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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

Let’s get digital (currency?)

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Cryptocurrency is a hot market, and some nations’ governments are wondering if it’s time to make their move. China already has a digital yuan, and the U.S. Federal Reserve announced today that it would explore a digital currency this summer. There are important differences between a minted digital currency and cryptocurrency, and we’ll help you figure out what those are. Plus, Chris Bosh, a royal gun show and a little CEO diversity.

Here’s everything we talked about on the show today:

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Episode 437

by Marketplace