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P.M. Edition for February 21st: Minutes from the Fed's January policy meeting showed officials marked up their growth and inflation forecasts for this year. How will this affect the pace of interest rate hikes? We talk with the Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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A.M. Edition for February 21st: After Russian companies and individuals were indicted over alleged meddling in U.S. elections, it prompted a series of tweets from a Facebook executive. And his comments prompted thousands of angry responses on Twitter.
P.M. Edition for February 20th: Following the shooting that killed 17 students at a Florida high school, President Trump says he supports a proposal that would toughen background checks for gun purchases. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Bykowicz has more.
A.M. Edition for February 20: A shortened work week brings a lighter economic calendar. But there's still a lot to review, amid fears of inflation. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney has more.
A.M. Edition for Monday, February 19: Sam Adams' new CEO, Dave Burwick, has plenty of experience in the beverage industry. But will he be able to help the company boost sales? The Wall Street Journal's Maria Armental has more.
Weekend Edition for February 17-18: Stocks recovered this past week from a bruising selloff earlier in the month. The Nasdaq had its best week in years. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Ben Eisen talks about the influence that Apple has on the broader market.
P.M. Edition for February 16th: With the start of the Lunar New Year, four Chinese movies are debuting in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel says it signals China's ambitions to become a global movie-making force.
A.M. Edition for February 16: Some Republicans are willing to make more concessions when it comes to healthcare, as they work to lower premiums, and eye the midterm elections in November. The Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Armour explains.
P.M. Edition for February 15th: President Trump expressed condolences to victims and their families in the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in south Florida. Plus, billionaire investor Peter Thiel is moving from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles.
A.M. Edition for February 15: President Trump's infrastructure plan left many with one big question: Who's paying for it? A group of investors have an idea known as infrastructure asset recycling. The Wall Street Journal's Cezary Podkul explains.
P.M. Edition for February 14th: More signs of a rise in inflation, as the Consumer Price Index rose half a percent last month. We'll talk about this with the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry. In a separate report, retail sales fell in January.
A.M. Edition for February 14: Six former federal prosecutors are running for seats in the House, as Democrats. The Wall Street Journal's Aruna Viswanatha has more on what's driving them to run for political office.
P.M. Edition for February 13th: It's no secret that malls in the U.S. are on the decline. But malls in Mexico are booming, and that has U.S. investors looking south. The Wall Street Journal's Robbie Whelan has more.
A.M. Edition for February 13: In the era of #MeToo, companies are facing new questions when it comes to setting the rules for office romance. Beth Zoller, legal editor at XpertHR, talks about how companies should navigate office romances.
P.M. Edition for February 12: President Trump's long-awaited infrastructure plan is part of the 2019 fiscal year budget. But many questions remain, including where the funding for the plan will come from. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Mann explains.
A.M. Edition for February 12th: This week brings a busy economic calendar, including the consumer price index, consumer sentiment data, retail sales, and housing data. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry runs down the week in economic news.
Weekend Edition for February 10-11: Fears of higher inflation and rising interest rates battered the markets in volatile trading this week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani reminds us that we'd gotten used to a low interest rate environment for a long time.
P.M. Edition for February 9: Amazon.com is launching a delivery service for businesses. "Shipping with Amazon" will compete directly with FedEx and UPS. Wall Street Journal San Francisco reporter Laura Stevens has the details.
A.M. Edition for February 9: The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Bachman is there and she tells us that the Olympics could be in for some changes after these games end.
P.M. Edition for February 8: After a volatile day of trading, the Dow and the S&P; 500 entered correction territory on Thursday. Plus, Twitter posts its first profit since becoming a publicly-traded company. The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells has more.