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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Doing A 'Twist': A New Plan To Boost The Economy

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Why Some Men Earn Less Than They Did 40 Years Ago

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About 300 dinosaur specimens are on display at the Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles hide caption

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Dinosaur Hall Roars To Life In Los Angeles

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Experts estimate that in a 2 percent growth economy, the average household income would increase $17,000 less over a decade than it would in a world of 3 percent growth. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What The 'New Normal' Means For Americans

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Specialists Evan Solomon works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, when major stock indexes fell steeply. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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New Data Point To No Quick Fix For Economy

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Bernanke Expects Jobs Market To Strengthen

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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will kick off a series of regular press conferences, to be held four times a year. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Taking Questions: A New Move For Fed Transparency

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President Obama outlined a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes to reduce the deficit Wednesday at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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