National unemployment rate drops to 4.4%
As the debt crisis in Puerto Rico forces the US territory to file for bankruptcy, more than 100 schools there are being forced to shutter. It seems that Boeing and Airbus have new competition in the global aircraft market. Former US commission trader Bart Chilton talks about how the US unemployment rate has dropped to a 10-year low as oil prices continue to fall. Boom Bust’s Bianca Facchinei reports. After the break, the Australian dollar is leading the decline of commodity-linked currencies and Johnson & Johnson lose a massive lawsuit over Talc Powder. Boom Bust’s Manuel Rapalo reports on how the World Health Organization is looking into biosimilar drugs that could help the world’s poorest patients. SNC-Lavalin claims criminal charges are costing it foreign contracts, RT’s Alex Mihailovich reports.
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