Middleton: platform tech companies are just getting started

Multinationals are laying off workers en masse with Shell cutting 2,200 jobs due to weak oil prices and Microsoft cutting 1,850 as its phone business fails to gain traction. Citibank is to pay $425 million over alleged market manipulation.

Ameera David reports. Then Boom Bust’s Bianca Facchinei details why Millennials are staying longer with their parents. RT correspondent Ashlee Banks gives us the latest details in Bayer’s unsolicited takeover bid for Monsanto, with Monsanto so far rejecting the offer.

After the break, Edward Harrison is joined by Veritaseum Disrupter-in-Chief Reggie Middleton to talk about the technology industry. And in the Big Deal, Edward Harrison and Ameera discuss what the flattening of the yield curve in the US is signaling.

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