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.
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Economic Pain Lingers Despite Recession's End

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Panel: TARP's Faults Eroded Government Confidence

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to speak Friday at a conference in Wyoming. Investors are looking for clues that the Fed will do more to stimulate the economy. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Concern Grows Over Possible 'Double-Dip' Recession

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An employee inspects finished rolls of aluminum at an Alcoa facility in Newburgh, Ind., in 2006. The company has slashed payrolls in its core business by about one-third. Daniel R. Patmore/AP hide caption

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BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg (right) stands with outgoing CEO Tony Hayward. Hayward may not receive any exit compensation if he stays on with the company. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. pay czar Kenneth Feinberg says executive payouts were "ill-advised," but critics say he should have acted more forcefully. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Pay Czar Slams Bank Executives' Bonuses

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Listen to "Fight Over First Head Of Consumer Bureau Heats Up"

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