Marilyn Geewax is a contributor to NPR.
Before leaving NPR, she served as senior business news editor, assigning and editing stories for radio. In that role she also wrote and edited for the NPR web site, and regularly discussed economic issues on the mid-day show Here & Now from NPR and WBUR. Following the 2016 presidential election, she coordinated coverage of the Trump family business interests.
Before joining NPR in 2008, Geewax served as the national economics correspondent for Cox Newspapers' Washington Bureau. Before that, she worked at Cox's flagship paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, first as a business reporter and then as a columnist and editorial board member. She got her start as a business reporter for the Akron Beacon Journal.
Over the years, she has filed news stories from China, Japan, South Africa, and Europe. She helped edit coverage for NPR that won the Edward R. Murrow Award and Heywood Broun Award.
Geewax was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, where she studied economics and international relations. She earned a master's degree at Georgetown University, focusing on international economic affairs, and has a bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University.
She is the former vice chair of the National Press Club's Board of Governors, and currently serves on the board of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
This year's unconventional presidential race has some stock analysts worried about unpredictable markets. NPR's Marilyn Geewax talks about why and how politics are roiling the financial markets.
Candidates vying for president are talking a lot about trade. But trade is not a subject easily summed up in slogans. Here are resources to help you study up on trade and make your own decisions.
If you were thinking about stuffing your money into your mattress, Wednesday gave you plenty of reasons to do so. But if you're an optimistic investor, the day gave you new reasons to be confident.
Travelers will find gasoline prices are down considerably from last Thanksgiving. But consumer confidence is slumping too. So AAA, the auto club, says it expects to see a dip in holiday travel, compared with 2012.
A combined company worth $11 billion would become the largest U.S. airline. By creating a robust route structure with hundreds of destinations on four continents, the two carriers may be able to attract more frequent fliers, improve service and boost revenues. But what will happen to fares is uncertain.