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Whew… what a week

Scott Jagow Feb 13, 2009

Between Congress and the Treasury, there was a lot to stomach — a thousand-plus pages and $2-3 trillion in solutions for the economy. On Marketplace Money this weekend, our Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch compares the stimulus and the bank bailout to the two barrels of a double-barreled shotgun. The President’s been handed the gun. My question is — what or who gets shot? He’s obviously targeting the recession and the joblessness and the lack of confidence in the markets. Here’s hoping he has good aim with all that money.

Besides doing this blog, I’m hosting a podcast called After the Bell – there’s a new one every Friday. If you want to make sense of what happened during the week and listen to some great Marketplace radio, this is your podcast! You can get it here.

Enjoy your weekend.

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