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Adam Allington



Adam Allington is an reporter covering economics and policy in the Washington D.C. bureau.

In addition to his work with Marketplace, Adam also worked for the Associated Press, the St. Louis Federal Reserve, and St. Louis Public Radio. He was a 2012 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan.

Latest Stories (272)

Will the GOP learn from the health care battle as it gears up for a tax fight?

Jul 20, 2017
In a bid to avoid the legislative fiasco that was the attempt at Obamacare repeal, the GOP has tried to take a more deliberate approach to its next big priority — tax reform. The White House said it has held “hundreds of listening sessions” on the topic, and Politico reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and […]

Congress debates easing regulations on self-driving cars

Jul 19, 2017
The measure would be the first significant federal legislation aimed at speeding self-driving cars to market.

If your neighborhood's name changes, it's probably being gentrified

Jul 18, 2017
Creative neighborhood renaming is common in real estate, but not all residents are on board with the trend.
A new apartment building is under construction August 2001 in Harlem, New York City.
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Climate alliance states have significant leverage

Jul 18, 2017
Following withdrawal from Paris accord, states take the lead on emissions targets.
California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an energy policy conference in Beijing in June.

Big banks post record quarterly profits, but they don’t court our cash

Jul 14, 2017
Four big banks (JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, PNC, Wells Fargo) reported earnings today, all beating expectations, especially JPMorgan, which posted its best quarter ever. That wind in the banks’ sails comes in the form of higher interest rate levels after three straight rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. That means banks get to charge you more […]

Walmart is cracking down on its supplier network

Jul 12, 2017
The retail giant will impose a 3 percent fine on products that don't arrive on time.
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Snap’s share price falls below its IPO level - a case of buyers remorse?

Jul 11, 2017
Analysts have questioned the company's ability to keep advertisers happy.

North Korea missile test could change discussions at G-20

Jul 4, 2017
As President Trump prepares for his second foreign trip, this time to the G-20 summit in Germany, he’s faced with the news of a longer-range missile tests out of North Korea. With a bilateral meeting planned with China while in Hamburg, as well as a re-negotiation of the U.S. trade deal with South Korea on […]

Real estate investors cash in on self-storage market

Jul 4, 2017
Occupancy rates in self-storage warehouses are approaching capacity in many cities across the nation.

New car sales are falling back to earth

Jul 3, 2017
Pent-up demand from the Great Recession has been mostly fulfilled.
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