Car prices are falling, but there’s a catch for buyers
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Prices for new and used cars are finally falling, but prospective buyers may have another hurdle to overcome: rising rates on loans. We look at what that could mean for people who are looking to make their next big auto purchase. Plus, this year looks to be a hot one with the prospect of an "El Niño" weather event, which could affect the economy. And, how some people are using cryptocurrency to track criminals through the blockchain.
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Buying a new or used car is easier now, but getting a loan is becoming harder
Lenders are worried about increasing defaults.
How a mathematician and an entrepreneur took a bite out of crypto crime
The blockchain has a secret: It contains all the clues needed to connect underground purchases to people in the real world.
David Brancaccio Host
Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC