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

U.S. economic growth is weaker than expected

The U.S. gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of just 1.3 percent in the second quarter. New data show the recession was deeper than thought
Posted In: Economy

The SEC eyes Groupon

Exactly what is the Chicago daily deal company trying to sell investors?
Posted In: Investing

Companies wake up to threat of U.S. default

A deal to raise the debt ceiling may still be reached, but executives are taking action to insulate their companies from a possible debt default.
Posted In: Economy

Ford, Chrysler gain despite weak economy

The turnaround at the Detroit automakers continues. But pressure will mount this year from Japanese rivals eager to recoup market share.
Posted In: Auto

NFL deal is good news for TV

Television networks have a reason to cheer about the end of the NFL lockout.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

MetLife to sell its banking operations

Insurance giant MetLife says the move to shrink is aimed at avoiding regulatory scrutiny for financial firms deemed "too big to fail."
Posted In: Banks

Maker of iPod headphones goes public

Skullcandy has a following among athletes and musicians. Now its headphones with a distinctive logo have a following on Wall Street.
Posted In: Wall Street

Chipotle expected to keep profits on the upswing

With its simple menu and fresh ingredients, the burrito chain has delighted both diners and investors.
Posted In: Food

Extreme heat adds to U.S. economic worries

From crops in peril to higher electricity bills for cash-strapped local governments, the summer heat wave further rattles the economy.
Posted In: Economy

The future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

We take a listen to the congressional hearing on the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a home owner who shares what he hopes the new agency will do for consumers like him.


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