In today's episode, NLW looks at the macro landscape that will set the tone for the markets in 2023. According to the minutes of the December Federal Open Markets Committee Meeting, released on Wednesday, the Federal Reserve is concerned about investor enthusiasm regarding a theoretical future pivot undermining monetary policy tightening.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by, and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with today’s editing by Michele Musso and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Image credit: Drew Angerer/Saff/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at