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 NBA will run ads during their Christmas games featuring players speaking against gun violence; how an increase in minimum wage in California affects the cost of child care; and a look back on the week that was in business and economics.
What new home sales mean for the economy; why Disney is still struggling, even though it's with the Force; and a look at airplane boarding with the latest installment of "I've always wondered.."
SpaceX landed a rocket yesterday, and we take a look at the competition in the space industry; why the agricultural industry is taking a big hit; and the new normal for the GDP.
Crude prices keep falling, and so do prices at the pump; Spain scrambles for a coalition; and soccer sponsors rethink their FIFA ties.
There's a new consumer holiday and it comes with free shipping; how women that are CFOs barely out-earn their male colleagues; and the holidays brought to you by...fruitcake.
The U.N. makes a historical move to combat ISIS through finance; how solar and wind power will benefit from the omnibus deal; and why banks don't want your money.