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: Sports, basketball
Many of you might remember a Knicks basketball player by the name of Jeremy Lin? Well, there are new fears that his popularity streak -- also known as Linsanity -- may officially be over, as the Knicks could be letting him go over to the Houston Rockets.
Posted In: Credit card, Retail, fees
This morning we've been looking at the impact of the largest antitrust class action settlement in U.S. history. The major credit card companies as well as the big banks have agreed to pay more than $7 billion to retailers for alleged collusion of credit card fees.
Posted In: Bain Capital, private equity, buyout
We'll likely hear more this week about when, exactly, Mitt Romney left his top job at Bain Capital. But here's the question that will persist: Job creator, or job destroyer? And that question's bigger than Bain, bigger than Romney -- bigger than any one election.
Posted In: Facebook, legal, privacy
A Reuters report investigating Facebook scanning policies has found out the social network may be going out of its way to partner with law enforcement in nabbing child predators. But what does this mean for user privacy?
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, London Whale
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon spoke this morning about the company's solid quarterly earnings, but all the attention is on the massive $4.4 billion trading loss -- twice what they first thought -- and how the company will sort out the implications.
Posted In: NBC, Microsoft, media, news
NBC is reportedly in talks to buy back Microsoft's chunk of MSNBC.com, essentially ending their partnership. Originally the two companies went in together on the telvision news network and the website.