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

12-2-15 - Marketplace - China's Renewable Energy

Yahoo turns to the possibility of selling as the company struggles to grow; how David Price's $217 million deal with the Red Sox is just one example of salary inflation in baseball; and why some of China's renewable energy is going to waste. 

12-1-15 - Marketplace - Who pays to fix climate change?

As the U.N. climate summit continues, questions arise about which countries should provide funding for change; a look into the life of a young woman seeking asylum in the United States; and how a merger is waking up the mattress industry. 

11-30-15 - Marketplace - IMF Accepts Chinese Currency

World leaders and billionaires commit to clean energy at the U.N. climate change summit; China joins the "grown-ups table" at the IMF; and how Adele's record-breaking album is defying market trends in the music industry.

11/27/2015 Marketplace - How charities share data

The month or so between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day is huge for charities. But when you make a year-end donations, you could be contributing personal information to marketers too. Plus, new guidelines for the commercial space industry and LAX's new terminal for the rich and famous.

11/25/2015 Marketplace - Happy Thanksgiving!

The IMF debates adding the Chinese renminbi to its basket of currencies, why Georgia has seen the highest growth in Latina-owned businesses in the U.S. and Marketplace's Scott Tong explains whats at stake ahead of next week's United Nations' Paris Climate Change Conference.

11-25-15 - Marketplace - Baltimore Recovers

Farm income will fall 38 percent this year, a look at what this means for consumers; Baltimore businesses recover after riots earlier this year; and the science behind Christmas shopping.