Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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Garment workers and relatives of Rana Plaza victims stage a demonstration on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec. 24. Shariful Islam/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress

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Blockbuster Trades Are Changing The Face Of Pharmaceuticals

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IPO Market Shows Signs Of Strain

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Round-tripping occurs when American citizens open bank accounts in tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, funnel money into the accounts and then use it to buy stocks and bonds back in the U.S. David McFadden/AP hide caption

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Sending Money On An Overseas Round Trip To Avoid Taxes

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With Proposed Mega-Merger On The Hill, Spotlight's On Consumers

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New Rules Force Big Banks To Keep A Bigger Cushion

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How A Regulation Helped Ease Way For Stock Market's 'Flash Boys'

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"The stock market is rigged," says Michael Lewis, and high-frequency traders are to blame. But defenders of high-speed trading say it plays a legitimate role. Paul Giamou/iStockphoto hide caption

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Traders Defend High-Speed Systems Against Charges Of Rigging

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American-Made, Haven-Kept? Congress Looks At Caterpillar's Tax Returns

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Russia's Energy Market Heft Leaves Neighbors Unsettled

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Jury Convicts 5 Ex-Madoff Employees Of Securities Fraud

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Madoff Aides Found Guilty For Role In Massive Ponzi Scheme

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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on as Crimean leaders sign a treaty for Crimea to join Russia on Tuesday. In response, Western countries have imposed limited sanctions. Sergei Ilnitsky/AP hide caption

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Western Sanctions On Russia Are 'A Shot Across The Bow'

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Chinese Tech Giant Alibaba Plans To Launch IPO In U.S.

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Employers React To New Overtime Expansion

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