December 2, 2016
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, a look at President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks and potential future policy. Plus, a discussion of the Dakota Access Pipeline and a report from Scott Tong on fracking. Later, Wired science contributor Zoë Schlanger talks about office microbiomes and why they could be making you sick. The band Local Natives takes the Marketplace Quiz.
November 23, 2016
This week, Lindsey Turrentine fron CNET explains how retailers are gearing up for cyber Monday, and Marketplace's Molly Wood gives a few tips on how to optimize your cyber security while traveling and online shopping. Lizzie O'Leary talks with Skadden's Ken Gross about the conflict of interest Trump faces with his numerous businesses. Top Chef finalist Melissa King explains what we can do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers, and Zooey Deschanel takes the Marketplace Quiz.
November 18, 2016
This week, the Los Angeles Times' Andrea Chang and Marketplace's Reema Khrais go long and short on sanctuary cities and fake news. Listeners call in with their tips and tricks on holiday travel, plus the Los Angeles Times' Catharine Hamm weighs in with some expert advice. Lizzie O'Leary digs in to president-elect Trump's possible tax plan with the Washington Post's Jim Tankersley. Marketplace's Molly Wood explains how tech companies are navigating business post-election, and astronaut Chris Hadfield takes the Marketplace Quiz
November 11, 2016
This week, we're digesting Donald Trump's upset in Tuesday's presidential election. Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and The Atlantic's Gillian White go long and short on U.S. politics. Marketplace's Andrea Seabrook, Nancy Marshall-Genzer and Dan Gorenstein discuss Trump's potential policies and their ramifications. Plus, Vox's Sarah Kiff speaks with Lizzie about how the election results could impact women's health care.
November 3, 2016
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, an election-themed long and short, a look at how politics influence the foods we eat, and a check-in with mayors around the country about their local economies. Plus, we answer listener's lingering questions about the economy before they vote.
October 28, 2016
This week, the New York Times' Quentin Hardy and Marketplace's Jed Kim play the Long and Short game, and debate sports and Christmas. Guest host Molly Wood talks with the University of North Carolina's Zeynep Tufeckci about the big, messy world of media consolidation, plus we hear from a man whose job is to create haunted houses. Marketplace's Andy Uhler fills us in on why there's too much cheese, but not enough avocado. Finally, writer, chef, and world traveler Anthony Bourdain takes the Marketplace Quiz.
October 21, 2016
This week, Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart and The Atlantic's Gillian White talk new menswear companies and GDP growth. We also hear from a mom who's trying to go back to school, and listeners call in to discuss their Halloween budgets. Plus, Molly Wood explains why tech companies fix what isn't broken, and musician Devendra Banhart takes the Marketplace Quiz.
October 13, 2016
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, we learn about the latest findings in the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll; we hear listener stories about their Halloween budgets; and one low-wage worker shares her story of trying to make ends meet. Plus, Ben Johnson fill us in on the latest in virtual reality technology, and filmmaker Mark Duplass takes the Marketplace Quiz.
October 6, 2016
On this episode we take a visit to St. Louis before the debate, we continue our conversation about currency and banking, and a look at Detroit's real estate market. Plus, the power of sonic branding, inspiration from 100 entrepreneurial women and the Marketplace Quiz with Sylvan Esso.
September 30, 2016
This week, Kimberly Adams and Bloomberg's Sam Grobart discuss life on Mars, host Lizzie O'Leary delves into the world of student debt and for-profit education for a special collaboration with PBS NewsHour and Frontline and DJ Steve Aoki takes the Marketplace Quiz.