October 9, 2015
Money can empower us or limit us. We're devoting the show to some of our favorite individual stories from all over the country. We hear stories about choices people have had to make, ways we've adapted and what we've learned along the way.
October 2, 2015
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.
September 25, 2015
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?
September 18, 2015
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.
September 11, 2015
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
September 4, 2015
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.
August 28, 2015
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary looks at the uncertainty in the economy and stock market; why China's fast growth is now hitting choppy waters; and refugee Joseph Kim explains life after fleeing North Korea.
August 21, 2015
This weekend, we head to the Crescent City to see how New Orleans has changed in the 10 years since Katrina: a trip to the legendary Dooky Chase's Restaurant to meet owner Leah Chase; how rebounding employment numbers don't tell the whole story; and Big Freedia shows us where she learned to bounce.
August 14, 2015
Lizzie O'Leary looks at the place where art and money intersect. Just about all of us consume some kind of art: Music, TV, theater, even a ceramic mug. It's easy to forget that those things are a business. Someone makes them, someone sells them, and hopefully someone gets paid. There's a reason "starving artist" is a cliché. Today on the show we're exploring the economics behind all that creativity.
August 7, 2015
Guest host David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times looks at the minimums in the economy: the minimum wage debate, the new minimum renewable energy requirements unveiled in President Obama's power plan and the minimum plan you should have to get your finances in order.