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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.

A.M. Edition for January 8th: Iran has retaliated against the U.S. killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani with strikes against U.S. troops in Iraq - Sune Engel Rasmussen has the latest. Plus, Mike Bird on the investor reaction to Iran's attacks and why traditional job interviews could be a thing of the past. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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P.M. Edition for January 7th: Puerto Rico has been hit by two strong earthquakes in the past two days, after a week of tremors. The quakes come as the island is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Arian Campo-Flores has more details. Plus, Aruna Viswanatha explains why prosecutors are now seeking …
A.M. Edition for January 7th: Devastating wildfires continue to burn in Australia, threatening to upend the way people live. David Winning has the latest. Plus, move over fake beef - Jacob Bunge on why plant-based meat companies want to put fake pork on your fork. And Steve Russolillo on why …
P.M. Edition for January 6th: Former National Security Adviser John Bolton now says he'll testify, if subpoenaed in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Natalie Andrews has more details. Plus, Lindsay Wise explains why Congress is invoking the War Powers Resolution to get more intel about the killing of …
A.M. Edition for January 6th: Tens of thousands of Iranians flooded the streets of Tehran for the funeral procession of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Separately, Iraq's parliament voted to expel U.S. troops, prompting President Trump to threaten sanctions. From Beirut, Sune Engel Rasmussen breaks down the latest developments from the …
P.M. Edition for January 3rd: A U.S. strike that killed a powerful Iranian military leader leaves questions about the attack and the fallout. National Security Reporter Warren Strobel has the latest details. Plus, scientists are studying whether looking at cute animal pictures can make you more productive at work - …
A.M. Edition for January 3rd: President Trump ordered a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' foreign wing. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Yaroslav Trofimov has more on what it means for the Middle East. Plus, Alex Frangos on the sharp rise …
P.M. Edition for January 2nd: Wildfire seasons are growing longer in Australia, and here in the U.S. And as those seasons have begun to overlap, it's putting a strain on firefighting resources that've traditionally been shared across the globe. Erin Ailworth has more. Plus, recession fears are top of mind …
A.M. Edition for January 2nd: New details on how former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan - Sean McLain has more from outside his former Tokyo house. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on why the Euro has never been this calm and a new year means...new regulations. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more …
Edition for December 31st: The debate over climate change intensified over the decade, amid several of the hottest years on record, several extreme weather events and the publication of a wave of reports on warming. As part of our Decade in Review series, Kim Gittleson explores the business reaction to …
Edition for December 30th: The Affordable Care Act was signed back in March, 2010 - and it was incredibly divisive from the start. Ten years later, it remains a political flashpoint. As part of our Decade in Review series, Annmarie Fertoli talks with Healthcare Reporter Anna Wilde Mathews about the …
Edition for December 27th: China started off the decade by overtaking Japan to become the world's second-largest economy. It ended it by solidifying its role as a global superpower. As part of our Decade in Review series, Kim Gittleson tracks the country's transformation with former Wall Street Journal China bureau …
Edition for December 26th: U.S. immigration policy over the past decade was determined by two very different presidents: President Obama and President Trump. As part of our Decade in Review series, Annmarie Fertoli talks with Immigration reporter Alicia Caldwell about the immigration policies of the past decade, and how the …
Edition for December 24th: Over the past decade, economists predicted that the economy would recovery quickly from the financial crisis and that inflation could soon become a problem. Yet that didn't happen. As part of our Decade in Review series, Kim Gittleson speaks with Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator …
Edition for December 23rd: In the past decade, the nation has become more polarized. So how did we get here? As part of our Decade in Review series, Annmarie Fertoli talks with Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib about the origins of the partisan divide - and where it leaves us …
P.M. Edition for Friday, December 20: After starting the year amid calls for new Democratic leadership, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is ending 2019 with strong support from her party. The Wall Street Journal's Natalie Andrews says Pelosi's support grew because of how she handled the task she'd long resisted: the …
A.M. Edition for December 20th: A smaller stage for the last Democratic presidential debate of 2019 - Gerald F. Seib and Emily Glazer break it down. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on Tesla's share surge and a programming note about a special series next week reviewing the past decade. Kim Gittleson hosts. …
A.M. Edition for December 20th: A smaller stage for the last Democratic presidential debate of 2019 - Gerald F. Seib and Emily Glazer break it down. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on Tesla's share surge and a programming note about a special series next week reviewing the past decade. Kim Gittleson hosts. …
P.M. Edition for December 19th: Jess Bravin has a look at the role Chief Justice John Roberts will play, when he presides over President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. Plus, Liz Hoffman has more on a WSJ exclusive: Goldman Sachs is in talks to admit guilt and pay $2 …
A.M. Edition for December 19th: President Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached late on Wednesday. Natalie Andrews explains what happens next. Plus, Anna Isaac on a proposal to make investing early in the next Facebook or Uber easier, Josh Jamerson on a new WSJ/NBC News …