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A Bigger Hammer

Checks from the government, insider trading, and the current situation in China.

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

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This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss the government’s plan to send out checks, the senators who used inside information to profit off the COVID-19 pandemic, and the latest news from China.

Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance,” by Tomas Pueyo

In the Slate Plus segment: Brazil.

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Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.