Boom Bust

  • Huawei, hunger, and the race for space
    With the government shutdown, how badly are those that rely on SNAP benefits doing? Joel Berg of Hunger Free America discusses it with Bart! A hostile takeover of Gannett? Holland Cooke and Margot Susca have some thoughts! Will space travel involve...
    Jan 18, 2019 06:50
  • Boom Bust
    The boom/bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Former US Commissioner Bart Chilton breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the booms and the busts.
  • Huawei, hunger, and the race for space
    Huawei, hunger, and the race for space
    With the government shutdown, how badly are those that rely on SNAP benefits doing? Joel Berg of Hunger Free America discusses it with Bart! A hostile takeover of Gannett? Holland Cooke and Margot Susca have some thoughts! Will space travel involve...
    Jan 18, 2019 06:50
  • Market growth: Stunted or rising?
    Market growth: Stunted or rising?
    In an age with wage gap issues and the US looking down the barrel of zero growth with an extended government shutdown, it’s time to bring Prof. Richard Wolff back onto the show! Stocks and markets are rising high as strong earnings reports...
    Jan 17, 2019 07:03
  • Brexit breaks the UK’s back
    Brexit breaks the UK’s back
    Theresa May’s Brexit vote has failed on the floor with a resounding defeat. Hilary Fordwich gives us a breakdown of a situation that has come under intense scrutiny. With sanctions on the horizon, could cryptocurrency give Russia a fighting...
    Jan 16, 2019 06:59
  • Safety first: Airlines & food inspection
    Safety first: Airlines & food inspection
    With the shutdown here in the US, people are wondering who’s inspecting things like meat, vegetables, and more; and whether we’re being exposed to dangerous pathogens. Fred Kaufman talks to Bart as they explore what exactly is going on....
    Jan 15, 2019 06:58
  • Pedal to the metal: Auto earnings and resignations!
    Pedal to the metal: Auto earnings and resignations!
    GM’s earnings have astounded investors while Nissan’s issues keep mounting; Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, gives us the expert look at a wild week for the auto industry! Emerging markets are making gains, but which ones will shine? RT...
    Jan 12, 2019 07:31
  • Retail woes & Brexit breakdown!
    Retail woes & Brexit breakdown!
    Is retail going belly up or is there hope on the horizon? We’re speaking to Steve Malzberg and Alex Mihailovich to find out! The next Brexit vote is next Tuesday, but if worse comes to worse, is the UK ready? Hilary Fordwich joins us from...
    Jan 11, 2019 08:13
  • Personal debt: A closer look
    Personal debt: A closer look
    Personal debt is getting larger; Prof. Richard Wolff joins us to break it down and how even movements like the Yellow Vests reflect the growing issues of debt and wealth inequality. Sayeh Tavangar gives us the low down as India moves to pay Iran in...
    Jan 10, 2019 07:03
  • The good, the bad, & the ugly
    The good, the bad, & the ugly
    We kick things off as Christy Ai of CounterpartX joins us to discuss all the good, bad, & ugly going on in the crypto market! Remington A. Gregg is back as well as he and Bart dissect the $1-trillion student debt facing the US! And Holland Cooke...
    Jan 9, 2019 06:47
  • Business mindset: Energy, Brexit, and trade wars
    Business mindset: Energy, Brexit, and trade wars
    As the US and China come together for trade talks, we’re bringing Danielle Shay and Steve Malzberg in to discuss what this means. Brexit heads to a vote on January 15; Hilary Fordwich joins us from Miami to break it down. We’re energized...
    Jan 8, 2019 06:43
  • Reporting in: Analyzing the jobs report
    Reporting in: Analyzing the jobs report
    Was the first jobs report of 2019 a boom or bust? We’re talking to Chris Martenson and Steve Malzberg to find out! As the US continues with its government shutdown, we’re speaking with Mollye Barrows to find out who is the worst affected...
    Jan 4, 2019 22:30