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.
How are global markets coping at China continues its nosedive; what happens when college is too expensive for applicants; and who really wins when someone finally hits the lottery jackpot?
A look back at the ups and downs in the first week of 2016; the Saudi national oil company considers going public; and why jobs are up but wages are not.
A look at the Chinese economy from the stock market to commodities; how an after-school program in Silicon Valley is preparing the cybersecurity programmers of tomorrow; and the rap album dedicated to public radio.
Why an isolated and sanctioned North Korea is still getting by; how the business of personal grooming products for men is a culture shift; and Twitter might be expanding character limit for tweets, but that's okay.
Obama singled out gun dealers in today's press conference, we take a look at who can sell guns; how the strong dollar hurts tourism in America; and why do so many people love Glass-Steagall Act?
Global markets keep a watchful eye on China as the new year begins; how one town in the UK is acting as a "safe haven" for some Syrian refugees; and why Lyft is getting a lift from General Motors.