Every weekday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal hosts a lively and unexpected exploration of the day’s business and economic news from Wall Street to your wallet.

Recent Episodes

Marketplace for Friday, September 30, 2016

Think of the words “European banking crisis” and you’re most likely to think about Italy or Greece. But now Germany's Deutschebank is in trouble. We'll talk about it as we recap the week in business and economy news. Plus: how the influx of Puerto Ricans in Florida could affect the election.

Marketplace for Thursday, September 29, 2016

On today's show, we examine the possible merger between Soundcloud and Spotify, and a possible re-merger between CBS and Viacom. Then: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf goes to Washington again.

Marketplace for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Today on the show, we look at efforts to reduce airplane emissions and solve airplane crashes. Plus: Part two of our look at manufacturing in Rochester, New York and a massive beer merger.

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Pundits have had their say about who won the first presidential debate, and it's too early to tell what the public thinks, but what about markets? Then, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump say we need to bring back manufacturing jobs in the U.S. But Is it worth it? We went to Rochester, New York to find out. Plus, an interview with National Geographic's editor-in-chief and Elon Musk's plan to colonize mars.

Marketplace for Monday, September 26, 2016

It's debate night! We'll be streaming the whole thing with live analysis at, but first there's some non-election news if you can believe it. Obama's clean energy plan is going to court and Snapchat (now called Snap Inc.) is going into the hardware business. We'll talk about that plus how the anti-government sentiment in the western U.S. squares with the widespread government employment there. 

Marketplace for Friday, September 23, 2016

On today's show: how Yahoo protected passwords, how Facebook measured video — and the shortfalls of both. Plus, a chat with one of Donald Trump's trade advisers and a wrap of the week's business news.