Marketplace

Weekdays at 6:30PM on WVTF/RADIO IQ

Marketplace with host Kai Ryssdal produced and distributed by American Public Media focuses on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets.

The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is noted for its timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business, economics and personal finance. 

Happy Birthday, ATMs!

10 hours ago
Marielle Segarra

From the entrance of Chase Bank's World Trade Center branch in Manhattan, you can't see any teller windows. They're tucked around a corner, sometimes covered up by a remote-controlled curtain.

Instead, you're greeted by a row of ATMs.

"This is the branch of the future," said Weston Guy, the branch manager. 

The ATM screens look like really big iPads standing upright on kiosks. And they let you do things a lot of other ATMs don't — like pay your credit card bill, get five dollar bills or withdraw several thousand dollars.

Are gunslingers making a comeback thanks to open carry?

10 hours ago
Jana Kasperkevic

This is just one of the stories from our "I've Always Wondered" series, where we tackle all of your questions about the world of business, no matter how big or small. Ever wondered if recycling is worth it? Or how store brands stack up against name brands?  What do you wonder?

Marketplace Weekend Staff

This July 1, Maryland, Oregon, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., are raising the minimum wage.

The nation's capital will still have the highest minimum wage in the U.S. It's going up to $12.50-an-hour. Meanwhile, the debate is raging around $15 minimum wages in cities like Seattle, Washington.

06/27/17: Too much Google?

13 hours ago

The European Comission imposed $2.72 billion fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service, claiming that the company "abused its market dominance as a search engine." Also on today's show: A look at home health monitoring devices that improve care and cut costs for chronically ill patients.

 

What corporate bankruptcy can teach us about morality

13 hours ago

Does the world of finance and markets needs a good infusion of humanity? One book examines how how a wider reading of the humanities can help you understand finance and at the same time how finance can help you understand the human condition. It’s by economist and Harvard Business School professor Mihir Desai.

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