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

12-8-15 - Marketplace - Sunken Treasure

The legal battle for the 300-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Colombia; Marketplace's Molly Wood talks about Google's new private medical research company; and how low oil prices might cause some companies to stop drilling. 

12-7-15 - Marketplace - Changing the tax code

Obama calls on the tech leaders to help fight terrorism; another installment of "I've Always Wondered..": this time, we look at the tax code; and climate talks in Paris end this week, what happens now?

12-4-15 - Marketplace - Car Vending Machine

Nashville is now home to a vending machine for cars; NBC's "The Wiz Live!" draws millions in tweets and viewers; and a look back on this week in business and finance. 

12-3-15 - Marketplace - S&P Bank Ratings

The S&P lowered ratings for major banks today, but that may not be a bad thing; a profile of the woman behind Pantone's Color of the Year; and an interview with the man behind the "Oscars of video games."

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.