Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.
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Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday. He won a GOP straw poll there with 37 percent of the vote. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Cain's Catchy 9-9-9 Tax Plan Draws Interest, Doubters

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Lauren and Greg Manning stand with their sons Jagger and Tyler (right) at the Central Park Zoo in 2010. Manning became a symbol of survival after the Sept. 11 attacks, where she suffered burns on more than 80 percent of her body. Courtesy Lauren Manning hide caption

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Katharine Hepburn (left) and Rossano Brazzi in Venice in David Lean's 1955 film Summertime. United Artists/Photofest hide caption

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As Storm Looms, NYC Shuts Down Mass Transit

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Many of Bank of America's problems stem from its purchase of the subprime mortgage lender Countrywide Financial. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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A 'Good Deal' For BofA, A 'Great Deal' For Buffett

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High-speed trades that outpace human decision-making are unhealthy for the markets, critics say. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Computer-Driven Trading Causing Market Spikes?

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Weak Data, Economic Fears Provoke Stock Sell-Off

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Google plans to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cash. At the end of 2010, Google was sitting on nearly $35 billion, and it's not alone. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Henry Street Settlement provides a range of social services for low-income New Yorkers, including a summer day camp for children. Corporate donations to the agency fell off after the 2008 financial crisis. Will Deitz/Henry Street Settlement hide caption

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Turbulence On Wall Street Pauses On An Upswing

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress in July that the Fed was ready to act if the economy weakened. On Tuesday, the Fed announced it was prepared to keep interest rates low until at least mid-2013. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Fed May Need To Find New Tricks Up Its Sleeve

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