Weekdays, 4:00PM - 4:30PM
Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace, hosted by Kai Ryssdal, is 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. The 30-minute program has a reporting style that is lively and unexpected, focusing on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. Marketplace is a Peabody Award-winning program produced and distributed by American Public Media, in association with the University of Southern California.

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  • Thursday, December 18, 2014 4:00am
    Vagueness from the Fed, the Sony cancellation, and farmworkers use tech for better wages.
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:00am
    Airing on Thursday Dec. 18, 2014: First up, more on thawing relations between the US and Cuba after the prisoner swap yesterday. The deal also puts the spotlight on the leader of the Catholic Church who was directly involved in pushing Havana and Washington closer. We take a closer look at Pope Frances' diplomatic efforts. Plus, Nike’s second quarter fiscal 2015 results are out. We look at the power of the shoe, emerging markets, bright spots and challenges ahead for the company. And here's a gross generalization: Americans are a bold people who made this country great by embracing risk. So what's with the millennials? When it comes to investing, there's some data suggesting that people that enter the workforce after the turn of the millenium, people in their 20s and 30s now, are somehow risk averse? 
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:00am
    Aired on Thursday, December 18, 2014: First up, we talk to Stephen Cobb, security researcher at ESET, about Sony’s decision to pull The Interview. Then, Andrew Bartels, research analyst at Forrester, talks about the tech industry’s reaction to the volatile ruble. And when you think of "salary negotiations," picking apples and cherries isn't the first job that comes to mind. Individual farmworkers don't control much about their work environment. But in Washington's Yakima Valley, growers and workers alike say the growing use of cell phones has shaken up the labor market.
  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:00pm
    Airing on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014: Our take on the latest updates from the Sony hacks. Plus, law school enrollment is way down. We look at how that's related to the cost-cutting going on in the practice of law.
  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:00am
    The ruble continues to slide, the Sony hackers get serious, and marijuana expands its reach.