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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Government Shutdown Causing Far Greater Damage To Economy Than Previously Estimated

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President Trump appears on a monitor in the Press Briefing Room of the White House on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Trump's Oval Office Pitch For A Border Wall

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A section of the reinforced U.S.-Mexico border fence in the Otay Mesa area, San Diego County, is seen from Tijuana in Mexico. President Trump says a border wall made of steel would help American steel companies. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Sees Border Wall As Another Boost For U.S. Steel Industry

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Indications Of China's Slowing Economic Growth Concern U.S. Investors

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Tech Stocks Have Taken A Beating This Year, And The Effects Have Been Far-Reaching

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With the Dow swinging up and down hundreds of points in a day, investors are feeling queasy. One economist says uncertainty in the stock markets may mean turbulence will continue in the new year. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Stock Market Gyrations Making You Dizzy? Get Used To It, Analysts Say

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With 1 Trading Day Left In 2018, How Will Financial Markets Fare?

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Shutdown Could Extend Into the New Year, Won't Save Taxpayers Money

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Disgraced Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing on March 10, 2009 in New York. Ten years later, victims of his scam are still rebuilding their lives. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Madoff Victims, Scars Remain 10 Years Later

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Despite Pressure From Trump, The Federal Reserve Will Raise Key Interest Rate

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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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