Joel Patterson

Associate Producer, Marketplace Money

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Joel Patterson joined the Marketplace Index team in November 2011.

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Soaring rhetoric: 2012 commencement addresses

Jun 8, 2012
With graduation in the air, here's a sampling of inspiring commencement speeches of 2012 featured in today's show.

ReMarket Podcast: Finding new angles

May 25, 2012
From presidential posters to owls, we look back at some of the unique ways the Marketplace staff addressed the news this past week.

Italian police seize $6 trillion in fake bonds

Feb 17, 2012
Yep, that’s trillion with a “T”.

Opportunity index hits record high

Feb 16, 2012
Regardless of positive spin, the housing picture in the U.S. is less than rosy.

Kellogg buys Pringles for $2.7 billion

Feb 15, 2012
The breakfast cereal king takes a shot at owning the between-meal-eating category as well.

$5-per-gallon gas?

Feb 14, 2012
It's only February and gas prices are already on the rise. At the current trajectory, summer could bring record highs at the pump.

Getting vets working again

Feb 13, 2012
With employment at 13 percent for U.S. veterans, big companies are starting initiatives to get them back to work in civilian life.

Consumer sentiment slips

Feb 10, 2012
Macroeconomic signs point to a brighter future, but average Americans are still struggling with the basics.

$25 billion foreclosure settlement announced

Feb 9, 2012
Five big banks punished for illegal lending practices.

Low job ‘churn’ hurting economic recovery

Feb 8, 2012
Risk-averse Americans are less and less willing to quit their jobs in pursuit of a better fit.