Marketplace

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 Thursday, October 13, 2016

Our new poll shows economic anxiety is up, and one in four Americans don't trust economic stats coming from the government. Plus: is the Trump brand dying, or just changing? Finally, the scandal is far from over for Wells Fargo — fired employees are suing.

Marketplace for Wednesday, October 12, 2016

On today's show: With CEO John Strumpf out, can Wells Fargo move past scandal? Plus: a visit to a Ford plant with CEO Mark Fields and a conversation with Bryan Cranston.

Marketplace for Tuesday, October 11, 2016

What today's ruling means for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, what Obama's editorial means for our mission to Mars and how Alan Greenspan transformed the Fed. Plus: one sheriff's office used to destroy guns used in a crime. Now, it auctions them off.

Marketplace for Monday, October 10, 2016

Wow, what a weekend. Today we're looking on how down-ballot Republican candidates might be affected by Trump's debate performance and the now-infamous tape of him making extremely vulgar comments about women in 2005. Plus: Believe it or not there was some economic talk in last night's debate. Weirdly, a lot of it was about "carried interest." We'll talk about what that is and why you should care. Finally, a look at this year's Nobel prize for economics, which actually went to some research the layperson can understand.

Marketplace for Friday, October 7, 2016

On today's show: Amid a nasty hurricane season, why is our power grid so vulnerable? Sunday's presidential debate in St. Louis will be a town hall full of undecided voters, so how are Missourians feeling? Plus, we break down the pros and cons of running for president as a businessman and discuss the week in economic news.

Marketplace for Thursday, October 6, 2016

On today's show: Hurricane Matthew's path of destruction, working conditions and McDonald's and yet more exploding phones. Plus: How do you find unregistered voters? It ain't cheap.