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, May 27, 2016

Microsoft and Facebook — the social network you can't escape — are teaming up to build a fiber optics cable under the mid-Atlantic. Plus: what, me worry (about a trade war)?

Marketplace for Thursday, May 26, 2016

Trump vs. Sanders. Peter Thiel vs. Gawker. Georgia's "HERO" vs. Traffic. Plus: This election season is already breaking fundraising records.

Marketplace for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

HP is spinning off its spin-off, Buzzfeed's podcast expert is striking out on her own and Gawker has found a new adversary in its legal fight with Hulk Hogan.

Marketplace for Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Broadway's record year, the TSA's possible-record lines and microchips implanted in your hand. Plus: how superheroes killed the superstars.

Marketplace for Monday, May 23, 2016

Aircraft manufacturing deals abroad, hospital mergers at home and an interview with Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann. Plus: Why are there no ads on most streaming sports?

Marketplace for Friday, May 20, 2016

Rising credit card debt, dwindling Egyptian tourism and some very Angry Birds. Plus: a conversation with Moog CEO Mike Adams.