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

When flirting makes you more loyal

A Harvard Business School study says so.
Posted In: Coke, Pepsi

Satya Nadella and Bill Gates: Microsoft's Batman and Robin?

Marketplace Tech Report Host Ben Johnson talks about what's next for the tech giant
Posted In: Microsoft, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, bill gates

Sneakers on the runway

This Fashion Week, gym wear goes couture
Posted In: Fashion Week, Kate Betts, sneakers

What it's like to be (well, voice) a Disney Princess

Janet Hsieh on playing the Mandarin-speaking Princess Anna in 'Frozen'
Posted In: disney, Janet Hsieh

Guacamole wins!

Americans spend $1 billion on Super Bowl snacks
Posted In: Super Bowl, guacamole

Do businesses profit from inequality?

The New York Times' Nelson Schwartz says there are short-term gains for individual companies, but long-term consequences for the economy as a whole

PODCAST: Who will lead Microsoft?

There’s a lot of chatter out there about who will be named as Microsoft’s next CEO. We wondered what sort of advice people -- not just those who know the Fed but regular folks, too -- might have for Janet Yellen, as she becomes the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve. And, this weekend's game is a big opportunity for the pro-pot faction.

We're in a valuation bubble. It's cool!

Venture capitalist Jalak Jobanputra says Silicon Valley is in a bubble, but that those inflated company values are accurate.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, venture capital

PODCAST: Cuba seeks foreign investment

Investors are pulling out of emerging markets, and putting their money into older markets. How much does the Fed have to do with it? A proposal to waive tuition at public universities, but grads will have to "pay it forward." And, Cuba looks for foreign investment.

How free is free enterprise?

The firm LRN has been surveying companies to see how free they are.
Posted In: inequality

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