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.
Why a boring part of the market is going crazy, how Amazon ran away with the Emmys and where a pipeline leak can slow down a whole region. Plus: how do dollar stores outrun inflation?
On today's show: Donald Trump promises large economic growth if he is elected president — we took a look at how much power the president actually has to effect the economy; Congress is considering legislation that protects coal workers' retirement benefits when the companies they worked for go bankrupt; and a special feature from APM Reports on human trafficking.
On today's show: Kai sits down with one of Secretary Clinton's economic policy advisors, Jacob Leibenluft, to talk about his candidates platform; why some Big Banks have started to chafe under stress test rules; and it's been three weeks but Samsung hasn't been able to lead a successful recall on their Galaxy Note 7 — Marketplace's Reema Khrais looks at how the company can stay afloat after this major mishap.
On today's show: Uber rolls out its first fleet of driverless cars in Pittsburgh, Theresa May's approval of a new, Chinese-funded nuclear power plant on British soil creates controversy and Bloomberg's Paul Lukas talks to Marketplace about the government's role in regulating bacon packaging.
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.