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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Economy
3:51 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Turmoil Continues In Financial Markets As Dow Plunges

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Stocks took a beating, with key indexes falling more than 2 percent before bouncing back slightly.
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Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 6:54 pm

It was another stomach-churning day on Wall Street. At one point, the Dow industrials were down 460 points — a huge drop that followed four consecutive days of stock market losses.

The decline more than wiped out the year's gains. But then late in the trading day, tocks started to recover. And by the close, the Dow's loss was a little more than 1 percent.

Investors are worried about a global economic slowdown, the Federal Reserve's next move and even the Ebola virus.

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World
3:15 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Economics Nobel Awarded For Work On Regulating Big Businesses

Originally published on Mon October 13, 2014 3:58 pm

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Economy
6:56 am
Mon October 13, 2014

French Economist Wins Nobel For Market Power And Regulation Research

Originally published on Mon October 13, 2014 8:42 am

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Business
3:14 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Stock Market Has Wild Week Of Ups And Downs

Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 5:28 pm

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Law
3:34 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Six Years After Financial Crisis, Litigation Carries On With AIG Suit

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 5:46 pm

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