IMF Chief Lagarde to stand trial

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde is to face trial over a payout to French businessman Bernard Tapie, while PMI data point to a sharp slowdown in the UK following the Brexit vote, Ameera David reveals. Boom Bust’s Bianca Facchinei reports on how Amazon has tiptoed into the banking business through student loans. RealVision founder Raoul Pal talks the market situation in a post-Brexit world and comments on the US economy and bitcoin. Levy Economics Institute research associate Marshall Auerback discusses the post-Brexit political situation in the UK. And in the Big Deal, Ameera and Edward Harrison continue the discussion about America’s pension underfunding problem.

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