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.

Features By Jeff Horwich

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Dutch elections could impact EU debt crisis

Voters have been at the polls today in the Netherlands -- and the results could have a big impact on the troubled euro zone.
Posted In: Netherlands, elections, Europe debt crisis
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Cornel West on poverty issues in the U.S.

The well-known author, philosopher and Princeton professor is embarking today on a four-state tour aimed at bringing awareness to poverty issues in the United States.
Posted In: Cornel West, poverty
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Toys ‘R’ Us faces challenges with new tablet 'Tabeo'

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: tabeo, tablet
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One proposal to fix Medicare, tax code

Fortune Magazine’s Allan Sloan discusses his solutions to fixing Social Security, Medicare, and the tax code – without the help of politicians.
Posted In: Medicare, Social Security
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Samsung wins patent battle over Apple in Tokyo

Unlike the US case that covered seven patents, this one covered only one. Apple gets nothing, and the judges ordered it to pay all of Samsung's legal fees, as well.
Posted In: patent wars, apple, samsung
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How getting a full night's sleep is good for business

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: Books, Science
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Why is Russia the place to be right now for carmakers?

Of all the European markets, Russia is the fastest growing. But why?
Posted In: Russia, auto market, manufacturing
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Which US cities spoil their children: are we spending too much on our 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.
Posted In: children, consumer spending, spoiled kids, kids
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With historic drought, farm profits soar

Despite, or perhaps because of, the Midwest drought, farmers are projected to make serious profits. But individual farmers will experience very different results.
Posted In: drought, midwest, farming
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Hurricane Isaac shuts down Louisiana port

Port Fouchon is the industrial heart of the New Orleans coast, about 60 miles south of New Orleans. And it is shut down because of the hurricane.
Posted In: Hurricane Isaac, ports

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