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.
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.
Crude prices keep falling, and so do prices at the pump; Spain scrambles for a coalition; and soccer sponsors rethink their FIFA ties.
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.
The U.N. makes a historical move to combat ISIS through finance; how solar and wind power will benefit from the omnibus deal; and why banks don't want your money.
A whole episode dedicated to the Federal Reserve interest rate hike. We look at mechanics of how the Fed will raise interest; how the hike will affect businesses; and whether it will affect you.
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.