John Ydstie After covering the economy, Wall Street and federal budget issues for two decades, John Ydstie is now applying his reporting and interviewing skills as a roving national correspondent.
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Trump's Proposed Border Tax Would Negatively Affect U.S. Consumers

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Trucks, including an armored car, pass through U.S. customs in 2016 in Laredo, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Vows 'Big Border Tax' For U.S. Manufacturers That Move Jobs Abroad

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Senate Panel Peppers Treasury Secretary Designate Mnuchin With Questions

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Trump Treasury Nominee Defends Role In Foreclosure Crisis

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Mnuchin Likely To Face Questions Over Role In Foreclosures

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Trump Could Make Good On Tariff Threats, Thanks To Existing Laws

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Trump Nominates Robert Lighthizer As U.S. Trade Representative

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European Banks Reach Multi-Billion Dollar Settlement Over Toxic Mortgages

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President-elect Donald Trump and investor Wilbur Ross, his nominee for commerce secretary, pose for a photo following their meeting at Trump International Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., on Nov. 20. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Immigration Plan Could Undermine Promise To Boost Economy

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Federal Reserve Chair Announces Decision To Raise Benchmark Interest Rate

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President-elect Donald Trump pauses for photographs with investor Wilbur Ross at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., on Nov. 20. Trump plans to nominate Ross to serve as commerce secretary. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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5 Questions About Donald Trump's Cabinet Picks And His Economic Plan

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Wall Street financier Steve Mnuchin is being considered to serve as Treasury secretary under Donald Trump. Mnuchin assembled investors who bought IndyMac, a failed bank that had been taken over by the FDIC. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump's Potential Treasury Secretary Headed A 'Foreclosure Machine'

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President-elect Donald Trump stands outside the clubhouse following his meeting with Peter Kirsanow, an attorney and member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, at Trump International Golf Club, Sunday in Bedminster, N.J. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President-Elect Trump Plans To Slash Taxes On Businesses — Including His Own

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Donald Trump leaves an elevator at Trump Tower in New York City, just prior to delivering a speech in September that outlined his plan for tax reform. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Benefits From Donald Trump's Tax Plan?

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