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.
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.
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.
January 15, 2016
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.
January 8, 2016
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.
January 1, 2016
This weekend, we start the new year with several stories about New Year's resolutions that were actually successful, we look at how California's latest fight against the gender wage gap will affect Hollywood, and comedian Dave Ross takes the Marketplace Quiz.
December 25, 2015
This weekend, just before the end of the year, we revisit our favorite segments from 2015. From a rap group who redefined the meaning of success, to the origin of what makes a boss a jerk (or what makes jerks primed for becoming bosses), plus how women directors are changing Hollywood. It's been a busy year.
December 18, 2015
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary breaks down what the Federal Reserve's decision to increase interest rates means for you; Codebreaker host Ben Johnson explains why viral content on the internet is a double-edged sword; and listeners tell us about the worst gift they've ever received.
December 11, 2015
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary finds out if the newest Star Wars has a hidden financial lesson, how West Jefferson improved traffic with some counter-intuitive thinking and Marketplace Weekend listeners answer our question, "Was there a time you wanted to help someone financially but couldn't?"
December 4, 2015
This weekend on Marketplace, we stop by the red carpet at the 2015 Gaming Awards, the band "El Vy" tell us why we should be weary of buying vacation hats, and a look into why Orlando, Florida is attracting the young crowd (hint: it has nothing to do with Disney).