Boom Bust: US jobs number disappoints, Venezuela in crisis
The top stories: While the US economy added 151,000 jobs in August, keeping the unemployment rate at 4.9%, the numbers fell short of expectations. Edward Harrison has the details. Then, RT Correspondent Peter Oliver reports from Berlin on the changes Deutsche Bank is trying to make as it struggles with 3-decade low share prices and a risky bank profile. Afterwards, Ameera David talks to EuroPacific Capital founder Peter Schiff about the recent dip in precious metals price and the state of the US economy.
After the break, Edward speaks to Peterson Institute Editorial Fellow Pedro da Costa about the ability for fiscal policy to start doing the heavy lifting on the economic policy front. And in the Big Deal, Edward is joined by RT Correspondent Anya Parampil to discuss the combustible situation in Venezuela as mass protests hit the capital Caracas.