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.
On today's show: The decline of retail banks, Instagram's new filter and homelessness in Hawaii. Plus: Our conversation with Activision CEO Bobby Kotick.
On today's show: why the Fed could finally move on interest rates, why the Rams moved to LA and what's next for democratic Myanmar as it moves into the global market. Plus: Many supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders have embraced Hillary Clinton, but they aren't exactly rushing to donate.
On today's show, we look at two very different weeks for Samsung and Apple's smartphone business. Plus: lifeguards who buck the stereotype and why Trump's taxable income could be zero.
New anti-discrimination policies at Airbnb, new oil in West Texas and a new, post-software HP. Plus: Pumpkin Spice Lattes and why investors are falling back in love with junk bonds.
Today we've got: a new iPhone, but no headphone jack; record high job openings, but no raises to match; and a bunch of car loans, but a lot of subprime borrowers. We'll break it all down, plus: the cost of criminalizing disability.
Congress is "back to school" today, and already facing a big deadline. On the other hand, ITT Technical Institutes, abruptly cancelled classes for good, and now students are scrambling. Plus: Goldman Sachs is swearing off political donations, but that might be the best way to get what they want anyway. Finally: where does infrastructure spending get you the biggest bang for your buck?