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

Reporter, Business, New York

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

He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

Over the years, he's reported on recessions and booms, crashes and rallies, and a long string of tax dodgers, insider traders and Ponzi schemers. He's been heavily involved in the coverage of the European debt crisis and the bank bailouts in the United States.

Prior to moving into his current role, Zarroli served as a New York-based general assignment reporter for NPR News. While in this position he covered the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Zarroli added to NPR's coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the London transit bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Before joining the NPR in 1996, Zarroli worked for the Pittsburgh Press and wrote for various print publications.

Zarroli graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

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GE's Fall From Dow Jones Is The Downfall Of An American Icon

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After the 2008 financial crisis, rules required much greater transparency on the sale of credit default swaps. But a loophole allows banks to evade regulation by offloading the trades to foreign subsidiaries. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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Big Banks Are Once Again Taking Risks With Complex Financial Trades, Report Says

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Canada's Dairy Prices Have Become A Contentious Issue With U.S. Leaders

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President Trump is greeted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the official welcome of a G-7 summit Friday in Quebec. The summit comes as the U.S. is clashing with Canada and other big trading partners over tariffs. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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As U.S. Flexes Its Muscles On Trade, Other Countries Are Beginning To Push Back

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President Trump delivers remarks before signing tariff proclamations on steel and aluminum imports at the White House on March 8. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (second from left), Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro look on. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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On Trade, Trump Administration Likes to Leave Other Countries Guessing

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Investors Concerned Over Especially Polarizing Political Crisis In Italy

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Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo speaks to reporters during the seventh round of NAFTA talks in Mexico City, on March 5. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has said a deal needs to be completed this week, but fundamental differences remain among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Airbus A321 airliner arrives at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport during the delivery of the first batch of planes to Iran Air on Jan. 12, 2017. Europe's Airbus has a contract to provide 100 aircraft to the Iranian airline. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Companies Face A Tough Choice After Trump Pulls Out Of Iran Nuclear Deal

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Why It Matters What Shape Michael Cohen's Finances Are In

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Workers remove Trump signage from Trump Place on Riverside Boulevard. on Manhattan's West Side on Nov. 16, 2016. A separate building nearby won a judge's permission to remove Trump's name if enough residents agree. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Sides With Residents Who Want Trump's Name Off Their NYC Building

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Wells Fargo Fined $1 Billion Over Mortgage And Auto Loans

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Cans are lined up at the Pacific Coast Producers plant in Oroville, Calif. The company, which cans fruits for sale in supermarkets, says new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel imports will eat into its profits. Rick King Design hide caption

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For One California Company, Trump's Tariffs Have Unintended Consequences

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