Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.
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Attacks On Tankers In Gulf Of Oman Send Oil Prices Up, Sharply

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Financial Markets Take A Tumble After Trump Threatens Tariffs On Imports From Mexico

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Tanisha Cortez waits on a table at a restaurant in Ames, Iowa. When the previous restaurant she worked for closed, Cortez applied to others and had job offers right away. Jobs are plentiful in Ames, a small city of more than 65,000 residents tucked amid farm fields north of Des Moines. Olivia Sun for NPR hide caption

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In This Town, You Apply For A Job And You Get It

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Trump Loses Another Bid To Prevent Congress From Seeing His Financials

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A lot of Iowa business owners in towns like Mount Pleasant are facing chronic labor shortages. One solution is to encourage more outsiders to come to the state, including immigrants. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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With Workers Hard To Find, Immigration Crackdown Leaves Iowa Town In A Bind

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Chinese shipping containers are stored at the Port of Los Angeles in Long Beach, Calif. Americans, in bigger numbers than ever, like trade. But they also believe China doesn't play fair in trade. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Trump's Trade War, Americans Will Be Asked To Show Economic Patriotism

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U.S. Agrees To Drop Steel, Aluminum Tariffs On Mexico And Canada

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U.S.-China Trade Tariffs Conclude

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A shopper browses digital products at a market in Beijing. Trade tensions between China and the United States have grown significantly this week, after the Trump administration accused Beijing of backing down from commitments it had made in trade negotiations. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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President Trump Defends Himself Against Report He Did Not Pay Taxes For 8 Years

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Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. U.S. stock markets fell sharply at the open but crept higher as the day wore on after President Trump threatened to raise tariffs on imports from China. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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China 'Reneging' On Trade Commitments, U.S. Officials Say

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The U.S. Gained 263,000 Jobs In April, Showing A Healthy Economy

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President Trump is suing Deutsche Bank, as well as Capital One, in attempt to block the banks from responding to subpoenas from two House panels seeking personal financial documents related to the president, his family and his company. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Trump Sues 2 Banks To Block Democrats From Investigating His Finances

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