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.
What pay ratios mean, or not; a check-in from Athens; and a credit union's role in rebuilding New Orleans.
If you're a government enterprise, what's the surest way to get Congress to leave you alone? Make lots and lots of money. Plus, in environmental news, there's one loser in the Obama Administration’s rules for limiting carbon-dioxide emissions: natural gas.
The word of the day today? De-carbonization. Look it up if you don't believe us. And, AT&T and DirecTV's recently announced TV and mobile phone service bundle could change the way cable companies do business.
Airing on Friday, July 31, 2015: Have you gotten a raise lately? The Federal Reserve is interested. And boutique studio SoulCycle pedals hard toward an IPO.
Airing on Thursday, July 30, 2015: The unregulated industry of occupational licensing and tech's survival of the biggest.
Airing on Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Amazon has stepped up its push to get its delivery drones in the air. The idea is to create a drone highway from 200 to 400 feet above the earth. So what will that look like? We explore. Plus, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks to Wesley Morris of Grantland about the bankability of Tom Cruise, ahead of the release of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.