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 Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On today's show: Uber rolls out its first fleet of driverless cars in Pittsburgh, Theresa May's approval of a new, Chinese-funded nuclear power plant on British soil creates controversy and Bloomberg's Paul Lukas talks to Marketplace about the government's role in regulating bacon packaging.

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 13, 2016

On today's show: The decline of retail banks, Instagram's new filter and homelessness in Hawaii. Plus: Our conversation with Activision CEO Bobby Kotick.

Marketplace for Monday, September 12, 2016

On today's show: why the Fed could finally move on interest rates, why the Rams moved to LA and what's next for democratic Myanmar as it moves into the global market. Plus: Many supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders have embraced Hillary Clinton, but they aren't exactly rushing to donate.

Marketplace for Friday, September 9, 2016

On today's show, we look at two very different weeks for Samsung and Apple's smartphone business. Plus: lifeguards who buck the stereotype and why Trump's taxable income could be zero.

Marketplace for Thursday, September 8, 2016

New anti-discrimination policies at Airbnb, new oil in West Texas and a new, post-software HP. Plus: Pumpkin Spice Lattes and why investors are falling back in love with junk bonds.

Marketplace for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Today we've got: a new iPhone, but no headphone jack; record high job openings, but no raises to match; and a bunch of car loans, but a lot of subprime borrowers. We'll break it all down, plus: the cost of criminalizing disability.