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 Tuesday, March 15, 2016

FDA takes strong step to improve generic drug competition; what low gas prices mean for everyday spending; and the social cost of a boom in shopping mall developments in Mexico

Marketplace for Monday, March 14, 2016

Our latest findings from the Anxiety Index poll; how anxious people on the street feel about the economy; and why some in congress are fighting over $30 billion in last year's budget deal. 

Marketplace for Friday, March 11, 2016

How a small business recovered after devastating damages from the tsunami; controversy at the Iditarod race about a rule change; and the weekly wrap of business and economic news.

Marketplace for Thursday, March 10, 2016

How one comic book company is creating content exclusively for mobile platforms; why the European Central Bank slashed interest rates; and a look at how bugs can be a pesky cost for airline companies. 

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Inside the studio of an artist that made a business out of creating Rube Goldberg machines; an interview with the CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic; and why is Saudi Arabia asking for a loan? 

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 8, 2016

United airlines is facing more turbulence, the FCC is eyeing broadband subsidies, and Japan is running out of people to care for its elderly population — are robots the answer?