Apr 11, 2018

04/11/2018: Global markets are keeping an eye on Syria

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(Markets Edition) After a suspected chemical attack in Syria, Trump said missiles "will be coming"  toward the country and that Russia should get ready. We'll look at the market reaction to all this with Julia Coronado, founder of MacroPolicy Perspectives.…

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In spite of data privacy issues, Facebook remains an important tool for Native Americans

Apr 11, 2018
Facebook is facing increasing scrutiny over the amount of user data it both collects and shares with third parties. But despite the concerns around data privacy, social media platforms like Facebook are vital to Native Americans for a number of…

(Markets Edition) After a suspected chemical attack in Syria, Trump said missiles “will be coming”  toward the country and that Russia should get ready. We’ll look at the market reaction to all this with Julia Coronado, founder of MacroPolicy Perspectives. Afterwards, we’ll discuss some of the pitfalls of getting a gas station credit card, and then talk about one of the upsides of Facebook in the midst of the Cambridge Analytica controversy. Despite the privacy issues many users have raised, some groups rely heavily on them to organize, including Native Americans. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC