Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
This Is Uncomfortable
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Missed “Marketplace” with Kai Ryssdal on air? Catch up here! Listen now

From This Collection

Kai Explains

Why sometimes big news does not move the stock market

by Maria Hollenhorst and Kai Ryssdal Jan 7, 2020
Was it a predictable event? Then Wall Street's reaction might already be "priced in."
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Kai Explains

Should we be paying closer attention to weekly unemployment claims?

by Andie Corban and Kai Ryssdal Dec 4, 2019
"It's really a measure, I think, of worker confidence in the economy," said Tara Sinclair of George Washington University.
Some states require unemployment insurance claims be filed in person.
Mario Tama/Getty Images
Kai Explains

What is a cryptocurrency, anyway?

by Maria Hollenhorst and Kai Ryssdal Nov 25, 2019
Sorting blockchain from bitcoin and everything else.
A photo illustration of the litecoin, ripple and ethereum cryptocurrencies.
Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Kai Explains

Where do earnings expectations come from?

by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Oct 29, 2019
Analysts estimate how a company will perform.
A trader works during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange,
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images
Kai Explains

What do changes in the stock market actually mean?

by Andie Corban and Kai Ryssdal Oct 22, 2019
"It's not as simple as it might seem," said Andrea Eisfeldt of UCLA.
A trader exiting the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in April 2013.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Kai Explains

What's behind the price of gasoline?

by Bennett Purser and Kai Ryssdal Oct 18, 2019
From taxes, to marketing, to refining, a lot into the price of a gallon of gasoline.
A motorist fills his car with gas at a gas station near an oil field pumping rig in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
J Pat Carter/Getty Images
Kai Explains

How bowling shoes help explain the repo market

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Oct 9, 2019
It’s a wonky subject, but important. Arcades, power grids and plumbing systems also help make sense of it.
If you want to understand the repo market, think about renting shoes at a bowling alley.
Alexander Klein/AFP/GettyImages

Invest in Marketplace today

Ask not what Marketplace can do for you, but what you can do for Marketplace.

Kai Explains

4 things to know about monthly jobs numbers

by Andie Corban and Kai Ryssdal Oct 3, 2019
The report tracks how many jobs are created and what the unemployment rate is, among other things.
Farm workers harvesting parsley in Colorado in 2011.
John Moore/Getty Images
Kai Explains

Breaking down the national debt and budget deficit

by Daisy Palacios and Kai Ryssdal Oct 1, 2019
It's a new fiscal year for America. Let's look at our debt.
The National Debt Clock, a billboard-sized digital display showing the increasing U.S. debt, in New York City in 2011.
Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images
Kai Explains

The stock market is not the economy

by Daisy Palacios and Kai Ryssdal Sep 30, 2019
But, yes, the two are related. And that relationship can get pretty interesting.
The New York Stock Exchange.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace