Jana Kasperkevic

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Jana Kasperkevic is a digital reporter for Marketplace, based in the New York City bureau.
Prior to joining Marketplace, Jana was a business reporter at The Guardian where she covered the global economy, income inequality, personal finance and small business. Her work has appeared in Inc. Magazine, Houston Chronicle and The Village Voice, among others. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Latest Stories (196)

7 commonly counterfeited currencies

Mar 28, 2017
It’s not all about the Benjamins.
Rows of dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

NYC’s 'Fearless Girl' will keep standing on Wall Street

Mar 27, 2017
The new permit is good through February 2018. Not everyone is happy.
'The Fearless Girl' statue is seen facing the iconic Wall Street charging bull statue in Lower Manhattan, New York. 
EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images

Will the iPhone (RED) boost Apple's sales?

Mar 24, 2017
Its latest smartphone is connected to the 10-year-old campaign aimed at fighting AIDS, but the color choice might not just be about charity.
A sticker with the (RED) logo is seen on an iPhone box
Adam Berry/Getty Images for Apple

Why your robot restaurant might get sued

Mar 24, 2017
A lawsuit alleges that Eatsa kiosks aren't accessible to the visually impaired. Company founders say it isn't true.
A customer uses an interactive kiosk to place an order at a San Francisco Eatsa in 2015.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

ICE union to Trump: Come drain our swamp

Mar 23, 2017
Homeland Security is facing a slew of recruiting challenges, including a high rate of polygraph failure, pay parity and a lack of morale, according to employee representatives.
US President Donald Trump chats with reporters on board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, bound for Palm Beach, Florida on February 3, 2017. 

 
MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hello, goodbye: When execs make a quick exit

Mar 20, 2017
Uber's new president is leaving. He joins former leaders at Reddit, Yahoo, Twitter and others who served abbreviated terms.
Ellen Pao stepped down from her job as Reddit's CEO just months after she was appointed.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The risky business of building Trump’s wall

Mar 17, 2017
As companies come forward to build border walls, local lawmakers call for divestments in protest
A man stands on the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Calexico, California.
(Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Let’s do the numbers: the U.S. relationship with Germany

Mar 16, 2017
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has spent weeks preparing for her meeting with Donald Trump.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the appointment of German Education Minister Johanna Wanka at Bellevue Palace on February 14, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Somebody's in McTrouble

Mar 16, 2017
Donald Trump’s favorite fast-food giant McDonald's deletes a tweet insulting the president.
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook supported Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump’s first pick for Secretary of Labor, before Puzder withdrew.
Darren McCollester/Newsmakers

Janet Yellen's job explained in five questions

Mar 15, 2017
The Fed chair is not shy about explaining what is and is not the job of the U.S. central bank.
Interest rates aren't the only thing Fed Chair Janet Yellen is concerned about on daily basis.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images