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 Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Today's episode goes inside Verizon's American call centers and inside the heads of American consumers. Plus: Only about half of welfare funding actually goes to cash assistance, work or child care. What happens to the rest?

Marketplace for Friday, May 27, 2016

Microsoft and Facebook — the social network you can't escape — are teaming up to build a fiber optics cable under the mid-Atlantic. Plus: what, me worry (about a trade war)?

Marketplace for Thursday, May 26, 2016

Trump vs. Sanders. Peter Thiel vs. Gawker. Georgia's "HERO" vs. Traffic. Plus: This election season is already breaking fundraising records.

Marketplace for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

HP is spinning off its spin-off, Buzzfeed's podcast expert is striking out on her own and Gawker has found a new adversary in its legal fight with Hulk Hogan.