Lizzie O'Leary is the new host of Marketplace Weekend.  When not hosting, O'Leary reports on issues around the intersection of politics, policy and Wall Street.

O’Leary previously worked as CNN's Aviation & Regulation correspondent, where she covered U.S. transportation and the federal regulatory agencies in Washington.

Prior to joining CNN, O’Leary was a Washington-based correspondent for Bloomberg TV, covering politics and economic policy. In that role, she led coverage of the Gulf Coast oil disaster and reported on the global credit crisis, the housing market and the government’s financial rescue package.

In 2010, she interviewed U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a trip to Mumbai, India. She was also first to break the news that major American automaker Chrysler would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Previously, O’Leary was producer and reporter for NPR. She got her start in journalism at ABC News, where she was a member of the Peabody Award-winning team that covered the terror attacks of September 11th.

O’Leary earned her master’s degree with honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and graduated cum laude with her bachelor’s degree from Williams College.

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Features by Lizzie O'Leary

Thanksgiving Thursday: The new Black Friday

Marketplace Money's Carmen Wong Ulrich talks about stores opening earlier than ever for the holiday shopping season.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Black Friday, Wal-Mart, Kmart, holiday spending

Staying behind to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan

The BBC's Alastair Leithead shares the scene from Cebu, an island in the Philippines that was hit hard by the typhoon
Posted In: Typhoon Haiyan, philippines, typhoon 2013

Economic kvetching over knish shortage

And this final note on supply and demand: Of Knishes.
Posted In: knish, fire

Debut novelist nets $2 million advance in publishers bidding war

One publishing analyst isn't surprised at the $2 million dollar advance paid to a debut novelist for his 900-page work.
Posted In: Books, publishing

Holiday shopping deals may not all be bargains

Stores and online retailers are trying to suck you in with emails, discounts, Black Friday promotions. But how much of a bargain are you really getting?
Posted In: Retail, Black Friday, holiday shopping

Closing credits roll on Blockbuster, but why did it take so long?

Blockbuster's parent company said this week it will be shutting down its last remaining retail locations. But why do companies like Blockbuster hang on for so long?
Posted In: Retail, Blockbuster

PODCAST: Samsung makes record profits, but it's still Apple's world

A little good news on the economic front. Maybe. Maybe? No matter how many handsets Samsung sells, Apple may always dominate the conversation. And, the number of Vermont microbreweries has doubled in the last five years. There are now 32 craft breweries, and several more are being planned.

Durable goods orders paint mixed picture

A little good news on the economic front. Maybe. Maybe?
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators

Six months after factory collapse in Bangladesh

Many people in Bangladesh want to see a change to building code and safety regulations
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing sourcing, globalization

Lawrence Klein, 93, pioneer of economic forecasting

Economist Lawrence Klein predicted that the U.S. economy would roar back after World War II.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, forecasting

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