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

The Spotify Speech-o-Matic

Voilà! A brilliant presidential campaign speech, constructed from nothing but titles of songs from President Obama's own Spotify playlist.
Posted In: Obama, spotify, Playlist, campaign, speech, satire

Geeks looooove Valentines Day

I can't help but notice that Valentines Day seems especially huge in the... let's say, "tech" community.
Posted In: valentines, love, geek, nerds, technology, social life

Concerned consumers call for "ethical iPhones" (though if that's not possible, just "iPhones" will probably do)

Consumer groups plan to deliver petitions to Apple Stores around the globe, calling for Apple to "overhaul the way its suppliers treat their workers."
Posted In: apples, iPhone, protest, Foxconn, petitions, working conditions

It was only a matter of time before your car and your insurance company started talking.

It's like driving with Santa. He knows when you've been bad or good, so...
Posted In: auto insurance, gps, incentives

The end of phosphorus

A key ingredient in fertilizer, phosphorus is becoming more rare, more expensive -- which is stimulating some innovative ways to find more.
Posted In: Agriculture

Security costs skyrocketed in private sector after 9/11

It's estimated that U.S. private businesses have spent at least an extra $10 billion a year on security since 9/11, for even the least expected sort of threats.
Posted In: Agriculture

We want our AAA back! Or do we?

The United States can win back its AAA rating for government debt, if it's willing to compromise and sacrifice. But it's a matter of pride more than necessity
Posted In: Economy


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