Boom Bust: VW facing 1,400 lawsuits worth $9 billion

A German court has revealed that automaker Volkswagen is facing $9 billion in claims from 1,400 different lawsuits. Ameera David has the details. Then, Bianca Facchinei highlights a new study showing that student debt is tied to lower grades among American college students. Brigida Santos then joins from Los Angeles to take a look at Microsoft’s claim that it may be able to 'solve' cancer within 10 years by reprogramming diseased cells.

After the break, Monica de Bolle, non-resident senior fellow for Peterson Institute for International Economics, breaks down the latest outlook for the Brazilian economy and investment. And finally, in The Big Deal, Edward Harrison examines the two big interest rate decisions today; one from the United States Federal Reserve, and the other from the Bank of Japan.