Slate Money

Too Big to Be Small

The Slate Money hosts talk “the Bayesian crisis,” the Fed’s newest lending program, and the stock market surge


Episode Notes

This week Felix, Anna, and Emily talk about Felix’s theory that this is a “Bayesian” crisis, the Fed’s newest lending program which includes businesses that aren’t exactly big or small, and the stock market’s major rally.

The Economic Devastation Of COVID-19 Is Hitting Women Particularly Hard,” by Emily Peck in the Huffington Post

In the Slate Plus segment: Zoom.


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.