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Stay informed of breaking news throughout your day with senior editor John Wordock of The Wall Street Journal. Listen to critical news and engaging interviews, featuring executives, economists and notable WSJ editors discuss business, markets, the 2016 election and more.

Stay informed of breaking news throughout your day with senior editor John Wordock of The Wall Street Journal. Listen to critical news and engaging interviews, featuring executives, economists and notable WSJ editors discuss business, markets, the 2016 election and more.
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Stay informed of breaking news throughout your day with senior editor John Wordock of The Wall Street Journal. Listen to critical news and engaging interviews, featuring executives, economists and notable WSJ editors discuss business, markets, the 2016 election and more.

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Episodes

Investors Look Past Turkey, Trade Tensions

8/18/2018
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Stocks ended a volatile week higher Friday. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says investors looked past Turkey's problems, finding encouragement in strong earnings and planned trade talks between the U.S. and China. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:22

SEC Studies Scaling Back Earnings Reports

8/17/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 17: President Trump has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to look into scaling back how often companies report their results - from quarterly, to every six months. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Michael Rapoport has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:53

Oscars Criticized for Adding Popular Film Category

8/17/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 17: The decision to add a popular film category to the Oscars isn't going over so well. The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel explains what's behind the backlash from Hollywood and film lovers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:33

Walmart Posts Fastest Sales Growth in a Decade

8/16/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 16: Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, reported its fastest sales growth in more than a decade in the latest quarter, as it invested more in its online presence to stave off competition. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:14

Is CEO Jim Hackett's Strategy Working for Ford?

8/16/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 16: In a little over a year at the helm of Ford, CEO Jim Hackett has made some big changes. But many say his cerebral style can be confusing. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rogers has more on whether his strategy is working. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:53

Amid Global Turmoil, Investors Seek U.S. Security

8/15/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 15: U.S. foreign policy - from tariffs to sanctions - is roiling global markets, causing investors to seek shelter from the global storms in the U.S. But how long can U.S. markets outpace global markets? The Wall Street Journal's Riva Gold has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:40

Can Cortana Catch Up With Alexa?

8/15/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 15: Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, is struggling to keep up with Amazon's Alexa. But Microsoft has plans to overhaul Cortana later this year. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:57

Tesla Tweets Under New Scrutiny

8/14/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 14: Elon Musk's disclosure that he's been in talks with a Saudi fund about the possibility of taking Tesla private is leading many to scrutinize the plan even more closely. The Wall Street Journal's Dave Michaels explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:02

Some Drivers Leave Uber, Lyft on the Hook

8/14/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 14: Some ride-hailing drivers are making use of old tactics to break even, amid pay disputes with Uber and Lyft. One of them is longhauling, where a driver takes a longer route to maximize profits. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:22

Musk Says He's Been Talking with Saudi Fund

8/13/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 13: More details are emerging about the plan to take Tesla private. Chief Executive Elon Musk says he's been in communication with a Saudi fund for nearly two years about the possibility. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:07

Housing Data Among Key Reports This Week

8/13/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 13: The economic calendar picks up midweek, with the latest data on import and export prices, retail sales, and housing starts. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn has more on what to look for in this week's economic reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:13

Stocks Fall on Concerns About Turkey's Economy

8/11/2018
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U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday after a plunge in the Turkish lira. But the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says with risk still remaining in emerging markets, the U.S. market may still be regarded as a safe haven for investors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:20

Will Investors Stick With Tesla?

8/10/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 10: This week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked investors - and the markets - when he tweeted that he was considering taking the electric car company private. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn has more on how investors are reacting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:49

Star Wars May Be Absent from Disney Streaming

8/10/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 10: Walt Disney's as-yet-unnamed streaming service is likely to have a notable absence when it launches in late 2019. That's because it doesn't have the rights to all of the Star Wars films. The Wall Street Journal's Aaron Back has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:32

Tribune Scraps Sinclair Merger, Sues Sinclair

8/9/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 9: Tribune Media has called off its 3.9 billion dollar merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group. Tribune also sued Sinclair over the latter's efforts to get the deal done. More from the Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:51

Whole Foods Launches Pickup for Online Orders

8/9/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 9: Competition is heating up in the grocery department. Whole Foods is adding pickup points for customers who order their items online. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more on the move, and the competition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:06

Musk Claims 'Funding Secured' for Privatizing Tesla

8/8/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 8: Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted his desire to take Tesla private and claimed he had "funding secured" for the deal. The Wall Street Journal's Dave Michaels says those two words could draw the attention of regulators, as Tesla continues to lose money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:48

Why the Plastic Straw Ban is Catching On

8/8/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 8: Bans on plastic straws are picking up steam across the country, in a relatively short amount of time compared to similar environmental campaigns. The Wall Street Journal's Corinne Ramey explains why they're catching on so quickly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:50

California Wildfires Renew Development Talks

8/7/2018
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P.M. Edition for August 7: Thousands of firefighters are battling what has become the largest wildfire in California history. The blaze is renewing discussions about how California builds its communities. The Wall Street Journal's Alejandro Lazo explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:05

How Social Media Complicates Hiring

8/7/2018
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A.M. Edition for August 7: More companies are researching the social media history of potential employees. But with no set standard for what constitutes objectionable material, it's not such an easy task. The Wall Street Journal's Vanessa Fuhrmans explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:12