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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Now you can authorize mobile payments with a selfie
Buy some coffee, take a selfie. Buy a shirt, take a selfie. Buy some ice cream...

The FCC is busy enforcing net neutrality
The Internet is redefining all of our lives and it needs a little regulation. Cue the FCC.

Weekly Wrap: College tuition, Whole Foods and Uber
Before the holiday weekend, let's look back on the economic week that was.

Greece heads to crucial referendum
Greeks' vote Sunday may determine whether they stay in the eurozone.

Nike prepares for life after Phil Knight
The Nike founder will step down, passing on a company at the top of its global game.

Aetna announces deal to buy Humana
The purchase price is $37 billion, creating the largest merger between two health care companies.

PODCAST: Theme park traffic
Shanghai's shrinking stock market, and theme parks' new attractions.

What's holding back wearable tech?
The tiny sensors inside wearable gadgets still have a lot of evolving to do.

Philadelphia: the largest city to legalize Airbnb
Just in time for the Democratic National Convention ... and the pope.

Silicon Tally: We go together like guac and peas
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?

Walmart brings greeters back to the front door
Security with a smile.

When "internet famous" turns into just "famous"
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching this holiday weekend.

U.S. Army recruits young innovators
Armament research lab wants to help kids patent and sell their ideas.

Richard Nixon 'wanted to be a good prince'
Author looks into the psyche of the anxious introvert who was 37th president.

Black-owned banks are dying. Here's why it matters.
Spoiler alert: Racism still exists. And research shows it affects lending.

Univision plans its IPO
US's biggest Spanish-language broadcaster is at the top of its game, experts say.

Jobs report in 4 charts: who's working, who's not
The labor force made up of people 25 to 54 years old is at a low point.

Bubble wrap abandoning its signature pop
Say goodbye to your childhood obsession.

BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over 2010 spill
The deal brings the company's total liability to more than $40 billion.

Coding boot camp? There may be a Pell Grant for that
US education department looks at giving aid to students in unaccredited programs.

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