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

BNP Paribas Agrees To Nearly $9 Billion Fine And Admission Of Guilt

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Bitter Debt Fight Between Argentina And U.S. Set To Reach Climax

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Absentee Ballots To Decide Whether Rep. Rangel Gets A 23rd Term

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U.S. Tip-Toes Closer To Unprecedented Fine On French Banking Giant

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Medtronic Chairman Omar Ishrak said the $43 billion merger with Covidien isn't just about cutting taxes — it makes business sense. Brendan McDermid/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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U.S.-Foreign Mergers Raise Calls For Tax Reforms

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Lightning-Fast Trades Go Beneath The Congressional Microscope

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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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