June 24, 2016
On this week's episode, we take a look at Britain's vote to leave the European Union: what will it mean for the U.K. and EU and how will it impact the global economy? Marketplace's Stephen Beard weighs in from London and Marketplace's Mark Garrison tells us about how people should handle their investments. Plus, Neil Irwin of the New York Times and Gillian White of The Atlantic join Lizzie for a special Brexit Long and Short Finally, we hear how people are reacting on the ground in Britain. Also this week: Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio reports on the new Panama Canal. Later, we'll talk about the lessons we teach kids about money, and the band Flatbush Zombies speaks with Lizzie about how they stayed independent and found success with their debut album.
June 17, 2016
On this weekend's show, we look at the history of shareholder value, the idea that companies must put profits and stockholders before employees, customers and anything else. Listeners weigh in on their tips for living frugally with kids, and Marketplace's Stephen Beard looks at the ramifications of England potentially leaving the European Union.
June 10, 2016
On this week's show, we go long and short on stories from the news with Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer and The Atlantic's Vann Newkirk II. Writer Sloane Crosley takes the Marketplace Quiz, and Lizzie interview's former Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota. We continue our conversation about traveling on a budget with kids, and Buzzfeed's Sapna Maheshwari joins Lizzie to talk about the changing landscape of retail.
June 3, 2016
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary and Susan LaMotte, from workplace consulting company Exaqueo HR, discuss how workplace communication is changing due the rise of email, texting and Slack; Esperanza Spalding takes the Marketplace Quiz; and listeners tell us their tips on traveling with kids.
May 27, 2016
On this week's episode, we go long and short on topics from the week's news with Marketplace's Jed Kim and The Atlantic's Gillian White. We continue our conversation about wedding registries and gift giving with listeners (one of whom received a goat), and etiquette and advice columnist Carolyn Hax. The Kills take the Marketplace Quiz, and Lizzie takes the Metro on LA's newly expanded Expo Line. Plus the story of a Freedom of Information Act request that prompted a $173,775 charge from the government and a lawsuit from Quartz reporter David Yanofsky.
May 20, 2016
On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, we go long and short on Puerto Rico, the Roots remake, and Steph Curry's haters. Lizzie speaks with Marketplace's Adriene Hill about the release of the Angry Birds movie, we hear from Anna Wiener about her time working at a tech startup in Silicon Valley, and our listeners discuss their wedding registries. Plus, Lizzie speaks with Rob Schmitz about his new book, and we hear some of his China reporting that inspired the writing.
May 13, 2016
On this week's show, Marketplace's Molly Wood and Mike Isaac of the New York Times go long and short on topics from the week's news. Marketplace's Andy Uhler discusses funding to fight Zika, and we weigh the possibility of robot assistants. Later, we continue our conversation about planning for death, and preview new Marketplace podcast The Uncertain Hour.
May 6, 2016
On this week's show, ESPN's Mina Kimes and Marketplace's Tommy Andres go long and short on topics from the news. Listeners weigh in on their experiences with wills, and we hear from CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger about how people should plan ahead with their own wills. Plus, Marketplace's Andy Uhler brings us stories from the streets of Puerto Rico, and Bloomberg's Paula Dwyer discusses Universal Basic Income.
April 29, 2016
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.
April 22, 2016
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.