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.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns that the global economy is falling into a "low growth trap;" Disney order's reportedly orders re-shoots for the new Star Wars movie, "Rogue One;" and Marketplace's Rob Schmitz follows up with one of the women profiled in his new book "Street if Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams along a Shanghai Road"
Today's episode goes inside Verizon's American call centers and inside the heads of American consumers. Plus: Only about half of welfare funding actually goes to cash assistance, work or child care. What happens to the rest?
On this Memorial Day episode: Military spouse employment, home prices and part of our new podcast "The Uncertain Hour."
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)?
Trump vs. Sanders. Peter Thiel vs. Gawker. Georgia's "HERO" vs. Traffic. Plus: This election season is already breaking fundraising records.
This is your state on welfare.