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18 May, 2021 08:09

New mask regulations stir confusion & bitcoin price continues to plummet

In the wake of the CDC’s ruling that fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear masks in public, businesses are still adjusting to what this rule means moving forward. On the program, we analyze how firms and consumers are reacting to the latest ruling with Boom Bust’s Ben Swann and Jeffrey Tucker, author of ‘Liberty or Lockdown’. Plus, a new competitor has entered the ongoing streaming wars as AT&T announced that it will be merging its Warner Media unit with Discovery Inc. Michele Schneider of MarketGauge gives her take on the move and how it will affect the saturated streaming sector. Plus, bitcoin continues to take a hit as the cryptocurrency dipped to its lowest level in months. Boom Bust’s Christy Ai offers her take on the BTC price drop and the role Elon Musk has played in the chaos. Then we take a look at a first for China as the Asian superpower successfully landed its first rover on Mars. RT’s Natasha Sweatte files a report on the major accomplishment and what it means for the People’s Republic.

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