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

Political Rhetoric Bogs Down Future Of Keystone XL Pipeline

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AT&T And DirecTV Mega-Merger Spells Changes For Media Landscape

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AT&T To Buy DirecTV In Nearly $50 Billion Deal

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Chipotle Shareholders Reject Executives' Compensation Plan

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The website RocketHub connects startups with a funding network. Here, the site's founders (from left): Alon Hillel-Tuch, Vladimir Vukicevic, Brian Meece and Jed Cohen. RocketHub hide caption

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Crowdfunding Can Help Build Business, But At What Cost?

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Buffett Defends Coke Position At Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

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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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