Slate Money

Will $2 Trillion Buy Enough Relief?

A COVID-19 update from the hosts of Slate Money.


Episode Notes

Every Wednesday, the Slate Money hosts discuss what’s going on right now amid the COVID pandemic.

Today, Emily, Anna, and Felix discuss the $2 trillion relief package and how the U.S. government stacks up in the crisis.


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.