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In just two minutes every trading day, we'll give you an investing edge by breaking down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

In just two minutes every trading day, we'll give you an investing edge by breaking down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.
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In just two minutes every trading day, we'll give you an investing edge by breaking down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

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Episodes

The Big Fed Question

9/17/2019
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General Motors workers organize the biggest U.S. labor action in more than a decade. Oil prices are taking off in the aftermath of the Saudi oil attack. And the market expects the Fed to cut rates this week-but where are rates headed longer term? Host: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:47

WeWork Tries to Drum Up Demand

9/16/2019
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WeWork loosens its founder's tight control of the company ahead of IPO. Square might be working on offering a stock trade service. And regulators seek documents from four tech giants. Host: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:03:02

Negative Territory

9/13/2019
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Negative interest rates are here to stay in the Eurozone. Why Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is considering a 50-year Treasury bond. And SmileDirect tumbles 28% on its first day of trading. Host: Jeffrey Cane. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:03:03

Another Unicorn Gears Up to IPO

9/12/2019
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Peloton could be valued at $8 billion in its public debut. The Hong Kong Exchange wants to buy the London exchange. And a gesture of goodwill from Beijing made investors hopeful for a trade deal. Host: Jeffrey Cane. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:03:21

Breakfast at Wendy's Anyone?

9/11/2019
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Why Apple's streaming service may not be as attractive as Netflix-yet. Boeing delivered only 18 airplanes in August. And investors sent Wendy's stock lower as the company announced breakfast plans. Host: Jeffrey Cane. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:03:03

Apple's 5G Premium

9/10/2019
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AT&T stock jumps on news that activist fund Elliott Management is getting involved. How the appointment of a new Saudi Arabian energy minister might affect oil prices. And how Apple stock would benefit from 5g technology. Host: Jeffrey Cane. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:03:11

GameStop Bears Beware

9/9/2019
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Consumer debt might reach a new record-but that's probably not as scary as it sounds. What to expect for GameStop earnings. And how the inflation rate for August relates to potential Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:58

New Trade Hopes

9/6/2019
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News of renewed trade talks pushed stocks higher. Sustainability ranking places the U.S. 22nd. And why new stocks are underperforming the market. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:56

Bond Issuer Heaven

9/5/2019
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Tech stocks jumped on the news that Hong Kong is to withdraw an extradition bill. A record number of companies are taking advantage of low bond yields. And why investors don't seem worried about Google's $170 million fine. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:03:04

Factory Gloom

9/4/2019
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New manufacturing data shows a surprising and significant slowdown. The U.S. government might introduce ultra-long Treasuries. And why investors might see improved stock performance in the fourth quarter. Host: Jeffrey Cane. Writer: Alexandra Scaggs.

Duration:00:02:23

The September Effect

9/3/2019
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Why the September-outlook for stocks looks weak. The winners and losers of retail in 2019. And what Beyond Meat, Turning Point Therapeutics, and Crowdstrike Holdings have in common. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:31

The Return of the Boeing 737 Max

8/30/2019
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Netflix goes to war against movie chains over their exclusive screening periods. Dollar General's stock is up 46% in 2019. And why airplane tickets could be getting cheaper. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:48

Suspending the U.K. Parliament

8/29/2019
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The consequences of Boris Johnson suspending the British Parliament. Why start-up Le Tote wants to buy Lord & Taylor. And how Vietnam stands to gain from the U.S.-China trade war. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:48

Preparing For a Cigarette-Free Future

8/28/2019
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Why Johnson and Johnson's stock is rising in spite of the drugmaker's opioid case defeat. Two major tobacco players are in merger talks. And the performance gap between bonds and equities grows bigger. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:56

TV Needs the NFL

8/27/2019
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How the NFL is key to the future of TV. Why fast-food stocks are on the rise. And why one analyst says it's time to buy Lyft stock. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:48

Peppa Pig's New Owner

8/26/2019
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Hotel chains face litigation over hidden fees. Hasbro wants to buy Entertainment One but will others make a higher bid? And why more expensive ranches are up for sale. Host: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:42

No More Robocalls?

8/23/2019
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Large telecom companies pledge to fight robocalls. Global growth predicted to slow down further in the fourth quarter. And Overstock.com stock rises as a strange CEO-saga ends. Host: Jeffrey Cane. Writer: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:47

Target's Strong Earnings

8/22/2019
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More American homeowners file for mortgage refinancing. What Target's strong earnings say about the U.S. consumer. And President Trump backtracks on tax policy. Host: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:54

A Trump Tax Cut?

8/21/2019
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President Trump is considering a new measure to boost the economy. Apple plans to spend $6 billion on original streaming tv content. And WeWork is valued 10 times greater than a competitor with just as many desks for rent. Host: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:31

Top CEOs Change Direction

8/20/2019
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A group of top business leaders coin a new purpose for corporations. PG&E stock sinks after a judge allows for a trial on whether it caused wildfires. And what does lower RV-sales tell us about the health of the economy? Host: Ben Walsh. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Duration:00:02:40