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

A forklift is used to move shipping containers at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

So the trade deficit decreased. Is that good?

Not necessarily. Here's how the deficit reflects the full U.S. economy.
Posted In: trade deficit, currency, cheap oil
Activision Blizzard has paid nearly $6 billion to purchase King, the parent company of games like Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga.

Call of Duty loves Candy Crush

At least, enough to spend almost $6 billion to buy the game's maker.
Posted In: gaming industry, mobile games, Candy Crush, call of duty
The New York Stock Exchange has acquired Interactive Data Corp. for $5 billion.

A data hungry exchange makes a big acquisition

The Intercontinental Exchange will spend $5.2 billion on Interactive Data Corp.
Posted In: NYSE, IDC, financial data, acquisitions
USAA is planning to use Visa credit cards, a switch from Mastercard.

Mastercard loses USAA customers to Visa

The change is part of a shift in the balance of power in the credit card business
Posted In: usaa, Credit Cards, visa, mastercard

Fox wins big with Mets in the Series

New York means huge ratings, no matter what team takes the other dugout.
Posted In: Fox, World Series, baseball, New York Mets

It's time for a new round of trade talks: T-TIP

On the heels of the TPP, the US and Europe are negotiating their own trade rules.
Posted In: TTP, TTIP, trade, Europe
Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs looks on before announcing the new iPhone 3G back in 2008.

When the CEO is sick, how much disclosure is enough?

There are no hard-and-fast rules, so companies have to decide for themselves.
Posted In: CEOs, united, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, steve jobs, apple
A debit card is used in a chip and pin machine.

Netflix: The dog ate our credit cards

The industry's upgrade to new chip technology is a problem for some companies.
Posted In: Credit Cards, EMVs, netflix
Dell is set to acquire EMC for $67 billion.

What's behind corporate America's merger mania?

From tech to beer to energy, deal activity could set a record in 2015.
Posted In: merger activity, Deals, consolidation

The battle lines shape up on the TPP

The terms aren't yet public, but that hasn't slowed down pundits and politicos.
Posted In: TPP, hillary clinton, trade, Environment, labor


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