Marketplace

By Marketplace

Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.

  1. 1.
    The Fed is cautiously optimistic on recovery
    27:05
  2. 2.
    Are developed countries pulling their weight in the climate crisis?
    25:49
  3. 3.
    How one massive Chinese company rattled the U.S. stock market
    26:33
  4. 4.
    How vaccines for younger children could boost economic recovery
    28:14
  5. 5.
    What can the Fed do about climate change?
    26:14
  6. 6.
    Could the housing market maybe be going back to normal?
    26:43
  7. 7.
    America’s child care system is failing families. Just ask the Treasury Department.
    26:06
  8. 8.
    Poverty dipped in 2020 as the government boosted aid
    27:03
  1. 9.
    For restaurants, fall 2021 brings with it a strong sense of deja vu
    27:48
  2. 10.
    Uncertainty is the economic legacy of 9/11
    26:15
  3. 11.
    A hot labor market won’t close the gaps in this economy
    26:36
  4. 12.
    How will New York City enforce its vaccine mandate?
    25:54
  5. 13.
    Traveling nurses and short-staffed hospitals are in a vicious cycle
    25:45
  6. 14.
    As pandemic benefits end, unemployment for Black workers is on the rise
    26:09
  7. 15.
    Not a great jobs report. Should we have seen it coming?
    25:45
  8. 16.
    When the effects of the climate crisis hit home
    26:10
  9. 17.
    Power shifts to workers
    26:36
  10. 18.
    What next for the housing market?
    27:54
  11. 19.
    Infrastructure investment put to the test in Louisiana
    27:49
  12. 20.
    An eviction crisis all over again
    26:12
  13. 21.
    What will it take to diversify manufacturing?
    25:40
  14. 22.
    Biden looks to fill half a million cybersecurity jobs
    25:43
  15. 23.
    Inequality is on the Fed’s agenda at Jackson Hole
    26:04
  16. 24.
    Full FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine clears way for employer mandates
    25:31
  17. 25.
    Aid groups are bracing for thousands of Afghan refugees
    25:54
  18. 26.
    Goodbye Zoom calls, hello VR meetings
    25:37
  19. 27.
    Why are credits cards taking so long to modernize?
    25:31
  20. 28.
    For hospitals, COVID surges mean staff and bed shortages yet again
    25:29
  21. 29.
    The new reality of Afghanistan’s economy
    25:41
  22. 30.
    COVID’s resurgence slashes at consumer sentiment, especially among the vaccinated
    25:30
  23. 31.
    With census data comes redistricting fights — and lots of spending
    25:31
  24. 32.
    Pandemic-induced surpluses boost school-supply drives
    25:41
  25. 33.
    Following infrastructure bill victory, Senate Dems look to universal pre-K
    25:38
  26. 34.
    Public transit can help with climate change — if there’s buy-in
    25:32
  27. 35.
    When working from home means getting left behind
    26:02
  28. 36.
    The DL on Biden’s ambitious EV goal
    25:19
  29. 37.
    Is the economy on track? Freight trains might clue us in.
    25:40
  30. 38.
    Beverage companies are racing to find the next “it” drink
    25:18
  31. 39.
    The infrastructure bill could create tons of jobs. But who will do them?
    25:04
  32. 40.
    With surge of delta variant, will downtowns become ghost towns again?
    25:56
  33. 41.
    Why some builders are intentionally constructing fewer homes
    25:40
  34. 42.
    Millions could face eviction with the moratorium ending
    25:33
  35. 43.
    Wall Street’s Sallie Krawcheck on the pandemic and the gender wealth gap
    25:35
  36. 44.
    Why some towns might pay you to move there
    25:54
  37. 45.
    Businesses are reopening across the U.S., especially where vaccine rates are higher
    25:40
  38. 46.
    When fast-fashion becomes real-time fashion
    25:57
  39. 47.
    Shanghai’s newsstands are disappearing. Why?
    25:32
  40. 48.
    The pandemic recession … is over?
    25:36
  41. 49.
    Teens to the (job market) rescue
    25:40
  42. 50.
    Return of the mask
    25:50

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