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 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."
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.
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.
World leaders and billionaires commit to clean energy at the U.N. climate change summit; China joins the "grown-ups table" at the IMF; and how Adele's record-breaking album is defying market trends in the music industry.
The month or so between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day is huge for charities. But when you make a year-end donations, you could be contributing personal information to marketers too. Plus, new guidelines for the commercial space industry and LAX's new terminal for the rich and famous.
The IMF debates adding the Chinese renminbi to its basket of currencies, why Georgia has seen the highest growth in Latina-owned businesses in the U.S. and Marketplace's Scott Tong explains whats at stake ahead of next week's United Nations' Paris Climate Change Conference.