John Ydstie John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve for NPR for nearly three decades.
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U.S. Reacts Warily To Devaluation Of Chinese Currency

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Jobs Numbers Suggest A Healthy Economy — And May Let Fed Nudge Rates Up

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Shell Announces Plans To Eliminate 6,500 Jobs

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China's Stock Market Suffers Largest Drop In 8 Years

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Health Insurer Anthem To Buy Rival Cigna For Nearly $50 Billion

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President Obama signs the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill in Washington on July 21, 2010. Five years later, debate over the effectiveness of the legislation continues. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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5 Years Later, Legacy Of Financial Overhaul Still Being Weighed

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A man walks past a poster advertising travel to Tehran, Iran, in Los Angeles on July 14. A nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers lifts some sanctions against Iran, but most U.S. sanctions will remain in place. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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What Lifting Iran's Sanctions Means For U.S. Businesses

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Janet Yellen Tells House Panel Interest Rate Hike Likely Later This Year

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Pressure To Act Unethically Looms Over Wall Street, Survey Finds

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A customer fuels his car at a gas station in Pembroke, Mass. Economists say Americans have been slow to spend the money they saved from lower energy prices. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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You've Saved Money At The Pump. Why Aren't You Spending It?

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Recovering From A Rough March, Economy Adds 223,000 Jobs In April

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Aetna announced one of its largest pay hikes recently. CEO Mark Bertolini says he believes it largely could pay for itself by making workers more productive. Courtesy of Aetna hide caption

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Health Insurer Aetna Raises Wages For Lowest-Paid Workers To $16 An Hour

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Closing Arguments Begin In AIG Bailout Case

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Earlier this year, the European Central Bank, headed by Mario Draghi, launched a bond-buying program to drive down interest rates and boost borrowing. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When Rates Turn Negative, Banks Pay Customers To Borrow

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