Kai Ryssdal reviews what listeners had to say about stories involving net neutrality, Spirit Airlines charging for carry-on bags, Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub, and Muslims and Jews working together to provide kosher and halal meat.
Independent oil and gas producers are used to risking everything on a single drill. Those wildcatters pioneered the business of dragging fossil fuels out of the ground, and they're still at it today. Kate Archer Kent reports.
The New York Times' Louise Story talks with Kai Ryssdal about a story she co-wrote involving a shadow bank that helped Lehman Brothers cover up risky investments that helped bring the company and economy to its knees.
For a long time, Washington Mutual used a catchy tagline in its ads, "The Power of Yes." And new investigations show it wasn't just talking the talk: widespread fraud throughout the company let it say yes to just about everybody. Alisa Roth reports.
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital platforms, Marketplace programs are heard by more than 12 million weekly listeners. This makes the Marketplace portfolio the most widely heard business or economic programming in the country.