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.

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Features by Jeff Horwich

End of the year earnings: Has the buck finally stopped?

Corporate earnings season is here again. The first reports arrive today, starting with the aluminum company Alcoa. Analysts are bracing for a slew of lackluster numbers.
Posted In: Earnings, Alcoa, stock market

PODCAST: A big tuna and two big bank settlements

Two big mortgage-related settlements to fill you in on, plus who sports the worst bruises from the hockey lockout, happy birthday No Child Left Behind, and a big, fat, expensive fish.

Game on! Claiming victory after NHL lockout ends

The National Hockey League and its players union have come to a deal to end their nearly four-month lockout. A shortened season could begin as soon as next week.
Posted In: Sports, business of sports, hockey

After fiscal deal, markets settle into new reality

Immediately following the fiscal agreement, U.S. stocks had their best week in more than a year last week, but will the optimism last?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Earnings

PODCAST: The man in the solid gold shirt

What does the president's top economist on the labor market have to say about today's jobs report? What's next for Google after an antitrust victory. Colorado and Washington, get ready to unleash the pot business. And the great Bicholim war of 1640 -- turns out it never happened.

Obama adviser: Jobs report shows continued progress

Alan Krueger, chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in on the government's December jobs report
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment, wages

PODCAST: Spam spreads its wings, and 228 'boosts of goodness'

New data on auto sales shows bumper year for big three carmarkers. The cost delaying federal Superstorm Sandy relief. Al Jazeera is buying Current TV. And a company known for canned meat is spreading its wings.

2012 a bumper year for U.S. carmakers

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all saw significant gains in U.S. sales during 2012.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors

PODCAST: Paycheck expectations, A seeing-eye cat?

Your next paycheck could be a bit of a shocker, and we'll tell you why. In corporate news, Avis is buying Zipcar. And is the company Herbalife nothing more than a giant pyramid scheme? Some people think so.

PODCAST: New Year, new deal

We've got some good analysis on this evolving deal and some informed prognoses on where we go from here, from a couple of heavy-hitting economists of both parties. Then we'll pivot to another controversial topic: Obamacare... And see how one of the most progressive states is doing at setting up its insurance exchange.

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