Jim Zarroli

Jim Zarroli appears in the following:

Stock Market Continues Plummet As Coronavirus Fears Continue Rise

Friday, February 28, 2020

Financial markets have suffered their worst week since the 2008 financial crisis. The drubbing continued as coronavirus spread and fears grew that its impact will damage the global economy.

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Wall Street's Brutal Week Slashed Nearly 3,600 Points From Dow

Friday, February 28, 2020

The U.S. stock market ended its worst week since the financial crisis with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 12.4%. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell promises to support the economy as necessary.

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Coronavirus Spreads To Wall Street; Dow Drops 1,032 Points

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

U.S. markets fell sharply amid widening concern that the continuing spread of cases could lead to a global pandemic. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its worst performance in more than 2 years.

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Morgan Stanley Buys Online Discount Brokerage E*Trade

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Wall Street moves a little closer to Main Street with Morgan Stanley's acquisition of discount brokerage E*Trade. The $13 billion deal is the largest by a major U.S. bank since the financial crisis.

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'Dark Towers' Chases Scandal-Ridden Deutsche Bank's Mysterious Ties To Donald Trump

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

President Trump's relationship with Deutsche Bank is still under investigation, so David Enrich's story is necessarily incomplete. But he shows the bank's tale is complex — more than one gone rogue.

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U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges

Friday, February 14, 2020

The U.S. government has charged China's Huawei with racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets. The new charges raise the stakes to a case that began last year.

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Bernard Ebbers, Telecom CEO Sent To Prison In Accounting Scandal, Dies

Monday, February 03, 2020

Ebbers built WorldCom into one of the world's largest telecommunications companies, only to see it all end in bankruptcy and federal fraud charges. He died Sunday at age 78.

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Boeing Faces Financial Pressures After Grounding Of 737 Max

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

If Boeing were a normal company, it could be facing questions about bankruptcy after losing billions of dollars over the grounding of the 737 Max. But is it too big to fail?

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A Change In Harry And Meghan's Financial Status Creates Problems

Friday, January 17, 2020

Prince Harry and his wife Megan Markle are giving up their senior royal status to work as they please and become financially independent. No one is exactly sure what that means.

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Australia's Massive Fires Threaten To Slow Decades-Long Economic Boom

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Australia hasn't had a recession in nearly 30 years, an impressive track record for an industrialized county. But the fires threaten two pillars of the country's economy.

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Fires Threaten Australia's Economy

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Australia's devastating wildfires are now threatening key parts of the country's economy, like farming and tourism.

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A Decade After A Fearful Market Hit Bottom, Stock Bulls Continue Historic Run

Monday, December 30, 2019

The S&P 500 has seen a nearly fivefold increase since the depths of the Great Recession. But some analysts say the bull market may have gone on too long, encouraging investors to take more risks.

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How Trump's Trade Agenda Played Out In 2019

Thursday, December 26, 2019

President Trump's trade agenda began to take hold in 2019. There was a revised NAFTA agreement and an initial deal with China. But deep uncertainty remains over U.S. trade relations with the world.

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Boeing CEO Steps Down

Monday, December 23, 2019

Airline manufacturing giant Boeing announced Monday its CEO has resigned. Dennis A. Muilenburg came under fire for his handling of the 737 Max crisis.

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Boeing Is So Big That Its 737 Max Production Halt Will Slow The Economy

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The aircraft giant is the top U.S. exporter, and its decision to suspend production of the 737 Max is likely to ripple through the supply chain. Several analysts project that the move will cut growth.

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A Break In The U.S.-China Trade War

Saturday, December 14, 2019

The United States and China say they will sign the first phase of an agreement addressing some of the trade frictions between them.

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U.S.-China Trade Deal Phase 1 Is Here; December Tariffs Are Scrapped

Friday, December 13, 2019

China says the deal would cover intellectual property protections and currency manipulation, but no details have been released.

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Special Coverage Of Impeachment Articles And Trade Deal

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

House Democrats announced on Friday morning two articles of impeachment and also that they'd agreed with the White House on terms of a new North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Special Coverage: Speaker Pelosi Announces U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

House Democrats announce an agreement on the new trade agreement expected to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement between United States, Mexico and Canada.

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Despite Job Boom, More Men Are Giving Up On Work

Thursday, December 05, 2019

The long economic recovery has brought unemployment to historic lows. But the number of men in the labor force during their prime working age has dropped significantly over the past 50 years.

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