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Jim Zarroli

Jim Zarroli appears in the following:

Politics In Real Life: What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans

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.

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As Factory Jobs Slip Away, Indiana Voters Have Trade On Their Minds

Monday, May 02, 2016

The state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.

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3 Years Later, Bangladeshi Survivors Remember The Collapse Of Rana Plaza

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Those who were injured or lost loved ones in the building's collapse say those responsible haven't been brought to justice.

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Federal Regulators Propose Tougher Rules Governing Wall Street Bonuses

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Executives who get their firms in legal trouble could be forced to pay back bonuses retroactively.

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EU Files New Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Android Apps

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

It's the latest case against big U.S. companies by European regulators, who have also targeted Apple, Starbucks, Amazon and Intel.

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Breaking Up The Banks May Be More Complicated Than It Seems

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Bernie Sanders says one of his first acts as president would be to begin the process of breaking up big banks. But there's a problem: The president doesn't really have any direct authority to do so.

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Want To Set Up A Shell Corporation To Hide Your Millions? No Problem

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Panama Papers showed just how easy it is to stash your money in a place where regulators can't find it. It's not illegal to set up these corporations, and the business of creating them is booming.

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Goldman Sachs Will Pay $5 Billion For Misleading Investors On Mortgage Assets

Monday, April 11, 2016

U.S. officials say the firm sold mortgage-backed securities based on loans that were a lot riskier than they were supposed to be.

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Life Expectancy Study: It's Not Just What You Make, It's Where You Live

Monday, April 11, 2016

A study of Social Security and tax records says poor people live longer in some cities than in others, and it's not clear why.

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4 Fed Chairs Talk Publically For The First Time About The Job

Friday, April 08, 2016

One of the most powerful and controversial jobs is head of the Federal Reserve. What the Fed chair does has an impact not just in the United States but around the world.

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Pfizer Calls Off $150 Billion Merger With Allergan

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

U.S. drug company Pfizer announced it has terminated its merger agreement with Ireland-based Allergan. Pfizer says the decision was driven by anti-inversion rules introduced by the U.S. Treasury.

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How Will Trump The Brand Survive Trump The Candidate?

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

There's some evidence Trump is losing favor with the high-end customers his businesses target.

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How Might Donald Trump's Campaign Affect His Brand?

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Much of Donald Trump's success in business comes from his ability to leverage his name as a luxury product. He doesn't actually own some of the products attached to him; instead he leases his name to other investors. NPR explores how the current campaign might affect his brand.

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New Rules On Inversions Could Kill The Allergan-Pfizer Merger

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

President Obama calls the controversial practice "one of the most insidious tax loopholes out there." Now the Treasury Department has introduced rules aimed at reducing the incentives for inversions.

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Panama Papers Shed Light On Global Business Of Tax Avoidance

Monday, April 04, 2016

A huge trove of documents leaked from a large Panamanian law firm is shedding light on the global business of tax avoidance.

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GE Capital Wants Off The List Of Too-Big-To-Fail Institutions

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The company says it's getting out of the financial services industry and should no longer be subjected to so much federal government oversight.

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New York Mayor's Plan To Ease Housing Shortage Faces Opposition

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to rezone some neighborhoods to allow more construction. The plan is encountering opposition from some of the people hit hardest by the housing shortage.

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ISO 2 Affordable Bedrooms In NYC? Good Luck With That

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Over the past few decades, New York City has become safer, richer and a lot more crowded than it used to be. All over Manhattan these days, you can see apartment buildings going up — and yet finding a decent place to live has become tougher than ever.

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As More People Move In, New York City Suffers Affordable Housing Crisis

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

New York City has become safer, richer and much more crowded than it used to be. It's also much harder to find somewhere to live.

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Argentina Reaches Agreement To End 15-Year Bonds Dispute

Monday, February 29, 2016

Argentina and its creditors have reached an agreement ending a 15-year-long dispute that barred the country from borrowing money in the bond markets.

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