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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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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Xi Pledges To Crack Down On IP Theft

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Pigeons fly past the company logo of Sinovel Wind Co., Ltd. outside its head office in Beijing, in 2011. In January 2018, Sinovel was convicted in the U.S. of stealing trade secrets from American Superconductor. Stringer China/Reuters hide caption

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It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

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Dueling Tariff Announcements Blamed For Stock Market Volatility

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The Nasdaq composite index, which includes many tech stocks, has lost nearly 7 percent since March 12. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Stocks Have Lost Some Of Their Luster, Dragging The Stock Market Lower

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A container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. President Trump says the trade deficit that the U.S. runs with other nations must be slashed for the well-being of the country. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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America Has A Large Trade Deficit, But Economists Aren't Too Concerned About It

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The floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled after the Trump administration announced plans to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. Brendan McDermid/Reuters hide caption

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President Donald Trump chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony in Beijing on Nov. 9. The Trump administration is expected to release the results of an investigation into Chinese trade practices, a move that could lead to sanctions. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Trump Prepares To Get Tougher On China Over Trade

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