POLITICO Dispatch

Is the Fed fueling a financial bubble?

Episode Summary

Lawmakers and experts are sounding the alarm. So why is the central bank still pumping cash into the economy? POLITICO’s Victoria Guida reports. Plus, longtime Trump ally Tom Barrack pleads not guilty to charges that he acted as a foreign agent. And the Biden administration says long Covid can be considered a disability under law.

Episode Notes

Lawmakers and experts are sounding the alarm. So why is the central bank still pumping cash into the economy? POLITICO’s Victoria Guida reports. Plus, longtime Trump ally Tom Barrack pleads not guilty to charges that he acted as a foreign agent. And the Biden administration says long Covid can be considered a disability under law.

Victoria Guida covers economic policy for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.
Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO audio.

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