The Award-winning program Marketplace now airs at a new time beginning Monday, January 6, 2014. Marketplace has moved to weekdays at 5:30 p.m. on Red River Radio. 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. Join us for Marketplace in its new time, weekdays at 5:30 p.m. on Red River Radio.
Kai Ryssdal will be interviewing President Obama for this evening's Marketplace broadcast. Kai will chat with President Obama at the Copper Mountain Solar facility in Boulder Hills, Nevada. In addition to talking about energy policy and high gas prices, they will touch on many aspects of the economy: jobs, the budget, housing, average Americans, banks and the politics of economic policy. With Kai in Nevada, Tess Vigeland will be stepping in to host the show.
Tonight at 6:30 p.m. on Marketplace, Kate Archer Kent reports on South by Southwest (SXSW) and how to make a few extra dollars in Austin during this huge multi-media festival. Join us at 6:30 for this story, today's business news and all the numbers.