Marketplace Weekend

Marketplace Weekend is an informative, fun, interactive program that leverages Marketplace's talent and reporting strength across all platforms. Host Lizzie O'Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week – exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next – through lively and engaging conversations on air and online.

Recent Episodes

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, February 5, 2016

This weekend Lizzie O'Leary and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson go over the latest tech featured in this year's Super Bowl, we take a look at the troubled pension system in Colorado, and author and writer Susan Orlean takes the Marketplace Quiz. 

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, January 29, 2016

This weekend, guest host Molly Wood looks at the unique alcohol monopoly in Maryland, musician and rapper Anderson .Paak  takes our economics-inspired questionnaire, and Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary reports on the ground from Flint, Michigan. 

Marketplace for Friday, January 22, 2016

Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary reporting from Flint on the water crisis, how capital controls in emerging markets work; and a look back at the week that was in economic news with the Weekly Wrap. 

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, January 22, 2016

In this week's episode we revisit some of our favorite stories about people's relationships with money. We hear from all walks of life; From a mountain man living in the wild, to a woman facing the realities of homelessness.

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, January 22, 2016

In this week's episode we revisit some of our favorite stories about people's relationships with money. We hear from all walks of life; From a mountain man living in the wild, to a woman facing the realities of homelessness.

01-16-2016 Marketplace Weekend

This weekend, guest host David Lazarus from the LA Times looks at the future of China's economy, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson explains why the new social media hotness is a platform called Peach, and filmmaker and author Davy Rothbart takes our economics-inspired questionnaire.