Slate Money

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


A Bigger Hammer

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

And in the Slate Plus segment: Brazil.

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Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

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