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Marketplace

Marketplace

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.


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Why does this keep happening?
Why does this keep happening?A COVID treatment for vulnerable Americans isn’t getting to themEconomists are predicting slower economic growth. That may be a good thing.A tale of two central banksSeizing the yachts of Russian oligarchs was the easy partLet’s put Wall Street’s bad day in contextFormer Fed Chair Ben Bernanke on the inflationary lessons of the pastBuilding affordable housing is hard, but so is changing minds about where to build itThe view of this economy from the White HouseExclusive: Jerome Powell on inflation, soft landings and the Federal ReserveAirbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the pandemic and work-from-anywhereThe inflation rate might go down, but prices might notChina’s COVID lockdowns are rippling through the global economyThe labor market is slowing down, and that’s OKWhat it means when productivity is way downA look at the Fed’s long road aheadAbortion access as an employee benefit?What’s left of Russia’s economy?Oil producers’ megaprofits  stir up calls for windfall taxThat fall in GDP may not be as bad as it seems