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American Public Media, Marketplace



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In less than 10 minutes, we’ll get you up to speed on all the news you missed overnight. Throughout the morning, Marketplace’s David Brancaccio will bring you the latest business and economic stories you need to know to start your day. And before U.S. markets open, you’ll get a global markets update from the BBC World Service in London. 

Critic Reviews

Score: 4.5

Meg James • LA Times Apr 12, 2017

"I spend almost as much time with Kai Ryssdal as I do with my own husband,” joked Sally Kilbridge of Scottsdale, Ariz., who toughs out her more than two-hour-a-day commute by listening to public radio. Finding new sources of revenue also presents challenges because public broadcasters are not allowed to run overt commercial messages, and “Marketplace’s” mission — “raising the economic intelligence of the country” — puts a priority on education, not commerce. “Kai dumbs it down without making me feel dumb,” she said. …"

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Listener Reviews

Score: 5

Mike S. Nov 11, 2020

"I loved it! Kai and I go way back so it's always good to hear his smooth jazzy voice."