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

For better or for worse: Jobs market remains steady

Initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped last week and productivity increased modestly. Does the data mean hiring is back on track?
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, weekly jobless

Benefits from Sandy shutting down the market

Trading in U.S. stocks resumed today after two days off. A storm has not shut down trading for this long since 1888.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, NYSE

PODCAST: Happy Halloween and a new Disney princess

In the wake of Sandy, the markets reopened, but lots of residents along the East Coast are still waiting for the lights to come back on. Why the Dodge Dart is coming back and happy Halloween, boo!

PODCAST: Sandy slows down New York and gas prices

The mounting toll from Hurricane Sandy: Subway closures, power outages, and halted financial markets. And, is NAFTA's promise slowed by lack of border infrastructure?
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

Sandy halts New York City subway

The country's most extensive subway system has been put out of commission by Hurricane Sandy. A 14-foot storm surge sent water into the tunnels and seems likely to have caused considerable damage.
Posted In: New York City, MTA, Hurricane Sandy

Earnings releases delayed due to Hurricane Sandy

Trading in U.S. stocks is suspended for a second straight day. The floor of the New York Stock exchange is reportedly undamaged, and officials are testing out their electronic trading infrastructure. The last day of the month is typically a heavy day for trading, and financial officials would like to be up and running tomorrow if possible. Dozens of companies have decided to postpone their quarterly earnings releases: Avon, Ralph Lauren and Martha Stewart have all decided to wait out the storm.

PODCAST: iBoat and Sandy moves ashore

Happy 20th birthday to NAFTA. As Sandy moves ashore, witness the shutdown before the storm. New York City shuts down markets as the city begins to take on water.

Ahead of Sandy, Governors declare State of Emergency

Sandy is on track to be perhaps the widest storm to ever hit American shores. Nine governors have declared states of emergency. U.S. stock markets will be closed today on account of the hurricane and bond markets will close at noon.

Beetle infestation drives up lumber prices

A new set of beetles is taking North America by storm, and this time the casualty is the lumber industry. What does this mean for home building and other lumber needs in the U.S.?
Posted In: construction, home prices, Environment, Beetle, lumber, wood

Tech's whirlwind week: Apple, Amazon, Microsoft

Tech stocks have had quite a day today and quite a week. Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are all in the spotlight for various reasons.
Posted In: apple, Microsoft, Amazon


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