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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 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 …
P.M. Edition for December 13th: It's been a week of wins and losses for the White House. The U.S. and China agreed to phase one of a trade deal. Josh Zumbrun has the details. But that agreement came as a House committee approved articles of impeachment. Catherine Lucey has more …
P.M. Edition for December 13th: It's been a week of wins and losses for the White House. The U.S. and China agreed to phase one of a trade deal. Josh Zumbrun has the details. But that agreement came as a House committee approved articles of impeachment. Catherine Lucey has more …
A.M. Edition for December 12th: Boris Johnson's Conservative party wins a decisive victory in Britain's general election, paving the way for Parliament to trigger a long-awaited split from the European Union. Stephen Fidler breaks the results down. Plus, William Mauldin on a possible U.S.-China trade truce, Ben Kesling on a …
P.M. Edition for December 12th: Elizabeth Findell explains why south Texans are fighting the federal government over a border wall. Plus, President Trump says the U.S. is very close to a trade deal with China. Negotiators are working against a deadline on Sunday, when new tariffs would hit another slate …
A.M. Edition for December 12th: Harvey Weinstein, his accusers, his ex- associates and insurers have reached a tentative $47 million civil settlement - Corinne Ramey has more. Plus, Felicia Schwartz on Israel's third election in less than a year, Avantika Chilkoti on the market reaction to the Fed's decision to …
P.M. Edition for December 11th: The Federal Reserve signals a long pause on further rate cuts - or hikes - at its final meeting of the year. Kate Davidson has more. But, debate over the repo market continues. Akane Otani explains. And the Federal Aviation Administration kept Boeing's 737 MAX …
A.M. Edition for December 11th: Federal Reserve officials are likely to hold their benchmark interest rate steady as their two-day meeting concludes. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has more. Plus, Saudi Aramco makes a strong market debut, and the U.S., Mexico and Canada reached a new trade agreement. Mark …
P.M. Edition for December 10th: After weeks of hearings and hundreds of hours of testimony, the House Judiciary Committee has announced two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Siobhan Hughes has more analysis. Plus, Democrats say they're on board with a new trade …
A.M. Edition for December 10th: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pulling back on some mortgages meant to make homeownership more affordable - Ben Eisen explains why. Plus, Quentin Webb on new data on China's economy and Denise Roland on the one certainty in Britain's general election. Kim Gittleson hosts. …
P.M. Edition for December 9th: In a 400-page report, the Justice Department's Inspector General faults the FBI with "serious performance failures" - but finds the agency was justified in launching its Russia investigation Byron Tau explains. And, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker died Sunday at the age of 92. Kate …
A.M. Edition for December 9th: T-Mobile and Sprint head to court today in a case that could determine the future of the U.S. wireless industry - Drew FitzGerald has more. Plus, Stu Woo on Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy march in months, Mike Bird on why investors are bailing on the …
P.M. Edition for December 6th: The U.S. job market strengthened in November. The economy added 266,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, a 50-year low. Sarah Chaney has the details. A rash of illnesses linked to vaping may have peaked. Brianna Abbott has the latest update from federal …
A.M. Edition for December 6th: Tarini Parti looks at how the impeachment inquiry is impacting the Democratic presidential race in our weekly Election 2020 series. Plus, Noemie Bisserbe on a massive strike in France, Alex Frangos on Saudi Aramco's IPO, and Eric Morath previews the November jobs report. Kim Gittleson …
P.M. Edition for December 5th: House Speaker Pelosi instructs the Judiciary Committee to draw up articles of impeachment. The Trump Administration has been ramping up investigations into immigrants working in the U.S. illegally. Michelle Hackman has more on the numbers. And ongoing studies show that for many soldiers, mental health …
A.M. Edition for December 5th: OPEC countries and partners have gathered for a two-day meeting - David Hodari has more from Vienna on what the impact could be on oil prices. Plus, Jean Eaglesham on the accounting errors that companies are fixing...quietly, Huawei sues the FCC, and Paul Davies on …
P.M. Edition for December 4th: The House Judiciary Committee holds its first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry. Siobhan Hughes has the details. Plus, world leaders have left a rocky NATO summit. Vivian Salama explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for December 4th: The Trump administration is set to tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients - that could leave hundreds of thousands of people ineligible for assistance. Jacob Bunge has more. Plus, Newley Purnell on how India is changing the rules on U.S. tech giants, Quentin Webb …
P.M. Edition for December 3rd: A draft report from House Democrats concludes that the President abused his office. U.S. stocks fall on signs that the trade dispute could drag on. And, a WSJ exclusive: Sprint had problems tallying active users of its federally-subsidized Lifeline program. Sarah Krouse has the details. …