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Marketplace

Weekdays 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Hosted by Kai Ryssdal

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program—with an irreverent reporting style all its own—airs weekday evenings on more than 320 public radio stations nationwide and boasts the largest audience for any business program in the United States on radio, cable or network television. In conjunction with Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Money, this trio of financial programming covers listeners from wallet to Wall Street.

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On a busy street, outside the headquarters for Pittsburgh’s bike share program, staffers are unloading a shipment of nearly new 200 bikes. The city’s Healthy Ride program is growing from 50 stations three years ago to 175 this year. David White, who runs the program, said growth was always the plan because many bike share programs like his are nonprofits and start out with a small amount of seed money from grants and corporate sponsorship.

(U.S. Edition) European countries including Russia say they're still in the nuclear agreement, and the U.S. Treasury has given companies 90 or 180 days to wind down business with Iran. This affects banking, finance, commodities, shipping, insurance and, of course, oil exports. But the markets are doing okay so far, meaning maybe everyone's getting used to President Trump's fractious moves being smoothed over later by more reasonable decisions.