Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.
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The U.S. economy grew 2.9 percent last year, just missing President Trump's 3-percent target. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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U.S. Economy Grew 2.9 Percent In 2018, Just Below Trump's Target

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer discusses the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on Oct. 1, 2018. Lighthizer is now the chief U.S. negotiator in trade talks with China. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator

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David Malpass, a conservative with longstanding ties to President Trump, has been nominated to run the World Bank, which he has criticized. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Trump Nominates Outspoken Critic David Malpass To Head World Bank

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Fed Changes Course, Holds Off On Raising Interest Rates

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China's Slowing Economy Could Give U.S. An Advantage In Trade Talks

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Ashtabula, Ohio, was a thriving factory town in the 1950s, with a busy port where freighters brought iron ore to be used in the steel mills of Pennsylvania. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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For One Ohio Town, Trump's Trade Policies Bring Uncertainty And Hope

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A sign at the entrance of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., says the museum will reopen Tuesday. The shutdown reduced federal spending by $18 billion, although most of that will be recouped now that the government has reopened, according to a new report. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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