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.
A forecast out yesterday predicts double-digit growth for microchip sales by next year, but higher sales don't automatically translate into higher profits. Jeff Tyler reports.
Twentieth Century Fox is releasing "The Omen" tomorrow, tied to the 6/6/06 date it has used to market the horror film. But opening a movie on a Tuesday can be scary for the box office. Will it work? Jeff Tyler reports.
Some folks fawn over their yard like it's a member of the family. In fact, Americans spend millions to grow the perfect blade. Jeff Tyler reports.
Against the backdrop of layoffs and slumping sales figures, the US auto industry has begun providing money to retired auto workers to tout the economic benefits of buying American-made cars. Jeff Tyler reports.