Feb 12, 2021
Will robots try to cut in line for COVID vaccinations?
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Pharmacies are preparing for bot attacks that could game online vaccine registration and snap up available appointments. Plus, while Wall Street worries about more COVID relief sparking inflation, central bankers don't see it. And, looking back at various market bubbles throughout history, from GameStop to the Roaring '20s and beyond.
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The first two rounds of pandemic relief didn't cause inflationary increases in demand. Will a third round?
Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, doesn't think so.
But it's not as easy as just showing up at a store and expecting to get a shot.
One thing that bubbles have in common? The unpredictable consequences of economy-wide innovations.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director