John Ydstie John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve for NPR for nearly three decades.
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CBO Assesses Affordable Care Act's Economic Effects

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Meeting Minutes Show Human Side To Fiscal Crisis

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Jobs Report: Unemployment Ticks Down; Payrolls Tick Up

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January Unemployment Numbers Expected To Rebound

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Reining In Health Care Costs Key To Trimming Deficit

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Janet Yellen smiles as President Obama announces her nomination for Federal Reserve chairwoman on Oct. 9. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Overcoming Early Obstacles, Yellen Assumes Fed's Top Job

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Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke about the Federal Reserve's first and next century on Thursday at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Bernanke's Fed Legacy: A Tenure Full Of Tough Decisions

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Global Economic Recovery To Keep Strengthening

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Alcoa To Pay $384 Million Penalty For Bahrain Bribes

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In 2012, Health Care Costs Grow More Slowly Than U.S. Economy

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