WSJ What’s News

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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.

P.M. Edition for August 14. A slew of election lawsuits have been filed in some key states. Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall discusses why this year is on track to set a record for election-related suits. Plus, with the major political conventions being held virtually, host cities are missing out on the expected revenue boost. Nora Eckert reports from Milwaukee. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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A.M. Edition for August 14. Nonprofits face challenges in fundraising and operating during the pandemic. Justice Department says Yale discriminated by race in admissions. And coronavirus vaccines may come without a copay. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 13. In an agreement brokered by the U.S., Israel and the United Arab Emirates say they will establish a formal diplomatic relationship. Our Israel and Palestinian Territories correspondent Felicia Schwartz discusses this significant shift in Middle East relations. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad …
A.M. Edition for August 13. Chinese consumers are helping many American brands boost their sales. Wall Street rallies ahead of the job market report. And Broadway shows make a shift from stage to stream. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 12. How Wall Street is reacting to Kamala Harris as a potential vice president. Reporter Emily Glazer joins host Shelby Holliday to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for August 12. Party leaders react to Joe Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as running mate. Campaigns face digital threats from foreign governments. As Airbnb moves toward going public, a look at the IPO market during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
P.M. Edition for August 11. Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden selects California Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate. National politics reporter Tarini Parti discusses what Harris brings to the ticket. Plus, reporter Jared Hopkins discusses Russia's announcement that it has reg­is­tered the world's first Covid-19 vac­cine. Shelby …
A.M. Edition for August 11. The U.K. anticipates sharply declining GDP as it recovers from the health crisis. The U.S. housing market shows signs of life. And new data on the hard-to-find items at the grocery store. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 10. Representatives of the Big Ten colleges are meeting tonight to determine what this year's football season will look like amid the pandemic. Sports reporter Laine Higgins discusses what's at stake. Plus, today marked the first day of classes for students at the University of Notre …
A.M. Edition for August 10. Challenges in making rent or mortgage payments vary upon racial lines, according to census data. Amazon considers empty mall spaces for fulfillment centers. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 7. The Trump Administration broadens its attack on Chinese internet giants, by going after social media app WeChat. Reporter Jing Yang has more from Hong Kong. Plus, U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, marking a third straight month of gains. But we're still far …
A.M. Edition for August 7. Latin America deals with significant financial losses due to the pandemic. President Trump issues executive orders targeting TikTok and WeChat. And U.S. stimulus talks stall. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 6. New York's Attorney General, Letitia James, has announced a lawsuit alleging broad corruption at the National Rifle Association. She's also seeking to dissolve the organization. Senior Editor Mark Maremont joins Annmarie Fertoli with the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for August 6. The future of the office is unknown, which has major implications for companies, workers and cities. Plus, hope for a stimulus deal helps propel markets. And business schools adjust to pandemic life. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 5. Public anger is mounting over a warehouse explosion in Lebanon's capital that has already killed more than 100 people and wounded thousands. Lebanese authorities are investigating why thousands of tons of explosives were stored at the port in Beirut's populated city center. Our Middle East …
A.M. Edition for August 5. Saudi Arabia's nuclear program expands with assistance from China. Plus, the latest on the massive explosion in Beirut. And the popularity of video games is helping to boost some stocks. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 4. Kodak announced last week that it was getting a $765 million dollar loan from the US government to shift part of its business to drug production. The news sent Kodak stock surging. Now, securities regulators are investigating how that information was released. Reporter Dave Michaels …
A.M. Edition for August 4. Concern across Europe as some young people ignore social distancing rules and coronavirus cases rise among the young. Tropical Storm Isaias brings heavy rain and wind to the East Coast. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 3. At the height of the pandemic, the Federal Reserve took unprecedented steps to support the US economy. But it was also quietly expanding its role to help shore up global markets: Our Economics Correspondent Nick Timiraos joins host Annmarie Fertoli to explain how the Fed …
A.M. Edition for August 3. Microsoft's CEO spoke with President Trump about acquiring the popular Chinese-owned video app. Presidential campaigns gear up for an unprecedented race. And how Covid-19 is driving bike lane expansion. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices