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 at the rise and fall of GoPro; people in the city of Flint continue to get sick from water contamination; and an interview with the creators of the new Showtime series, "Billions."
Vice President Joe Biden might have to look to big data in the "moon shot" to cure cancer; how airlines are benefiting from cheap jet fuel; and what happens to the LA river when it rains in SoCal?
Looking ahead at tonight's State of the Union address with former White House speechwriter, James Fallows; an interview with Fred Armisen about Broadway Video's new Latino comedy venture; and how Oakland is struggling to maintain it's identity as gentrification continues to grow.
How are global markets coping at China continues its nosedive; what happens when college is too expensive for applicants; and who really wins when someone finally hits the lottery jackpot?
A look back at the ups and downs in the first week of 2016; the Saudi national oil company considers going public; and why jobs are up but wages are not.
A look at the Chinese economy from the stock market to commodities; how an after-school program in Silicon Valley is preparing the cybersecurity programmers of tomorrow; and the rap album dedicated to public radio.