Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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Jim Zarroli 2010
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Jim Zarroli

Reporter, Business, New York

Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

Over the years, he's reported on recessions and booms, crashes and rallies, and a long string of tax dodgers, insider traders and Ponzi schemers. He's been heavily involved in the coverage of the European debt crisis and the bank bailouts in the United States.

Prior to moving into his current role, Zarroli served as a New York-based general assignment reporter for NPR News. While in this position he covered the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Zarroli added to NPR's coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the London transit bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Before joining the NPR in 1996, Zarroli worked for the Pittsburgh Press and wrote for various print publications.

Zarroli graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

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Stock Markets Mostly Recover After Plunging Amid Escalation Of U.S.-China Tensions

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U.S. And China Remain Far Apart On Key Issues To Resolve Trade War

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New Deal Between The U.S. And China Postpone New Round Of Tariffs

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Deutsche Bank Offices In Frankfurt Raided By German Police

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In a speech to the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said interest rates are just below the range of estimates that would be "neutral" for the economy. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GM Will End Production Of Its 'Car Of The Future': Chevy Volt

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Tech Industry Stocks Are Fueling A Drop In The Markets

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Arrest Of Nissan Chairman Threatens Future Of Alliance With Mitsubishi And Renault

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Rep. Maxine Waters, seated next to Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas, at a hearing in July, is set to become chair of the House Financial Services Committee. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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'Auntie Maxine' Waters Gets Ready To Take On The Banks As House Panel Chair

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In Some Congressional Districts, The Tax Cut is Actually Hurting Republican Campaigns

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Chinese Yuan Continues To Tumble In Value Against U.S. Dollar

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