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Jul 19, 2019

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Marketplace

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 (4,865)

The money pit: Should you lend to friends?

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 23, 2006
Should you loan money to your relatives or friends? What should you ask for in return? And how do you say no? Kai finds out from Ira Bryck, the Director of the UMass Family Business Center.

Return of stagflation?

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 23, 2006
Some economists are worried about the return of stagflation -- the perfect economic storm that made the '70s such a financial bummer. David Wyes of Standard & Poor's tells Kai whether we should really be preparing for a fiscal…

Housing market shift

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 23, 2006
New figures on home construction suggest the housing market is officially slowing down. Kai speaks to Elizabeth Razzi, author of "Fearless Home Buyer," about the future of the housing market and what it means for home buyers and sellers.

World Cup tickets hard to come by

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 22, 2006
You had to provide a passport or ID number to buy 2006 World Cup tickets, which are microchipped and registered to specific individuals. All to prevent counterfeit and scalping. Did it work? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Jamie Trecker of…

Workers kidnapped in Iraq

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 21, 2006
Today 85 workers in Iraq were reportedly kidnapped as they left their jobs at an industrial plant north of Baghdad. Are workers being targeted now? We ask Borzou Daragahi of the Los Angeles Times.

Stagflation fears unfounded?

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 21, 2006
Want to know what's been spooking the market lately? Two very similar words: inflation and stagflation. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with economist David Wyss about the terms.
Corner Office

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio; Part 2

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 19, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin about the future of the broadcast media in our latest 'Conversation from the Corner Office.'
Corner Office

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 19, 2006
After running CBS and Viacom, Mel Karmazin now heads up Sirius Satellite Radio. He tells Kai Ryssdal that he expects radio via satellite to one day be as common as cable TV. Another in our "Conversations From the Corner Office"…
Money Matters

Money Matters: A tale of jobs

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 16, 2006
You want to work. But you don't really want to work. Author Stanley Bing takes Kai inside the world of jobs that pay a lot but ask very little.

Net neutrality

by Kai Ryssdal Jun 16, 2006
Companies, take your corners. Phone and cable businesses on one side. Internet firms on the other. And consumers are in the middle of a fight over how the internet should be run. Kai speaks to CNET's…