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.
Warren Buffet speaks and the economy listens; public housing, post-Katrina; and Silicon Beach's cure for a long wait at the doctor's office.
It's been a very bad week for media companies. Plus, Jo Ling Kent of FOX Business and Fortune's Leigh Gallagher join us for the Weekly Wrap.
Hedge funds and Oreos; the economics of a scary fire season; and parceling out dinner.
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.