Marketplace Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
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Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.

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Bonus: This Is Uncomfortable, episode 1

Bonus: This Is Uncomfortable, episode 1

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Who decided salt and pepper go together?

Who decided salt and pepper go together?

On today's show, we get into the deep questions. Plus: how Americans feel about relocating for work and having the awkward "money talk" with your partner.

A different kind of climate crusader

Exxon Mobil's annual shareholder's meeting had a special guest recently: a senior figure from the Church of England. But why's the church so interested in oil and gas? Plus: Tyson foods gets in the fake chicken business and a look at Marketplace's newest podcast "This Is Uncomfortable."

"The cloud" isn't good for the atmosphere

Plus: the latest on consumer prices and a conversation with "The Last Black Man in San Francisco."

We the (second-)best music!

DJ Khaled isn't the only artist to bundle his album with a product to boost sales. Plus: how retailers are attracting hourly workers and an interview with Serious Eats founder Ed Levine.

How enforceable is the White House's deal with Mexico?

How enforceable is the White House's deal with Mexico?

Plus: Why every city's ballpark is a little different, and what you need to know about Huawei.

Is a slow jobs month such a bad thing?

Is a slow jobs month such a bad thing?

Plus, the changing faces of staffers on the 2020 campaign trail, and how environmental concerns are changing dry cleaning.

Mexican tariffs start Monday, and businesses are reeling

Mexican tariffs start Monday, and businesses are reeling

Plus: Uber's new helicopter service and the economic costs of modern racial segregation.

I'M NOT YELLING, YOU'RE YELLING!

I'M NOT YELLING, YOU'RE YELLING!

No, seriously, our new poll proves it. Plus, how "30 percent" became the magic number for budgeting in a rent or a mortgage, and a look back at the economics of Tiananmen Square.

Would you rather work four 10-hour days a week?

Would you rather work four 10-hour days a week?

Plus: Why the Fed is so chatty lately and why conference room air could be making you dumber.

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