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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, February 12, 2016

This weekend, just in time for Valentine's Day, Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson look into the apps designed for people in relationships, a pregnant woman tells us what it's like living in Brazil during the Zika outbreak, and actor and comedian Paul Reiser takes the Marketplace Quiz.

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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, 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.

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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, 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.

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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, 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.

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01-16-2016 Marketplace Weekend

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.

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01-08-2016 Marketplace Weekend - Gut Check

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.

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01-01-2016 Marketplace Weekend - Successful New Year's resolutions

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.

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12-25-2015 Marketplace Weekend - Best of the year

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.

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12-18-15 - Marketplace Weekend - Fed Dread

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.

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12/11/2015 - Marketplace Weekend - Star Wars economics

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?"

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