Marketplace Weekend

Airs Saturdays at 6 am and 2 pm
  • Hosted by Lizzie O'Leary

Marketplace Weekend gives the week's business and economic news a human voice. 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.

Distributed by: American Public Media


  • Friday, February 5, 2016 11:34am
    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. 
  • Friday, January 29, 2016 3:25pm
    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. 
  • Friday, January 22, 2016 12:27pm
    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.
  • Friday, January 15, 2016 11:31am
    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. 
  • Friday, January 8, 2016 1:41pm
    This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary and Marketplace Tech's Ben Johnson square off in an OrangeTheory class and debate the merits of exercise 2.0; listeners tell us whether or not they're better off than they were four years ago; and rapper Pusha T takes the Marketplace Quiz.