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.

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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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