Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.
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Consumers spent more than expected in the first quarter of 2012, partly because they dipped into their savings, but businesses spent less. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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Many of the most troubled European banks, like the French-Belgian Dexia, lost money in subprime mortgages and Greek bonds. Yves Logghe/AP hide caption

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Dilemma For European Banks: Clean Books Or Lend?

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President Obama signs the economic stimulus bill in February 2009, as Vice President Biden looks on. Experts disagree over the impact of the administration's economic policies on the recession. Darin McGregor/AP hide caption

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Did Obama's Policies Help, Or Hinder, The Economy?

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President Obama makes a case for the tax proposal dubbed the "Buffett rule" Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla. Marc Serota/Getty Images hide caption

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Would The Buffett Rule Help The U.S. Economy?

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Job Numbers: 'One Month Does Not Make A Trend'

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The Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village apartment complexes in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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City Rents Rise As Buyers Wait Out Housing Bust

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Former MF Global Holdings Ltd. Chairman and CEO Jon Corzine testified on Capitol Hill in December. On Wednesday, a former executive at the company refused to answer lawmakers' questions about events in the run-up to the firm's collapse. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Former MF Global Exec Takes 5th At Hearing

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A driver pumps gas into his Toyota Prius hybrid at a gas station in Sunnyvale, Calif., in 2007. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Jobs Added In Feb., But Unemployment Holds Steady

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum addresses an election night party in Steubenville, Ohio, on Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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