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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The Trump Administration's Tariffs On China Are Not Having The Desired Effect So Far

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Stocks Plunge On Worries Over Trade, Rising Interest Rates

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Why People Take A Gamble On Mother Nature With Catastrophe Bonds

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Donald Trump, accompanied by Donald Trump Jr. (from left), Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump at an event in 2016. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood says the younger Trumps had exercised no real control over the Trump Foundation's activities, despite being nominal board members. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Tax Authorities Were Either Unwilling To Take On The Trumps Or Lacked The Resources

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General Electric Stuns Wall Street By Firing CEO John Flannery After A Year

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John Flannery is being replaced as head of General Electric. GE's status fell sharply over the past decade. The company has resorted to selling off divisions and laying off employees, a process that accelerated under Flannery. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Trump Says China Is Intentionally Attacking His Supporters With Its Retaliatory Tariffs

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U.S. Imposes New Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Imports

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Trump Announces New Round Of $200 Billion Tariffs On Chinese Imports

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The Big Iron Farm Show draws thousands of farmers and farm equipment-makers to a fairground in West Fargo, N.D. For many this year, concerns about crop yields have been eclipsed by worries about President Trump's trade policies. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Farmers Hope For China Trade Deal, But For Now They Worry About Tariffs' Impact

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President Trump Continues To Ratchet Up Trade War With Other Countries

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Question Of What Will Happen To Steel Imports Hangs Over NAFTA Talks

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The United States, Canada and Mexico have been in lengthy talks over changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement since President Trump threatened to scrap the historic treaty. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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