WSJ What’s News

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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Luke Vargas.

P.M. Edition for Sept. 20. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell aims to reduce inflation even at the risk of recession. The WSJ’s chief economics correspondent Nick Timiraos says Powell is drawing on a precedent set in the 1980s by Paul Volcker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for Sept. 20. The world’s leading containership operators are buying aircraft and hunting for aviation partners. WSJ senior reporter Costas Paris explains what is leading ocean shipping companies to embrace an airfreight sector they previously shunned as an expensive distraction from their core business. Plus, election skeptics are …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 19. More than a million people are without electricity in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona hit the island. The outage is focusing attention on Luma Energy, a private company that took over power operations last year and pledged to make the island's grid more resilient. WSJ …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 19. As the U.K. buries the late Queen Elizabeth II today, where does the monarchy go from here? WSJ U.K. correspondent Max Colchester looks back on the key themes of 10 days of national mourning and ahead to the decisions likely to shape the reign of …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 16. Shares of FedEx fell more than 21% on Friday, their biggest one-day drop ever, after the delivery giant warned of a slowdown due to shipping volumes. WSJ editor Paul Ziobro joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss what the warning means for the business, and why …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 16. As Western countries have funneled military and financial support to Ukraine in recent months, Russia has retaliated by turning off the tap to its vast natural gas reserves. Faced with the prospect of even more cuts this winter, Europe has been looking at how to …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 15. A nationwide rail strike has been averted after freight railroad and union leaders reached an agreement brokered by the Biden administration. WSJ White House reporter Ken Thomas joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss how the tentative deal came together. Learn more about your ad choices. …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 15. Flush with oil money, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and U.A.E. have spent billions helping Egypt, Pakistan and Turkey through a historic period of financial stress. But WSJ financial markets reporter Chelsey Dulaney says some of the diplomatic aid is coming from sovereign wealth funds and that …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 14. Latino voters, among the fastest-growing groups in the U.S. electorate, have long been a reliably Democratic voting bloc. But recently, some have been shifting political affiliations toward Republicans. WSJ polling editor Aaron Zitner joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss what is behind the shift, and …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 14. There’s sky high demand for electric vehicle batteries and a push by the US government to invest in American green tech. While China continues to dominate the supply chain for new batteries, there is now a slate of startups focused on recycling old batteries. Wall …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 13. New data shows consumer prices rose sharply in August, dashing hopes for any quick relief from higher prices. WSJ senior writer Jon Hilsenrath joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss how high inflation is affecting consumers and what the latest data means for the Federal Reserve. …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 13. When is a strong dollar too strong? That’s a question being posed on Wall Street right now. While a rising dollar has boosted the purchasing power of individual Americans, Wall Street Journal financial markets reporter Julia-Ambra Verlaine says that the surge is now squeezing economies …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 12. Starbucks’ new leader, Laxman Narasimhan, will be working with veteran, three-time CEO Howard Schultz as he takes the helm of the coffee chain. Among his key tasks? Learning about the company's culture, operations and, of course, coffee. A key challenge will be charting the future …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 12. Ukraine's military forces have had a spate of successes over Russia in recent weeks, reclaiming huge swaths of the Eastern front. But the country’s also gaining economic momentum. Earlier in the war, some predicted Ukraine’s economy would contract by as much as 50%. Now this …
P.M. Edition for Sept. 10. California has been beset by more than its fair share of disasters in recent weeks, including a heat wave, raging wildfires, intense drought and now a hurricane off the Mexican Pacific coast that could bring heavy rain and flooding to parts of the state next …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 9. A new report shows global emissions dropped about 1% in the first half of 2022. Wall Street Journal reporter Sha Hua explains how a slowing Chinese economy and increased use of renewables in the U.S. led to the drop. Plus, the U.K. awaits the first …
P.M. Edition for Sep. 8. Queen Elizabeth II, who defined the monarchy for generations of Britons as its longest-reigning head of state, has died at age 96. Her death plunges the U.K. into mourning and leaves her son as its new monarch, King Charles III. U.K. correspondent Max Colchester joins …
A.M. Edition for Sept. 8. Russia has throttled natural-gas exports to Europe, and that has sent prices up. Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Hannon explains what some European governments are doing to soften the blow. Plus, the NFL season begins as teams grow closer to the gambling industry. Luke Vargas …
P.M. Edition for Sep. 7. As the war in Ukraine continues, Russia and the West have been in an economic standoff, most recently over commodities like energy and food. Now Russian President Vladimir Putin is threatening to abandon a U.N.-brokered deal that allowed grain exports from Ukraine. WSJ Middle East …
A.M. Edition for Sep. 7. Abnormally heavy monsoon rains have left 10% of Pakistan underwater and millions displaced. Wall Street Journal reporter Saeed Shah explains how Pakistan wants the international community to help with the response. Plus, a top banker in Europe warns of recession in Germany. Luke Vargas hosts. …