This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioCircle and Kraken.

On today’s episode, NLW provides an overview of the broader economy, including:

  • Wall Street’s predictions for a bad 2023
  • PepsiCo layoffs
  • OPEC+ oil decision
  • China backing off Zero-Covid policies

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is "Back To The End" by Strength To Last. Image credit: Malte Mueller/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at