Marketplace

Mon-Fri 6:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Hosted by Kai Ryssdal

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace is an in-depth program that focuses on everything from the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is noted for its timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business, economics and personal finance.

For people with disabilities, the unemployment rate is still pretty high

8 hours ago
Lizzie O'Leary and Sean McHenry

If you’re a person with a disability, you’re much likelier to have a harder time finding employment. 

How to make the most of your side hustle

8 hours ago
Lizzie O'Leary

When it comes to work, are you more Dolly Parton in her "9 to 5" days? Or perhaps you lean towards Jay-Z's well-known lyric, "I'm a hustler, baby..."

Seems that 44 million Americans fall into the latter category, with a side hustle of their own. Or to put it another way, a means to earn extra cash aside from your main source of income. Think driving Uber, delivering Postmates or making craft goods at home. 

Laying the groundwork for post-Brexit trade

10 hours ago

Representatives from the U.S. and Britain are meeting today for the first time to talk about what the trade relationship between the two countries will look like after Brexit. But there is only so much U.S. and British negotiators can work out in advance. That's because we still don’t know what Brexit will look like. 

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07/24/2017: Caught between America and Russia

10 hours ago

House Republicans could pass new economic sanctions on Russia amid reports that Moscow meddled in the U.S. presidential election. But Russia might not be the only country unhappy with the decision. On today's show, we'll look at why European companies could become collateral damage. Afterwards, we'll discuss possible collusion among German carmakers over diesel emissions, then look at how the Kansas City Royals are trying to accommodate those on the autism spectrum during games.

Let's do the numbers on "Game of Thrones"

10 hours ago
Jana Kasperkevic

The penultimate season of “Game of Thrones” — a popular HBO show based on George R. R. Martin’s book series, “A Song of Ice and Fire” — is well underway. The show premiered on HBO in 2011. By 2014, it had surpassed “The Sopranos” as the most popular HBO series when it reached 20 million viewers.

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