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.
Marketplace's Washington Bureau Chief Andrea Seabrook reports from the Republican National Convention and what's to come from Marketplace's new podcast, "Politics Inside Out;" why Roger Ailes may soon be out as head of Fox News; and the second part of our story from the other Cleveland — Cleveland, Mississippi, Kai talks with locals and civil rights activists about why the state still struggles with and race economic equality.
The last five days of economic news in five minutes with the Weekly Wrap; the latest installment of our election series with Frontline and PBS NewsHour, How the Deck is Stacked; and settling charges that the company had misled consumers, the FTC fined Herbalife $200 million dollars and mandated that the company share data about its sales.
Oil producers are using more efficient technology that allows them to make a profit drilling for oil when the price is as low as $60 a barrel; Our latest economic anxiety poll found nearly 25 percent of people said its been more than five years since they took a week-long vacation; and Larry Wilmore, host of The Nightly Show about the 2016 election and how he covers politics on his show.
Germany's 10-year treasury bond yield dipped below zero yesterday; Theresa May took office today as the United Kingdom's new Prime Minister — we take a look at her economic policies; and is Brazil really ready for the Olympics?
The S&P 500 hit a record high yesterday, while the bond market has yields at record lows — what that means for the economy; a look at the value of Sanders supporters and whether or not their enthusiasm can be transferred to the Clinton campaign; and why hoverboards have to be certified by the Underwriters Laboratories
We explain the Pokemon Go craze and how it sent Nintendo's stock skyrocketing; a look at the the decline of the U.S. textile industry and the many causes behind it; and how the smartphone became a symbol of resistance