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Boom Bust

Steve Keen talks Debt & Karl Denninger on iOS security issues Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez (AFP Photo)
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's battle against “holdout” investors suing her country is increasing the odds that her government will default for a second time in 12 years. In a hearing on Tuesday, US District Judge Thomas Griesa decide... July 24, 2014 03:30 7
Boom Bust

The Boom Bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Each day at 4:30 pm EST Erin Ade breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the Booms and the Busts.

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Frances Coppola discusses Fed Rate Hike & Anthony Randazzo on govt. pensions

Tuesday morning billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman declared loudly (again) he believes Herbalife is a pyramid scheme. The Pershing Square...

July 23, 2014 03:30 1
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​Steve Keen’s take on BIS report & Barry Eichengreen talks Fed & regulation

Our lead story: In the five years since the financial crisis, auto loans to people with tainted credit have risen more than 130 percent! Last year, roughly...

July 22, 2014 05:30 3
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​QE is for the rich: Jim Bruce & George Magnus talk BIS & monetary policy

The US imposed further sanctions against Russia on Wednesday over the four-month uprising by anti-Kiev insurgents in eastern Ukraine. A major development...

July 18, 2014 03:30 2
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​Institutions & economy with Daron Acemoglu & Victor Shih

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew defines ‘economic patriotism’ as keeping your multinational corporation on American soil. Tuesday, the Obama...

July 17, 2014 03:30 1
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (R) delivers a speech during the 6th BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil on July 15, 2014.  (AFP Photo/Nelson Almeida)
Victor Shih on BRICS Development Bank & Jim Bruce on Fed exit strategy

The BRICS leaders have signed off on the New Development Bank. We bring you a report from RT’s Paul Scott. Erin talks to Victor Shih, professor of...

July 16, 2014 03:30 1
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Paul Craig Roberts & Barry Eichengreen talk BNP Paribas and future of US dollar

BNP Paribas agreed to pay the US government after conducting billions of dollars’ worth of business with Sudan, Iran, and Cuba, none of which are on...

July 15, 2014 05:30 3
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​Don’t cynk your money into Cynk & Victor Matheson on World Cup ROI

Our lead story: Cynk Technology’s stock, which is traded on an unregulated over-the-counter US exchange, captured the attention of market watchers’...

July 12, 2014 03:30
People's Bank of China in Beijing (AFP Photo)
​George Magnus on Chinese economy & Eswar Prasad on possible Asian currency war

Home ownership is a staple of the American Dream – even for non-Americans. Erin takes a look at the American Dream's newest big buyer: the Chinese!...

July 11, 2014 03:30 2
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​Chris Martenson looks at future growth & Jinyoung Englund on bitcoin

Does the Federal Reserve’s wildly accommodative super-low interest rates, and bond-buying program risk triggering the next world financial crisis? The...

July 10, 2014 03:30

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