What have you always wondered about the economy? Tell us
Episode 391
Mar 17, 2021

Where does the money for stimulus checks come from?

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And will they drive up inflation? Today we'll talk about it, plus vaccines, antitrust and leprechaun traps.

Stimulus payments are hitting bank accounts all over the country. Before they go out and spend that stimmy, one listener is wondering where the money for those $1,400 checks came from. We’ll explain, plus talk about the inflationary implications. Plus: a crash course on Big Tech antitrust and leprechaun traps.

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The team

Molly Wood Host
Donna Tam Interim Senior Producer
Tony Wagner Digital Producer
Marissa Cabrera Producer
Bridget Bodnar Senior producer