10/02/15 Marketplace Weekend: Stop...in the name of...10/03/15
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary explores all the ways stopping effects our lives and the economy. Lauren Lyons Cole talks about breaking bad financial habits, and we look at why a Pennsylvania budget battle is halting school funding.
09/25/15 Marketplace Weekend: Comeback Tour
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary explores comebacks in the economy. Musician Bob Forrest talks about coming back into the music industry after a drug addiction. Plus, can Volkswagen make a comeback after its emissions scandal?
09/18/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Figuring It Out
This weekend, we look at people trying to figure it out in the economy:from Congress to robots to tricking yourself into saving. Check us out on Twitter@MarketplaceWknd, or on Facebook at Marketplace Business News.
09/11/15 - Marketplace Weekend - Borders
This week's show is all about borders. We explore borders in thenews, like Syria and Hungary, but also the smaller ones that govern our everyday lives.You can tell us how borders shape yours.Send us anemailor reach us on Twitter@MarketplaceWKND
09/04/15 - Marketplace Weekend - Black gold
This week, Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary looks at how oil plays a big role throughout our economy. We break down the history of America's reliance on oil, check in with an oil worker who travels throughout the world to work on rigs and learn...
08/28/15 - Marketplace Weekend - Riding a wave of...
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary looks at the uncertainty in the economy and stock market; why China's fast growth is now hitting choppy waters; and refugee Joseph Kim explains life after fleeing North Korea.
08/21/15 - Marketplace Weekend - A trip through New Orleans
This weekend, we head to the Crescent City to see how New Orleans has changed in the 10 years since Katrina: a trip to the legendary Dooky Chase's Restaurant to meet owner Leah Chase; how rebounding employment numbers don't tell the whole story; and...
08/14/15 - Marketplace Weekend - The business of creativity
Lizzie O'Leary looks at the place where art and money intersect.Just about all of us consume some kind of art:Music, TV, theater, even a ceramic mug. It's easy to forget thatthose things are a business.Someone makes them, someone sells them, and...
08/07/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Finding the minimum
Guest host David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times looks at the minimums in the economy: the minimum wage debate, the new minimum renewable energy requirements unveiled in President Obama's power plan and the minimum plan you should have to get your...
07/24/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Shelter
This week, a look behind the business of shelters: How one homeless shelter in downtown Los Angeles copes with rising demand, how "sanctuary city" policies can impact local economies and why gold is no longer the safe financial shelter it once was.
07/10/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Adventure
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, we explore adventures in the economy: using tech to go on a virtual scavenger hunt, the business behind skydiving and a quick trip to Greece. Plus hip-hop duo Run the Jewels talk money and race.
05/22/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Exclusivity
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, we take a look at exclusivity in the economy, our lives and our wallets. Lizzie speaks with Jon Taffer,best known as host of the reality series "Bar Rescue" on Spike about how to build an exclusive bar. Joshua...
05/15/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Transactions
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, host Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson about trade deals in Congress this week. A family tells a story of a long-distance transaction revolving a round trip to Hawaii. Lizzie and...
05-08-2015 - Marketplace Weekend - The chase
On this episode, Anita Hill speaks with Lizzie O'Leary about chasing workplace gender equality. Marketplace Tech's Ben Johnson explains how law enforcement uses "stingrays" to track phones. Also, Lauren Lyons Cole of The Street talks about the best...
05-01-2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Ceilings
A ceiling can mean so many things — shelter, an old way of doing business or even a glass one, to shatter. On this weekend's show, a look at thedeep economic divides in Baltimore. Plus, an injured Iraq war veteran discusses his home remodel, and we...
4/24/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Invisibility
On this week's show, host Lizzie O'Leary returns to discuss invisibility in the economy and personal finance. Republican media strategist Rick Wilson speaks about the invisible primary and Marketplace's Molly Wood talks about hidden bluetooth beacons...
4/17/15 - Marketplace Weekend - Speed
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, guest host David Lazarus has the need, the need ... yes, for speed. Author and journalist John Ronson speaks about the lightning-fast world of internet shaming. We discuss speed in our economy — in the market,...
04-10-2015 - Marketplace Weekend - New beginnings
Just in time for spring, we explore new beginnings and fresh starts in our economy at large and our personal lives. Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch talks about dollar dominance and U.S. currency's rejuvenation. Javier Chavez tells the story of his new...
04/03/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Cycles
On this week's show, Marketplace Weekend explores cycles in the economy. Guest host David Lazarus checks in with Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch about cycles in the oil market. Sleep expert Ken Wright explains how working the night shift impacts the...
03/27/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Waiting
On this week's episode, we explore the economics of waiting. Guest host David Lazarus speaks with Richard Larson, aka "Dr. Queue," about how businesses can optimize their line experience. Author Rory Vaden discusses some of the financial advantages of...
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