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: Housing
U.S. home prices fell 5 percent annually in the first quarter, erasing gains after the recession and putting more pressure on homeowners and the economy.
Is tornado damage worthy of emergency aid? Some Republicans say federal disaster aid should be offset by other budget cuts to curb the deficit.
Oprah's television finale has prompted a tidal wave of media attention and advertising. But her departure leaves a big void for marketers.
Posted In: Housing
The price of farmland keeps rising along with global food demand. Is this a sign of a new type of real estate bubble?
Posted In: Jobs
College students with internships are settling into their summer gigs. But thanks in part to the Great Recession, summer internships have become more like three-month job interviews.
Posted In: Health
Ford unveils prototypes for using infotainment system in cars to alert diabetic drivers to low sugar levels and track pollen for allergy sufferers.
Researchers at Yale and the University of Texas used a neural network -- a computer brain -- to test out medical theories of what causes schizophrenia. The result was a computer brain that can't tell the difference between stories about itself and fanciful stories about gangsters, and claims responsibility for terrorist acts.
Posted In: chromebook, cloud computing, Google
Here's an update related to our show from this morning: We told you about Google's upcoming release of the Chromebook. It's a computer that...
Posted In: grand canyon, jetman, jetpack, video, Yves Rossy
Oh, Jetman (or "Fusionman," which you prefer to be called, but which just seems like a bit much and a kind of off-the-point): We're so glad the FAA...
Google's demo this week, and promise to start shipping new Chromebook computers within weeks, has the potential to unleash cloud computing -- especially in the workplace. That raises the prospect of huge cost savings to companies, and possible data security gains. It also raises some worries about trusting so much data to one company.