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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

Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan Steps Down

6/19/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 19th: Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan decides not to pursue Senate confirmation as the permanent Pentagon chief. The Wall Street Journal's Gordon Lubold has more from Washington. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:48

Trump, Xi Set to Meet at G-20 Summit

6/18/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 18th: President Trump announced Tuesday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would have an "extended meeting" at the G-20 summit in Japan later this month. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun has more details. Plus, WSJ's Robert Wall reports on a big day for Boeing, at the Paris Air Show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:45

Fed Begins Two-Day Policy Meeting; Could a Rate Cut Be Next?

6/18/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 18th: Observers are wondering if a rate cut could be on the horizon, as the Federal Reserve kicks off its June meeting. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has more. Plus, WSJ's Sam Schechner has a look at how Europe's privacy rules, GDPR, are benefitting big tech companies. And WSJ's Corrie Driebusch explains why meat producers are taking a financial hit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:19

Iran Threatens to Exceed Limits Set by 2015 Nuclear Deal

6/17/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 17th: Iran has threatened to breach the limits set on its enriched-uranium stockpiles. The Wall Street Journal's Warren Strobel explains. Plus, as public hearings begin on U.S. plans to impose new tariffs on China, WSJ's Katy Stech Ferek says businesses are expressing concerns. And WSJ's Jared Malsin reports on the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:37

Car Companies Step Up Efforts to Curb Distracted Driving

6/17/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 17th: Car manufacturers are looking to deploy technology to tackle the problem of distracted driving. The Wall Street Journal's Adrienne Roberts has more from Detroit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:53

Retail Sales Notch Higher for Third Straight Month

6/14/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 16th: Retail sales rose for a third straight month in May, showing consumers are willing to spend even amid trade tensions. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney has more details. Plus, Julian Assange faces a British court. WSJ's Joanna Sudgen reports from London. And Trump's 2020 campaign looks much different than it did in 2016. WSJ's Mike Bender has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:18

Tensions Flare Between the U.S. and Iran After Oil Tanker Attacks

6/14/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 14th: The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, saying the assaults were the latest in a series of hostile actions meant to disrupt the flow of oil. From London, the Wall Street Journal's Benoit Faucon has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:25

WSJ Survey: Top Economists Expect Rate Cut Soon

6/13/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 13: A new Wall Street Journal survey finds most economists expect the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, if not at this month's policy meeting, then in July or September. WSJ's Kate Davidson has more. And the Journal's Jacob Bunge talks about Tyson Foods' new plant-based nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:52

Facebook Uncovers Potentially Problematic Zuckerberg Emails

6/13/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 13th: Facebook uncovers emails that appear to connect CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives to questionable privacy practices. The Wall Street Journal's John McKinnon has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:02

Lego Is Having Trouble Finding Bioplastic For Its Blocks

6/12/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 12: Toymaker Lego has been trying to come up with an environmentally-friendly way to make plastic for its blocks. But, as the Wall Street Journal's Saabira Chaudhuri says, the effort to switch to a plant-based plastic from oil keeps hitting brick walls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:09

As Hong Kong Protests Swell, Police Fire Tear Gas

6/12/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 12th: Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads and forced the closure of the city's legislature before lawmakers could debate a controversial extradition bill. The Wall Street Journal's John Lyons and Natasha Khan have more from Hong Kong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:19

More Consolidation in the Defense Industry, as Pentagon Spending Slows

6/11/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 11th: The United Technologies-Raytheon merger is the latest in a series of mergers in the defense industry. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Kesling has more details. Plus, WSJ's Ken Thomas reports on President Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden hitting the campaign trail in Iowa. And WSJ's Gabe Rubin has more on efforts to reinforce the 9/11 compensation fund. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:59

Fed Considers Rate Cut as Political Pressure Mounts

6/11/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 11th: Ahead of its June meeting, the Federal Reserve faces a decision on interest rates amid increased public pressure from President Trump. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:23

Summer Lovin': Gas Prices Down 18 Cents Over Last Year

6/11/2019
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Wall Street Journal energy reporter Dan Molinski explains why gas prices have come down substantially (and uncharacteristically) at the start of the summer driving season, and when they might rise again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:08

United Technologies and Raytheon Propose a $100 Billion Tie-Up

6/10/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 10th: United Technologies and Raytheon have announced plans to merge, creating what's expected to be the world's second-largest aerospace and defense company by sales after Boeing. The Wall Street Journal's Doug Cameron has the details. Plus, WSJ's Byron Tau on a deal between the Justice Department and House Democrats over documents related to the Mueller report. And WSJ's Eric Sylvers explains the challenges ahead for Fiat Chrysler, after a deal to merge with Renault...

Duration:00:12:34

Efforts to Rewrite Bank Regulations Stall

6/10/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 10th: The Trump administration faces a November deadline to roll back postcrisis banking regulations. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Ackerman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:26

Hiring Slowed Dramatically in May

6/7/2019
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Employers added just 75 thousand jobs last month, a lot fewer than expected. Joe Brusuelas, chief economist at RSMUS LLP, says it's a reflection of the global economic slowdown taking place and talks about what it means for Fed policy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:24

The Race to Replace Theresa May

6/7/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 7th: As British Prime Minister Theresa May resigns as leader of the Conservative party, hopeful candidates prepare for a leadership contest. The Wall Street Journal's Max Colchester has more from London. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:06

World Leaders Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day

6/6/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 6th: World leaders join veterans to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Bender has more from France. Plus, WSJ's Scott McCartney gets an exclusive look at Boeing's efforts to fix the 737 MAX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:44

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws From Renault Deal

6/6/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 6th: Fiat Chrysler withdrew its offer to merge with Renault after failing to reach an agreement with the French government and Nissan. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Kostov has more from Paris. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:28