Jim Zarroli

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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Business
3:27 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55 Billion

Originally published on Tue May 26, 2015 4:27 pm

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Economy
3:37 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Major Banks Agree To Pay More Than $5 Billion Over Currency Fixing

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 6:17 pm

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Law
10:15 am
Wed May 20, 2015

'Cartel' Of 4 Big Banks To Plead Guilty To Gaming The Exchange Rate

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 11:09 am

Four major banks — Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland — have agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say that traders from the banks, who allegedly called themselves "the cartel," used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros. Meanwhile, the Justice Department has taken the unusual step of tossing out what's called a deferred prosecution agreement against a fifth bank.

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Business
4:16 am
Fri May 15, 2015

SEC Investigates Bogus Bid For Avon

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:57 am

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Business
3:57 pm
Tue May 12, 2015

Verizon Buys AOL In $4.4 Billion Deal

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 6:22 pm

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