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 November 14th: Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, marked a five-year growth streak on Thursday. The earnings come on a big day for Walmart, which reopened its El Paso, Texas store where a gunman killed 22 people in August. Sarah Nassauer has more details. Plus, Venice, Italy was …
A.M. Edition for November 14th: The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn talks about the network of coaches formed by William "Rick" Singer, the admitted mastermind behind the college admissions scandal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for November 13th: Acting Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and senior State Department official George Kent are the first public witnesses to testify in the impeachment inquiry. Congressional Reporter Natalie Andrews has the key takeaways. Plus, the WSJ ranks the nation's airports. Middle Seat Columnist Scott McCartney has …
A.M. Edition for November 13th: Millions of people are expected to watch the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry. Congressional Reporter Natalie Andrews has more on what to keep a close eye on. Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, lawmakers will hear from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Nick Timiraos has …
P.M. Edition for November 12: U.S. drone footage appears to show Turkish- backed Arab gunmen targeting civilians during their assault on Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria. The Wall Street Journal's Dion Nissenbaum says the footage has raised concerns about possible war crimes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for November 12th: Banks are struggling to re-invent their branches - and keep them relevant for the digitally-minded. Allison Prang explains. Plus, the hazards of being "real" online - especially for teens. Julie Jargon explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for November 11: The Wall Street Journal says Southwest Airlines is flying more than three dozen planes without being able to verify they comply with all mandatory federal safety standards. WSJ's Andy Paszdor has more. In another WSJ exclusive, Google is collecting personal health data on millions of …
A.M. Edition for Monday, November 11th: House Democrats begin public hearings of witnesses in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes has a preview for us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for November 8th: It's been one year since California's deadliest wildfire destroyed the town of Paradise. Erin Ailworth has more on the recovery. Plus, a new breakthrough in the investigation of vaping illnesses. And Saturday marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin wall. Sara Germano reports. …
A.M. Edition for November 5th: For months, Moscow has pursued a stepped-up campaign to prevent Russians arrested on criminal hacking charges from being extradited to the U.S. - Dustin Volz explains. Plus, Heather Sommerville on Uber's billion-dollar loss, Mike Bird on investor reaction to a proposed reduction in U.S. and …
P.M. Edition for November 4th: All three major U.S. indices ended Monday at new record highs. But global stocks are lagging behind. Amrith Ramkumar has more on what's behind the gap. New York City's police commissioner, James O'Neill, steps down. And how to make passengers feel safe - when Boeing's …
A.M. Edition for November 4th: Saudi Arabia's state oil giant Aramco formally launched its IPO - Rory Jones has more from Dubai. Plus, Khadeeja Safdar on Under Armour's federal accounting probe, Laura Kusisto on why housing sales have slowed, and Gerald F. Seib interviews 2020 Presidential candidate Joe Biden. Kim …
P.M. Edition for November 1st: Employers added 128,000 new jobs in October, marking the 109th month of sustained growth. Eric Morath has more on the headline numbers, and this week's economic news. Plus, John McCormick has more on one of the top kickoff events of this election season - the …
A.M. Edition for November 1st: The Trump administration is backing away from a plan to freeze tailpipe-emissions targets for new vehicles through 2025 - Ben Foldy has more. Plus, it's jobs day! Eric Morath has a preview of what to expect. And - the rise of the $100 million home. …
P.M. Edition for October 31st: The House has approved a resolution on a framework for the next stages of its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Siobhan Hughes has the details. Chicago teachers end an 11-day strike. And Pennsylvania makes big changes to its election rules. Scott Calvert explains. Annmarie Fertoli …
A.M. Edition for October 31st: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says the platform will ban all political ads come November 22nd - Emily Glazer explains why. Plus, Tripp Mickle on Apple's increasing reliance on service revenue, Siobhan Hughes on John Bolton, Steve Russolillo on Hong Kong officially entering a recession, Jennifer …
P.M. Edition for October 30th: The Federal Reserve, as expected, has cut rates for a third time this year, but signals a higher bar for future reductions. Kate Davidson has the details. Plus, high winds and dry conditions complicate efforts to battle wildfires in California. And Twitter announces it will …
A.M. Edition for October 30th: Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot maker PSA Group of France said they were in talks that may lead to a merger that could create a roughly $46 billion trans-Atlantic auto giant. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Kostov has more from Paris. Disclosure: News Corp, owner of …
P.M. Edition for October 29th: A 40-day strike at General Motors factories in the U.S. cost the company nearly $3 billion in lost earnings. Still, the automaker's third-quarter results beat analysts' expectations. Mike Colias has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for October 29th: Boeing's Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg is set to tell lawmakers the company made mistakes that contributed to two fatal airplane crashes when he faces Congress today. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Tangel has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices