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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Candidates Want To Raise The Economic Tide To Lift Opportunity, But How?

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As U.S. Economy Grows, Many Americans Struggle To Face Trade-Offs

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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen told reporters Wednesday that although the Fed is holding its benchmark interest rate steady, she still expects it to raise the rate this year. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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U.S. Census Report: Household Incomes Rise In 2015

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Why Your Facebook Habit At Work Makes Economists Worry

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U.S. Job Growth Fails To Meet Expectations In August

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Latest Jobs Report To Play A Role In Interest Rate Decision

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Justice Department Moves To Block 2 Health Insurance Mergers

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Amid Craft Brewery Boom, Some Worry About A Bubble — But Most Just Fear Foam

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VW Owners Mull Options After Carmaker Settles Emissions Scandal Case

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$15 Billion Settlement Proposed In Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

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Jobs Growth Slows Dramatically In May

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Mixed Employment News: Job Growth Slowed In May; Joblessness Dropped

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Is The Economy Adding Jobs At A Steady Clip? Report Will Offer A Clue

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When It Comes To Economic Election Prediction Models, It's A Mixed Bag

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