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An entertaining look at economic and global market news. Join Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer as they take the stuffiness out of Wall Street.




The Fed's Biggest Meeting Ever?

Amid this week's highly anticipated Federal Reserve meeting, the Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip joins MoneyBeat to break down what an expected roll-off of a $4.5 trillion balance sheet means for the markets, and its overall impact on the economy.

Duration: 00:17:46

This Week: The Fed and its Balance Sheet

Fed policymakers meet this week. Will the FOMC issue more detailed plans to trim its huge balance sheet? MoneyBeat's Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer preview the week with the Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf and S&P chief economist Beth Ann Bovino.

Duration: 00:15:13

Is Apple's new iPhone a Ten?

Apple unveiled its much-hyped, long-awaited 10th anniversary iPhone Tuesday. MoneyBeat's Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer talk with the Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher about whether the iPhone X will lift Apple to even greater heights.

Duration: 00:17:40

This Week: Inflation Data and Orange Juice Futures

Brent Schutte of Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management says this week's inflation numbers will be closely watched. And the Wall Street Journal's Julie Wernau talks about how the hurricanes could impact both the orange crop and orange juice futures.

Duration: 00:19:44

Irma's Impact on the Insurance Industry

MoneyBeat's Paul Vigna talks with the Wall Street Journal's Erik Holm and Nicole Friedman about what Hurricane Irma means for the insurance industry, as it takes aim at Florida.

Duration: 00:17:31

This Week: Debt Ceiling, the Fed and Congress

The Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson previews the shortened economic week, with a look at what's in store for the debt ceiling, the Fed, and Congress.

Duration: 00:15:20

August's Jobs Report; What Tax Reform Means for M&A

Standard & Poor's Beth Ann Bovino breaks down the latest jobs report with a look at why August is typically a slow month for business. Then, with the Trump administration pushing forward with a tax plan, Hogan Lovells' Jasper Howard talks how reform could impact the M&A market.

Duration: 00:19:59

Hurricane Harvey: The Financial Aftermath

RSM's Chief Economist Joseph Brusuelas breaks down the financial aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, from its immediate impact on legislation and government to the long term effect on the economy overall.

Duration: 00:24:15

This Week: GDP, Jobs, and Energy

PNC Financial's Gus Faucher previews the coming week's economic calendar, with an in-depth look at the coming GDP and jobs reports. Then, the Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Yang and Alison Sider talk Hurricane Harvey's potential impact on the energy industry.

Duration: 00:16:18

Book Club: Tyler Cowen Talks America's 'Complacent Class'

Author and economist Tyler Cowen discusses his book, "The Complacent Class," which argues that America's desire to innovate has gone away. Plus, an in-depth look at what complacency has meant for politics, corporate governance, economics, social trends, and beyond.

Duration: 00:30:15

For Sale: NYC's Famed Plaza Hotel

Sean Hennessey, CEO of Lodging Advisors, and the Wall Street Journal's Craig Karmin discuss why Sahara Group may finally be ready to part ways with the legendary Plaza Hotel once and for all. Plus, an in-depth look at the prestigious landmark's ownership history.

Duration: 00:16:33

This Week: Housing, Durable Goods, and the Fed

The Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson previews what to expect from the Fed and Janet Yellen ahead of the Annual Jackson Hole Policy Conference. Then, Josh Mitchell joins the show with a breakdown of the coming week's economic calendar.

Duration: 00:16:20

Financial Crisis: 10 Years Later With Credit Suisse's Rothman

Credit Suisse's Matthew Rothman revisits the beginnings of the 2007 financial crisis with a look at what's changed in the past ten years, and how today's market fares in its current climate.

Duration: 00:21:24

This Week: Fed Minutes, Housing, Big Retail Earnings

Beth Ann Bovino, Chief Economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, previews what Wednesday's Fed minutes may tell us about the economy and raising rates. Then, the Wall Street Journal's Khadeeja Safdar breaks down another week of retail earnings.

Duration: 00:19:42

Why North Korean Tensions Mean Little for Stocks

Spencer Jakab dissects the market impact over President Donald Trump's comments on North Korea, with a look at its long history of ignoring provocations. Plus, Corrie Driebusch talks how reports from Snap Inc. and Blue Apron jolted stocks with disappointing earnings results.

Duration: 00:19:31

Disney, Netflix, and Retail's Tough Turnaround

Miriam Gottfried joins Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to talk why Disney pulling content from Netflix may not matter much for its shares. Plus, as earnings roll in, a look at what we can expect out of the retail industry, from department stores to e-commerce.

Duration: 00:23:51

This Week: Consumer Data, Trade, More Earnings

The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun and Lev Borodovsky preview the coming week's economic calendar with a look at consumer data and more big earnings.

Duration: 00:19:36

Bill Perkins: The 'Last Cowboy' in Volatile Gas Markets

The Wall Street Journal's Timothy Puko joins MoneyBeat with Skylar Capital's Bill Perkins for an in-depth discussion about the state of commodities trading, and why traders like Mr. Perkins are a dying breed.

Duration: 00:27:53

Jobs Friday: Growth Beats Expectations. What Now?

U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July as the unemployment rate matched a 16-year-low of 4.3%. The Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Commentator, Greg Ip, joins Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to break down the latest jobs report.

Duration: 00:19:10

Dow 22K: Edward Jones' Warne Talks New Stocks Records

As the Dow flirts with a new 22,000 milestone, Edward Jones' Kate Warne joins Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to talk the key factors driving the market and what lies ahead for growth down the road.

Duration: 00:19:20

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