APM: Marketplace

APM: Marketplace

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Marketplace from American Public Media is the premier business news show on public radio. Host Kai Ryssdal and the Marketplace team deliver news that matters, from your wallet to Wall Street. Online at Marketplace.org.


Marketplace for Friday, December 2, 2016  

On today's show: We're joined by Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal for the Weekly Wrap.  Also, jobs numbers are out for the month of November — they're looking good, but not all jobs were created equal in this market. We look at what the job market looks like for skilled and unskilled workers. Lastly, President-elect Trump has nominated retired Marine General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense. We talk with military expert Dr. Emily Simpson about why she thinks Mattis is not a good fit for this role. 

Marketplace for Thursday, December 1, 2016  

On today's show: Despite the deal struck by Carrier and President-elect Trump, more Carrier jobs are leaving Indiana than are staying. We look at the larger corporate strategy of jobs leaving the country and automation.  Also: Another installment in our series How the Deck is Stacked, in partnership with Frontline and PBS. Finally: Reddit CEO Steve Huffman apologized yesterday for secretly editing comments in a community thread for supporters of President-elect Trump and vowed to take a tougher stance on some of the site's "toxic users."

Marketplace for Wednesday, November 30, 2016  

On today's show: A special mid-weekly wrap with Nela Richardson of Redfin and Felix Salmon of Fusion about President-elect Donald Trump's nominations for Treasury and Commerce secretary. We talk about President-elect Trump saying that he would leave his business "in total" and how Treasury Secretary appointee, Steve Mnuchin, could most directly influence our personal economies is in his oversight of mortgage lending policy. Also: An investigative piece from Marketplace and APM reports that found last minute changes to an EPA fracking study downplayed the risks of water pollution. 

Marketplace for Tuesday, November 29, 2016  

After getting their clocks cleaned a few weeks ago, do Democrats need to rebrand? Plus, as Donald Trump picks his secretaries for Health and Human Services and the Treasury, we look at Tom Price's record and Indiana's Medicaid program.

Marketplace for Monday, November 28, 2016  

We're looking ahead to three important policy discussions under President-elect Donald Trump: America's relationship with Cuba, tax reform under a GOP Congress and infrastructure spending as an economic stimulus. Plus: Cottage cheese wants to be the new Greek yogurt. 

Marketplace for Friday, November 25, 2016  

Thanks for taking a break from your holiday shopping to be with us this Black Friday. We'll start with the Weekly Wrap and talk about — what else? — consumer confidence and early spending numbers for the holiday weekend. Then we'll look at how secure those purchases are now that we've made the switch to chip cards, and the opportunities for seasonal work this holiday season. Plus, American car makers in China and the resurgence of Funfetti.

Marketplace for Thursday, November 24, 2016  

Happy Thanksgiving! On today's show we're straddling turkey day and Black Friday with stories about football, gift cards and Ikea. Plus, a farm program in southern Oregon that lets former drug addicts grow nutritious food for their families. 

Marketplace for Wednesday, November 23, 2016  

Holiday gift trends, regulating poultry prices,  and an interview with "Codebreaker" host Ben Johnson about whether VR can save us.

Marketplace for Tuesday, November 22, 2016  

Turn to article one, section nine, clause eight — we're talking about economics and constitutional law today. In particular, we're looking at the emoluments clause, and how it may or may not apply to President-elect Donald Trump. Plus, Trump's YouTube video, TPP and how markets messed up predicting the election. Finally, a conversation with JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison.

Marketplace for Monday, November 21, 2016  

On today's show we talk about the tax code and Republicans' chance to change it. Also, this election cycle was dominated by the phrase "white working class voters," we take a look at who exactly those people are. Finally, a look at retail ahead of holiday shopping. The National Retail Federation has offered optimistic sales forecasts for the holiday season, but uncertainty about consumer behavior after the election has retailers nervous.  

Marketplace for Friday, November 18, 2016  

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was an early supporter of Donald Trump; now he's the president-elect's pic for attorney general. We'll talk about what that means for Trump's immigration policies. Then: Trump's conflict of interest issues are serious, and they're not going away. Should he sell everything? Finally, we look at the women "Star Wars" has overlooked (until now) and of, course, wrap up the week in business news.

Marketplace for Thursday, November 17, 2016  

We're talking a lot about Trump's infrastructure plan: what are his priorities and would his voters support it? Plus, high housing starts, low oil prices and Too Big To Fail.

Special preview: Codebreaker season two  

This season on our tech podcast "Codebreaker," we're asking: "Can it save us?" In this special preview of the first episode, you'll hear about a toddler who saved her mother's life with Siri, a man whose mysterious ailment opened up a world of voice recognition technology and a dating service that wants to scan the faces of all your exes. Listen, decode, and decide: Can recognition software save us?

Marketplace for Wednesday, November 16, 2016  

The surging dollar is going to make job creation more complicated under President-elect Trump. Plus, the question isn't "when will we run out of oil?" It's "when will we need to stop pumping so much?" Finally, a conversation with Anna Kendrick.

Marketplace for Tuesday, November 15, 2016  

Facebook and Google are figuring out how to handle fake news. Plus, we look at Donald Trump's conflicts of interest and James Fallows tells us about the president-elect's relationship with China. Finally, two voters in Alabama reflect on the election.

Marketplace for Monday, November 14, 2016  

As the nation moves forward from last week's election, we ask: What happens to the Democrats' economic agenda now? We also take a look at what might happen to federal employees at agencies such as the Department of Education under Trump's administration. Finally: People have had enough of this election. Over the weekend, movie-going surged 50 percent and NFL ratings were on the rise — Americans might be ready for a little escape from the news. 

Marketplace for Friday, November 11, 2016  

We're still asking, after Tuesday's shocking upset that elected Donald Trump president, "What now?" Today we look at the president-elects policies on infrastructure, technology and trade. Plus, how will he go about reversing President Barack Obama's executive orders, as he promised? Finally, we talk about the difference between politics and governance in the Weekly Wrap.

Marketplace for Thursday, November 10, 2016  

We're continuing to try and answer the big question of this election: "What now?" Today we're looking at corporate tax reform, environmental policy and Dodd-Frank under President Trump. Plus, is there stagflation in our future?

Marketplace for Wednesday, November 9, 2016  

Of the many questions raised by last night's election, this is perhaps the most fundamental: What happens now? We have wall-to-wall coverage of Donald Trump's victory today, starting with a special edition of the Weekly Wrap. Then: A common refrain today is "the polls got it wrong." Did they? We asked our pollster. Plus, deep dives on what the Trump administration will do about trade and health care. Finally, we talk with the Rust Belt voters who helped elect Trump, and now expect him to deliver.

Marketplace for Tuesday, November 8, 2016  

As we anxiously await the election results, we have a big helping of comfort food on the show today, and a few other bits of election counter-programming: The path to Brexit is getting more complicated and Tesla's taking away free charging while Hertz is running out of gas. Plus — since we can't stay away from the campaign entirely — what will cable news do when the dust clears on 2016?

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