Steve Chiotakis was a host of Marketplace Morning Report until January 2012

Chiotakis’ award-winning career began after finishing high school in the late 80s. He started at a country radio station in Birmingham, Alabama, moving around the state  progressing to public radio at WBHM. Chiotakis has experience serving as news anchor, reporter and news director. His reporting has been featured on CBS Radio, NBC, CBC, the BBC and NPR.

Chiotakis has been honored by The Public Radio News Directors, Incorporated more than a half dozen times with awards for feature reporting, writing and call-in show. In 2001, Chiotakis was a recipient of the prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award for writing.

Features By Steve Chiotakis

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How did the SEC miss Madoff?

This morning, Congress re-opens its investigation into how government investigators missed Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi Scheme, starting with a 500-page report from the SEC. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.
Posted In: Crime
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Beatles: On tour in your game console

"The Beatles: Rock Band" is in stores today. The game allows players to sing and play the Fab Four's songs on Beatles-modeled instruments. Steve Chiotakis explores the business angle with Billboard Magazine's Rob Levine.
Posted In: Entertainment
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Proposed agency in hot ad campaign

Newspaper ads in Washington, D.C. are purporting President Obama's proposal for a Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Steve Chiotakis talks to John Dimsdale about what these ads are saying and points being made in the debate.
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Rise in gold may mean Wall St. rerun

Is the rise of the price of gold foreshadowing inflation to come? Steve Chiotakis searches for the silver lining with analyst Juli Niemann from Smith, Moore and Company in St. Louis.
Posted In: Wall Street
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The price we pay for a golden season

The price of gold has surged above $1,000 an ounce for the first time in six months. Steve Chiotakis talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard about why gold is in season and why some traders are running towards it as a safe haven.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Job losses are bad, but not so bad

The rate of unemployment is at its highest in 26 years. Steve Chiotakis looks for the silver lining with Bill Stone from PNC Wealth Management in Philadelphia.
Posted In: Jobs
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Health care top of Congress's list

Congress will reconvene in a few days, with health care, financial regulation and cap-and-trade as top priorities. Steve Chiotakis talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich about what President Obama expects to accomplish.
Posted In: Health
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Why is lower not low enough?

Analysts have been instantly pessimistic when they don't see the job numbers they want. Why is that? Steve Chiotakis asks Doug Foreman, Director of Equities at Highmark Capital in San Francisco.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Smaller job cuts still disappointing

Employment service company ADP reported today that private employers cut 298,000 jobs last month. But even though that's a smaller drop than normal, but analysts were expecting better. Steve Chiotakis talks to Richard DeKaser of Woodley Park Research.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Athens is latest financial attack target

A car bomb went off in a van parked outside the Athens stock exchange before trading was set to open today. European correspondent Stephen Beard tells Steve Chiotakis this is just the latest in a string of attacks on financial targets.

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