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, June 9, 2016

The middle class is the most talked about group in the 2016 presidential election. But who are they? We take a look at the state of the middle class with our series "How the Deck is Stacked," a collaboration with PBS Newshour and Frontline. 

Marketplace for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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? 

Marketplace for Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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?

Marketplace for Monday, June 6, 2016

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.