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Big Business and Bailouts

Rich Lesser of BCG on how businesses are dealing right now.


Episode Notes

This week, Felix, Emily, and Anna talk to Rich Lesser of Boston Consulting Group about how big businesses are coping right now as well as the relief bill that was just passed. Then they discuss what the Fed is doing, and what’s going on at Amazon.

In the Slate Plus segment: Ecuador.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


About the Show

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.

  • Anna Szymanski is a columnist at Reuters Breakingviews. She previously worked in emerging markets investment and is a CFA charterholder.