John Ydstie John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve for NPR for nearly three decades.
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Trump Hopes To Lure Companies Back To The U.S.With Lower Tax Rates

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin briefs reporters on President Trump's tax plan at the White House on April 26. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump's Tax Plan Renews Anxieties About Deficits And The Debt

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Trump To Talk Tax Plan

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A statue of former Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin stands guard outside the Treasury Building in Washington. Trump's campaign plans for a total overhaul of the U.S. tax code — while maintaining the revenues flowing into the federal government — may have missed their chance in Congress. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Some Tax-Cut Backers Urge Trump To Drop Full Overhaul, Go For Quick Win

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Trump's economic adviser Gary Cohn (left) and adviser Jared Kushner listen to President Trump at a meeting with business leaders Jan. 23. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Flip-Flops On Economics Move Policies Toward The Status Quo

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Head Of The Federal Reserve Bank Of Richmond Resigns Over Improper Disclosure Of Information

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Trump's Draft Proposal Makes Tweaks To NAFTA

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates By 0.25 Percent

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Fed To Announce Whether It Will Raise Interest Rates

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Solomon Yhdego gained asylum in Germany after escaping Eritrea when he was forced to join the army. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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For Refugees In Germany, Hope And Frustration Mark Path Toward Integration

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President Trump, during his campaign, and House Speaker Paul Ryan have proposed reducing the number of tax brackets and lowering corporate tax rates. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump meets with advisors and Senate and House legislators at the White House on Feb. 2. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump, GOP At Odds Over 'Border Adjustment' Tax

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