Zuckerberg Faces Congress on Libra

Following months of scrutiny by lawmakers across the globe, Mark Zuckerberg faced Congress where lawmakers grilled the social media CEO on the libra digital currency. Prof. Wolff joined Boom Bust to break down the blockchain battle and what it means for the future of FinTech.

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Trade Deal Turbulence

The U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are working on nailing down a Phase 1 deal for their presidents to sign next month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said. Prof. Wolff says, “Trump typically makes tremendous grand deal statements about breakthroughs in talks with China which then turn out not to be the case, afterwards Trump usually blames the Chinese." Prof. Wolff tells Boom Bust it’s hard to say if President Trump is actually looking for an agreement with Beijing.
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Economic Update: Making Critical Arguments

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The first half of this week’s episode of Economic Update features updates from Professor Wolff on the U.S. housing crisis as a systemic failure using the example of the homeless LA opera singer, Greta Thunberg's critics, how the Europeans...READ MORE

Economic Update: The Capitalist Corporation

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This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff examines the structure and functioning of the large capitalist corporation dominating modern economies. He discusses...READ MORE


Investors Cautious Over Trumps Deal with China

Prof. Wolff discusses the pending "temporary deal" between China and the U.S., Wall Street's likely reaction and how it could affect Beijing's meteoric rise.

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Can Fed Keep Economy Going For Much Longer?

The Feds are controlling the business cycle, or do they just want to make us think they are? Prof. Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the how the feds have manipulated the business cycle.

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Federal Reserve Cuts Rates

The Federal Reserve has cut rates yet again, as demanded by President Trump, but what will this move mean for markets? Prof. Wolff appears on Boom Bust to break down the future for the Fed. Plus, Amazon's algorithm is under a harsh spotlight today as recent reports allege the company's search tool favors the company's own products. View Here

 


Where is the U.S.-China Trade War Headed?

President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu had a high stakes meeting at the White House in a bid to avoid new tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods. Brian and John speak with Prof Wolff to discuss the the big picture behind the U.S.-China trade war. This interview is courtesy of Loud & Clear


China-NBA Riff Deepens

Trade negotiations between the U.S. and China are set to resume this week, but now the fight has spilled over into a new realm...the basketball court. Prof. Wolff joins RT's Boom Bust to break down what the spat means for negotiations. View Here


Economic Update: Worker Co-ops, Socialism's Future

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In the first half of Economic Update this week, Professor Wolff discusses how and why socialism changed from what it meant in the 19th and 20th centuries (public enterprises...READ MORE



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