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The Readback explores why only a few of our most hyped companies and ideas end up meeting their promise. The lessons learned hold value not just for investors, but for everyone trying to find the next big thing.

The Readback explores why only a few of our most hyped companies and ideas end up meeting their promise. The lessons learned hold value not just for investors, but for everyone trying to find the next big thing.

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The Readback explores why only a few of our most hyped companies and ideas end up meeting their promise. The lessons learned hold value not just for investors, but for everyone trying to find the next big thing.

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English


Episodes

The Road Ahead

12/16/2021
Autonomous cars have reached a fork in the road. The path forward could make or break the technology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:11

Time to Take the Wheel

12/8/2021
The government has taken a hands-free approach to self-driving. Why that's stalling progress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:26

Tapping the Brakes

12/2/2021
As self-driving momentum builds, a chorus of voices says we shouldn't be doing this at all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:49

Backseat Driver

11/24/2021
New autonomous technologies have people pushing vehicles well beyond their limits. Inside one experiment to see just how far our cars will go. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:45

A Failing Grade

11/17/2021
Even as car makers roll out new self-driving features, consumers remain skeptical. Why they're tapping the brakes on change. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:43

Introducing: Best New Ideas in Money

11/10/2021
Today on the Readback, we're bringing you an episode of a new podcast we think you'll like from MarketWatch: Best New Ideas in Money. On the show, Marketwatch editor Jeremy Olshan and economist Stephanie Kelton explore innovations in economics, finance, technology, and policy that rethink the way we live, work, spend, save, and invest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:59

Leveling Up

11/3/2021
Confusion abounds when it comes to the definition of self-driving. That may have life or death consequences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:34

The Industry vs. Elon Musk

10/27/2021
Sometimes a bold vision requires baby steps. Inside the technology at the center of self-driving's biggest debate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:07

Debacle in the Desert

10/20/2021
A major failure in the Mojave Desert finally puts self-driving on the map. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:18

Are We There Yet?

10/13/2021
Self-driving cars were supposed to be in our driveways by now. How did we get so off course? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:10

The Readback Returns Next Week

10/6/2021
Join us for a new season about our journey toward self-driving cars - and why it's taking us so long to get there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:41

56% Surveyed Say It's a Bad Time to Buy a House

6/9/2021
Content-delivery network Fastly climbs despite outage. A new survey from Fannie Mae finds it's a bad time to buy a house. Plus, the latest in meme stocks. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:38

Going Public in a Reopened World

5/28/2021
Companies have been craving alternatives to the IPO. As the world reopens, old Wall Street habits could return. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:51

Don't Call It an IPO

5/20/2021
Spotify, Slack, and Coinbase created disruptive businesses. So when it came time to go public, they didn't take the traditional Wall Street approach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:14

The SPAC Boom

5/13/2021
Once derided SPACs have taken over the IPO world. But can it last? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:48

WeWork's Breaking Point

5/6/2021
The company spent years trying to disrupt the real estate market. Then its IPO pushed too far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:14

How Alibaba Won Over Wall Street

4/28/2021
The Chinese internet giant staged the world's biggest - and perhaps riskiest - IPO in 2014. Investors still piled in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:25

Casper's Sleepy Debut

4/21/2021
The mattress startup thought way outside the box. Why was its IPO such a snooze? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:57

Peloton's Wild Ride (Rebroadcast)

4/14/2021
Peloton nearly broke the IPO market, and then came racing back. (First published November 25, 2020.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:06

A Costly Detour for Uber

4/7/2021
The ride-sharing giant hoped to be worth $120 billion. Then investors started asking about profits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:40