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Episode 367
Feb 10, 2021

Why is Tesla buying so much bitcoin?

Plus, your questions about minimum wage, interest rates and mRNA.

Well, Elon Musk has been tweeting again. Specifically, he’s been tweeting about how much he loves bitcoins, right after his automaker Tesla bought up $1.5 billion worth of it. Is this a distraction from the company’s China troubles? A scheme running afoul of the SEC? An epic bacon win for all the lulz, good sir? Maybe all three? We try and get into Musk’s head on today’s show. Wish us luck. Plus, your questions about minimum wage, interest rates and mRNA.

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