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Jul 22, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, July 22, 2016

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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Marketplace Washington, D.C., reporters Kimberly Adams and Nancy Marshall-Genzer join Lizzie to go long and short on topics related to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Marketplace D.C. Bureau Chief Andrea Seabrook reports from Cleveland about political outsiders there. Later, listeners weigh in on compromises they've made in their financial lives, and CBS business analyst Jill Schlesinger gives some advice about how to make everyone happy in a financial negotiation. Lizzie interviews "Brazillionaires" author Alex Cuadros, and Xenia Rubinos takes the Marketplace Quiz. 

Segments From this episode

The Conversation: Work-life balance

It's a tricky balancing act between working hard and playing hard.
Surely it can't be as hard as this.
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The middle-class American vacation: a history

Jul 22, 2016
A Marketplace-Edison Research Poll finds that nearly 1 in 4 Americans haven't taken a vacation in more than 5 years.
A historic mural in the lobby of the Brown Palace Hotel in downtown Denver depicts wealthy high-society tourists arriving by plane to vacation in the Rockies.
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Musician Xenia Rubinos takes the Marketplace Quiz

Jul 22, 2016
Her advice: Believe in your own hype (and pass on the foie gras french fries).
Musician Xenia Rubinos

Life among the upper, upper class in Brazil

Jul 22, 2016
Journalist Alex Cuadros' book, "Brazillionaires," covers the wealthiest class in the complicated country.

On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Marketplace Washington, D.C., reporters Kimberly Adams and Nancy Marshall-Genzer join Lizzie to go long and short on topics related to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Marketplace D.C. Bureau Chief Andrea Seabrook reports from Cleveland about political outsiders there. Later, listeners weigh in on compromises they’ve made in their financial lives, and CBS business analyst Jill Schlesinger gives some advice about how to make everyone happy in a financial negotiation. Lizzie interviews “Brazillionaires” author Alex Cuadros, and Xenia Rubinos takes the Marketplace Quiz.