Rising interest rates don’t spell relief for renters
Jul 12, 2022

Rising interest rates don’t spell relief for renters

Renters are being bled dry in many markets, but it could be a year or more before rent increases start to slow. Plus, Peloton shifts gears to focus on subscription services.

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Higher interest rates may not make a dent in rising rents for more than a year

Jul 12, 2022
Rent growth is expected to ease after interest rates slow down homebuying. It will take even longer for inflation numbers to reflect that.
Month-over-month rent increases should begin to slow as demand cools.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Global production of wheat, corn declining, increasing hunger risk

Jul 12, 2022
Due largely to the war in Ukraine, supplies will be tight in coming months. That translates into higher prices for those commodities.
Due to port blockages, Ukrainian farmers can’t get shipments of wheat and sunflower seeds out of the country.
Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images

Gaming your finances to get the perfect credit score

Many people try to boost their credit scores when applying for loans but trying to game the algorithms behind those scores is easier said than done

Peloton focuses on where the money is: subscriptions

Jul 12, 2022
The exercise company seeks higher margins in monthly subs as it outsources the manufacturing of its signature equipment overseas.
Peloton customers pay $40 to $50 for monthly subscriptions to get access to online workouts.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

"Cut!" Hollywood looks for savings as costs rise.

"Productions have to start making choices" due to inflation and supply snags, says Winston Cho of The Hollywood Reporter.
Some producers are considering whether to cut or combine scenes to offset higher expenses, says Winston Cho of The Hollywood Reporter.
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Why the Fed's plans to shrink its balance sheet could get complicated

Jul 12, 2022
The central bank has made its portfolio a key part of monetary policy. But the balance sheet's economic impact isn't entirely clear, experts say.
As the Fed has scooped up assets to carry out quantitative easing, some are asking: At what cost? Above, the Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.
Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

I Know Yoiu Got Soul Eric B. & Rakim
93 'Til Infinity Souls Of Mischief
Pineapple Blue Lab Beats Feat. Moses Boyd & Nerija
Jungle Tash Sultana
Wavelenghts Mocky
Intro Jedi Mind Tricks

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