Boom Bust
    The Boom Bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Each day at 4:30 pm EST Lindsay France breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the Booms and the Busts.
  • The legacy of the financial crisis
    The legacy of the financial crisis
    Tuesday is here and Boom Bust is ready! The US has posted the biggest increase in retail sales in seven months. Could it mean a rally for retailers? Prof. Steve Keen is back on the show as we examine the lessons learned from the worst financial...
  • Privatizing infrastructure: The P3 problem
    Privatizing infrastructure: The P3 problem
    Monday brings a new week and a new Boom Bust! China bans imports from North Korea but will it be enough? The CEO of Merck quits his job as part of Trump’s council due to his conscience. Meanwhile, infrastructure in America needs a boost and a...
  • Dine and dash: Casual-dining decline?
    Dine and dash: Casual-dining decline?
    It’s Friday but we’re ready for one more episode before the weekend. The markets react as tensions between North Korea and the US rise, but to South Koreans it’s a business chance. Meanwhile we head to eBay, where Islamic State...
  • Boom Bust: Unplugged
    Boom Bust: Unplugged
    Who wins in the world of digital media? We dig into the world of digital advertising, streaming, cable, YouTube, Facebook, Google and more. Guests Jason Siegel from Bluetext and Michael Delpierre from Conversion Pipeline help make sense of it all....
  • US economy: Wither or grow?
    US economy: Wither or grow?
    It’s Boom Bust time! We’re taking a look at the global markets as Trump’s warnings to North Korea shake the markets. Russian oil is standing by Venezuela as the country falls further into a political and economic crisis. Consumer...
  • Gold, credit, and Japan: Making sense of it all
    Gold, credit, and Japan: Making sense of it all
    It’s a jam-packed Tuesday, but the Boom Bust team is ready to roll! Bailouts may have saved banks and certain companies in the past, but we’ll be footing the bill for years to come, while Italy hopes for the best as they look to an...
  • Securing our cyber-borders
    Securing our cyber-borders
    Monday means another new week of Boom Bust! The hacker that stopped the WannaCry ransomware attack has bail set at $30,000 after being arrested for creating a new code that steals bank and credit card information. Todd Shipley is back and he’s...
  • Jobs and Bonds: The rise before the fall?
    Jobs and Bonds: The rise before the fall?
    It’s Friday, but Boom Bust has one more show before the weekend. Uber is in trouble, as it knowingly leased faulty cars to drivers. The numbers are in and more jobs were added in July. But what does it all mean? Bart Chilton is back today and...
  • Shutdown showdown: The debt ceiling problem
    Shutdown showdown: The debt ceiling problem
    Simone Del Rosario talks with former US Trading Commissioner Bart Chilton about the Dow hitting 22,000 and what happens if certain seats in the White House remain unfilled. Connor Brantley of America’s Youth Pac examines the looming shutdown...
  • Bitcoin breaks: A tale of two coins
    Bitcoin breaks: A tale of two coins
    Wall Street’s taking aim at the Volcker Rule while the eurozone boasts its lowest unemployment rate in over a decade. Bitcoin split today and Joey Krugs of Augur breaks it down: will it stay strong or be usurped? Alex Mihailovich joins us from...