This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioCircle and FTX US.

On today’s episode of “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at the various signals markets are grappling with, including continued hawkish commentary from the Fedeal Reserve, financial modeling that keeps increasing the likelihood of recession in 2023, better-than-expected data in Q3 earnings but painful data coming from the housing market.

“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 “War” by Enoch Yang and “The Life We Had” by Moments. Image credit: Nuthawut Somsuk/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at