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Who’s gonna even wanna buy a house next year?
Dec 29, 2022

Who’s gonna even wanna buy a house next year?

What will the 2023 housing market look like? Plus, how AI connected one woman to her inner child.

Segments From this episode

High mortgage rates, recession fears: Who actually wants to buy a house in 2023?

Dec 29, 2022
Pending home sales have dipped, and economists expect the market to continue to droop.
"Overall annual sales next year will be lower," said Lawrence Yun of the National Association of Realtors. 
Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Federal student aid office has a big to-do list in 2023, but the same budget

Dec 29, 2022
The office will have to manage student loan forgiveness — if that clears Supreme Court challenges — and the resumption of loan payments after a pandemic pause.
The Supreme Court will hear challenges to the administration's student debt forgiveness policy in February.
Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m

Crisis at Christmas: Strikes disrupt the U.K. during the festive season

Dec 29, 2022
During a wave of industrial unrest, triggered by the cost of living crisis, striking workers voice their discontent from the picket line.
Workers strike outside a mail-sorting office not far from London. The now-privatized Royal Mail service says it can't afford an inflation-matching pay hike.
Mimisse Beard

How AI can connect you with your inner child

From “Marketplace Tech,” host Kimberly Adams talks with creative technologist Michelle Huang, who trained OpenAI’s ChatGPT-3 to act as her younger self and had conversations with it.

When costs rise along with the bread

Global wheat prices are not seeing a slowdown anytime soon as the war in Ukraine continues and as wheat inventories hit six-year lows. The BBC’s Leanna Byrne looks at how bakeries around the world are dealing with the shortage and high prices.

Music from the episode

Dangerous Big Data feat. Joywave
Mugatu Tom's story
Wake Up Elaine

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer