Boom Bust

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    The South African Reserve Bank left interest rates unchanged, citing low expectations for growth, reports Ameera David, who also interviews SA Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies. Bianca Facchinei examines the US Department of...
  • Booom 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.
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    UN warns of ‘3rd phase’ of 2008 financial crisis
    The South African Reserve Bank left interest rates unchanged, citing low expectations for growth, reports Ameera David, who also interviews SA Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies. Bianca Facchinei examines the US Department of...
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    Yahoo! hit with massive hack, corporate taxes cut worldwide
    Yahoo! confirmed rumors that it had been hit by a massive 2014 security breach affecting 500 million user accounts. Plus the corporate tax rate’s trending downward according to a new OECD report, Ameera David reveals. Bianca Facchinei looks at...
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    VW facing 1,400 lawsuits worth $9 billion
    A German court reveals Volkswagen is facing $9 billion in claims from 1,400 different lawsuits, reports Ameera David. Bianca Facchinei on how student debt is tied to lower grades among American college students. Brigida Santos on Microsoft’s...
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    Time to resign: Sen. Warren tells Wells Fargo CEO to step down
    Indian GDP growth has slowed year-on-year with unexpected job losses, reports Ameera David. Steve Keen from Kingston University tells why he thinks the Federal Reserve is not ready to hike rates and what’s ahead for the Chinese debt bubble....
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    Slovakian PM: EU will make Brexit ‘painful’ for UK
    Slovakia’s prime minister says the EU will make it very “painful” for the UK to leave, setting an example for other countries, reports Ameera David. RT’s Peter Oliver on the latest round of German regional elections, where...
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    Deutsche Bank hit with $14 billion mortgage fine
    The US is slapping Deutsche Bank with a $14 billion mortgage-backed securities related fine. Ameera David has the details. Peter Oliver reports from Berlin on the EU leaders’ summit in Bratislava, Slovakia, where German Chanellor Angela Merkel...
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    DiMartino Booth: The Fed won’t raise rates in September
    Brazilian prosecutors are charging former President Lula da Silva for being the ‘top boss’ of the massive Petrobras graft scheme. And in the US, there could be a $300 billion exodus from money markets in the months ahead. Edward Harrison...
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    Bayer, Monsanto agree to $66bn merger
    Ameera David details the $66 billion Bayer/Monsanto merger and the controversy over the deal. Edward Harrison talks to Lenore Hawkins, author of ‘Cocktail Investing’, who says that despite what some officials want you to think, some...
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    China expected to buy 6,810 planes, oil glut here to stay
    China’s economy strengthened as factory output and retail sales perked up, plus Beijing to spend $1 trillion on 6,810 aircraft, making China the first trillion dollar aviation market, reports Ameera David. Bianca Facchinei on the IEA cutting...
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    OPEC opening up to non-members?
    EU President Jean-Claude Juncker wants to investigate former EC head Jose Barroso’s Goldman Sachs gig, reports Ameera David. Bianca Facchinei on how homeowners are taking precedence over renters in the US election. RT’s Manuel Rapalo...