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

Jim Zarroli

Fieldale Farms in Gainesville, Ga., says it can't keep enough workers to meet demand for its poultry products, despite paying $16 per hour plus benefits. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jim Zarroli/NPR

Some Businesses Say Immigrant Workers Are Harder To Find

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/382439711/382463545" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Auto dealers are extending loans to a growing number of people with weak credit. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Auto Loan Surge Fuels Fears Of Another Subprime Crisis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/379353315/379419941" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

To protect against fraud, U.S. banks will be issuing credit cards with small computer chips. But some experts say using a PIN to complete a transaction is more secure than a signature. iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto

U.S. Credit Cards Tackle Fraud With Embedded Chips, But No PINs

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/375164839/375201482" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Vladimir Putin speaks in Moscow on Dec. 23. Russia's current economic crisis stems from Western sanctions and diving oil prices. Maxim Shipenkov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Maxim Shipenkov/AFP/Getty Images

Sanctions Intensify Russia's Free Fall Into Economic Crisis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/373982116/374142476" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Obama announces changes to U.S. policy on Cuba, including relaxing restrictions on U.S. banking in the country, in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. Doug Mills / Pool/EPA/Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Doug Mills / Pool/EPA/Landov

Opportunity, Caution Seen For U.S. Banks As Cuba Rules Ease

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/371701243/371721127" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An "Assembled in the USA" stamp is seen at the side of a box containing a 32-inch television set May 29 in the warehouse of Element Electronics, in Winnsboro, S.C. For the phenomenon of "reshoring," or bringing overseas jobs back to the United States, the electronics sector has been a leader. Chris Keane/Reuters/Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Chris Keane/Reuters/Landov

'Reshoring' Trend Has Little Impact On U.S. Economy, Study Finds

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/371059896/371126246" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is being sued for choosing retirement funds that shortchanged its employees and charged high fees. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans On Trial

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/370794942/370878873" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pension Deal In Spending Bill Will Cut Benefits Before Safety Net Fails

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/370022535/370022536" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Drop In Oil Prices Is Being Felt By U.S. Drillers, Oil Field Firms

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/367938669/367938670" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Immigration Policy May Mean Better Jobs, But Impact On Labor Unclear

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/367244297/367244298" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Senate Panel Probes Fed's Oversight Of Commodity Trading

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/365638369/365638370" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

1 Million American Pension Plans Could Be Insolvent In 10 Years

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/365271646/365271647" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Justice Department Charges Georgia Debt Collector With Fraud

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/365151086/365151087" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript