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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.
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P.M. Edition for Dec. 1. Lawmakers are back in Washington for a lame-duck session, with a government spending bill and proposed coronavirus aid on the agenda. Congressional reporter Kristina Peterson discusses the priorities for Congress and how President Trump will factor into the decisions. Plus, Nasdaq proposes a board-diversity rule for listed companies, and Salesforce confirms its deal to buy Slack. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Dec. 1. Data reveals unemployment difficulties facing Black workers. Salesforce releases its quarterly earnings. ExxonMobil cuts back from an aggressive plan to boost oil and gas production. A timetable for a return to the office. Marc Stewart hosts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 30. President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate a team of liberal and centrist economic advisers that includes several Obama administration veterans. National political reporter Ken Thomas discusses how the team would mark a shift in the nation's economic policy under the Trump administration. Plus, Moderna requests health regulators' approval of its Covid-19 vaccine. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov 30. President-elect Joe Biden shapes his economic team. Airbnb and DoorDash prepare high valued IPO's ahead of their debut. Tips to make working from home more comfortable. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 27. Tens of thousands of U.S. restaurants were forced to shut down early in the pandemic. Now, amid a new surge in coronavirus cases, some states are banning indoor dining once again. And some restaurants are pushing back and continue serving customers. Reporter Heather Haddon discusses the risks restaurants are taking to stay in business. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov. 27. Black Friday looks different this year, with more early sales. The U.S. Dollar hits its low levels in more than two years. President Trump says he will leave the White House if the Electoral College backs Joe Biden. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 25. Markets have been booming, but the latest economic data paints a more mixed picture of the broader economic recovery. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus, President Trump says he has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov. 25. Global markets were mixed as investors pondered next steps after the Dow reached the 30000 milestone. How travel contributed to Europe's recent coronavirus surge. Smaller turkeys are on the menu this Thanksgiving. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 24. If former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is confirmed as President-elect Joe Biden's Treasury secretary, she will be taking on the role during a time of deep political division and significant economic challenges. Senior writer Jon Hilsenrath discusses Ms. Yellen's career and the roadblocks she could face at Treasury. Plus, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 30000 for the first time. Markets reporter Akane Otani discusses how it got there. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov. 24. What new economic data tells us about the economic recovery from the pandemic in different parts of the world. Tech companies and retailers release earnings today. Plus, the logjam for Peloton bikes. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 23. AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford say their two-dose Covid-19 vaccine has proven to be up to 90% effective. But its efficacy varied widely depending on the dosage. Reporter Joe Walker discusses how this third Western-developed Covid-19 vaccine is different from others and could be more widely used globally. Plus, President-elect Joe Biden plans to tap former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as the next Treasury Secretary. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov. 23. Even as the CDC advises against travel, images show crowded airports ahead of Thanksgiving. Companies are again paying dividends. Plus, some retailers slim down selections on their shelves. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 20. Pfizer and its partner BioNTech are the first drugmakers to request federal approval of their coronavirus vaccine. It's a major development in the race to create and distribute an inoculation that will hopefully help bring the pandemic under control. Reporter Tom Burton joins host Annmarie Fertoli to talk about the approval process and rollout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov. 20. Community colleges see a decline in enrollment, fuelling concerns about a potential shortage of skilled workers. General Motors invests more in electric vehicles. California issues a limited curfew as Covid-19 cases surge. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 19. U.S. home sales hit a 14-year high in October, rising more than 25% from a year ago. Strong demand for housing is being fueled in part by low interest rates. But economists say affordability is a growing concern. Reporter Nicole Friedman discusses what the housing market shows about the overall economic recovery. Plus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to stay home for the holidays. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov. 19. Amid pandemic struggles, Southwest Airlines bets on future growth. Investors keep watch on global inflation. Plus, the impact on recent coronavirus cases on this week's jobless claims. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 18. Among European countries, Germany had success in combating the coronavirus through the summer. But in October the country started to see a surge in cases. Recently, the government imposed lockdown measures that have been met with some opposition. WSJ Berlin correspondent Bojan Pancevski discusses Germany's efforts to bolster the economy and how it's preparing for mass inoculations once a vaccine is approved. Plus: why Boeing's stock didn't soar on the 737 MAX ungrounding ... and how entrepreneurs are thriving in the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Nov 18. The Security and Exchange Commission prepares for the departure of its chairman. Boeing's 737 MAX is expected to get approval to resume commercial flights. Plus, the risks of virtual apartment searches. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for Nov. 17. U.S. retail sales rose for a sixth straight month in October, but at a slower pace than expected. Analysts suggest U.S. shoppers grew more cautious as coronavirus cases surged. Economics reporter Harriet Torry discusses what last month's retail-sales figures could mean for the upcoming holiday season. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition, Nov 17. As lawmakers discuss new stimulus plans, we look at companies that filed for bankruptcy despite pandemic loans. Elon Musk's Tesla is set to join the S&P 500, hitting another milestone. The Dow nears the 30,000 mark-again. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Comments (25)

Jong-Hyun Lee

I think important that "How to understand the mix of negative news headlines and positive stock moves."

Jun 9th
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Kharthik

Thanks for content guys. Just one request to Mark, your 's' sounds are too sharp so kindly make it pleasing

May 20th
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Jong-Hyun Lee

thank you

Mar 26th
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Laura Gutierrez

Great info!

Mar 24th
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Andi-Roo Libecap

Ohio isn't even on lockdown yet and I'm already over it.

Mar 17th
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Nuage Laboratoire

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Mar 2nd
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Jacob De Leon

Great podcast.

Jan 31st
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C Torres

WSJ having a political title to this podcast, that is really subjective, is both unbecoming to its company name and revealing as to its leanings.

Dec 21st
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Sigler Jorge

Are you really running ada for the gun industry??? I'm immediately unsubscribing! #gunviolence #massshooting #gunlaws

Oct 15th
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Hoi_Pollois

Is it a plan yet, or just another idea being mumbled about?

Sep 6th
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William

What the hell is a skag? If she keeps on saying skag, maybe she is one.

Aug 7th
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lzk222

damn "objective" news is effing boring

Aug 2nd
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Andrew Wright

fuck your ad volume wsj

Jul 24th
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William

now the Scag again? what's a Scag? like a witch?

Jul 15th
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William

what's a skad? skag?

Jul 12th
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William

what is Scag? scad? whatever?

Jul 1st
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William

why does Kim giddleson always say scad?

Jul 1st
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William

why does Kim giddleson always say scad?

Jul 1st
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Dec 20th
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