Boom Bust - Ron Paul: Slash taxes to discourage job offshoring
U.K. watchdog CMA fines Pfizer $106 million for extraordinary seizure drug price increases. Ameera David has he details. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at the brewing fight over whether the AT&T-Time Warner merger should be approved by regulators. After, Alex Mihailovich joins from Toronto to discuss the Bank of Canada’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and the hot housing market in the wintry northern country.
Following the break, Dr. Ron Paul tells Ameera why he thinks President-Elect Donald Trump shouldn’t be dealing with individual companies like Carrier and should instead be focused on broader economic reforms, including tax cuts. And in The Big Deal, Edward Harrison gives his take on the rise of part-time workers in the American economy, and why the focus on a single measure of unemployment (the U3 rate) is not adequate.