Boom Bust: Volkswagen hit with another €1 billion fine

Volkswagen is facing another €1 billion fine for its emissions test fraud. Plus, Bitcoin surpasses the $800 mark for the first time in years. Ameera David has the details. Then, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at the impact of student debt on social security payouts. After, Lindsay France, breaks down a mammoth gas company merger between Germany’s Linde and the U.S.’ Praxair.

Following the break, Rick Rule, President & CEO of Sprott US Holdings, gives his take on what’s in store for oil prices, gold, and Treasury bonds. And finally, in The Big Deal, Edward Harrison examines global economic trends from Italy to China.