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.

Recent Episodes

Marketplace for Friday, March 11, 2016

How a small business recovered after devastating damages from the tsunami; controversy at the Iditarod race about a rule change; and the weekly wrap of business and economic news.

Marketplace for Thursday, March 10, 2016

How one comic book company is creating content exclusively for mobile platforms; why the European Central Bank slashed interest rates; and a look at how bugs can be a pesky cost for airline companies. 

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Inside the studio of an artist that made a business out of creating Rube Goldberg machines; an interview with the CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic; and why is Saudi Arabia asking for a loan? 

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 8, 2016

United airlines is facing more turbulence, the FCC is eyeing broadband subsidies, and Japan is running out of people to care for its elderly population — are robots the answer?

Marketplace for Monday, March 7, 2016

The latest installment of "I've Always Wondered..."  on how whiskey turns a profit despite taking so long to age; a look at China's economic growth targets; and why "Zootopia" is just beginning to bring in revenue for Disney

Marketplace for Friday, March 4, 2016

The last part of our series about human trafficking; breaking down the guest worker program; and a look at the latest job numbers.