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

Minnesota yet to feel full impact of government shutdown

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?

U.S. posts anemic job growth in June

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

Where the jobs are: car towns

Auto makers both domestic and foreign are hiring in the U.S. as they expand production of small, high-mileage cars.
Posted In: Jobs

South Korea to host Winter Olympics

Host cities hope the games will boost their reputation, if not economies, but there are risks.
Posted In: Sports

Not so rare earths

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.

Minnesota debates shutting down

With Republican legislators and a Democratic governor at impasse, Minnesota could be without a budget on Friday -- dependent on a judge to continue operating.

Best Buy gets smaller

The big-box retailer shrinks its box size to grow profits.
Posted In: Retail

Some high-tech cars frustrate consumers

Car technologies that are designed to woo customers may actually turn out to annoy them.
Posted In: Auto

Federal Reserve ends its stimulus

Whether quantitative easing helped the U.S. economy -- or how much -- is still debated.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve

What's an ugly photo worth?

Graphic photos on cigarette packs are one more tool in campaign to lower smoking rate.


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