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Enjoy listening to insights from The Wall Street Journal on global market news, the economy and personal finance. Your Money Matters podcast takes you from Wall Street to Main Street to your street.

Enjoy listening to insights from The Wall Street Journal on global market news, the economy and personal finance. Your Money Matters podcast takes you from Wall Street to Main Street to your street.
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Enjoy listening to insights from The Wall Street Journal on global market news, the economy and personal finance. Your Money Matters podcast takes you from Wall Street to Main Street to your street.

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Episodes

When Your Robo Investor Has a Mind of Its Own

5/22/2018
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Wall Street Journal 'Intelligent Investor' columnist Jason Zweig describes scenarios where robo-investors may require monitoring and oversight by investors, such as in the case of automated online investment manager Wealthfront. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:34

Alternative Minimum Tax: Who Still Pays?

5/21/2018
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Congress significantly reduced the scope of the Alternative Minimum Tax, also known as the AMT, under the new tax law. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains which taxpayers still fall under the unpopular rule, and which tax benefits can push some taxpayers to have to pay the AMT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:21

Special Royal Edition: Love, Marriage, and IRS Rules

5/18/2018
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Amid the fanfare and pageantry of the royal wedding, Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders offers some timely tax advice to Meghan Markle, a U.S. ex-patriot, in light of her marriage to non-U.S. citizen, Prince Harry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:02

Have a $1 Million 401(k)? You're Not Ready to Retire

5/18/2018
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Fidelity Investments says the number of its 401(k) accounts worth $1 million jumped 45% in the first quarter of the year. Tax attorney Rebecca Walser explains why that is not enough to retire on, and suggests ways to complement a 401(k). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:51

The Best Frequent Flier Programs of 2018

5/17/2018
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Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney discusses airlines that offered among the best frequent-flier award programs of 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:51

Capital Spending Is Up. Why Aren't Shareholders Happy?

5/16/2018
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U.S. companies are putting stockpiled cash to work at a pace not seen in seven years. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani explains why Wall Street is happy, but the ramp-up in spending is getting a cool reception from shareholders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:53

Wall Street Placing Bets on House Flipping

5/15/2018
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Wall Street firms like KKR and Goldman Sachs are raising up their bet on high-interest, short-term home loans. Wall Street Journal reporter Ryan Dezember explains the risk and rewards, as well as lessons learned from 2007's housing crash. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:37

'Avengers' Scores, But Flops Hurt Movie Studios

5/14/2018
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For every movie blockbuster like 'Avengers: Infinity War', there are other big-budget movies that flop with audiences. Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart explains why movies that do not make the box-office grade are particularly painful to movie studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:00

Gaming Companies Seek Subscribers to Boost Revenues

5/11/2018
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Videogame makers are planning to launch subscription services to bring gamers back to play repeatedly and launch games against other players. Heard on the Street columnist reporter Dan Gallagher explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:46

The Wall Street Journal's Annual CEO Pay Report

5/10/2018
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Median pay for the biggest U.S. companies reached $12.1 million last year, a post-recession high. Wall Street Journal reporter Theo Francis reviews the numbers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:20

Wall Street's Bulls Love Energy Again

5/9/2018
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After ranking among the worst performing groups in the stock market, shares of energy companies have become a favorite of investors recently, especially as oil prices have zoomed higher, hovering around $70 a barrel. Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Wursthorn explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:40

Sanctions on Russian Aluminum Spook Market

5/8/2018
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U.S. sanctions on a large Russian aluminum producer have send shockwaves through the commodities market and are creating headwinds on earnings at companies like Boeing and Ford. Wall Street Journal reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:31

Investment Fees Deduction Is Gone. Now What?

5/7/2018
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Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains options available to investors who relied on the investment fee tax deduction, recently eliminated under the new tax law. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:51

Corporate Profits Pop on Lower Tax Bills

5/4/2018
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U.S. corporations are registering the best earnings season since 2011, thanks to the unusual combination of larger pretax profits and smaller tax bills. Wall Street Journal reporter Theo Francis explains that success has yet to benefit the broader economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:26

Apple's iPhone Is Still a Cash Machine

5/3/2018
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Apple's iPhone sales rose just 3% in the last quarter, but Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher explains why Wall Street is still upbeat about the tech giant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:12

Regulators Weighing New Push on Cybercurrencies

5/2/2018
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Federal regulators are determining whether widely traded cybercurrencies other than bitcoin should be considered securities and face scrutiny. Wall Street Journal reporter Dave Michaels explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:56

Earnings Are Up. Why Aren't Stocks?

5/1/2018
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More than half of companies in the S&P 500 have reported results and about 80% of those have exceeded Wall Street profit expectations. Heard on the Street coulmnist Charley Grant explains why stocks aren't following in an upward track. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:35

Weak Dollar Pumps Corporate Results, For Now

4/30/2018
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The weaker U.S. Dollar against several foreign currencies has boosted corporate earnings but Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains why that may not last very long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:04

The 'Amazon Effect' Ensnares Diapers, Detergent

4/27/2018
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Consumer-staple companies face hesitation by investors as a result of holding prices in check as a result of Amazon's pricing power, known as 'the Amazon Effect.' Wall Street Journal reporter Akane Otani explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:34

NFL Draft and Personal Finance: Managing Millions

4/26/2018
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What are the biggest personal finance mistakes athletes make when suddenly awash in millions of dollars, like some joining the National Football League? HighTower's Sports and Entertainment Managing Partner Jordan Waxman explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:40

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