Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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Puerto Rico's governor, Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla, shown here in an appearance in Washington this month, has been urging Congress to allow the commonwealth to seek bankruptcy protection. Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP hide caption

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (from left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma pose for a photo during the BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia, in July. RIA Novosti via AP hide caption

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Highflying 'Emerging Markets' Had Their Wings Clipped In 2015

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Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli Arrested On Securities Fraud Charges

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Feds Arrest Martin Shkreli On Fraud Charges

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Plummeting energy prices have hit the junk bond market hard, making investors worry that weaker oil and gas companies won't be able to pay back money they've borrowed. Above, a customer pumps gasoline in Pembroke, Mass. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Junk Bonds Regain Some Lost Ground After A Bruising Few Days

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Martin Franklin (left), Jarden founder and CEO, and Newell Rubbermaid President and CEO Michael Polk are interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after their announcement that the companies are merging. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Industrial Giants DuPont, Dow Chemical Announce $130 Billion Merger

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Dow Chemical, DuPont Announce 'Merger Of Equals'

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Douglas Tompkins started The North Face in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood in 1966. He later eschewed the business world to focus on environmentalism, purchasing large swaths of land for conservation in Chile and Argentina. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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North Face Founder Douglas Tompkins Dies In Kayaking Accident In Chile

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