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: unilever
The food and household goods giant says poverty has come back to southern Europe -- and the company will approach consumers there using techniques from developing countries.
Posted In: food prices, globalization
A top U.N. official says countries like the U.S. will have to adjust their agricultural policies. But some say the leader's latest statement is too little, too late.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patent wars
Should we get ready for circular cellphones? On Friday a jury in Silicon Valley ruled Samsung's smartphones violate Apple patents for a number of pretty basic elements.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election
Based on his "Keys" forecasting system, Allan Lichtman says only measuring the incumbent matters in predicting election outcomes.
Posted In: 2012 election
Economist Douglas Hibbs predicts the winner of the 2012 presidential election through his 'Bread and Peace' forecasting model.
Posted In: Nigeria, Oil
From Nigeria, the Wall Street Journal has a provocative piece this morning on how the country's protecting its oil industry. The government's paying warlords, thieves and terrorists to guard the same oil pipelines they once plundered.