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.
How does your state spend federal welfare dollars? It's probably not how you think
The World Bank today joins a chorus of other international organizations warning of global economic slowdown; an interview with the guy that invented customer satisfaction surveys; and Yahoo's putting 3,000 patents worth nearly $1 billion dollars on the auction block, but why are these patents worth so much?
The latest installment of Corner Office with Izumi Kajimoto, the CEO of Stetson, about how she's using classic Americana to sell hats and more in the 21st century; how oil workers that were laid off after the recent drop in oil prices are flocking to Texas' growing solar energy sector; and Verizon is willing to pay $3 billion for yahoo, but how did they arrive at the number and what exactly are they getting?
China's high levels of steel production have caused a global glut, and that's not good for their economy or anyone else's; weighing the economic impact of the UK leaving the EU with the Brexit vote a few weeks away; and the story of one hedge fund manager who quit Wall Street to make art.
Why elections are bad news for the economy; people in Colorado can now legally collect water in a rain barrel; and breaking down the jobs report with the Weekly Wrap.
The ride-share app Uber has secured a $3.5 billion investment from Saudi Arabia; Truck divers are striking over employment status, Marketplace's Andy Uhler takes a look at how the debate is affecting the six hundred billion dollar industry; and how thirty-somethings in Oakland have developed co-ops in response to the lack of affordable housing.