Jim Zarroli

Jim Zarroli appears in the following:

Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Sounds

Thursday, August 18, 2016

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump frequently promises to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. But how realistic is it to think he could do that, if elected?


After Criticism, Trump Adds Women To His Economic Advisory Team

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The new advisers include several longtime GOP fundraisers and critics of Hillary Clinton. The GOP presidential nominee's initial list last week consisted entirely of white men.


Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week

Monday, August 08, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will spell out what they might do to encourage growth and create jobs. Trump will offer his ideas on Monday in Detroit. Clinton will give her speech on Thursday.


Trump Names Wall Street And Real Estate Titans As Economic Advisers

Friday, August 05, 2016

Donald Trump's list is heavy with successful Wall Street and real estate industry figures, but short of actual economists.


Clinton Highlights Billionaires' Support As A Way To Try To Undermine Trump

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton has some very rich people supporting her, including Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban and Meg Whitman. The advantages of their support are obvious. There are also some potential downsides.


U.S. Economy Grew By Just 1.2 Percent During 2nd Quarter

Friday, July 29, 2016

While consumers continue to spend, business investment was down, suggesting that companies are growing nervous about the future.


Regulators Draw Up New Rules To Stop Abusive Practices By Debt Collectors

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau receives more complaints about debt collection than any other issue.


The Fed Sees 'Diminished Risks' In The Economy, Keeps Interest Rates Steady

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Federal Reserve officials are sounding more optimistic about economic growth, even though business investment remains "soft."


After Brexit, Uncertainty Over Status Of EU Workers Living In U.K.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Much of the United Kingdom's economy relies on European labor. After the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, what will happen to millions of EU residents who now work in the U.K.?


United Kingdom Faces Severe Housing Shortage Amid Immigrant Influx

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The United Kingdom has a housing shortage. Add an influx of immigrants from other parts of European Union, and you have a market where escalating prices put home ownership out of the reach of many people.


U.S. Sues To Recover Funds Allegedly Stolen From Malaysian Government Fund

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The money — which U.S. officials say was used to buy a $35 million jet, art by Van Gogh, rights to The Wolf of Wall Street — was raised by a fund with ties to Malaysia's prime minister and his family.


Herbalife Agrees To Pay $200 Million To Settle Complaints It Deceived Consumers

Friday, July 15, 2016

The FTC has ordered the company to revamp the way it compensates distributors, but because the punishment wasn't even tougher, Herbalife's share price rises.


Federal Reserve Refuses To Budge On Interest Rates Despite Market Highs

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The U.S. Federal Reserve is still so concerned about the economy that it has put off even a small increase in interest rates. The decision comes at a time when the Dow Jones and the S&P have rallied to record highs.


This Steel Town Voted For Brexit. Now Its Jobs Are In Jeopardy

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

In Wales, the U.K.'s largest steel plant is in limbo. Employing thousands, the plant is the cornerstone of Port Talbot's economy. The vote created anxiety about the future of the plant and the town.


Investors Pull Funds From Britain's Commercial Real Estate Market

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Several British commercial property investment funds will no longer let people withdraw their funds. The outcome of the Brexit vote has accelerated the flow of funds out of the U.K.


FACT CHECK: Donald Trump And The Victimization Of U.S. Steel

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?


Brexit Makes Investors Nervous, But U.K. Recession Isn't Certain

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.


How Will Brexit Affect London's Status As A Global Financial Center?

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.


Fact Check: Hillary Clinton And Women In The Workforce

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.


Big U.S. Companies Are Weighing In On This Week's 'Brexit' Vote, Too

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.