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.
Pickier job hunters during the holiday season; the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership; and our trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama — a city powered by manufacturing.
A trade deficit decrease; one woman's hunt to purchase a barrel of crude oil; and a look at the economic situation in Greensboro, Alabama, including a visit to a catfish plant.
Uber makes its case as an economic asset; Candy Crush gets snapped up for $6 billion; and a Chinese coal mining company lays off 100,000 workers.
The similarities between politics and professional sports; a Hunger Games–based roller coaster; and the TV content bubble.
How Halloween pop-up stores work; the shifting nature of Black Friday; and the last of our stories about our national economic poll.
China ends its one-child policy; Mattel's new "Hello Barbie" doll; and more from our national economic poll.