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 Thursday, July 7, 2016

Molly Wood talks to Wall Street Journal Tech Reporter Deepa Seetharaman about the role social media companies play when they host video live stream fatal police shootings; a look at the history of infographics; and the last installment of the Uncertain Hour series on how welfare spending contributed to a shift away from community colleges and into short term degree programs.

Marketplace for Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Investors have rushed to buy gold in the wake of Brexit, why investors continue to put their money in this mineral; After the Pulse Nightclub shooting some people in Orlando fear they may see less Brazilians, one of the city's largest Latin American tourist groups; and how Ulta cosmetics is opening more brick-and-mortar stores in a time when so many other retailers are struggling to keep their doors open.

Marketplace for Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The Bank of England is lowering capital requirements for banks to make more money available for businesses and households; Marketplace's Mark Garrison checks in with Main Street to see what issues are important to small businesses as the campaign unfolds; and the fight over whether or not private clinics should have access to Zika money.

Marketplace for Monday, July 4, 2016

Markets are closed for Independence Day in the U.S., but some Brexit campaigners were celebrating their own "Independence Day" a little more than a week ago. But EU migrants in the U.K. aren't celebrating. Our man in London tells us all about. Plus: How circuses are trying to stay afloat, and a story from our podcast "The Uncertain Hour."

Marketplace for Friday, July 1, 2016

Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary visits the town of St. Helens to find out why so many voted for Brexit; Apple music is in tathelks to acquire Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal; and a look a the last five days in business and economics with the weekly wrap. 

Marketplace for Thursday, June 30, 2016

How a lack of leadership has created political chaos in Britain; the latest results of the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll suggest the suburbs aren't as stable as once thought; and why illegal trade thrives at the Mexico-Guatemala border