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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ARMs may not be as harmful as you think

Adjustable rate mortgages got a bad rap from the housing crisis. But not all of them are evil and some may help you save thousands of dollars on your mortgage.
Posted In: Housing
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Microsoft loses patent case in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court upholds a $290 million patent-infringement ruling against Microsoft, in a case that highlights potential challenges to innovation.
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Jobs, factory data show sputtering economy

Private-sector hiring and manufacturing shift into a lower gear. A day after home prices record a double-dip, are we headed back toward recession?
Posted In: Economy
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U.S. home prices: Watch out below

U.S. home prices fell 5 percent annually in the first quarter, erasing gains after the recession and putting more pressure on homeowners and the economy.
Posted In: Housing
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Disaster aid gets caught up in deficit debate

Is tornado damage worthy of emergency aid? Some Republicans say federal disaster aid should be offset by other budget cuts to curb the deficit.
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Oprah signs off after 25-year TV run

Oprah's television finale has prompted a tidal wave of media attention and advertising. But her departure leaves a big void for marketers.
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Farmland defies the real estate doldrums

The price of farmland keeps rising along with global food demand. Is this a sign of a new type of real estate bubble?
Posted In: Housing
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More companies hiring interns

College students with internships are settling into their summer gigs. But thanks in part to the Great Recession, summer internships have become more like three-month job interviews.
Posted In: Jobs
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Ford adapts dashboard to monitor driver health

Ford unveils prototypes for using infotainment system in cars to alert diabetic drivers to low sugar levels and track pollen for allergy sufferers.
Posted In: Health
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One way to study the schizophrenic brain: Build one

Researchers at Yale and the University of Texas used a neural network -- a computer brain -- to test out medical theories of what causes schizophrenia. The result was a computer brain that can't tell the difference between stories about itself and fanciful stories about gangsters, and claims responsibility for terrorist acts.

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