Jan 8, 2020

What a disinformation campaign from Iran might look like

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Today we take a look at the tools for cyber warfare Iran has at its disposal, and the market reaction to last night's missile attack in Iraq.

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Iran could be ramping up a fake news campaign

Jan 8, 2020
Iran's had a history of cyber propaganda meant to rally support in the Middle East.
Protesters hold pictures of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani during a demonstration outside the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Jan. 5.
Yasin Akgul/AFP via Getty Images

The multigenerational household

Jan 8, 2020
“There is no singular path to success or even home ownership in this country. You need to do what works for you.”
Mike and Silvia Kersh, Jill, Sam, Lucy, and Jack Weaver at their home in Pleasanton, California.
Courtesy of the Weavers

Iran tensions sent global markets into a frenzy. They were quick to rebound.

Jan 8, 2020
Is this cause for optimism? Not so fast, says one expert.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 08, 2020 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

How potential trade deals could affect farmers

Jan 8, 2020
Illinois farmer Brian Duncan is hopeful about business in 2020 as the USMCA and a trade deal with China move forward.
Joern Pollex/Getty Images

Another year of "retail apocalypse"? Not quite.

Jan 8, 2020
With more consumers shopping online, the in-store experience remains crucial to keeping brick-and-mortar alive.
Consumers continue to shop online more and more, leading to the closure of brick-and-mortar stores.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Chamakay Blood Orange
The Bargain Store Dolly Parton
Earthforms Matthew Dear
The Journey Tom Misch
Eple Röyksopp

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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