As Covid Hit, Washington Officials Traded Stocks With Exquisite Timing

Posted on AllSides October 19th, 2022
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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: WSJ; PHOTO: CHINA DAILY VIA REUTERS
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Federal officials working on the government response to Covid-19 made well-timed financial trades when the pandemic began—both as the markets plunged and as they rallied—a Wall Street Journal investigation found.

In January 2020, the U.S. public was largely unaware of the threat posed by the virus spreading in China, but health officials were on high alert and girding for a crisis.

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