Boom Bust

  • IMF spring meeting kicks off in Washington, DC
    As the IMF’s spring meetings kick off in Washington, DC, Boom Bust’s Bianca Facchinei has a report from the convention. Danielle DiMartino Booth of the Liscio report joins us to talk about the Federal Reserve and where America stands....
  • 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.
  • IMF spring meeting kicks off in Washington, DC
    IMF spring meeting kicks off in Washington, DC
    As the IMF’s spring meetings kick off in Washington, DC, Boom Bust’s Bianca Facchinei has a report from the convention. Danielle DiMartino Booth of the Liscio report joins us to talk about the Federal Reserve and where America stands....
  • Oil takes major hit
    Oil takes major hit
    Oil suffers its largest one-day loss in six weeks. Chemical maker DOW looks to Donald Trump as it tries to kill a federal risk study. The violence in Venezuela is causing lots of uproar and now US automaker GM has halted production there, RT’s...
  • GA congressional race runoff
    GA congressional race runoff
    Malaysia airlines looks to avoid another disaster in the sky with new technology. JP Morgan faces legal action due to fraud allegations. What some may consider a small congressional race in America’s South is getting national attention, Boom...
  • Time to get those taxes done, Americans!
    Time to get those taxes done, Americans!
    The ousted leader of South Korea is indicted on multiple charges, along with several major company leaders. United Airlines continues to take a beating after forcibly removing a passenger from his flight. Once again, it’s time to file those...
  • Former acting CIA chief says Donald Trump is making North Korea situation worse
    Former acting CIA chief says Donald Trump is making North Korea situation worse
    North Korea is causing global uncertainty and the Asian stock market is the first to feel the pain. Tensions are running high around the world as North Korea continues to test nuclear weapons and now a former CIA chief says Donald Trump is making...
  • WHO takes aim at dirty water
    WHO takes aim at dirty water
    The backlash continues for United Airlines, as a passenger who was forcibly removed from his flight and left beaten and bloodied speaks out with his lawyer. RT’s Alex Mihailovich has the latest. Global stocks take a dive after Donald Trump...
  • United Airlines backlash continues
    United Airlines backlash continues
    The backlash continues for United Airlines, after a passenger was forcibly removed from his flight and left beaten and blooded. Gary Leff, co-founder of milepoint.com joins us to discuss the latest developments in the scandal. We then turn to a more...
  • New Russian sanctions rejected
    New Russian sanctions rejected
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Moscow, just as talks of sanctions against Russia stall. Big pharmaceutical companies look to take on lawmakers regarding a bill to lower drug prices. United Airlines is in hot water after forcibly...
  • US government shutdown?
    US government shutdown?
    Wells Fargo’s board claws back millions from ex-CEO. Marina Portnaya has a recap of the meeting between President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. As members of the US government head into a two-week recess, the country could be...
  • Trump risks world war for tiny Syrian intervention
    Trump risks world war for tiny Syrian intervention
    Thom talks to Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK and Stephen Miles of the Center for International Policy about the Trump administration’s policies on Syria, and whether the US is headed for war. Then, Thom discusses key congressional races that could...