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Jun 26, 2019

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Marketplace Morning Report

Kai Ryssdal

Host and senior editor

SHORT BIO

I speak my native tongue into a microphone.

What was your first job?

Lifeguard. (Well, that and mowing lawns.)

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

Staying calm.

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

Don't think — just talk.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Helicopter pilot.

Latest Stories from Kai (4,859)

Why community is at the core of Bobby Kim and the Hundreds' success

by Daniel Shin and Kai Ryssdal Jun 25, 2019
Bobby Kim's new book "This is not a T-Shirt" explores how his streetwear brand the Hundreds got started and why he remains directly engaged with its community.
Bobby Kim, a.k.a. Bobby Hundreds, co-founder of "The Hundreds" streetwear company
Steven Byeon

Nancy Silverton is not an entrepreneur or a chef. She is a cook.

by Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios Jun 24, 2019
Restaurant entrepreneur Nancy Silverton on 30 years of La Brea Bakery.
Nancy Silverton founded La Brea Bakery in 1989.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace
Trade showdown

President Trump's tariffs are good for U.S. garlic growers

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Jun 20, 2019
"This is a really exciting time for the garlic capital of the world," says Ken Christopher of Christopher Ranch in Gilroy, California.
Executive Vice President Ken Christopher holds garlic cloves at Christopher Ranch in Gilroy, California.
JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
Trade showdown

The next round of tariff hearings are kicking off in Washington this week

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Jun 18, 2019
As the list of proposed tariffs grows, so do the number of people wishing to testify, says Lisa Trofe, one of 300 witnesses at public hearings this week.
China Shipping cargo containers at the Port of Oakland in California in 2018.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
The Big Book

What does it take to establish yourself in a "winner-take-all" economy?

by Kai Ryssdal and Daniel Shin Jun 18, 2019
The New York Times' Neil Irwin has spent some time trying to figure out exactly that.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

How trade policy changes are affecting one company in Columbus, Georgia

by Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios Jun 17, 2019
And how its customers are thinking about supply chains.
An employee at Goldens’ Foundry and Machine Co.’s Columbus, Georgia, facility.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace

The evolution of WeWork to We Co. ... and a $47 billion valuation

by Kai Ryssdal and Bennett Purser Jun 17, 2019
The man, money and method behind WeWork, the highest valued start-up in the U.S.
A man walks into a WeWork office in Washington, D.C.
MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

The man at the center of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco"

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Jun 12, 2019
In a new film called, "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" Jimmie Fails plays a fictionalized version of himself.
Jimmie Fails stars in A24's "The Last Black Man in San Francisco."
Peter Prato/A24

Who are the super-renters?

by Liz Sanchez and Kai Ryssdal Jun 12, 2019
Meet the "super renters." People in their 20s and 30s who want access to nice stuff without having to buy or own that stuff.
Amy Sussman/Getty Images
The Big Book

Serious Eats and the seriously tough business of digital media

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Jun 11, 2019
Serious Eats was Ed Levine's "dream job." "I just didn't know all the baggage that would come with the dream job."
Ed Levine, creator of Serious Eats and author of the new book, "Serious Eater: A Food Lover's Perilous Quest for Pizza and Redemption."
Photo by Vicky Wasik, courtesy of Serious Eats

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