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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

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United States

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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

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@WSJ

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English

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Episodes

U.S. Pauses J&J Covid-19 Shot at Critical Point in Vaccination Effort

4/13/2021
P.M. Edition for April 13. Use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine is on hold in the U.S., as regulators investigate rare cases of blood clots. The pause comes at a critical time, as vaccination efforts ramp up to get ahead of new variants of the virus. Health and medicine editor Jonathan Rockoff joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the potential impact. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:29

Why Jack Ma's Businesses Face Scrutiny From Chinese Regulators

4/13/2021
A.M. Edition for April 13. WSJ's Quentin Webb takes a closer look at why the Chinese government is so focused on Jack Ma's businesses. A second night of protests in Brooklyn Center, Minn. following a police shooting. Grocery stores may face new obstacles during the pandemic as other businesses reopen. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:54

What China's New Worldview Could Mean for Its Relations With the U.S.

4/12/2021
P.M. Edition for April 12. During the Trump administration, the U.S. and China battled over trade to reach a wary truce. But China was careful not to challenge the U.S. as a global leader. Now Beijing seems to be taking a different approach. Senior China correspondent Lingling Wei joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss China's approach to the U.S. under the Biden administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:21

How Some CEOs Are Planning to Tackle Voting Rights

4/12/2021
A.M. Edition for April 12. CEOs discuss response to proposed state voting laws. WSJ's Alexa Corse has more on the voting rights debate. A White House summit is planned today on the chip shortage plaguing American companies. Credit cards reconsider reward offerings. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:48

Amazon Workers in Alabama Vote Against Unionizing

4/9/2021
P.M. Edition for April 9. Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, voted against joining the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union, after a closely watched battle with the nation's second-largest private employer. Tech editor Brad Olson joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what the results mean for Amazon and for broader unionization efforts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:58

Where Can You Find a New Job? Not Just in Coastal Cities

4/9/2021
A.M. Edition for April 9. The final results in a closely watched union vote at Amazon are expected today. McDonald's closes hundreds of restaurants at Walmart stores. WSJ's Eric Morathlooks at the U.S. cities where new jobs are being created. Companies entice employees to take some time off. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:21

As U.S. Rebounds, Developing Economies are Left Behind

4/8/2021
P.M. Edition for April 8. The global economy is making a comeback. This week, the IMF upgraded its growth expectations, powered by gains in the U.S. and China. But many developing nations and emerging markets are being left behind, due to a lack of access to vaccines and other challenges. WSJ Africa Deputy Bureau Chief Gabriele Steinhauser joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the disparities in the global recovery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:19

Why Greenland's Rare Materials Are Spurring Interest From China

4/8/2021
A.M. Edition for April 8. WSJ's Drew Hinshaw on the political battle and global debate over mining of rare-earth materials in Greenland. DoorDash and Instacart each look to offer credit cards. Potential concerns as some investors borrow money to pay for stock purchases. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:41

New Theory Emerges In Hack of Microsoft Email Software

4/7/2021
P.M. Edition for April 7. Investigators uncovering new information about the suspected Chinese hack of Microsoft's email software now believe that personal data taken in earlier hacks or scraped off social-media sites may have aided the breach of the Microsoft Exchange Server. Cybersecurity and intelligence reporter Dustin Volz joins Annmarie Fertoli with more on what this means for the state of cyberhacking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:43

What Is Driving the Stock Swings and Growth of the Market

4/7/2021
A.M Edition for April 7. WSJ's Gunjan Banerji looks at what is behind individual stock surges. Some airlines are pushing for a "corridor" to ease travel between the U.S. and the U.K. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos weighs in on President Biden's spending plan. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:31

Will Pandemic Rules Survive in a Post-Pandemic World?

4/6/2021
P.M. Edition for April 6. During the pandemic, governments temporarily eased hundreds of regulations affecting everything from telehealth to takeout cocktails. Now states are trying to decide which rules to go by in the future. Washington Bureau Reporter Aaron Zitner joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the tough decisions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:06

Amazon Faces Challenge From Small Businesses

4/6/2021
A.M Edition for April 6. WSJ's Ryan Tracy looks at how a coalition of trade groups representing small businesses aims to lobby against Amazon. Credit Suisse reports a big loss after the Archegos Capital Management meltdown. GameStop could be selling more stock. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:27

Why Yellen Is Calling for a Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

4/5/2021
P.M. Edition for April 5. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says a global minimum tax rate for corporations will level the playing field between countries. But will other nations get on board? Economic policy reporter Kate Davidson joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss how the proposal could shape this week's meetings of global financial policy makers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:52

U.S. and Iran Set to Resume Talks on Nuclear Deal This Week

4/5/2021
A.M. Edition for April 5. WSJ's Michael Gordon discusses what each side is looking to achieve from the discussions. Another bidder for Tribune Publishing emerges in a takeover deal. And, a look at possible tech solutions for sleepless nights. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:47

Derek Chauvin Trial Week 1: Key Moments

4/2/2021
P.M. Edition for April 2. The death of George Floyd last year shook the nation. Testimony began this week in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of Floyd's murder. Reporter Erin Ailworth joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the key moments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:00

What May Power the U.S. Economy to Its Fastest Growth in Decades

4/2/2021
A.M. Edition for April 2. WSJ's Paul Hannon on the impact the U.S.'s expected economic expansion may have on the global economy this year. Gold futures have their worst quarter since 2016. Getting a Covid-19 shot is a celebration at some vaccination sites. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:00

Which Sectors Stand to Benefit From Biden's Infrastructure Plan?

4/1/2021
P.M. Edition for April 1. President Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan could bring a cash infusion to many sectors of the economy. But that funding comes with some conditions. And not everyone is on board, including companies that would have to foot the bill through tax hikes. Senior Washington correspondent Jacob Schlesinger joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:39

Stocks Favored in 'Reopening Trade' Hit Turbulence

4/1/2021
A.M. Edition for April 1. WSJ's Michael Wursthorn on why stocks that were doing well early on in the pandemic are now retreating. Rival chip makers Micron Technology and Western Digital are each exploring a potential deal for Japan's Kioxia. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:29

Bridges, Roads, Corporate Tax Hikes: Biden's $2T Infrastructure Plan

3/31/2021
P.M. Edition for March 31. From fixing roads and bridges and expanding broadband access to combating climate change: President Biden outlined a broad, $2 trillion dollar infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh today. But getting it passed won't be easy. White House reporter Tarini Parti joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:18

President Biden Starts to Unveil Spending Proposal Today

3/31/2021
A.M. Edition for March 31. WSJ's Jacob Schlesinger discusses the principles guiding the multitrillion-dollar spending plan. The International Monetary Fund expresses some optimism about the global economy. And, questions over proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Marc Stewart hosts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:15