Jeff Horwich is the interim host of Marketplace Morning Report and a sometime-Marketplace reporter. He is the former host of "In The Loop" from Minnesota Public Radio and a former business and economics correspondent for MPR. He is a graduate of Duke University and has a Master's in applied economics from the University of Minnesota.
Posted In: tabeo, tablet
Toys 'R' Us will release a new tablet that's designed just for kids. But getting into the tablet hardware business could prove to be a grown-up challenge.
Posted In: Books, Science
We spend a third of our lives doing it -- or at least, we're supposed to. Eight hours a night -- we've been hearing that for years, but come on -- who can do that?
Posted In: Russia, auto market, manufacturing
Of all the European markets, Russia is the fastest growing. But why?
Posted In: children, consumer spending, spoiled kids, kids
NYC, you are the worst offender. In Wisconsin, on the other hand, kids apparently get by in hand-me-downs, playing with discarded pieces of string.