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.

A.M. Edition for December 3rd: Leaders of NATO countries are gathering in London today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the alliance - James Marson has more on what to expect. Plus, Siobhan Hughes on a report from House Republicans defending President Trump in the impeachment probe, Quentin Webb on …
P.M. Edition for December 2nd: President Trump wants to raise tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, saying they're manipulating their currencies. But do economists agree? Josh Zumbrun has more details. Plus, there are fewer holiday shopping days this year, putting delivery companies to the test. Paul Ziobro explains the changes they've …
A.M. Edition for December 2nd: Huawei's latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has no U.S. chips - Dan Strumpf has more. Plus, Benoit Faucon on OPEC's meeting this week, Georgi Kantchev on a new Russia-China oil pipeline, Cameron McWhirter on a hemp glut, and Steve Russolillo on a surprising consequence of …
A.M. Edition for November 27th: Does vaping help reduce deaths from smoking traditional cigarettes? Thomas Burton explains why we don't yet know the answer. Plus, want to invest in crypto? Mike Bird says consider traditional stocks. And our Family and Tech columnist Julie Jargon on a new term: grandsharenting. Kim …
P.M. Edition for November 26th: The Wall Street Journal obtained the College Board's school adversity scores - and weighted them with each school's median SAT score. Doug Belkin has more on the findings. Plus, some Republican candidates are going back to school - to learn how to appeal to suburban …
A.M. Edition for November 26th: Companies from WeWork to Uber have collectively lost about $100 billion in value this year, prompting soul- searching in Silicon Valley. Heather Somerville has more. Plus, Quentin Webb on the strong open for Alibaba's secondary listing in Hong Kong and Sara Germano on a historic …
P.M. Edition for November 25th: Behind massive litigation - like the lawsuits against Bayer - is a legal machine that includes lawyers, marketing firms to find potential patients, and doctors who review medical records. Sara Randazzo explain how it all works. Plus, Uber loses its license to operate in London. …
A.M. Edition for November 25th: A record number of voters turned out for local elections in Hong Kong over the weekend. The result? A strong show of support for pro-Democracy backers. Natasha Khan has more. Plus, Steve Russolillo explains why bitcoin is falling and Chip Cutter reveals the best-managed company …
P.M. Edition for November 22nd: A Wall Street Journal investigation found the Indian Health Service hired dozens of doctors who should have been flagged for their history of medical mistakes and regulatory sanctions. Christopher Weaver has more on the investigation. Plus, two Omaha families take Thanksgiving decorations to the next …
A.M. Edition for November 22nd: Elon Musk introduces Tesla's first electric "Cybertruck" - Robert Wall explains where it fits in the car company's future. Plus, Paul Davies on Bridgewater's billion-dollar bet against the market, John McCormick on the latest in the Election 2020 campaign, and Jo McGinty says buyer beware …
P.M. Edition for November 21st: Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser, and David Holmes, a current U.S. diplomat, offer different views of U.S. policy in Ukraine. Siobhan Hughes has more on what could be the final witnesses to testify publicly in the impeachment inquiry. Plus - a deeper dive …
A.M. Edition for November 21st: Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls took to the debate stage in Atlanta last night - Eliza Collins has the highlights. Plus, Patience Haggin explains why Google decided to restrict targeted political ads, Caitlin Ostroff on investor reaction to a seeming trade impasse between the U.S. and …
P.M. Edition for November 20th: U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland says he pursued efforts to push Ukraine on investigations "at the express direction" of President Trump. Shelby Holliday has the details. Plus, filler phrases. We all use them. Politicians love them. Lindsay Huth has more on which ones to listen for …
A.M. Edition for November 20th: A Wall Street Journal analysis has found that even though more generic drugs are being approved by the Food and Drug Administration, many haven't made it to patients. Jared S. Hopkins explains. Plus, our exclusive interview with exiled Bolivian president Evo Morales. And Rebecca Ballhaus …
P.M. Edition for November 19th: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said he had concerns about a July call between President Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart, and that it was his duty to report it. Tim Hanrahan has more on Vindman's testimony in the impeachment probe. Plus, Suzanne Kapner explains how U.S. …
A.M. Edition for November 19th: The Trump administration has said Israeli settlements in the West Bank aren't illegal, reversing decades of American policy. From Jerusalem, Felicia Schwartz has more on what it means for the region. Plus, John Lyons reports from outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where a standoff between …
P.M. Edition for November 18th: Baltimore courts have come up with a plan to chip away at the city's nearly 30,000 asbestos cases - one of the largest backlogs in the nation. But not everyone's on board. Sara Randazzo explains. Plus, would you consider getting the flu on purpose? Some …
A.M. Edition for November 18th: Saudi Arabia's state oil giant Aramco is aiming for a valuation of up to $1.7 trillion - less than expected. Ben Dummett explains. Plus, after another violent weekend in Hong Kong, a court rules that the government's mask ban is illegal - Natasha Khan has …
P.M. Edition for November 15th: In testimony that went on for hours, Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, told lawmakers in the impeachment inquiry that she was unfairly targeted by allies of President Trump. Byron Tau has more. Plus, a WSJ exclusive: Federal prosecutors are investigating how Rudy …
A.M. Edition for November 15th: Antigovernment protesters and police shocked Hong Kong with some of the ugliest incidents in nearly six months of unrest this week - Steve Russolillo explains what happened. Plus, Harriet Torry on Larry Kudlow's trade-deal hints, Shelby Holliday on today's impeachment testimony, and Caitlin Ostroff on …