Rickards: The Fed isn’t hiking because the US economy is too weak

Alexander Van der Bellen won Austria's presidential election and Turkey may be refusing to send highly skilled refugees to the EU. Edward Harrison weighs in. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at Vietnam’s increased defense spending budget. RT’s Ashlee Banks examines Bayer’s bid to takeover Monsanto.

After the break, Edward sits down with Jim Rickards – author of “The New Case for Gold” – to talk about the Fed and the US economy. And in The Big Deal, Edward and RT’s Marina Portnaya discuss the threat of La Nina.

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