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 And Chinese President Xi Look For Progress In Trade Dispute At G20 Summit

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Here's What's Going On With Global Oil Markets

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Complex U.S.-Saudi Relations Hinders Response To Khashoggi's Death

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Job seekers line up at a technology fair in Los Angeles in March. Employers added more jobs than analysts expected last month, as the jobless rate remained at a nearly 50-year low of 3.7 percent. Monica Almeida/Reuters hide caption

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Is It Time For The Fed To Say Goodbye To The Phillips Curve Theory?

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After Journalist Disappears, Companies Reconsider Saudi Investment

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Specialists Jay Woods (right) and Thomas McArdle work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The market's recent decline was set off by a sharp drop in bond prices and a corresponding increase in yields last week and early this week. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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A Look At Why Stocks Plunged On Wall Street

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With $1 Million, Exxon Mobil Corp Helps Fund Carbon Tax Campaign

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U.S. Unemployment Hits Lowest Rate In Nearly 50 Years

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This map, a screenshot from The Opportunity Atlas, shows household income in 2014-2015 for people born between 1978 and 1983 to low-income parents. In areas that are more red, people who grew up in low-income households tended to stay low-income. In areas that are more blue, people who grew up in low-income households tended to make more money. The Opportunity Atlas/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The American Dream Is Harder To Find In Some Neighborhoods

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Big Questions Remain On Whether Canada Will Agree To Tentative Trade Deal

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Last year, the Trump administration unveiled its goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a deal that reshaped trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. And Mexico Reach Trade Deal; Trump Wants To Drop NAFTA Name

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Amir Peay recently opened a distillery in Lexington, Ky., at the site of the James E. Pepper distillery. About 10 percent of his revenues come from exports, and Peay worries that the European Union's tariffs will hurt his overseas business. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Caught In Tariff War, U.S. Distillers Fear Losing Out On Global Whiskey Boom

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Defends U.S. Trade Policies

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