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

12-22-15 - Marketplace - SpaceX economics

SpaceX landed a rocket yesterday, and we take a look at the competition in the space industry; why the agricultural industry is taking a big hit; and the new normal for the GDP.

12-18-15 - Marketplace - Happy free shipping day!

There's a new consumer holiday and it comes with free shipping; how women that are CFOs barely out-earn their male colleagues; and the holidays brought to you by...fruitcake. 

12-15-15 - Marketplace - Looking ahead at the interest hike

An interview with former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers about the upcoming interest rate hike; how the LAUSD shutdown affected parents' work days; and the effort to restore ties between U.S. and Cuba baseball programs.