Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy

Why IPO pricing is "more of an art than a science"

by Ben Bradford May 10, 2019
Uber's Wall Street debut offers an interesting case study.
An Uber sign is displayed as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before the Opening Bell at the NYSE as the ride-hailing company Uber makes its highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) on May 10, 2019 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Uber's IPO arrives at a challenging time

by Scott Tong May 9, 2019
Uber's Jump bikes are made in China, and they could see a U.S. import tariff hike if trade talks fall through.
Uber launches its Jump electrical bike service in Brussels on April 25.
HATIM KAGHAT/AFP/Getty Images

How does this year's wave of IPOs compare to 1999's?

by Meghan McCarty Carino Apr 8, 2019
The social-networking site Pinterest has set a price range for its initial public offering. At the peak price of $17 per share, the company would be worth a little over $11 billion, down from an estimate of $12 billion last…
Microsoft Corporation stock information is seen at the NASDAQ stock exchange in 1999.
Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images
Marketplace Tech Blogs

As Uber eyes an IPO, what's its plan for profits?

by Molly Wood Feb 28, 2019
It's expanding far beyond ride-sharing, and it has tons of data.
Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Direct listings bypass traditional IPO process

by Erika Beras Jan 14, 2019
Slack hopes it can repeat the success of Spotify's unusual public offering.
When Spotify went public last spring, it scrapped the traditional IPO process and began directly trading existing shares.
Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images

2019 looks to be a bumper year for tech IPOs

by Ben Bradford Dec 31, 2018
Consider the smartphone and its array of apps. Open yours, and you may see Uber or Lyft for summoning a car, Airbnb for booking a room and Pinterest or Slack to share your experience. Also, you may be able to…

Uber and Lyft are driving toward IPOs

by Emma Jacobs Oct 18, 2018
Investors could pony up $140 billion for shares even though neither firm is profitable.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Invest in Marketplace today

Ask not what Marketplace can do for you, but what you can do for Marketplace.

Uber and Lyft are driving toward IPOs

by Emma Jacobs Oct 18, 2018
Investors could pony up $140 billion for shares even though neither firm is profitable.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Marketplace Tech Blogs

Private money rules Silicon Valley, so where does that leave Wall Street?

by Molly Wood Sep 20, 2018
Private funding, like venture capital, can now grow companies as big as an IPO can. Small investors might get a slice, too.
Pedestrians walk by a sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

5 things you need to know about IPOs

by Marketplace Weekend Staff Apr 13, 2018
What you need to know before you decide to invest.
The opening numbers are displayed on the floor during the Spotify IPO at the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on April 3, 2018 in New York.
BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images

We’re counting on you today!

Marketplace helps you stay financially responsible all year, now we need YOUR help to keep our budget on track.
Donate NOW to help us hit our target of 2,500 Marketplace Investors by June 30!