Mar 13, 2020

Your coronavirus questions, answered

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Questions like where the Fed's $1.5 trillion went, how algorithmic trading is affecting volatility and what numbers to watch as we prepare for a recession.

Stories From this episode


California races to defend homeless population from COVID-19

by Molly Solomon Mar 13, 2020
In California, most of the state’s 150,000 homeless people are living unsheltered, outside or in structures not meant for human habitation.
Health officials and service providers say homeless populations, like the people living at this camp in Richmond, California, are particularly vulnerable to the spread of COVID-19.
Sruti Mamidanna/KQED

Liquidity will be key to weathering COVID-19 slowdown

by Meghan McCarty Carino Mar 13, 2020
"Credit is the mother’s milk of economic activity," said one analyst.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Running a mall, in a time of social distancing

by Kai Ryssdal and Bennett Purser Mar 13, 2020
After years of navigating a rocky retail landscape, a mall manager braces for COVID-19.
People walk through a Manhattan shopping mall on Jan. 30, 2020 in New York City.
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Music from the episode

Pink + White Frank Ocean
On It Maestro Nightmares On Wax
On It Maestro Nightmares On Wax
Hearts Blackbird Blackbird
Red Bull & Hennessy Jenny Lewis

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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