This weekend only, get our new Marketplace zip up hoodie when you donate $8/month instead of $16/month. Don’t wait — this offer ends at midnight Sunday!
Stories You Might Like British PM Boris Johnson to resign Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe assassinated U.K. budget watchdog meets with PM The economics of kidnapping Public transit can help with climate change — if there’s buy-in Fleece power vests are big business
Segments From this episode
New housing starts last month were higher than expected. Those numbers out today brought some relief to the stock market, but investors remain cautious ahead of next week's Fed meeting. Bob Moon reports.
Oil is the most-traded commodity on the planet, but until recently there weren't many good strategies for the average investor who wants a piece of the action. Doesn't mean it's not risky though. Andrew Haeg explains.
Former White House aide David Safavian was found guilty today of covering up his relationship with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But even as the justice system cracks down on lobbyist influence, Congress still can't police itself. Eric Niiler reports.
Le Mans is one of the most grueling of all car races, and this year an Audi powered by diesel won it. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to L.A. Times auto critic Dan Neil about the remarkably quiet, clean race car and the future of diesel.
The Army Corps of Engineers has canceled another deal with military contractor Parsons. The company's now lost $400 billion worth of rebuilding deals in Iraq in a matter of weeks. Lisa Napoli has the details.
German soccer fans are hoping they'll make it to the World Cup final in July.German politicians are looking to get an economic boost in a country that's been in the doldrums for a couple years. Kyle James reports from Berlin.