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 first installment of our "My Economy" series on the El Paso and Juarez border; how one college is fighting the freshman 15 with Fitbits; and explaining why the market is so volatile.
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz wins the Iowa caucus despite ethanol opposition; what life is like for residents of Porter Ranch during the massive gas leak; and a look at China's last free-flowing river.
Breaking down the billions in Alphabet's earning report; how lead may be the biggest childhood epidemic in the country; and the latest installment of "I've Always Wondered," looking at what happens when your water goes down the drain.
The White House looks to close the wage gap by gathering data; a startup that wants to bring gas to you with the touch of a button; and the business of fighting mosquitos.
How the Zika virus is impacting business and travel; schools and children in Flint face the worst of the water crisis; and an interview with GM's Chief Electric Vehicle Engineer about the new Chevy Bolt.
Citizens and NGOs are mounting lawsuits against officials in Flint; how the strong dollar can weaken a company's earnings; and a look at relations with Cuba through the poultry industry.