Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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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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Xi Pledges To Crack Down On IP Theft

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Pigeons fly past the company logo of Sinovel Wind Co., Ltd. outside its head office in Beijing, in 2011. In January 2018, Sinovel was convicted in the U.S. of stealing trade secrets from American Superconductor. Stringer China/Reuters hide caption

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It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

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Dueling Tariff Announcements Blamed For Stock Market Volatility

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The Nasdaq composite index, which includes many tech stocks, has lost nearly 7 percent since March 12. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Stocks Have Lost Some Of Their Luster, Dragging The Stock Market Lower

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A container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. President Trump says the trade deficit that the U.S. runs with other nations must be slashed for the well-being of the country. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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America Has A Large Trade Deficit, But Economists Aren't Too Concerned About It

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The floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled after the Trump administration announced plans to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. Brendan McDermid/Reuters hide caption

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President Donald Trump chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony in Beijing on Nov. 9. The Trump administration is expected to release the results of an investigation into Chinese trade practices, a move that could lead to sanctions. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Trump Prepares To Get Tougher On China Over Trade

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The Navy's new USS Little Rock arrives at the harbor in Buffalo, N.Y., last December. In imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, President Trump said the U.S. military should be as self-sufficient as possible. Carolyn Thompson/AP hide caption

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Trump Says Tariffs Are Needed To Protect Vital Industries, But Are They?

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China has built one of the world's most formidable steel-producing sectors over the years. Above, a Chinese worker cuts steel in Qingdao in eastern Shandong province in January. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Churns Out Half The World's Steel, And Other Steelmakers Feel Pinched

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Trump Policies Put A Strain On U.S. Relations With Canada

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New Round Of NAFTA Talks Is Underway In Mexico

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A worker builds an aircraft engine at Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix in 2016. Aerospace is among the manufacturing sectors that could be affected by import tariffs on steel and aluminum. Alwyn Scott/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel, Aluminum Manufacturers, Hurt Other Industries

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