Marketplace

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 2, 2016

The last five days of economic news in five minutes for the Weekly Wrap; Samsung has recalled 2.5 million of its new smartphones because some of their batteries have caught fire while charging. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman takes a look at why batteries keeps causing technology recalls; Kai talks to Meathead Goldwyn, owner of AmazingRibs.com about equipment, changes in the industry, and why you should grill fish with mayonnaise.

Marketplace for Thursday, September 1, 2016

Apple's tax bill, SpaceX's explosive setback and a whole lot of "Minions" merch. Plus: A day after Trump's big immigration speech, a look at the immigration policies the next president will inherit.

Marketplace for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Mr. Trump goes to Mexico, the sinking shipping industry and sinking oil prices. Plus: only one of Dallas' top-100 CEOs is a woman, and everything you need to know about Trump's national finance chairman Steven Mnuchin. 

Marketplace for Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Apple's $14.5 billion tax bill, when "publish or perish" runs afoul of the law and a conversation with Delta's new CEO. Plus: the third and final entry in our series about Florida's prison problem. When the state is short corrections officers, and can't retain the ones they have, what happens to inmates? 

Marketplace for Monday, August 29, 2016

Florida has lost thousands of correctional officers in its prisons; why the once ubiquitous commodity of frozen orange juice is now steadily disappearing; and we talked with Professor Thomas Rid about the evolving relationship between humans and robots.

Marketplace for Friday, August 26, 2016

We examine the relationship between the Wallin Education Partners scholarship program and diversifying Minnesota's workforce; residents in Aspen, Colorado talk about the perils of affordable housing in a glitzy ski resort town; and we unpack the last 5 days of business and economy news for the Weekly Wrap.