Jim Zarroli appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Is Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. steel industry fell victim to dumping, unfair trade pacts and self-serving politicians accurate?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Last week's Brexit vote sent financial markets tumbling. It also raised questions about the future of the U.K. economy. Analysts now expect slower growth but not an immediate tumble into recession.
Monday, June 27, 2016
When the U.K. voted to leave the EU, a lot of questions were left unanswered. London banks do an enormous amount of international business, but with the doors to Europe shutting that could change.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
In a speech Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic nominee said that economic growth over the past 40 years is largely thanks to women getting into the workforce. We analyze her claim.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
U.S. firms that do business in the United Kingdom, such as Mars and Chase, are speaking out against the idea of the U.K. leaving the EU. They say it would complicate their operations in Europe.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Returning to the gold standard is an idea that's popular with a small segment of voters — many of them Republicans. Donald Trump thinks gold may be the answer to what ails the U.S. economy.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Germany became the latest country where investors are paying the government for the privilege of owning bonds. It's usually the other way around. Global economic fears are driving this unusual trend.
Monday, June 13, 2016
The AR-15 has been the weapon of choice in some recent high-profile mass killings. It shoots accurately and tends to come with a high-capacity magazine.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is aiming at rules created after the 2008 financial crisis. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls the plan a "wet kiss" for the big banks.
Monday, June 06, 2016
At a campaign event, Donald Trump said Bob Guillo gave his Trump University program the highest rating possible. Guillo says he paid $35,000 only to be taught to use Trulia and other common websites.
Thursday, June 02, 2016
The decision by New York State's Court of Appeals is a victory for state officials, who filed charges against the insurance industry icon 11 years ago.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
A federal judge released hundreds of documents related to Trump University, which is being sued for fraud. They show a high-pressure sales environment where employees were taught how to keep selling expensive packages of real estate classes, even when customers balked.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
But shareholders at Exxon Mobil approved one resolution that could make it easier to one day nominate an environmentalist to the board.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
But the St. Louis-based seed company makes clear it's still willing to negotiate with the German chemical and pharmaceutical giant.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Germany's Bayer corporation says Monsanto is worth $62 billion. That works out to a 37 percent premium over Monsanto's stock price from a few days ago. Bayer is sending a signal it is serious about taking over Monsanto, and it's willing to take on a lot of debt in order to do so.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
U.S. officials say the former chairman of Dean Foods passed inside information to famed gambler Billy Walters, who then tipped off Mickelson. The SEC wants Mickelson to turn over $931,000.
Friday, May 13, 2016
Trump issued a reasonably detailed tax plan last year that included cuts for the middle class and wealthy. But some of his recent statements have left people pretty confused about his real intentions.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
In the 1990s, Donald Trump famously tried to acquire control of the Empire State Building. He lost — but ultimately won a nice profit, especially considering he put no money into the building.
Friday, May 06, 2016
But the anonymous source behind the document dump wants immunity from government prosecution first.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
How the economy feels can be key in an election, and because of wage stagnation, the economic recovery doesn't feel real to many Americans, including Jennifer Kaiser of Indianapolis.