The fast-food Iron Curtain, oil, and an unlucky nickel bet : The Indicator from Planet Money It's another edition of indicators of the week! Today, we take a look at the wide-ranging effects Russia's invasion is having on corporations and commodities.

What do McDonald's stores, oil, and nickel have in common?

What do McDonald's stores, oil, and nickel have in common?

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Between sanctions, public pressure and supply shortages, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is putting intense pressure on the global economy. This is forcing corporations to evaluate their business operations in Russia, governments around the world to figure out how to make up for oil import bans and huge spikes in the prices for essential commodities.

Today, Darian Woods is joined by Kenny Malone and Sarah Gonzalez of Planet Money to present their indicators of the week.

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