Jim Zarroli is a business and economy reporter for National Public Radio (NPR). He covers a wide range of economic subjects, including employment, the stock market, the Federal Reserve System, deregulation, trade and the media. His pieces air regularly on Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and he is a contributor to NPR's On the Media. Among the stories he has covered recently are the accounting scandals at Enron and WorldCom; the trials of Martha Stewart and Bernard Ebbers; the spread of tax shelters; the investigation of the insurance industry; the rise of oil prices; and numerous corporate mergers. He also assisted in NPR's coverage of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and covered the U.N. during the first Gulf War and the Bosnia crisis.