John Ydstie After covering the economy, Wall Street and federal budget issues for two decades, John Ydstie is now applying his reporting and interviewing skills as a roving national correspondent.

Big Questions Remain On Whether Canada Will Agree To Tentative Trade Deal

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Last year, the Trump administration unveiled its goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a deal that reshaped trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. And Mexico Reach Trade Deal; Trump Wants To Drop NAFTA Name

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Amir Peay recently opened a distillery in Lexington, Ky., at the site of the James E. Pepper distillery. About 10 percent of his revenues come from exports, and Peay worries that the European Union's tariffs will hurt his overseas business. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Caught In Tariff War, U.S. Distillers Fear Losing Out On Global Whiskey Boom

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Defends U.S. Trade Policies

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News Brief: Republicans Talk Immigration Overhaul, China Tariffs Latest

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Global Markets Fall As U.S.-China Trade Tensions Rise

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks before the Economic Club of Chicago on April 6. The central bank raised a key short-term rate by a quarter-point on Wednesday, the second increase this year. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Trade Tensions And Threat Of Tariffs Has Led To Lots Of Uncertainty

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Mary Buchzeiger, CEO of Lucerne International, says President Trump's proposed tariffs on imports could destroy her Michigan-based company, which supplies automakers with parts mostly made in China. This week, she presented her case for an exemption from the tariffs at the International Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Small Business Owner Fears U.S.-China Trade War Will Destroy Her Company

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U.S. Unemployment Dips Below 4 Percent For The First Time In More Than 17 Years

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Trader Edward Curran (right) works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. As Treasury yields topped 3 percent on Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Steelworkers leave a plant at the end of their shift in Bethlehem, Pa., in 1947. Employment in the industry has declined by 80 percent from its peak six decades ago, according to author Douglas Irwin. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Protection For The Steel Industry Is As Old As America

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As Threats Of Additional Tariffs Continue, China Says U.S. Demands Are Unreasonable

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China Imposes Tariffs On Long List Of U.S. Produced Goods

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