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.
Minnesota's government shutdown is now the longest state shutdown in at least a decade and there's no end in sight. Most Minnesotans aren't greatly affected by the shutdown -- yet. What will be the tipping point?
Posted In: Jobs
The U.S. economy generated just 18,000 jobs last month, raising questions about the post-recession recovery. What's holding back employers?
Posted In: Jobs
Auto makers both domestic and foreign are hiring in the U.S. as they expand production of small, high-mileage cars.
Posted In: Sports
Host cities hope the games will boost their reputation, if not economies, but there are risks.
There may be a treasure trove of rare earth metals on the ocean floor. Only question: who owns them and how to get them up.
With Republican legislators and a Democratic governor at impasse, Minnesota could be without a budget on Friday -- dependent on a judge to continue operating.
Posted In: Auto
Car technologies that are designed to woo customers may actually turn out to annoy them.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve
Whether quantitative easing helped the U.S. economy -- or how much -- is still debated.
Graphic photos on cigarette packs are one more tool in campaign to lower smoking rate.