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.
A farewell to Yahoo as we knew it; the latest installment of "I've Always Wondered..." looking into how authors make money off library books; and Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary reports from Germany on the push to bring businesses based in the UK to Germany.
Unpacking the last five days of economic news with Nela Richardson of Redfin and David Gura of Bloomberg for the weekly wrap; more voices from the RNC; and continuing our coverage of race and income inequality with our series "How the Deck is Stacked."
Kai talks to New York Time's Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about his latest interview with Donald Trump; former civil rights activists Peter and Marian Edelman talk about their time with Robert Kennedy during his poverty tour of Mississippi in 1967 and how they've seen issues of race and poverty change in the U.S. since then; and how Amazon is teaming up with Wells Fargo to lend student loans.
The Department of Justice is reportedly planning to block two giant health insurance merger deals, Aetna $37 billion deal with Humana, and Anthem's $48 billion deal with Cigna; how college campuses are using big data to understand why students drop out and how to prevent it; and what is life like for Greek workers one year after Greece decided not to exit the European Union?
We continue our election coverage of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio; an interview with the President of Scott Free Productions for the latest installment of Corner Office; and landowners in West Texas have won millions of dollars in a settlement against a U.S. natural pipeline company that took their lands through the practice of eminent domain.
Marketplace's Washington Bureau Chief Andrea Seabrook reports from the Republican National Convention and what's to come from Marketplace's new podcast, "Politics Inside Out;" why Roger Ailes may soon be out as head of Fox News; and the second part of our story from the other Cleveland — Cleveland, Mississippi, Kai talks with locals and civil rights activists about why the state still struggles with and race economic equality.