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A.M. Edition for July 17: The latest federal investigation into Uber - one of at least five - involves alleged gender discrimination. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


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P.M. Edition for July 16: Last month, the nation's four major wireless carriers said they'd stop providing location data to two third-parties, following concerns over privacy. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald explains why the arrangement is being called into question.
A.M. Edition for July 16: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress this week. Plus, we'll see the Beige Book, retail sales, and industrial production data. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell runs down this week's economic calendar.
The markets shook off new tariff announcements and had a strong week. Earnings and economic testimony by Fed chair Jerome Powell are on tap for the new week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says we should watch for what companies and Mr. Powell say about tariffs.
P.M. Edition for July 13: At a news conference, President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May affirmed their commitment to reaching a trade deal. It came after Trump heavily criticized May over Brexit. More from the Wall Street Journal's Jenny Gross.
A.M. Edition for July 13: Big advertisers like Nestle and Anheuser-Busch are using blockchain technology for online transactions to better track where their money is going and identify waste. The Wall Street Journal's Lara O'Reilly explains.
P.M Edition for July 12: Senate Republicans want to hold confirmation hearings as soon as possible on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Democrats say, not so fast. We get more from the Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes.
A.M. Edition for July 12: Gas prices are on the rise again, reaching their highest levels since 2014. The Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Yang has more on what's driving prices higher, and what we can expect for the rest of the summer.
P.M. Edition for July 11: The Trump administration has slapped tariffs on another 200 billion dollars in Chinese imports. The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis says we're entering new territory in this trade battle with China.
A.M. Edition for July 11: Tesla is making big moves in China - it's second- biggest market. The electric-car company is planning to open a factory in Shanghai. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more on Tesla's plans.
P.M. Edition for July 10: President Trump's Supreme Court pick is meeting with senators this week, ahead of nomination hearings expected later this summer. The Wall Street Journal's Kristina Peterson has more on the battle lines being drawn in the Senate.
President Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the Supreme Court. Plus, some colleges are finding legacy admissions conflict with diversity efforts. The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn explains.
P.M. Edition for July 9: Despite the current economic expansion, many U.S. states haven't done enough to insulate themselves against another economic downturn. The Wall Street Journal's David Harrison explains.
A.M. Edition for July 9: The economic calendar is a little lighter this week. But we'll still get some key indicators, including the producer price index and consumer sentiment data. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn previews this week's economic calendar.
Stocks rose Friday as traders looked past the US-China tariff battle and focused on strong jobs data. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says investors will watch how the trade spat could shape banks' earnings reports, which arrive late in the new week.
P.M. Edition for July 6: The economy added 213 thousand non-farm jobs in June, which was stronger than expected. The unemployment rate rose to four percent; the Wall Street Journal's Chelsey Dulaney says that's because more people were looking for work.
Special Edition for July 6: Analysis of the June employment report. The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, surpassing expectations, and the unemployment rate rose to 4%. PNC chief economist Gus Faucher discusses the numbers as well as how the Federal Reserve is likely to interpret the report.
A.M. Edition for July 6: Tariffs on U.S. cheese are already hurting the nation's cheese makers, driving cold storage levels to their highest point since 1917. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more on how cheese makers are coping.
P.M. Edition for July 5: Scandal-plagued Scott Pruitt quits as EPA chief. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's David Harrison says the strong economy is prompting more Americans to quit their jobs and look for something better.
A.M. Edition for July 5: Wireless carriers are working on a few fixes to help solve an increasingly complicated problem for consumers. In the meantime, there are some steps you can take to stop robocalls. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has more.