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 Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A history of Venezuela's miserable petrostate economy; the Treasury Department expresses concerns over corporate inversions; and how companies don't have to leave the United States to find a tax haven

Marketplace for Monday, April 4, 2016

Economists do the numbers on Trump's debt plan; a look at the shell companies at the heart of the Panama Papers; and an interview with AOL co-founder Steve Case 

Marketplace for Friday, April 1, 2016

Donald Trump's International Golf Course is stirring up controversy; Saudi Arabia says its selling its oil assets and creating a sovereign wealth fund; and a look at who is re-entering the work force. 

Marketplace for Thursday, March 31, 2016

Why smart cars are only as good as the road they are driving on; Texas universities brace for guns on campus; and an interview with the CEO of Sam Adams

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Chinese lake that's ground zero for the bird flu; how Philadelphia is trying to encourage more of its residents to use Earned Income Tax Credits; and SoundCloud launches its ad-free subscription service

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A new study focuses on alleged contamination of drinking water in one of the high; how recent cyber attacks on hospitals have brought system vulnerabilities to light; and an interview with the showrunner for FOX's hit show "Empire"