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Henry Paulson, who served as Treasury secretary during the 2008 financial crisis, says the current Treasury secretary and the Fed chair have "got their work cut out for them." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Get Money Out To The Economy Quickly, Ex-Treasury Secretary Says

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Trading ends for the day on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 20. It was the last day before the exchange switched to all-electronic trading in an effort to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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An empty parking lot surrounds the Macy's at the Roosevelt Field Mall on March 20 in East Garden City, N.Y. The retail chain had previously announced plans to close about 125 stores over the next three years. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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Claims for unemployment benefits are spiking across the country as businesses shut down to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Andrew Kelly/Reuters hide caption

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3.3 Million File Unemployment Claims, Shattering Records

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Stocks fell again Monday as U.S. lawmakers continued to work on a massive stimulus measure. The floor of the New York Stock Exchange was closed as the exchange shifted to all-electronic trading amid the coronavirus outbreak. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Friday will be the last day of floor trading before the New York Stock Exchange switches to all-electronic trading starting Monday. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The coronavirus pandemic has closed businesses around the country as the government asks people to stay home. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A trader reacts after automatic circuit breakers kicked in and trading was halted temporarily Wednesday at the New York Stock Exchange. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Shoppers found some empty shelves at a Kroger grocery store in Grosse Ile, Mich., on Friday. Americans are stocking up on food, toilet paper, water and other items amid the coronavirus outbreak. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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