John Ydstie John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve for NPR for nearly three decades.
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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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Immigration Was A Hot Button Issue. Now What?

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What Happens To Obamacare In A Trump Administration?

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President-Elect Trump Upsets Clinton's White House Bid

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October Jobs Report Shows Significant Growth In Wages

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Coleson McCoy watches Heather Milliron work on a project in advanced physical science at the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield, Ohio. The city, which lost jobs as factories closed, is trying to boost local incomes with education. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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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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