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

Bank Of America Settles With Investors

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Fed Cuts Forecast For Growth

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JPMorgan Securities to Settle Fraud Charges

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"In this context, monetary policy cannot be a panacea," Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernnake says. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed Stimulus Ends Soon; Do We Still Need It?

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Contestants Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and IBM's computer named Watson compete on Jeopardy! earlier this year. Carol Kaelson/Jeopardy Productions/AP hide caption

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IBM Turns 100: The Company That Reinvented Itself

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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has frequently warned about the dangers of not raising the nation's debt ceiling. Michael Nagle/Getty Images hide caption

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What If We Don't Raise The Debt Ceiling?

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French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is widely considered Europe's first choice for the now-vacant position of IMF chief. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

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Who In The World Should Run The IMF?

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Visitors enjoy Pillar Point Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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In Half Moon Bay, Deep Cuts Reshape City Hall

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IMF Chief Charged With Assaulting Hotel Maid

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Blighted Areas Now A Calif. Budget Battleground

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Hedge Fund Titan Guilty In Insider Trading Case

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Employers Add Jobs; Unemployment Climbs

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Exxon said its profits soared 69 percent during the first three months of 2011. Donna McWilliam/AP hide caption

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As Gas Prices Rise, Oil Company Tax Breaks Debated

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Politicians Put Positive Spin On Budget Battle Words

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High Deficit Could Hinder U.S. Credit Rating

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