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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5:11 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Speculation Abounds Over Who Will Win Economics Nobel

Originally published on Mon October 13, 2014 9:42 am

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Economy
4:19 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Federal Regulators Impose Tough New Rules For Banks

Originally published on Wed September 3, 2014 7:04 pm

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Business
4:27 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

JPMorgan's Been Hacked, But Answers — And Fraud — Are Hard To Find

Originally published on Thu August 28, 2014 7:28 pm

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Business
4:45 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

BK's Big Deal Could Bring The King To Canada, Controversy Close Behind

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 8:07 pm

Burger King is buying Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-donut chain, in a deal valued at $11 billion. The new company will be headquartered in Ontario, Canada, allowing Burger King to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rate. The relocation is bound to cause controversy in the U.S.

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Business
4:06 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

To Make A Move North, Burger King Eyes Buying A Canadian Icon

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 2:08 pm

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Parallels
4:31 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Argentina Crisis Puts Focus On Role Of Distressed-Debt Funds

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Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 8:09 pm

The legal battle between Argentina and its creditors grinds on with no sign of a resolution anytime soon. The dispute pits the government against two New York hedge funds that specialize in buying distressed debt.

These hedge funds bought Argentina's bonds at fire-sale prices and now stand to make huge profits off the country's financial troubles. But they've encountered a lot of resistance from the government.

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Law
4:10 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Bank Of America Settles With Feds And States For Record Amount

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 6:24 pm

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1:07 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Bank Of America Settles Mortgage Case For $16.65 Billion

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Europe
4:09 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Once-Thriving Heart Of The Eurozone Stagnates

Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 6:35 pm

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Business
4:19 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

White House Seeks Ways To Go It Alone In Keeping Companies Stateside

Originally published on Thu August 28, 2014 6:43 pm

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