From the size of a second round of stimulus to COVID-19 litigation to reshoring, last week previewed some key issues for the months to come.

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On this week’s edition of The Breakdown Weekly Recap, NLW argues the big story of the week was actually a set of smaller stories that preview the faultlines and economic debates likely to absorb us in the coming months. 

These include:

  • The Federal Reserve signaling that fiscal stimulus needs to do more
  • The beginning of the battles on fiscal stimulus
  • The introduction of the “not safe to vote” narrative 
  • The Big Tech vs. The World fight 
  • The beginning of coronavirus lawsuits 
  • Back to school
  • Jobless claims getting worse
  • Kodak and reshoring

This week on The Breakdown:

Monday | SPACs 101: A Bubble, the Future or Both?

Tuesday | How Real Is Bitcoin’s Rally? 8 Interpretations of Bitcoin’s Massive Surge

Wednesday | How DeFi Could Disrupt Traditional Finance, Feat. Sergey Nazarov

Thursday | The Bond Market Is the Truth Teller No One Heeds, Feat. George Goncalves

Friday | What a Professional Trader Thinks of the Fed, Robinhood and Real Estate, Feat. Tony Greer

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