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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

Who Will Use Facebook's Cryptocurrency?

6/26/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 26th: Facebook's plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network Libra, but first they have to convince people to use it. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:24

Can Bitcoin's Recent Rally Last?

6/25/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 25th: Bitcoin's recent rally is drawing comparisons to its 2017 peak. The Wall Street Journal's Steven Russolillo explains what's behind the cryptocurrency's current rise. Plus, Cara Lombardo has more on the latest deal between two drugmakers: AbbVie and Allergan. And Charlie McGee explains what FedEx's lawsuit against the government could mean for customers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:14

Suspected Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Global Telecom Companies

6/25/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 25th: Chinese hackers are suspected of being behind a sophisticated cyber attack targeting global telecom carriers. The Wall Street Journal's Timothy Martin has more. Correction: An earlier version of this podcast stated that the first Democratic primary debate will take place Tuesday night. It will take place on Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:19

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Iran; Supreme Court Winds Down Term

6/24/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 24th: The U.S. moves to limit Iran's access to financial instruments. Plus, the Supreme Court issues a ruling on "immoral and scandalous" trademarks, and agrees to take up a case involving the Affordable Care Act during its next term. The Wall Street Journal's Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall have the latest from the nation's highest court, as it winds down its current term. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:19

U.S. Considers Barring 5G Equipment From China

6/24/2019
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A.M Edition for June 24th: The Trump administration is considering whether to require 5G equipment intended for domestic use in the U.S. to be designed and manufactured outside China. The Wall Street Journal's Stu Woo has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:56

Trump Halts Retaliatory Strike on Iran

6/21/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 21st: President Trump says he called off a retaliatory strike on Iran, ten minutes before it was set to happen. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Gordon has the latest details from Washington. Plus, WSJ's Jess Bravin explains the Supreme Court's reaffirmation of a rule against racial bias in jury selection. And WSJ's Betsy McKay reports on stalling progress combatting the nation's number one killer - cardiovascular disease. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:11:26

Gun Manufacturers Find Ways To Bypass Assault Rifle Bans

6/21/2019
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A.M Edition for June 21st: Gun Manufacturers in states like California are skirting assault rifle bans by creating modified models of outlawed weapons. The Wall Street Journal's Zusha Elinson has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:41

Tensions Run High, After Iran Downs U.S. Drone

6/20/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 20th: President Trump says Iran made a big mistake, after shooting down a U.S. military drone. The Wall Street Journal's Rory Jones reports on rising tensions. Plus, the S&P 500 closes at a new record, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield falls below 2%. Reporter Daniel Kruger explains what it means for the economy. Plus, Katie Bindley has more on a WSJ investigation into fake business listings on Google Maps. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:12:25

Slack To Make Public Market Debut

6/20/2019
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A.M. Edition for June 20th: Workplace messaging company Slack is set to make its trading debut via a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange today. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:07

Fed Holds Rates Steady Following June Meeting

6/19/2019
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P.M. Edition for June 19th: The Fed held rates steady on Wednesday. But WSJ's Kate Davidson says there are hints a rate cut could come in the months ahead. Plus, Jared Malsin reports on the findings of a U.N. investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. And Kim Gittleson talks to Rob Copeland about changes YouTube is considering to its kids' content. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:43

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