Kate Davidson is a regular contributor to Marketplace.
Features by Kate Davidson
Posted In: Postal Service, shipping, post office
Class division in the United States can be stark, in one small way, tough financial times at the Postal Service are uniting the classes.
Posted In: consumer confidence
Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.
Posted In: bitcoin
U.S. regulators are trying to figure out how to handle Bitcoin, a virtual currency back by no government.
Posted In: higher education, endowments, university endowments
As President Obama pressures colleges to limit tuition increases, could colleges with wealthy endowments use some of that money to offset the rising cost of higher education?
Posted In: trash, national parks
Parks are increasingly translating 'Leave No Trace' into 'Leave No Trash Can.'
Posted In: white house, internships
The White House is the latest employer to feel pressure over an unpaid internship program.
Posted In: CBS, Time Warner Cable
Customers fed up with Time Warner’s blackout of CBS programming have one final hurdle if they want to leave the cable provider.
Posted In: active investing, Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman, JC Penney
It’s been a big week for activist investors -- with Bill Ackman resigning from J.C. Penney’s board and Carl Icahn taking a big stake in Apple.
Posted In: back-to-school shopping, retail sales
It's a big week for retailers, with several releasing earnings reports that will give a glimpse at the strength of the back-to-school shopping season.
Posted In: municipal bonds, Muni Bonds, Detroit, Detroit bankruptcy
Detroit's bankruptcy last month has sent ripples through the $3.7-trillion municipal bond market, but so far the fallout seems limited to communities in Michigan.