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.


Features by Jeff Tyler

Banks look to exit commodities

Regulators are starting to take a closer look at the industry.
Posted In: commodities, JP Morgan, Volcker Rule

Drug cartels have an offer you can (and should) refuse

Mexican drug cartels increasingly use small businesses in the U.S. to launder their criminal revenues.
Posted In: money-laundering, drug cartel, Mexican cartel

Bank profits bonanza

Banks release their fourth quarter earnings numbers this week. They're likely to be healthy, thanks to the stock market.
Posted In: Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase

Prospects bleak for long-term unemployed

As Congress considers extending federal benefits, the long-term unemployed find it harder to find a job with every day they're out of the workforce.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, long-term unemployment

After rescue, a question: Who owns Antarctica?

The continent has been devoted to science -- not business -- but minerals and lucrative seafood could challenge order in the Antarctic.
Posted In: Antarctica

Boxing Day? Is Dec. 26 still a day for sales?

Americans traditionally head to the mall on the day after Christmas for returns and discounts.
Posted In: holiday shopping

Hilton's IPO and the future of the Hilton empire

Hilton Worldwide is prepping for its initial public offering.
Posted In: Hilton, hotels, IPO

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

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

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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