Natalie White

Economic Pulse Intern


Natalie is an intern for “Marketplace Morning Report” based in New York. She is developing MMR's ongoing “Economic Pulse” segment.

Latest Stories (9)

An inside look at the return of Marketplace's “Million Bazillion” podcast

Apr 11, 2024
“Million Bazillion” co-host Bridget Bodnar gives a sneak peek of the latest season.
Courtesy Marketplace

The enduring legacy of the French 75 cocktail

Apr 10, 2024
A deep dive into the drink's fascinating history and lasting appeal with author John Maxwell Hamilton.
The French 75 renews its image as people and businesses appropriate the historic name. John Maxwell Hamilton wrote the book on it.
Aamulya/Getty Images

Trump's Truth Social debuts on the stock market. Here's what you need to know.

The people purchasing stock of the Trump Media and Technology Group are likely buying shares out of loyalty to the former president rather than faith in it as a good long-term investment, argues the University of Florida's Jay Ritter.
"Will [Trump Media and Technology Group] be highly profitable in the future, that could justify such a high valuation? Very unlikely," said the University of Florida's Jay Ritter.
Anna Barclay/Getty Images

Takeaways from one of the world's biggest energy summits

CERAWeek in Houston has shown that despite agreements to transition away fossil fuels, oil and gas are still deeply entrenched.
"The mood is very sour this year amongst the oilmen," says the Economist's Vijay Vaitheeswaran of CERAWeek.
Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images

The secret to using AI at work? "More chat and less bot."

Kian Gohar, AI researcher and CEO of Geolab, discusses his latest research on the impact of generative AI on teams in the workplace.
Sebastien Bozon/AFP via Getty Images

How a virtual fitness company is staying strong in a changing market

With people returning to physical gyms, Jeff Witherspoon, CEO of E2M Fitness, says doctors' advice to patients is boosting his service.
E2M Fitness founder and CEO Jeff Witherspoon. "I think all fitness companies are seeing that Peloton effect," he said.
Courtesy Witherspoon

The business behind HBCU marching bands

Mar 11, 2024
The marching bands at historically Black institutions can be the face of their schools — pulling in prospective students who may not even join the band.
Prairie View A&M University's marching band performs with excellence, even without proper resources.
Courtesy Marching Storm
"'Suffocating.' 'Exploitative.' 'Opaque,'" are some of the words used to describe the contracts models work under, Variety's Tatiana Siegel explained.
Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

What makes Japan’s economy the odd man out? 

In an effort to stimulate a sluggish economy, the government got creative and started applying negative interest rates.
Bank of Japan Governor Kazuo Ueda speaks at a press conference.
Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Getty Images