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How much longer?
Oct 28, 2022

How much longer?

The Fed's rate hikes are being felt throughout the economy, but we may be asking that a while longer before prices start to stabilize. Plus, a look back at the week in economics.

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The Weekly Wrap

“Marketplace” host Kai chats with Sudeep Reddy at Politico about the latest gross domestic product report, the personal consumption expenditures index, the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting and more.

How long does it take for Fed rate hikes to work?

Oct 28, 2022
Though the Federal Reserve's actions are being felt throughout the economy, stabilizing prices could take 12 to 18 months.
Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Buyers snap up U.S. Treasury I bonds before interest rate deadline

Oct 28, 2022
Treasury's website was overwhelmed as investors clamored for the inflation-adjusted savings bonds to lock in a 9.62% rate.
Amid high inflation and a rocky stock market, I bonds have boomed in popularity. They offer a high yield but are guaranteed by the government.
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Could getting more tech employees in classrooms help college students stick with STEM?

Oct 28, 2022
It's not common for companies to be involved with teaching freshmen-level courses. A new program in Chicago is trying it out.
Alejandro Martinez, left, and Nate Beasley listen to an M1 employee through Zoom in a class at Illinois Tech.
Stephanie Hughes/Marketplace

Live shows are back. But the economics behind them aren't great.

Oct 28, 2022
Many musicians rely on touring for revenue. But they are facing inflation, supply chain problems and a lot of competition.
L7 performs in Los Angeles in January 2020. This year, the band is selling a pre-show experience to defray costs of the tour.
Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for The Art of Elysium

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer

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