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, October 2, 2015 12:09pm
    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.
  • Friday, September 25, 2015 1:18pm
    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?
  • Friday, September 18, 2015 8:27pm
    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.
  • Friday, September 11, 2015 12:37pm
    This week's show is all about borders. We explore borders in the news, like Syria and Hungary, but also the smaller ones that govern our everyday lives. You can tell us how borders shape yours. Send us an email or reach us on Twitter @MarketplaceWKND
  • Friday, September 4, 2015 2:03pm
    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 why a gallon of gas costs what it does.