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What happens when the Fed starts to pump the brakes on raising rates
Dec 14, 2022

What happens when the Fed starts to pump the brakes on raising rates

Today, we'll examine the Federal Reserve's changing agenda and what it means for lenders and consumers. Plus, a look at the EU's emissions tax on imports.

Segments From this episode

It's Fed Day in America

“Marketplace” host Kai Ryssdal puts the year’s last Federal Open Market Committee meeting into context and breaks down Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s press conference.

The Fed is easing up on interest rate hikes. Here's how that could affect the economy.

Dec 14, 2022
The rates on some types of loans have already been coming down.
Interest on certain types of loans, like mortgages, have already been coming down.
Allison Dinner/Getty Images

With overuse of antibiotics, superbugs continue to evolve

Dec 14, 2022
As antibiotics are overused and misused, superbugs keep evolving.
Bottles of antibiotics line a shelf at a Florida pharmacy in August 2007. In the U.S., there are nearly 3 million antibiotic resistant infections each year.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

What's a "carbon border adjustment mechanism," and what does it mean for U.S. exports?

Dec 14, 2022
The EU already imposes an environmental charge on EU-made goods. Its new plan would assess the same charge on imports.
The European Union implemented the world’s first tax on the carbon content of imported goods Tuesday. Above, a container ship at the port of Hamburg, Germany.
Gregor Fischer/Getty Images

No place like home

With rising sea levels and chaotic weather, many coastal communities are considering relocation, or “managed retreat.” From Marketplace’s “How We Survive,” Amy Scott visits one Louisiana community that’s weighing its options.

Music from the episode

Old Graffiti Bibio
Black Sands Bonobo
Mirage Toro Y Moi
Conduction Mocky
Walking in Memphis Marc Cohn
Maria Tambien Khruangbin

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