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 July 31. Native American legal advocate Sarah Deer reacts to the recent Supreme Court decision that found a large swath of Oklahoma is part of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She also reflects on the impact of the coronavirus, and recent protests for civil justice. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.We want to hear your questions, comments, and insights about what reopening schools is going to look like. Call us at (315) 992-8298‬ and leave us a voice message. We'll be bringing on our reporters and experts to try to answer them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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A.M. Edition for July 31. Professional sports faces billion-dollar questions about money and safety as they reopen during the pandemic. New data released on consumer spending holds clues about the fate of the economy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 30. Schools are still figuring out their pandemic back- to-school plans. But how will they know if they need to close again? And how will they prepare? Education reporter Leslie Brody joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for July 30. As lawmakers debate a pandemic stimulus package, enhanced unemployment benefits are questioned. The WSJ's Kate Davidson looks at the economics of the debate. Plus, NASA looks for life on Mars. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 29. The heads of Facebook, Apple, Google, and Amazon faced tough questions from lawmakers about their companies' business practices, and whether they're stifling competition, in a virtual antitrust hearing today. Tech and politics reporter Emily Glazer joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about …
A.M. Edition for July 29. How universities will operate differently this fall semester. The leaders of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google testify before Congress. Plus, some movies will be available at home much sooner. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 28. Photo pioneer Kodak has received a $765 million loan under the Defense Production Act, to shift to drug production. Reporter Rachael Levy joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Saudi Arabia shuts out millions of Muslim pilgrims to fight Covid-19. The Federal Reserve meets amid warnings of extended economic challenges. And what Starbucks and McDonald's earnings reports tell us about our economy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 27. Drugmaker Moderna is now in the final stage of testing on its experimental coronavirus vaccine, marking a major step forward in the race for a vaccine. Reporter Peter Loftus joins Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition, July 27. Coronavirus testing may become a requirement at some workplaces. Lawmakers work to pass another pandemic relief package. Plus, the unusual and simultaneous surge of commodities, stocks and bonds. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 24. At the height of the pandemic in New York City, one family's loss was compounded by the surrounding chaos. Reporter Michael M. Phillips tells the heartbreaking story of a Covid-19 victim and his family's struggle to bring him home. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about …
A.M. Edition for July 24. Global markets decline as ties deteriorate between Washington and Beijing. A look at what a recovery could look like and who's hiring right now. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 23. A surge in coronavirus cases across the U.S. has led to testing supply shortages and delays in getting results back. That has some health experts revising their recommendations for who should get tested. WSJ health and science coverage chief Stefanie Ilgenfritz joins host Annmarie Fertoli …
A.M. Edition for July 23. As tension builds between the U.S. and China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares a major speech. Tesla's earnings may propel the company into new territory. Plus, the growing popularity of shark shows. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 22. President Trump says federal law enforcement will be sent to more U.S. cities, including Chicago, to crack down on violent crime. Forces were deployed to Portland, Ore., earlier this month, leading to clashes with local officials and raising questions over the legality of the decision. …
The United Arab Emirates has been deploying teams directly into neighborhoods to test and track Covid-19. Plus, Facebook and Twitter take new approaches to combating racism and misinformation on their platforms. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How Deadly is COVID-19? July 21, 2020
P.M. Edition for July 21. A key question for researchers trying to understand the coronavirus and how to prevent its spread is just how deadly the virus is. Researchers now say they're closer to an answer. Reporter Jason Douglas joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for July 21. The European Union approves a $2.1 trillion dollar pandemic assistance package. A new WSJ/NBC poll reveals voter opinion toward racism in America. Plus, vaccine optimism helps to fuel a Nasdaq record. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 20. Europe was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic in early spring. Now, as countries reopen, Rome correspondent Margherita Stancati explains how the bloc is keeping the number of new cases low. Plus, finance editor Charles Forelle discusses Chinese startup Ant Group's plans for an IPO, …
A.M. Edition for July 20. Lawmakers resume work in Washington, including a possible extension of unemployment assistance. Plus, the particular stocks helping to drive the stock market. And new challenges in using the office elevator. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices