Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
Zach Johnston • Uproxx • Aug 21, 2018
"...parses what that news means for you. Overall, this show is a great way to quickly catch up on business news while getting a little deeper into the meat of the story."
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. …"
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."