Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

Federal Reserve Releases Bank 'Stress Test'

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U.S., WTO Pressure China On Rare Earth Minerals

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum addresses an election night party in Steubenville, Ohio, on Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Economic Conservatives Question Santorum's Record

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Boeing employees work on a plane engine at the company's factory in Everett, Wash. The Obama administration's corporate tax cut proposal would offer even deeper cuts for U.S. manufacturers like Boeing. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Corporate Tax Cut Plan Faces Uphill Battle

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GOP presidential candidates (from left) Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul place their hands over their hearts during the national anthem at the start of a debate in Florida last month. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The GOP Elixir: Candidates Campaign On Tax Cuts

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The flower auction house in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, is one of the largest in the world — and a part of the country's strong export base. As Europe's debt crisis continues, the Dutch economy is feeling the effects of being heavily reliant on world trade. Pan Zhi/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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Tied To Trade, Dutch Economy Falls With The Tide

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Robert Khuzami (right), director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Enforcement Division, announces that the SEC is charging six former top executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with securities fraud on Friday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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SEC: Mortgage Execs Took Pains To Hide Risky Loans

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Prime Minister Mario Monti has promised to crack down on tax evaders as part of reforms needed to convince markets that Italy can pay its debts. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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Avoiding The Tax Man Could Cost Italians Dearly

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Fixing Italy's Ailing Economy Won't Be Easy

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Europe's Debt Crisis Moves Toward Bigger Economies

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Amid Concerns About Italy, Stock Market Nose Dives

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Men look at a stock exchange board monitor outside a bank in Milan last week. The country's economic problems have been mounting steadily. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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Italy's Growing Debt Woes Have Investors On Edge

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Where Europe's Bailout Falls Short

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Markets Rally After E.U. Summit Shows Progress

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Big Banks Report Earnings This Week

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