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Sabri Ben-Achour

Correspondent & Host

SHORT BIO

My job is to do what I can to help all of us understand the economic forces that shape our lives and our world.

What was your first job?

I was a waiter!

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

It can be hard to break down complex topics quickly and fairly.

In your next life, what would your career be?

A chemist or a geneticist, I think.

What’s your most memorable Marketplace moment?

Playing with giant horseshoe crabs under the moonlight as they swam ashore to spawn. (It was for a story on how their blood is used in the medical industry).

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

My plants. I water them when I'm stressed. They get a lot of water.

Latest Stories from Sabri (56)

Child poverty may worsen under new "public charge" rule

by Sabri Ben-Achour and Rose Conlon Sep 10, 2019
Experts say proposed changes to public charge rules could have a chilling effect on enrollment in Medicaid and SNAP, negatively impacting the children of immigrants, many of whom are U.S. citizens.
 California attorney General Xavier Becerra looks at a poster that is displayed during a news conference with California Gov. Gavin Newsom at the California State Capitol on August 16, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Hiring slows, most of all in industries hit by tariffs

by Sabri Ben-Achour Sep 3, 2019
We check in on President Trump's claims that tariffs on Chinese goods mean more U.S. jobs.
A job seeker looks at a job listing board at a career fair in Oakland, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Vice President Pence heads to the U.K.

by Sabri Ben-Achour Sep 3, 2019
One of the key talking points during the trip will be trade relations after Brexit.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Fact-checking the EPA's claim that oil & gas companies have an incentive to catch leaking methane

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 30, 2019
EPA justifies its rollback of methane emission regulations for the oil and gas industry.
The Hess Gas Plant in Tioga, North Dakota, as seen in 2013.
Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images
Trade showdown

Trump's "Christmas gift" to consumers and businesses: Walking back tariff threats

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 13, 2019
Video games won't be any more expensive for the holidays. Vanadium chloride, however, will.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with leaders of the steel industry at the White House in 2018 in Washington, DC., where he announced some of the first tariffs in what would become the trade war with China.
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

Hong Kong's future is uncertain, its economy strained

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 12, 2019
Protesters swarm its airport, canceling most flights to one of the busiest hubs in the world.
Protesters occupy the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport during a demonstration Monday.
Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Who's planting? Who's not? Who wants to know?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 12, 2019
Getting a grasp on acreage planted by farmers was harder this year because of bad weather.
A farmer walks through his soy fields in 2018, in Harvard, Illinois.
Nova Safo/AFP/Getty Images)

Kraft Heinz loses millions in "goodwill." What does that mean?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 8, 2019
In the corporate sense, “goodwill” is a certain je ne sais quoi — those hard-to-pin down assets above and beyond what is more easily identifiable.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Disney's killing it — at the box office and the stock market

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 5, 2019
The company's stock is up 40% since the beginning of the year.
Disney CEO Robert Iger visits Fox Business Network's "Markets Now" in 2013 in New York City.
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Why aren't businesses investing more in the future?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 1, 2019
Market turmoil trade tensions ... there’s a lot that’s been worrying businesses so far this year.
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