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 17. U.S. airlines received $25 billion as part of the stimulus package in March. But with demand still low, companies like United, Delta and American are warning of potential job cuts in the fall. Reporter Alison Sider discusses the outlook for the airline industry. Shelby Holliday …
A.M. Edition for July 17. New daily U.S. coronavirus cases top 77,000, a record high. The expiration of pandemic aid programs has some Americans worried about homelessness. Netflix makes a leadership move as streaming competition heats up. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 16. The FBI is looking into yesterday's widespread cyberattack on Twitter. Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher discusses the impact of the attack on the social-media giant's business. Plus, columnist Justin Lahart discusses the outlook for retail sales. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for July 16. Lags in test results of the novel coronavirus are hampering efforts to observe and control the spread of the virus. China experienced economic growth since the start of the pandemic. Plus the popularity of canned tuna. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. …
P.M. Edition for July 15. Many women have put their jobs on hold during the pandemic, risking a long-term hit to their finances and careers. Reporter Lauren Weber discusses the reasons why. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for July 15. Schools, families and teachers confront the cost of the pandemic - WSJ's Education Bureau Chief Chastity Pratt explains. Plus, what new data tells us about global economic struggles; and some Americans make big-ticket purchases. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 14. After a 17-year pause, the U.S. today resumed federal executions of inmates sentenced to death. Reporter Sadie Gurman discusses the latest developments and what's to come. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for July 14. Grocery stores struggle to keep food and household products in stock as pandemic extends into summer months. Hospitals work to build a surplus of drugs amid concerns of a second wave. And Oprah Winfrey seeks to invest in an oat milk maker. Marc Stewart hosts. …
P.M. Edition for July 13. With markets rattled by the coronavirus pandemic, some companies aiming to go public are turning to an unusual investment vehicle called a blank-check company. Reporter Alexander Osipovich explains how such deals work, and the risks for investors that come with them. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn …
A.M. Edition for July 13. The pandemic is forcing airlines to adjust staff levels and schedules; WSJ columnist Scott McCartney explains. Chip manufacturers consider a potential $20 billion dollar deal. And banks prepare to release their earnings. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 10. As U.S. coronavirus cases surge to new daily highs, we look back at the confusing and sometimes conflicting policies that have made it harder to contain the virus. Reporter Arian Campo-Flores joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
A.M. Edition for July 10. Many Americans reinvent themselves and learn new skills to survive a tough job market. A closer look at the rally in mainland Chinese stocks. And the exploding demand for lumber during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 9. On the final day of its term, the Supreme Court issues two highly anticipated rulings involving President Trump's financial records -- rejecting the president's claim of absolute immunity from disclosing information to prosecutors, while sending both cases back to the lower courts. Legal affairs reporter …
A.M. Edition for July 9. As more Americans work from home during the pandemic, designers are forced to adjust. Some investors pile into gold amid global uncertainty. And grocery stores adjust to a new norm. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 8. Harvard and MIT are taking the Trump Administration to court over a new policy that bars foreign students from staying in the U.S. if their courses are taught online. Reporter Michelle Hackman has the details. Plus, reporter Brent Kendall looks at two Supreme Court decisions …
A.M. Edition for July 8. Some pandemic stimulus programs focus on reviving the economy and the Earth. Dr. Anthony Fauci updates the timeline for vaccine development. And new owners of RVs struggle to pilot their massive vehicles. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 7. The U.S. is supporting two more drug companies, Novavax and Regeneron, that are working on coronavirus vaccines and treatments. Reporter Peter Loftus joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the latest on the government's Operation Warp Speed initiative. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for July 7. Data reveal difficulties disproportionately facing Latinos during the pandemic. Big tech companies respond to China's new security law in Hong Kong. And why it matters that buffets are on hold because of coronavirus. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 6. Medical experts say wearing face masks can help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But even with cases rising in the U.S., it's still hard to get people to wear them. Reporter Bojan Pancevski joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the political, social and …
A.M. Edition for July 6. The pandemic causes delays for some families seeking to adopt. Tech companies face possible new regulations from the EU. And the end comes for a controversial energy pipeline. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices