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June 4, 2021 22 min

JBS, the second largest producer of beef, pork, and chicken is now fully operational after being the victim of a ransomware attack by a Russian group named REvil. Luckily the disruption to the food supply will be minimal, but workers going back had to put in some good old fashioned manual labor as many of the operations at these plants are automated. Elizabeth Elkin, agriculture reporter at Bloomberg News, joins us for the latest ransomware attack on critical sectors of the U.S. economy.


Next, as many companies are debating what the road back to the office will look like, they better be prepared to make remote work a part of the equation. A recent survey showed that almost 40% of workers would quit a job if their employers were not flexible about working remotely. Top reasons for wanted to keep that set up is the lack of commute and cost savings associated with that. Anders Melin, reporter at Bloomberg News, joins us for how important remote work has become over the course of the pandemic.


Finally, a lot of people have been lucky enough to hit it big in the markets and come out with extra money. Whether it was company shares, retail or crypto investing some are stressed with what to do with all that sudden money. A couple of things to do immediately would be let your feelings calm down from all that cash and set money aside for taxes. Julia Carpenter, reporter at the WSJ, joins us for tips on how to manage that stress.

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