Why Monsanto wants Syngenta and insights on Muniland
We’re just a few inches closer to seeing interest rates take their first hike in years! That’s the news that came out of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting that concluded on Wednesday afternoon. As expected, the Fed has held off on a decision to raise rates this time around. However, they are painting an economic picture that’s steadily improving. Boom Bust’s Ameera David weighs in.
Then, Ameera is joined by Frederick Kaufman, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and author of “Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food.” Frederick tells us why Monsanto is so hell-bent on making a deal with Syngenta and explains Wall Street’s role in food prices.
After the break, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on Obamacare. Depending on the Court's decision, at least 6 million Americans could lose their healthcare coverage.
Afterward, Erin Ade sits down with Cate Long, partner at Puerto Rico Clearinghouse. Cate gives us her take on Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s sweeping overhaul of the Detroit public school system and tells us if Puerto Rico will end up defaulting.
And in The Big Deal, Ameera and Edward Harrison continue the discussion on municipal finance with a particular emphasis on Puerto Rico and Kansas.
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