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Marketplace®

with Kai Ryssdal

About the Program

Public radio's only national series about the global economy and finance takes a broad view of business, covering any story related to money — most of the world's stories are. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal.

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Microsoft: a tale of three CEOs
Bethany McLean charts Microsoft, and where it needs to head next.
(10/23/2014)

What Amazon's earnings tell us about its competition
Amazon is Google's chief rival in the search business.
(10/22/2014)

Southwest tries to get back on schedule
An attempt to squeeze out extra profits created turbulence.
(10/22/2014)

Facebook's Zuckerberg courts China in Chinese
The Facebook founder wowed his audience with a 30 minute speech in Mandarin.
(10/23/2014)

Quiz: College grads head downtown
Young adults with degrees are increasingly moving to inner cities.
(10/22/2014)

Why the VIX is like the Headless Horseman
The VIX is also known as the Fear Index. Making it perfect for Halloween
(10/20/2014)

Salmon runs hit records, even as drought threatens future
Salmon are returning to the Columbia River at levels not seen in nearly a century.
(10/22/2014)

Customers must spend more for free shipping
Online retailers raise average cost of qualifying for service.
(10/22/2014)

The oil man who caused a silver craze - and bust
Nelson Bunker Hunt bought silver as a hedge against the time's raging inflation
(10/22/2014)

The numbers for October 22, 2014
Four in 10 people say they've been harassed online. Let's do the numbers.
(10/22/2014)

The murky origin of the 20 percent down payment
How homeowners historically reached the average number.
(10/22/2014)

The economics behind the rush for an Ebola vaccine
Believe it or not, experts say the profit motive is secondary.
(10/22/2014)

Federal employees on extended paid leave
Lizzie O'Leary talks to the Washington Post's federal reporter Lisa Rein.
(10/22/2014)

PODCAST: Dodd-Frank digitizes
The CPI increases slightly, and banks struggle to comply with the Volcker Rule.
(10/22/2014)

Governors are winning the TV ad race
Spending on gubernatorial races is higher than on Senate contests.
(10/21/2014)

Dodd-Frank spawns software to comprehend Dodd-Frank
Dodd-Frank goes digital.
(10/21/2014)

Yes, U.S. oil exports would cut gas prices. Probably.
It's hard to know where prices will be a year from now
(10/21/2014)

Quiz: Gauging the liberal arts gap
Women with bachelor's degrees in the humanities earn less than men in other majors.
(10/21/2014)

Can McDonald's regain its customer base?
Where is McDonald's place in the low-cost, fast food market?
(10/21/2014)

Ballerina Misty Copeland counts herself lucky
The American Ballet Theater soloist explains how dance views the numbers.
(10/21/2014)

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