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 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. 

Marketplace for Thursday, March 3, 2016

The second part of a series on the crossroads of health care and human trafficking; Japan's economy needs more workers, but female employees face hurdles; and how "House of Cards" helped remake TV.

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Health care providers are taking on the fight against human trafficking; why the public sector hasn't returned to pre-recession employment numbers; and how political candidates use data in their campaigns.