05/22/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Exclusivity05/22/15
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...
03/13/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Opacity
On this week's episode, Marketplace and our partners at the BBC head to China for the next segment of our Six Routes series. We've got stories that try to push through through the opaque, and pull back the curtain.The road to comfort and prosperity is...
03/06/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Infastructure
On this week's episode, Marketplace and our partners at the BBC head to India for the next segment of our Six Routes series. The International Monetary Fund predicts economic growth in India will overtake China's. With that growth comes an emerging...
02/27/2015 Marketplace Weekend - The Party
On this week's episode, Lizzie and our partners at the BBC head to Brazil to get a sense of how Brazilians feel about their economy. What's happened now that the Olympic party's over? We hear from listeners about where they fall on the economic ladder...
02/20/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Secrets and Side Gigs
This weekend, we're talking about secrets, side gigs, and growing economies. In part two of "Six Routes to Riches," our co-production with the BBC, we travel to Nigeria, Africa's largest economy. Later, Lizzie discusses the business of unveiling...
02/13/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Mobility
This weekend, we're talking about mobility and the American Dream. As the first part of a collaborative series, "Six Routes to Riches" with the BBC, we examine what it takes to succeed in the German economy. Plus, guest host Barbara Bogaev speaks with...
02/06/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Cheating
This weekend, w're talking about cheating, in big business, in relationships, and even by accident. Guest host Lisa Desjardins of the PBS Newshour speaks with former CFO of HealthSouth, Aaron Beam, about what happened to a cheater during one of the...
01/30/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Crashes
This weekend, we focus on crashes, in the global economy, in our personal finances, and even in our cars. Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch and guest host David Lazarusdiscuss what happens when a country crashes.Meteorologist Gary Dobbs tells his story of...
This weekend, take the leap, look before you leap, leap of faith.Our vernacular is filled with the language of leaping. Executive Director at the Washington Center for Equitable GrowthHeather Boushey explains wage growth, andhow we make that leap, as...
01/16/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Gaps
This weekend, we talk about gaps, big and small, in our economy, our psychology, and our finances. Inequality scholar Branko Milanovic discusses wealth and income gaps globally. Two people working in China discuss what the economy there feels like....
01/09/2015 Marketplace Weekend - Inheritance
This weekend, we focus on inheritance. Stephen Goss, chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, speaks with Lizzie about what the Baby Boom generation is leaving behind for current workers. Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for...
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