John Ydstie John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve for NPR for nearly three decades.
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Federal Reserve Says Job Market Conditions Have Improved

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Analysts Mixed On Whether Strong U.S. Dollar Is Positive Or Negative

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Economy Adds Almost 300K Jobs, Amid Another Strong Report

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Supporters of the Affordable Care Act gather in front of the U.S Supreme Court during a rally Wednesday. The court heard arguments in the case and is expected to announce its decision in June. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications

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Yellen Lays Groundwork For Interest Rate Hike In 2015

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An oil well in Garden City, Texas. With prices plunging, oil companies are laying off thousands of workers. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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As Oil Prices Tank, Firms Large And Small Feel The Pain

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Low Oil Prices Great For Consumers, Less So For Investors

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Oil pumpjacks are seen in McKenzie County in western North Dakota. Cuts in production and energy company payrolls will cost the U.S. economy up to $150 billion, economist David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors projects. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Oil Price Dip, Global Slowdown Create Crosscurrents For U.S.

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Oil Industry Sees Layoffs, Even As Jobs Numbers Rise Elsewhere

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Economists Expect Data To Show A Pullback In Job Creation

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A herd of caribou begins the long trek across the Arctic plains in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Peter Mather/SN/Landov hide caption

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Obama's Arctic Refuge Drill Ban Won't Change Much, For Now

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European Central Bank Launches Stimulus Plan

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Middle Class Economics Dominate Obama's State Of The Union

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