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 look deep into the Porter Ranch gas leak as it approaches its eighth week of spewing methane; why China can't seem to make a good ball point pen; and what exactly is a junk bond? Marketplace explains.
Why UPS may fall behind on shipping this holiday season; after 51 years as a Christmas special, Rudolph the reindeer still shines; and a look back on this week in business and finance.
An interview with outgoing United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; Chipotle's attempt to recover from numerous virus breakouts; and how mass shootings impact gun sales.
An interview with Gizmodo writer Sam Biddle, a journalist trying to "unmask" the creator of Bitcoin; a look at the state of affirmative action in wake of today's Supreme Court hearing; and how a startup is changing the consulting industry.
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.
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?