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Six months in, how are you doing?

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The Weekly Wrap: Six months of the pandemic economy

"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal talks with Nela Richardson at Edward Jones and Sudeep Reddy at Politico about being six months into the pandemic, federal unemployment aid and how voters are experiencing the economy.
COVID & Unemployment

Trump's Lost Wages Assistance money isn't enough for many unemployed

by Mitchell Hartman Sep 11, 2020
As Congress battles over how to help those who are out of work in the pandemic, FEMA funds to replace federal pandemic checks are already running out.
COVID-19

Businesses, insurers want federal backstop to interruption insurance

by Kimberly Adams Sep 11, 2020
Retailers like Century 21 are blaming unpaid insurance claims for their bankruptcies.
COVID-19

What live music looks like during a pandemic

by Marielle Segarra Sep 11, 2020
Verzuz battles are really more like live music love fests.

It’s getting a lot easier to pay in installments

by Justin Ho Sep 11, 2020
Easy-to-use services that let shoppers pay in installments are growing in popularity. They can make online shopping more affordable, but they can also get consumers into trouble.
Brexit

Britain risks trade deals with EU, U.S. with unilateral Brexit change

by Stephen Beard Sep 11, 2020
Northern Ireland border comes back as a stumbling block for British-EU relations.

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Pink Skirt Emma Donovan, The Putbacks
Never Been to Japan Methyl Merman
Good to Me Freddie Joachim
The World Is Yours Will Sessions
Cool Anthony Hamilton, David Banner
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