ELEVATION CAPITAL'S CHRIS SWASBROOK DISCUSSES BUSINESS NEWS ON RADIO LIVE

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Mitch Harris catches up with Christopher Swasbrook to talk about the latest business news.

  • How are the US markets going? Is there financial stability?

  • US communications company AT&T is looking at buying Time Warner (which includes HBO and CNN) - is US President Donald Trump trying to block the deal due to his feelings towards CNN?

  • Which media outlets need to look at a new business model?

  • There's been more criticism around how Facebook was used by Russians ahead of the 2016 US Presidential Election. 126 million Americans saw 'fake news' that was posted on Facebook by Russians before last year's US Election.

  • Are businesses who own a retail store suffering? A new story says 12% of retail shops in the United States are now closed.

  • Mitch and Chris talk about the price of Butter in NZ - why is it so expensive? Why are Fonterra making so much money and not helping out the consumer?