Marketplace

M-F 6:30 p.m.
  • Hosted by Kai Ryssdal

In-depth focus on 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.

Playlist

March 31, 2015

6:57 PM
The Afterlife
Artist : YACHT
Album : See Mystery Lights
Composer :
Label : DFA Records

Marketplace for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015

Tidal's wave is breaking

Apr 23, 2015
Tony Wagner

$1.7 billion

Marketplace for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr 22, 2015
Molly Wood

The annual RSA Conference is the largest security trade show in the world, and this year, there’s an extra level of desperation in the air. Security vendors and IT chiefs are looking to big data to help them understand how to protect companies from the ever-increasing tide of hackers looking to break in.

Marketplace for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apr 21, 2015
Marketplace

Knock it off! A step-by-step guide to make a bag

Apr 21, 2015
Kai Ryssdal and Mukta Mohan

When you’re a small business owner, the last thing you want is for people to copy your products. That’s exactly what happened to Dave Munson, CEO of Saddleback Leather, but instead of tracking down the knockoffs and suing the creators — he made a YouTube video.

His step-by-step tongue-in-cheek video teaches people exactly how to make his bags. It lists every part of the process, from choosing the leather, to cutting the patterns, to sewing the bag together.

A start-up is creating t-shirt tycoons

Apr 20, 2015
Tony Wagner

$5 million

That's how much one small store on Chicago's south side sold in lottery tickets last year. Lucky Mart used to be a convenience store, but after selling a ticket that won big, the shop rebranded and now sells lottery tickets almost exclusively. At the time our reporter visited the store, officials came by with a plaque naming Lucky Mart the top-grossing location for the Illinois state lottery.

7 million

Your Wallet: Invisible money

Apr 17, 2015

The money you hide away: Do you bury it in the back yard? Stuff it in a mattress, or maybe stash it in a 401k?

Tell us where you keep your money! Does it work? We promise, we won't give away any super specific secret hiding places.

Send us an email, or reach us on Twitter @MarketplaceWKND to give us the scoop.

HBO's Silicon Valley nails VC deal details

Apr 17, 2015
Paddy Hirsch

If you’re not watching HBO's "Silicon Valley," it may be because you think it’s a weekly half hour of puerile, sexist drivel about a bunch of nerds blundering their way up the most elitist food chain on earth. And you may be right about that. But if you’re not watching, you’re missing one of the most vivid, granular and entertaining explainers out there of the way venture capital works.

Smile! We're analyzing how you're feeling using videos

Apr 16, 2015
Kai Ryssdal and Mukta Mohan

The advertising world spends a lot of money trying to make you feel something. They want to make you laugh, cry, feel hungry, even. Anything to sell their products and build brand loyalty. However, tracking whether or not their commercials are working is hard to do. A company called Affectiva says it can help by using video footage to collect emotional data.

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