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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.

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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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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English


Episodes

U.S. Seeks to Halt J&J Covid-19 Vaccine After Rare Cases of Clots

4/13/2021
Johnson & Johnson to delay European coronavirus vaccine rollout. Consumer-price index rose 2.6% in the year ended March. Derek Chauvin's lawyer begins defense in George Floyd murder trial. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:30

GameStop Is Working to Replace Its CEO

4/13/2021
Nvidia is rolling out its first chip for data centers, putting it squarely in competition with Intel for that market. Gap is moving its credit-card business to Barclays after more than two decades with Synchrony Financial. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:49

U.S. Stocks Slip Ahead of Busy Earnings Week

4/12/2021
Plus: Microsoft agrees to purchase speech-recognition company Nuance Communications for $16 billion. Alibaba says it will invest in measures to support merchants on its platform. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:35

Jack Ma's Ant Group Bows to Regulators With Restructuring Plan

4/12/2021
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

Duration:00:01:43

CEOs Plan Response to Some States' New Voting Legislation

4/12/2021
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

Duration:00:01:45

Dow, S&P Close at New Highs

4/9/2021
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

Duration:00:01:46

Amazon Workers in Alabama Vote Against Unionization

4/9/2021
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

Duration:00:01:33

Amazon Leads by Wide Margin in Alabama Union Election

4/9/2021
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

Duration:00:01:50

S&P Notches 19th Record Close of the Year

4/8/2021
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

Duration:00:01:26

Scientists Look for Covid-19 Clues in Frozen Blood

4/8/2021
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

Duration:00:01:42

Startup StockX Valued at $3.8 Billion After Share Sales

4/8/2021
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

Duration:00:01:51

Stocks End Nearly Flat After Fed Minutes

4/7/2021
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

Duration:00:01:33

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon: U.S. Economic Boom Could Last Until 2023

4/7/2021
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

Duration:00:01:40

Patreon's Valuation Triples to $4 Billion After Investment Round

4/7/2021
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

Duration:00:01:29

Stocks Retreat From Record Highs

4/6/2021
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

Duration:00:01:27

Biden to Call for Full Adult Vaccine Eligibility by April 19th

4/6/2021
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

Duration:00:01:29

U.S. Trade Groups Target Amazon With New Antitrust Campaign

4/6/2021
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

Duration:00:01:37

Dow, S&P Reach Fresh Records on Optimism for Economic Rebound

4/5/2021
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

Duration:00:01:38

Supreme Court Rules for Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle

4/5/2021
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

Duration:00:01:08

Tribune Publishing Receives Rival Takeover Bid Valued at $680 Million

4/5/2021
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

Duration:00:01:28