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 2. The latest U.S. jobs report shows progress, but doesn't reflect the recent surge in coronavirus cases or the rollback of reopening plans, which could set back the recovery. Our labor policy and economics reporter Eric Morath joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more …
A.M. Edition for July 2. Employees are hesitant to take vacation time amid the uncertainty of the pandemic. New jobless numbers offer clues on the economic recovery. McDonald's and Apple scale back reopening plans. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 1. Amid growing protests and escalating violence, in late May, Minneapolis decided to abandon its Third Police Precinct to rioters. The controversial decision became a flashpoint in the protest movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd. Reporter Erin Ailworth joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more …
A.M. Edition for July 1. What we will learn once the names of pandemic loan recipients come out. A top executive leaves Adidas amid diversity concerns. And a Trump tell-all book release is halted. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for June 30. Louisiana was one of the hardest-hit states early on in the pandemic. It began reopening in mid-May, but has now hit pause on those efforts. Reporter Scott Calvert joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the push and pull to reopen. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for June 30. Chinese legislature passes security law in an effort to control protesters and activists in Hong Kong. Uber looks to expand its food-delivery business. The owner of many Pizza Hut and Wendy's stores is expected to file for bankruptcy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your …
P.M. Edition for June 29. The Supreme Court issues a major ruling on abortion, overturning a Louisiana law that required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital before performing abortions. WSJ justice and judiciary editor Viveca Novak joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad …
A.M. Edition for June 29. Amid plummeting auto sales, car manufacturers look to the future. As coronavirus cases climb, hospital workers in Texas face mounting stress. A key player in oil and gas files for bankruptcy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for June 26. U.S. daily coronavirus cases hit a new record. Plus, 50 years after the first Pride March in New York, Cathy Renna of New York City Pride and Global Pride discusses the role of the LGBT movement amid broader protests for social equality. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. …
A.M. Edition, June 26. From the stock market crash in 1987 to the 2008 financial crisis, traders struggle to find parallels to the current situation. Banks withstand latest Fed stress test. And gyms make changes as some reopen for business. Marc Stewart hosts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
P.M. Edition for June 25. The latest economic data shows the U.S. on target for a gradual recovery. But a jump in coronavirus cases in several states is now making that pace less certain. Reporter Harriet Torry joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the economic picture. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for June 25. As Latin America faces infrastructure and political challenges in efforts to control the coronavirus, WSJ's Juan Forero joins us from Bogotá. Retailers ponder the future as new cases emerge. Softbank's Masayoshi Son says he will leave the board of Alibaba. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more …
P.M. Edition for June 24. Thirty-three states are seeing an increase in their seven-day average of new confirmed coronavirus infections. The rise in cases is threatening the nation's efforts to reopen, and dampening hopes for a smooth recovery. Reporter Sarah Krouse joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the latest …
A.M. Edition for June 24. A look at the big changes higher education is making to educate students, while fighting the coronavirus. Global markets find reassurance in new manufacturing data. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for June 23. Democrats and Republicans are at odds over police reform legislation. Reporter Kristina Peterson has more on the latest developments on Capitol Hill. Plus, the debate over controversial statues escalates. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for June 23. Stock futures wobble after a top Trump adviser stirs confusion over U.S.-China trade deal, recovering after President Trump's tweet saying it is "fully intact." A preview of today's key primary races. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for June 22. Arizona is one of several states seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases. Last week, the governor gave local officials the authority to set rules on masks. But there's still a debate over compliance. Reporter Alicia Caldwell joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about …
A.M. Edition for June 22. Pioneers of the civil-rights movement contemplate the current activism for racial justice in America. Why many big companies are hoarding cash right now. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for June 19. Officials in Tulsa, Okla., prepare for protests ahead of President Trump's campaign rally. Reporter Elizabeth Findell discusses the massacre of the city's "Black Wall Street" nearly a century ago - and how people there are still reckoning with it today. Plus, festivals and protests mark …
A.M. Edition for June 19. How election workers prepare for the vote amid the threat of Covid-19. Why some companies are looking to go public, even in a challenged economy. And face masks, redesigned for summer heat. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices