07-31-15 - Marketplace Weekend - Robots are coming!08/01/15
In this week's show, the economy of personal robots, the job market for drone pilots and the everyday robots that already surround us.Molly Wood, senior techcorrespondent,rides inthe gunner's seat of a 15,000-pound combat MegaBot and fires its missile...
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.
07/10/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Legacies
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, we explore the idea of legacy, in the international economy, music, tech and art. Marketplace's Stephen Beard speaks with Lizzie O'Leary from Greece, and we take a look at the legacy of Amazon with senior tech...
07/03/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Anniversaries
Marketplace Weekend celebrates its first anniversary with discussions of major financial and personal anniversaries. Lizzie takes a look at the BP oil spill five years on and talks about the resonating economic impact with a hotel employee and a...
06/26/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Opportunity
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, guest host David Lazarus explores opportunity in our jobs, personal finances and the global economy. David speaks with Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch about how the Trans-Pacific Partnership could impact market...
06/19/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Unions
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, we talk unions — as in weddings. David Wood, president of the Association of Bridal Consultants, speaks with Lizzie about the wedding industry. We hear from listeners about how much their weddings cost and how...
06/12/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Migration
Guest host David Lazarus explores migration in the global economy, tech, and even underwater. Stanford law professor and immigration policy expert Dan Siciliano discusses H-1B visas in the tech industry, and Marketplace Tech's Ben Johnson talks data...
06/05/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Community
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Kai Ryssdal about his interview with President Obama. Drian Juarez of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Transgender Economic Empowerment Project discusses the changing employment landscape...
Marketplace Weekend for Friday, May 29, 2015
This episode of Marketplace Weekendis all about generations and how who we are, from the Greatest Generation to Generation Z, shapes how we live with money.Starting with retirees and working our way to high school students, we take a look at...
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...
Marketplace Weekend for Friday, March 20, 2015
On this week's episode, Marketplace and our partners at the BBC focus on the United Statesfor the final installment of our series about the global economy, Six Routes. What is the American dream, and how can we get ahead? Listen to...
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