Jim Zarroli

Jim Zarroli appears in the following:

New York District Attorney On The Defense Over Handling Of Weinstein Allegations

Friday, October 13, 2017

Cyrus Vance Jr. decided not to prosecute Harvey Weinstein despite an undercover audiotape of the movie mogul harassing an Italian model. Now Vance is under scrutiny over his handling of the case.

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Storm-Battered U.S. Economy Lost 33,000 Jobs In September

Friday, October 06, 2017

The Labor Department also says the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent. The monthly jobs report was likely skewed by the impact of hurricanes that hit in late August and mid-September.

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Trump's Remarks About Erasing Puerto Rico's Debt Jolt The Markets

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

The president told Fox News "you can say goodbye" to Puerto Rico's $73 billion in debt. But the White House quickly walked back the remarks.

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How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Blue states have emerged as powerful adversaries against some of the president's more controversial initiatives and could thwart efforts to impede the probe of Russian interference in the election.

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SEC Reveals It Was Hacked Last Year

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission says someone breached a major database last year. And it says information accessed in the hacking may have been used for illicit stock trades.

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With Power Out, Many Florida Gas Stations Remain Closed

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A lot of people evacuated from Florida in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. Now they desperately want to come home, but the lack of fuel is making that tough.

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As Hurricane Irma Nears, Gasoline Is In Short Supply For Floridians

Friday, September 08, 2017

As Irma heads into Florida, a lot of people are hitting the highways to evacuate, and even those staying behind are topping off their tanks to make sure they don't run out.

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Florida Suffers Growing Gasoline Shortage As Residents Prepare For Irma

Friday, September 08, 2017

Refineries were already affected by Hurricane Harvey. Now comes Irma, which is causing huge gasoline shortages in southern Florida. One firm estimates that 30 to 40 percent of Florida gas stations are out of fuel, and the twin storms are affecting gas prices all over the country.

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Trump Pledges To Withdraw From U.S.-South Korea Trade Agreement

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

President Trump says he wants to begin withdrawing from the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement. The pact was supposed to help U.S. companies sell more to Korea, but the trade gap is wider than it was when it took effect. The reasons have to do with regulations in Korea, the relatively weak economy in Korea and the U.S. consumer's love of spending.

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The Reason Behind The Recent Spike In Gas Prices

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Motorists are finding that the average price of a gallon of gasoline is 20 cents more than it was a month ago — the highest it's been in two years. The reasons have a lot to do with Hurricane Harvey.

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In Storm-Tossed Houston Area, Most Homeowners Lack Flood Insurance

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Congress is widely expected to approve billions in aid for flood-stricken areas, but it may take awhile to arrive.

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Economic Impact of Harvey Could Be Felt Nationwide Before It's Over

Monday, August 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has inflicted much human misery since Friday, and now its aftermath is causing economic harm. Experts say the flooding may end up damaging oil refineries and boosting gas prices.

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Bond Analysts Discuss Circumstances Around A Debt Ceiling Crisis

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

President Trump threatened a government shutdown unless Congress funded a border wall. Bond analysts try to interpret the impact of a potential debt ceiling crisis.

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Why Donald Trump Likes To Surround Himself With Generals

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

High-level military brass may be able to bring discipline and order to an administration that sometimes has appeared to lack them.

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Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President Trump has ended both his manufacturing council and Strategic and Policy Forum, following the resignations of many CEOs who had served on them. Trump, who had promised to run government like a business, finds himself at odds with business leaders.

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CEOs' Dilemma: Supporting Trump's Agenda, Opposing His Behavior

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Several prominent chief executives are leaving President Trump's manufacturing advisory board in response to his views on the violence in Charlottesville. They find themselves in a tough position.

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

Monday, August 14, 2017

President Trump asked his top trade adviser to determine whether to launch a probe into Chinese trade practices, particularly those forcing U.S. companies in China to turn over intellectual property.

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Now That He's President, Trump Is Sounding More Positive About The Economy

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

As a candidate, Donald Trump described the economy as something of an unmitigated disaster. Now, he says, "prosperity is coming back to our shores." Is that really true?

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Dow Tops 22,000, Helped By Apple Shares

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 22,000 Wednesday and has bounced around, as trading continues. Apple shares are lifting the Dow to new heights. The broader S&P 500 Index is down slightly.

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It's Another Milestone For The Dow After Finishing Above 22,000 For The 1st Time

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Strong corporate profits have helped keep stock prices rising, and a weaker dollar has benefited companies that sell a lot of products overseas.

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