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.
Target broke ground on a new Chicago location this week at the site of the city's former Cabrini-Green housing project. The very wealthy have access to lots of things most of us don't, but what about when it's a matter or life or death?
Posted In: Google, Microsoft, Earnings
Yesterday Google accidentally fired off its earnings announcement three hours ahead of schedule and profits fell quite short of expectations.
Posted In: wealth, healthcare, doctors
The very wealthy have access to lots of things most of us don't -- that's just the way it goes. But what about when it's a matter or life or death?
No more Newsweek on the newsstand. Is China is deliberately slowing its own economy. U.S. students are carrying record student loan debt, and the risks and promises of Nissan routing your cars steering wheel through its computer.
Posted In: newsweek, magazines, digital
Michael Isikoff, who reported for Newsweek from 1994 until 2010 shares his thoughts on the end of Newsweek in print and what the magazine meant to staffers and readers over the years.
Lance Armstrong hits the end of the road at Nike. The new "Suddenly CEO" at Citigroup. Gallup's take on last night's debate. The biggest for-profit college in the country, the University of Phoenix, is about to close half of its locations.
Posted In: lance armstrong, Nike
Nike announced this morning it has severed its endorsement deal with Lance Armstrong. The cyclist also says he is stepping down as chair of the Livestrong cancer charity he founded.
Posted In: Citigroup, Vikram Pandit, Michael Corbat
Yesterday, Vikram Pandit, the head of Citigroup, suddenly resigned saying it was time for new leadership. Pandit has been replaced by Michael Corbat, who was previously leading the bank's Europe, Middle East and Africa division.
Posted In: housing market, construction, Mortgages
New construction on apartments and single family houses reached its highest point in September in more than four years. New mortgage applications for home purchases were also up last week.
Posted In: health insurance
Researchers in Europe are challenging the conventional wisdom of the yearly medical exam.