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Money Supply to Get Infusion of $2 Bills

The Federal Reserve is expected to ask the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to produce 100 million copies of the $2 bill within the next year. The government hasn't printed the currency in seven years and is slowly running out. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.