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

Workers begin repairs to a wall that was lost in the wake of Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday in Rockport, Texas. Most insurance policies don't cover flooding damage. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Storm-Tossed Houston Area, Most Homeowners Lack Flood Insurance

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The damage to Houston's economy from Harvey's torrential rainfall will be by one estimate more than $30 billion, a staggering sum. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Economic Impact Of Harvey Could Be Felt Nationwide Before It's Over

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in July. President Trump has given mixed signals about whether he will re-appoint her when her term as chair expires in February. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan during a budget discussion in March. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Bond Analysts Discuss Circumstances Around A Debt Ceiling Crisis

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President Trump speaks with newly sworn-in White House chief of staff John Kelly at the White House on July 31. Kelly is one of four former generals who were appointed to top administration positions. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Donald Trump Likes To Surround Himself With Generals

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Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign

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Faced with a string of resignations from his advisory panels, President Trump has disbanded two groups he had formed to provide policy and economic guidance. He's seen here after a news conference Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks during a meeting with manufacturing executives at the White House in February, including Merck's Kenneth Frazier (center) and Ford's Mark Fields. Frazier has resigned from the president's manufacturing council. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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CEOs' Dilemma: Supporting Trump's Agenda, Opposing His Behavior

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President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

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Speaking to a crowd in Huntington, W.Va., on Thursday, President Trump said the U.S. economy is on its way back. Justin Merriman/Getty Images hide caption

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Now That He's President, Trump Is Sounding More Positive About The Economy

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Dow Tops 22,000, Helped By Apple Shares

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Jay Sekulow, seen in 2015, is one of President Trump's attorneys and also leads two Christian conservative charities that have raised questions with watchdog groups. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Questions Raised About Charities Involving President Trump's Lawyer

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Russian businessman Aras Agalarov, left, Miss Universe Gabriela Isler and pageant owner Donald Trump at the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013. It was there that Trump — then the pageant's owner — spent several days hobnobbing with Russia's elite. Irina Bujor/AP hide caption

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At The 2013 Miss Universe Contest, Trump Met Some Of Russia's Rich And Powerful

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