John Ydstie John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve for NPR for nearly three decades.
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A New York Stock Exchange trader works on the floor on Dec. 17. Stocks rose nearly 300 points after the Federal Reserve announced it plans to begin raising interest rates next year. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy Weathers A Bad Winter And Other Storms To Finish 2014 Strong

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Fed: Interest Rates Could Rise As Early As May 2015

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Ruble's Troubles Tied To Falling Oil Prices, International Sanctions

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Low Gas Prices Expected To Continue As Crude Oil Drops To $58 A Barrel

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'Blockbuster' Jobs Report Shows 321,000 Added To Payrolls

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Workers pack items Sunday at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif. Cyber Monday online sales jumped 8.5 percent over 2013. Noah Berger/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Holiday Shoppers Are Filling Their Carts, Online

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Don Benfield is trying to get health care coverage for his family. The options at work are too expensive, but his employer's option disqualifies him from Affordable Care Act subsidies. Courtesy of Don Benfield hide caption

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Obamacare 'Glitch' Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families

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Business Groups Argue EPA's Plan Will Have Economic Consequences

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The second open enrollment period for buying health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act starts Saturday. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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HealthCare.gov Head Says Site Is Tested And 'Ready To Go'

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Banking Giants Settle Currency Manipulation Charges

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October Jobs Data Show Solid Employment Growth

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Ray Gerrish repairs a drilling rig near Watford City, N.D. Oil industry analysts predict that oil prices will have to remain low for at least several months before having a significant effect on U.S. production. Jim Gehrz/MCT/Landov hide caption

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It's Still Too Early For Tanking Oil Prices To Curb U.S. Drilling

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Federal Reserve Votes To End Quantitative Easing

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