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Sep 2, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, September 2nd

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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, the Los Angeles Times' David Lazarus guest hosts and plays the Long and Short game with Marketplace's Kimberly Adams and the Root's Danielle Belton. We hear from a woman juggling multiple jobs to make ends meet. Listeners call in to talk about how they are spending their money on education, plus David chats with Lizzie O'Leary to learn about the reporting she's been doing on college affordability with PBS Newshour and Frontline. We hear about Uber's attempt to break into an unexpected market: Public transit. Comedian Eric Andre stops by the studio to share some insights and take the Marketplace Quiz. Then we learn about the stock market, for sneakers, and we stop by  Vladivostok in Russia and find out why Chinese tourists are flocking there.

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Eric Andre takes the Marketplace Quiz

Sep 2, 2016
From curing back pain to making it in comedy, he's got the answers.
Eric Andre hosting his show, with his guest Hannibal Buress.
The Eric Andre Show/Adult Swim

Looking for a new investment? Check your shoe closet

Sep 2, 2016
StockX is the world's first sneaker stock market.
Shoes like the Nike Air Yeezy 2 can be found on the new sneaker stock market...for thousands of dollars.
Mike Lawrie/Getty Images

On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, the Los Angeles Times’ David Lazarus guest hosts and plays the Long and Short game with Marketplace’s Kimberly Adams and the Root’s Danielle Belton. We hear from a woman juggling multiple jobs to make ends meet. Listeners call in to talk about how they are spending their money on education, plus David chats with Lizzie O’Leary to learn about the reporting she’s been doing on college affordability with PBS Newshour and Frontline. We hear about Uber’s attempt to break into an unexpected market: Public transit. Comedian Eric Andre stops by the studio to share some insights and take the Marketplace Quiz. Then we learn about the stock market, for sneakers, and we stop by  Vladivostok in Russia and find out why Chinese tourists are flocking there.