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.
Posted In: Banks
The fourth-largest bank in the U.S. has announced it will no longer make reverse mortgages because home prices are too unpredictable.
Posted In: Oil
The International Energy Agency has raised its forecast for global oil demand over the next five years, and expects that demand for North America's oil supply will also rise.
Posted In: Wall Street
One year after the passage of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, key regulators keep delaying or weakening new rules and regulations. The Commodities and Futures Trading Commission is also proposing to push back impending deadlines.
Posted In: Food
In the ongoing battle to please both calorie-conscious and sweet-toothed consumers, Pepsi is preparing to launch a mid-calorie beverage called 'Pepsi NEXT.'
Vice President Joe Biden and congressional negotiators will resume debt reduction discussions today. New faces, such las Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke are joining the talks today in hopes of avoiding a federal default.
President Obama today will make the first official U.S. presidential visit to Puerto Rico since President John F. Kennedy. Puerto Ricans hope Obama's visit could spark job growth in the struggling economy.
Posted In: Jobs
President Obama will talk jobs and job growth on a two-day road trip that starts today. As the trip kicks off, he is hearing about some specific ideas to help the job hunt.
Posted In: Housing
Adjustable rate mortgages got a bad rap from the housing crisis. But not all of them are evil and some may help you save thousands of dollars on your mortgage.
The Supreme Court upholds a $290 million patent-infringement ruling against Microsoft, in a case that highlights potential challenges to innovation.
Posted In: Economy
Private-sector hiring and manufacturing shift into a lower gear. A day after home prices record a double-dip, are we headed back toward recession?