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.
Facebook and Google are figuring out how to handle fake news. Plus, we look at Donald Trump's conflicts of interest and James Fallows tells us about the president-elect's relationship with China. Finally, two voters in Alabama reflect on the election.
As the nation moved forward from last week's election, we ask: What happens to the Democrats' economic agenda now? We also take a look at what might happen to federal employees at agencies such as the Department of Education under Trump's administration. Finally: People have had enough of this election. Over the weekend, movie-going surged 50 percent and NFL ratings were on the rise — Americans might be ready for a little escape from the news.
We're still asking, after Tuesday's shocking upset that elected Donald Trump president, "What now?" Today we look at the president-elects policies on infrastructure, technology and trade. Plus, how will he go about reversing President Barack Obama's executive orders, as he promised? Finally, we talk about the difference between politics and governance in the Weekly Wrap.
We're continuing to try and answer the big question of this election: "What now?" Today we're looking at corporate tax reform, environmental policy and Dodd-Frank under President Trump. Plus, is there stagflation in our future?
Of the many questions raised by last night's election, this is perhaps the most fundamental: What happens now? We have wall-to-wall coverage of Donald Trump's victory today, starting with a special edition of the Weekly Wrap. Then: A common refrain today is "the polls got it wrong." Did they? We asked our pollster. Plus, deep dives on what the Trump administration will do about trade and health care. Finally, we talk with the Rust Belt voters who helped elect Trump, and now expect him to deliver.
As we anxiously await the election results, we have a big helping of comfort food on the show today, and a few other bits of election counter-programming: The path to Brexit is getting more complicated and Tesla's taking away free charging while Hertz is running out of gas. Plus — since we can't stay away from the campaign entirely — what will cable news do when the dust clears on 2016?