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.
In Missouri, the squabble between government officials and residents over red light cameras; Marketplace's Scott Tong continues his series "The Resource Curse" on Venezuela; and why Goldman-Sachs has agreed to a 5 billion dollar settlement with the US Department if Justice
Kai talks to the United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about inversions, the global economy and keeping Hamilton on the 10 dollar bill; Marketplace's Sabri Ben-Achour looks at the rise of chat bots ahead of Facebook's F8 conference; and how your income may be tied to your life expectancy.
There's a new ad-blocking software that has U.S. newspapers upset; Marketplace's Kimberly Adams reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border; and the weekly wrap.
Goodwill adds a new online shopping feature; why the Ugg boot refused to die; and as healthcare costs increase, more doctors are talking to their patients about money
PayPal decided not to build a new office in North Carolina in protest to the new law that is viewed as discriminatory to the LGBTQ community; why the inversion betwen pharmaceutical companies Allergan and Pfizer is off the table; and Nest says they'll scrap smart home gadgets
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