Boom Bust

  • Weekly roundup: OPEC, FEMA, and Bitcoin
    While the market holds its breath following the OPEC meeting, Bart Chilton talks oil. The U.S. drags its heels on new NAFTA demands; RT correspondent Alex Mihailovich joins Lindsay France to discuss it. Bitcoin’s had a rough month, but Gerald...
  • 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.
  • Weekly roundup: OPEC, FEMA, and Bitcoin
    Weekly roundup: OPEC, FEMA, and Bitcoin
    While the market holds its breath following the OPEC meeting, Bart Chilton talks oil. The U.S. drags its heels on new NAFTA demands; RT correspondent Alex Mihailovich joins Lindsay France to discuss it. Bitcoin’s had a rough month, but Gerald...
  • Market health: China, the Fed, and advertisers
    Market health: China, the Fed, and advertisers
    The Federal Open Market Committee ended yesterday and rate hikes are on the horizon. Danielle DiMartino Booth joins host Lindsay France to talk about it. Bianca Facchinei talks about why S&P has downgraded China’s credit over debt fears,...
  • The skyscraper curse
    The skyscraper curse
    What is the skyscraper curse? Dr. Mark Thornton joins Lindsay France to explain it. Germany’s upcoming election may get rockier for the candidates; Bianca Facchinei breaks it down. RT correspondents Alex Mihailovich and Trinity Chavez join us...
  • Unions vs. Emmanuel Macron
    Unions vs. Emmanuel Macron
    Emmanuel Macron is the new president of France, but he’s facing marches and protests. Economist Prof. Steve Keen joins Lindsay France to discuss it. Bianca Facchinei is taking a look at the opioid crisis and its financial impact on small towns...
  • Tax havens and illegal immigration
    Tax havens and illegal immigration
    DACA is a hot button issue that has the US in a heated debate. Researcher Marshall Auerback joins special guest host Simone Del Rosario to talk about the economic impact of illegal immigration. The UN has assembled and Trinity Chavez breaks it down....
  • Bitcoin Troubles
    Bitcoin Troubles
    Digital currencies are a hot button topic, about which Bart Chilton talks to special guest host Bianca Facchinei. Danielle DiMartino Booth discuses business and hurricanes, and correspondent Anya Parampil sits down with Hyun Jung-taik, President of...
  • Trump’s cybersecurity plan
    Trump’s cybersecurity plan
    Kaspersky software is being removed from all U.S. government systems. Cybereason CSO Sam Curry sits down with special guest host Simone Del Rosario. Bianca Facchinei attended a press event at which Puerto Rico’s governor announced relief...
  • Hurricanes: Scammers and FEMA
    Hurricanes: Scammers and FEMA
    With two major hurricanes come and gone, scammers are moving into fleece the victims. Special guest host Simone Del Rosario sits down with Bart Chilton to address the problem. Correspondent Bianca Facchinei is tackling FEMA as she examines why so...
  • Breaking it down: pacemaker hacking fears and U.S. debt
    Breaking it down: pacemaker hacking fears and U.S. debt
    Cybersecurity expert Todd Shipley joins special guest host Simone Del Rosario to discuss the recall of more than 465,000 pacemakers vulnerable to hacking. U.S. debt hits a new high; correspondent Bianca Facchinei breaks it down. Alex Mihailovich...
  • The future of the TPP
    The future of the TPP
    Special guest host Simone Del Rosario takes a look at the current state of the TPP with Prof. John Gilbert. Boom Bust correspondent Bianca Facchinei investigates the latest fines against Facebook and why their issues in the EU continue. The BRICS...