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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

Stocks Finish Higher on Strong Home Sales News

9/24/2020
U.S. markets closed higher on news that home sales hit a 14-year high. Novavax plans to begin phase 3 trial of its Covid-19 vaccine in the U.K. New York gold futures finished up, but are on track for their worst week since March. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:55

Weekly Jobless Claims Hold Steady

9/24/2020
Initial unemployment claims held steady at about 870,000 last week. The U.K. government is giving more assistance to companies unable to offer full-time work to staff. E.W. Scripps to buy ION Media with the backing of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:02

Fate of TikTok Deal Is Officially in Chinese Government's Hands

9/24/2020
Two Louisville police officers were shot after a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case sparked protests. China has received the TikTok deal proposal for review. JPMorgan neared an agreement to pay about $1 billion to settle spoofing probes. Mark Garrison reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:10

Markets Tumble, As Tech Selloff Resumes

9/23/2020
Stocks fall sharply, with major technology shares resuming their slide. Investor hopes are fading for Congress to reach a deal on a new coronavirus stimulus package. California's governor signs an executive order mandating all new passenger cars sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

Covid-19 Single-Dose Vaccine Enters Final Test Stage

9/23/2020
Johnson & Johnson's clinical trial of a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine enters the third and final stage. U.S. coronavirus case count has trended upward over the past week. Internet companies could lose legal protections if they don't consistently follow content-moderation practices. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:56

Global Stocks Mixed Following Wall Street's Comeback

9/23/2020
The House passed a spending bill aiming to avoid a government shutdown. A record-breaking deal highlights the growth of SPACs on Wall Street. Special-purpose acquisition companies are proving popular during the pandemic. Mark Garrison reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:49

Stocks Break a Four-Day Losing Streak

9/22/2020
Tech stocks rise, as investors look past rising Covid-19 infections in the U.S. Nike's quarterly results top forecasts. A top Nikola executive defends the truck maker, amid a critical report by a short-seller. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:14

Romney Sides With GOP on Supreme Court Confirmation Before Election

9/22/2020
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney says he'll support moving forward with a Supreme Court nominee from President Trump to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the presidential election. Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. top 200,000. Sales of previously owned homes in August rose for the third consecutive month. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:31

Wall Street Looks for Rebound After Gold and Stocks Drop

9/22/2020
Global shares are mixed, a day after stocks, oil and gold fell in Wall Street trading. Congress considers a spending bill that doesn't include pandemic stimulus. Streaming service Quibi looks at a possible sale. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:35

Stimulus Worries Send Stocks Sharply Lower

9/21/2020
U.S. stock markets close broadly lower as prospects for a new stimulus before November dim. U.S. oil prices join gold in posting declines. Oracle shares close about 1.8% higher despite disagreements over potential ownership structure of TikTok's U.S. operations. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:20

TikTok Deal With Oracle and Walmart in Jeopardy

9/21/2020
Oracle and Walmart squabble with TikTok's Beijing-based owner ByteDance over ownership makeup of a new U.S. company. U.S. stocks open broadly lower. A new, low-cost exchange debuts as a rival to the NYSE and Nasdaq. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:34

President Trump Supports Oracle, Walmart Deal for TikTok

9/21/2020
The White House backs plan for Oracle and Walmart to partner with TikTok's Chinese owner. As the nation mourns Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump says he will nominate a woman to the Supreme Court. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

U.S. Stocks Notch Third Straight Weekly Decline

9/18/2020
Markets pressured by weak technology sector. Apple's shares lose more than 3%. Oracle, Walmart edge lower after Trump administration blocks Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:56

U.S. to Ban TikTok, WeChat Downloads

9/18/2020
Trump administration says it will ban the popular apps after Sunday night over privacy and national-security concerns. Treasury investigates charges of discrimination at U.S. Mint. Hospitals say they are better prepared for a potential second coronavirus wave. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

Global Stocks Mixed After Wall Street Selloff

9/18/2020
Oracle and Walmart are aiming for a significant stake in TikTok. U.S. lawmakers are set to present a bipartisan bill to avoid a government shutdown in October. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:38

Investors Rattled by Uncertainty, Pushing U.S. Stocks Lower

9/17/2020
All three major U.S. stock indexes lose ground, weighed down by weakness in the labor market and the Fed's uncertain outlook, as well as the lack of progress on further federal stimulus and conflicting comments over a Covid-19 vaccine. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:49

New U.S. Unemployment Claims Hold Steady

9/17/2020
Continuing jobless claims fell to about 12.6 million people. U.S. reported fewer than 40,000 confirmed coronavirus cases again yesterday. Ford to expand Michigan factory to make electric pickup trucks. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:03

Global Stocks Drop as Wall Street Awaits Jobless Numbers

9/17/2020
President Trump counters CDC chief on Covid-19 vaccine timing and the importance of wearing masks. Residents of California and Oregon are advised to stay inside because of health hazards related to wildfire smoke. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:40

U.S. Stocks Lose Steam Despite Fed Signal of Continued Low Rates

9/16/2020
The Federal Reserve indicates it plans to keep interest rates near zero through 2023. Facebook shares fall on report of potential FTC antitrust suit. Snowflake shares double after IPO. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

U.S. Retail Sales Grew More Slowly in August

9/16/2020
Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.6% in August. House Transportation Committee report blasts Boeing and FAA over 737 MAX safety failures. Big Ten plans to bring back college football games in October. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:07