Jeff Tyler is a reporter for Marketplace’s Los Angeles bureau and reports on issues related to immigration and Latin America. Tyler began his career at Marketplace producing and editing stories and in 2000 his desire to report allowed him to move to the other side of the microphone becoming a foreign correspondent for the program. Tyler admits that working for Marketplace has given him a crash course in world economics. His work has taken him from Argentina and Brazil to Indonesia and Pakistan. A California native, Tyler is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. After college, he worked for a travel guide company, writing a guide for Honduras and editing a travel guide for Mexico.

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Hilton's IPO and the future of the Hilton empire

Hilton Worldwide is prepping for its initial public offering.
Posted In: Hilton, hotels, IPO
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Bill Bratton's exclusive club: Big city top cop

New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has appointed former Los Angeles police chief Bill Bratton as head of the NYPD.
Posted In: NYPD, Raymond Kelly, Bratton
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Are too-easy car loans the next subprime disaster?

The credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back.
Posted In: subprime, car loans, mortgage
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Amazon drones and the future of retail

Amazon unveils a project to use unmanned "drone" aircraft to fly products to customers.
Posted In: Amazon, drones, shipping, holiday shopping
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Counterfeits threaten Christmas

With more criminals using fake websites to sell fake products, unknowing consumers are increasingly at risk of buying dangerous counterfeit products.
Posted In: fakes, counterfeits, Louis Vuitton
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Statin suggestion puts spotlight on generic drug business

New guidelines on the use of statins to lower cholesterol hold the promise to dramatically increase the number of Americans who take those drugs.
Posted In: statins, generic drugs, pharmaceuticals
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Typhoon Haiyan: Filipinos in U.S. rush to aid homeland

The extensive Filipino community here in the U.S. is rushing to the aid of its typhoon-struck homeland with grass-roots fundraising initiatives.
Posted In: Haiyan, Yolando, typhoon 2013
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Marvel's new super power: Growing the market

Marvel is diversifying its stable of superheroes with a new series featuring a teenage Muslim lead character.
Posted In: Marvel comics, DC comics, Ms. Marvel, Muslim, Islam, women, religion
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The future of TV involves less ad money

Broadcast networks like CBS have found a new source of revenue in fees charged to cable companies, though consumers ultimately pick-up the added costs.
Posted In: cable TV, TV networks, CBS, NBC, abc
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Blackberry is saved. No, it's dead. No, it's ...

The tentative takeover offer from BlackBerry’s largest shareholder for the company has collapsed.
Posted In: Blackberry, rim

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