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.
No, it's not 2008; China's stock market has a long way to go; and the tough business of steel.
OK, let's just step back a minute and break this all down. We've got China correspondent Rob Schmitz explaining the Shanghai meltdown; Scott Tong fills us in on the end of the commodities producers' party; and Sabri Ben-Achour tells us how vulnerable the U.S. really is.
Take a deep breath. We talk through the day of apocalyptic markets in our Weekly Wrap; there are some numbers on the rise — the average FICO score; and volunteers pitch in to fight the West's brutal wildfires.
A pharmaceutical company swoops in to buy the maker of the female libido pill; keeping the sharing economy safe; and catching up at York and Fig.
Consumer prices move at a slow pace; adult affairs website Ashley Madison undergoes a data breach; and a look at prettying up politicans for the camera
Wal-Mart's $3 billion "shrinkage" problem; the EPA wants to curb methane leaks; and a proposed power line across the historic James River is making waves.