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, April 29, 2016 12:34pm
    On this week's episode, Newsweek's Zoë Schlanger and Marketplace's Adriene Hill go long and short on the news of the week. We hear from listeners about what paid family leave means for them, and author David Wheelan discusses his book, Naked Money. Lizzie and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson explore Manhattan's forthcoming Lowline park, and we preview the new podcast The Uncertain Hour. 
  • Friday, April 22, 2016 12:09pm
    This weekend, we go long and short on politics, Flint and Volkswagen. Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson talks trade and populism, and we hear from the Root's Danielle Belton about Beyonce's new athlesiure line — and how it might be sizing itself out of a key market. "Top Chef" winner and "Breaking Borders" host Michael Voltaggio takes the Marketplace Quiz and shares his insights on money, inspiration and knives. 
  • Friday, April 15, 2016 10:35am
    This weekend, some of our favorite stories from the past: A rap group who redefined success; the origin of what makes a boss a jerk — or what makes jerks primed for becoming bosses; and how women directors are changing Hollywood.
  • Friday, April 8, 2016 11:36am
    This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek's Josh Eidelson explains the campaign behind the $15 minimum wage, why one British Virgin Islands law firm is linked the Panama Papers and we take a trip to the Wizarding World — and profit empire — of Harry Potter.
  • Friday, April 1, 2016 3:23pm
    This weekend, Tech Insider's Julia Calderone explains why the "grass-fed" label beef companies use is under scrutiny, Adriene Hill looks into why YouTube stars are moving to the big screen, and we find out why "man camps" in North Dakota are closing.