Tracey Samuelson is a reporter for Marketplace, based in the New York Bureau and covering business and economic stories across all shows.

In addition to Marketplace, her work has appeared on NPR, including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and the Planet Money podcast, as well as in print for The New York Times, New York Magazine, and the Christian Science Monitor, among others. 


Features by Tracey Samuelson

IMF set to give Chinese currency a stamp of approval

The renminbi may get a special status the dollar and other currencies have.
Posted In: China, IMF, currency, renminbi
Outside Pfizer headquarters in New York, where Pfizer and Allergan closed the deal on a $160 billion dollar merger.

Pfizer's tax-driven Allergan merger

Regulators want to cut down on these deals, but this one is full-speed ahead.
Posted In: Pfizer, Allergan, mergers, inversions
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) flags flutter in the village of Sulaiman Bek — located between the capital Baghdad and the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk — last year during an operation to repel Sunni militants who took control of nearby areas.

Tracking terror funding enters a new era

With ISIS and others shunning the global financial system, the job is a challenge.
Posted In: isis, Paris attacks, terror financing

The next frontier in fighting infertility

Doctors are getting ready to try uterine transplants.
Posted In: infertility, uterus, Transplants

Is the ISIS funding sustainable?

The organization has plenty of cash. How long that will last is a matter of debate.
Posted In: Paris attacks, ISIS funding, Oil
 An Islamic State flag flies in the northern Syrian town of Tel Abyad as it is pictured from the Turkish border town of Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, June 15, 2015.

Where ISIS gets its money

The group raises most of its funds from the territories it controls.
Posted In: isis, Paris attacks, counterterrorism, oil smuggling, antiquities
In recent years, several big national chains have created products that appeal to specific markets. Target began rolling out a line of merchandise called "Local Pride" in the summer.

When big companies act local

McDonald's and Target are just a few of the national chains adopting regional strategies.
Posted In: McDonald's, Target, buy local, Retail

HUD proposes a smoking ban in public housing

The proposed rule sets up a new debate about the cost of public health.
Posted In: cigarettes, public housing, smoking

Wall Street bonuses expected to dip

It's the first time since 2011 that payouts are expected to fall across the industry.
Posted In: bonuses, Wall Street bonuses


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