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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

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Plus: Uber reports record demand in March. Nearly 22% of U.S. residents are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
U.S. executives to meet with Biden administration officials to address the global chip shortage. Regeneron says a study found its Covid-19 antibody drug cut the risk of developing symptomatic infection. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tech stocks score the biggest gains for the week. Amazon share rise after Alabama employees vote not to unionize. Investors will monitor companies' outlooks as they report earnings next week. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: U.S. supply of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 expected to fall sharply next week. Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
McDonald's plans to shut hundreds of restaurants at Walmart locations. Nike settles its lawsuit with the firm behind the Satan Shoes released as part of a Lil Nas X publicity campaign. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: Technology stocks rally. Netflix shares close higher after striking a deal with Sony over movie streaming rights. GM stock falls after a global chip shortage forces it to temporarily close some North American plants. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: Jobless claims ticked higher last week. Vote-counting in the Amazon union election in Alabama could begin as early as today. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
President Biden is expected to unveil new gun restrictions today. U.S. and Swedish buyout firms are working on a bid for Dutch telecom operator KPN. U.S. weekly jobless numbers are due out today. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Federal Reserve policy minutes signal the central bank is committed to its easy-money policy. The Biden administration softens terms for its corporate minimum tax; it means far fewer companies would pay it. Instacart and DoorDash plan to launch their own credit cards. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: The U.K. limits the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine due to a possible link to deadly blood clots. Also, Tesla says its cars' cameras are not activated outside of North America, including China. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Toshiba says it is weighing a private-equity firm's proposal for a potential $20 billion takeover. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he supports an increase in the corporate tax rate. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Investors remain concerned about possible higher interest rates as they await release of the Fed minutes on Wednesday. Baseball card maker Topps going public through a SPAC deal. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: The IMF raises its U.S. and global economic projections for this year. Talks to revive the 2015 nuclear accord resume in Vienna. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Credit Suisse takes a $4.7 billion hit tied to the meltdown of Archegos Capital Management. Democrats get a favorable ruling from the Senate's parliamentarian. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Data on services sector show improvement. Norwegian Cruise Line asks CDC to allow cruises beginning July 4. Crude-oil prices fall 4.6% amid rise in coronavirus cases. GameStop to sell stock. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: U.S. stocks open week in rally mode. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to call for global minimum corporate tax rate. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
New York state's corporate and income taxes could rise by $4.3 billion a year. Johnson & Johnson is taking over manufacturing at the plant where a batch of its Covid-19 vaccine's main ingredient was ruined. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
U.S. markets take a Good Friday break. Tesla's electric car deliveries rose 2% over last quarter. Johnson & Johnson plans to test its Covid-19 vaccine in adolescents aged 12 to 17. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Plus: The CDC says people no longer need to get a Covid-19 test before or after domestic travel. The U.S. and Iran agree to resume nuclear talks. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
President Biden has ordered a reduction in military forces in the Middle East. New Jersey is looking to woo film and TV business away from Georgia amid controversy over that state's new voting law. The March U.S. jobs report is due out today. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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