Shea Huffman is a graduate of USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and a fill-in web producer for Marketplace.

Features by Shea Huffman

Who makes your favorite beer? Probably one of these 5 companies.

The brewer of Budweiser is reportedly in talks to purchase its rival SABMiller.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, beer

We're paying more for butter and milk. Way more.

U.S. milk and butter prices have risen to record levels this year.
Posted In: Food, commodities, dairy, food prices

Detroit has the most expensive car insurance in the U.S.

A new study finds Motor City drivers pay big to insure their cars.

What, exactly, Alibaba does

Alibaba isn't a Chinese version of Amazon.
Posted In: alibaba, investors, China, IPO

What bright lights can tell you about a nation's economy

A study says some leaders give preferential treatment to their home regions.
Posted In: light, political favoritism, electricity

Facebook is not the only one studying your behavior

Why knowing so much about your feelings is key to Facebook’s success.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, advertising, Twitter, Google, Yahoo

Post GM recall: How heavy is your key chain?

The car maker announced another recall for a defect in cars' ignition switches.
Posted In: cars, GM, car recalls
Father's Day Tools

Things your dad likes: Tools, electronics, crackers

A list of favorite brands of fathers confirms every male stereotype.
Posted In: father's day, branding, consumer behavior
Twitter COO

What is the point of a COO? A CEO? A CVO? A CKO?

Twitter's COO quit today and Twitter says it may not even need one. Why have one?
Posted In: C-suite, executives

A new landscape in the House after Cantor falls

Eric Cantor will resign as Majority Leader after a primary loss. That'll cost.


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