Stan Alcorn

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 Stan Alcorn is a reporter based in New York City. In addition to his work for Marketplace, he has reported for Fast Company, WNYC and NPR.

Latest Stories (158)

Nasdaq experiments with the Bitcoin blockchain

May 11, 2015
The traded commodity becomes the stock exchange itself.

An "Empire" trend for TV ad buyers

May 11, 2015
"Empire" was the breakout hit of the season—with big audiences and fewer ads.

How Western Union and MoneyGram dominate remittances

May 7, 2015
It takes a lot of manpower to send money across borders.

The downside to being a 'CEO candidate'

May 4, 2015
We look at the political peril that comes with a business record.

Why "landmen" don't benefit from low gas prices

May 4, 2015
The people who oil companies pay to get the rights to drill for oil lose out.

Inside the weird world of podcast advertising

May 1, 2015
We listened to all of the top 100 podcasts. Here's what we found.

The complicated formula — and incentives — behind CEO pay

Apr 24, 2015
What's the best way to pay a CEO?

The stakes of the failing Comcast-Time Warner merger

Apr 23, 2015
It appears the Time-Warner Comcast merger may be on its deathbed.

Why it's hard to tell good monopolies from bad

Apr 15, 2015
The European Union has brought an antitrust case against Google.

What GE tells us about big bank earnings

Apr 14, 2015
How are companies with finance as their core business faring?