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 Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns that the global economy is falling into a "low growth trap;" Disney order's reportedly orders re-shoots for the new Star Wars movie, "Rogue One;" and Marketplace's Rob Schmitz follows up with one of the women profiled in his new book "Street if Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams along a Shanghai Road"

Marketplace for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Today's episode goes inside Verizon's American call centers and inside the heads of American consumers. Plus: Only about half of welfare funding actually goes to cash assistance, work or child care. What happens to the rest?

Marketplace for Friday, May 27, 2016

Microsoft and Facebook — the social network you can't escape — are teaming up to build a fiber optics cable under the mid-Atlantic. Plus: what, me worry (about a trade war)?

Marketplace for Thursday, May 26, 2016

Trump vs. Sanders. Peter Thiel vs. Gawker. Georgia's "HERO" vs. Traffic. Plus: This election season is already breaking fundraising records.