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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, July 22, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the final night of the Republican National Convention on Thursday. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

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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

by Marketplace Weekend Staff Jul 22, 2016
It's a tricky balancing act between working hard and playing hard.
Economic Anxiety Index®

The middle-class American vacation: a history

by Mitchell Hartman 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.
The Marketplace Quiz

Musician Xenia Rubinos takes the Marketplace Quiz

by Raghu Manavalan Jul 22, 2016
Her advice: Believe in your own hype (and pass on the foie gras french fries).

Life among the upper, upper class in Brazil

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

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