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

12-14-15 - Marketplace - The never-ending gas leak

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. 

12-11-15 - Marketplace - Christmas shopping woes

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. 

12-10-15 - Marketplace - Chipotle tries to recover

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.

12-9-15 - Marketplace - Who made bitcoin?

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. 

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?