Six surprising measures on the ballot today

Nov 8, 2016
Yes, marijuana legalization is a big issue for lots of states, but what about other measures that affect the economy?
Voters cast their ballots.
Hill Street Studios

Chinese firm Wanda to buy Dick Clark Productions

Nov 4, 2016
The Chinese Company Dalian Wanda Group has been on a shopping spree in Hollywood. Today, the company announced that it bought Dick Clark Productions. That gives them the rights to high-profile events like the Golden Globes awards and the Miss American Pageant. Marketplace’s Reema Khrais reports on the latest buy from Wanda, and what it […]
Dalian Wanda is buying Dick Clark Productions, its first step into TV production. Above, the Wanda cinema next to the Wanda Group building in Beijing. 
FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images

How the undocumented immigrant workforce has changed since 2009

Nov 3, 2016
A new Pew report looks at the population, which accounts for 5 percent of U.S. labor.
Mexican agricultural workers prepare to start a shift on a lettuce farm in Holtville, California.  
John Moore/Getty Images

Robots, data, and the industries of the future

Mar 2, 2016
Soon, you may have your own personal C-3PO

A disappearing industry in Lorain, Ohio

Jan 16, 2015
As the price of crude oil falls, so does the demand for steel.

The state of manufacturing in the states

Dec 30, 2014
And the danger of heralding the return of manufacturing to the U.S.

Scott Borchetta: Country music maverick or anti-Christ?

Sep 28, 2012
Scott Borchetta, the music executive who founded Big Machine Records, has turned country music on its head. And not just in the artists he's discovered (including Taylor Swift) but in the deals he's negotiated.

For public good, not for profit.

Support fact-based, independent journalism with a gift to Marketplace today.

China is not about to eat America's lunch

Apr 16, 2012
Commentator Vijay Vaitheeswaran says America's culture of creativity and innovation beats out China's state-run capitalism.

Less than half of U.S. students are proficient in science

Jan 25, 2011
Science is a tough subject for most U.S. students -- so tough that they aren't meeting average proficiency levels in the subject, according to re...

Raise your hand...

Oct 1, 2008
...if you still think the credit crunch isn't filtering down to consumers....