Listeners Ask, We Answer : The Indicator from Planet Money Coronavirus questions on the yield curve and refinancing. And some of the ways individuals can help.

Listeners Ask, We Answer

Listeners Ask, We Answer

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We've been inundated with questions about the effect of coronavirus on various parts of the economy. People are asking everything from how badly the economy has been affected, to how bad it could get; how government regulation might change as a result of the flaws in the system exposed by the pandemic; what's going to happen with the census and how this will change the nature of work in the United States.

The truth of the matter is that we don't know the answers to most of these questions. We won't until much more data has been gathered, and we have a better sense of the state of things. But there are some questions we can respond to, and we've answered three today: on personal finance, the yield curve and how people might consider doing their part to keep the economy afloat.

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