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 October 28th: British lawmakers reject plans for an early election. AT&T; reaches a truce with Elliott Management. Corrie Driebusch has the details. And the House schedules a vote on the impeachment inquiry for Thursday. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for October 28th: The Trump administration has taken steps toward leaving a nearly three-decade-old agreement designed to reduce the risk of war between Russia and the West, U.S. officials said. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Gordon has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for October 25th: Shares of PG&E; plummet, as wildfires range in California. Akane Otani has more on the market reaction. Plus, GM workers ratify a new contract, ending a 40-day walkout. And Indonesian investigators fault Boeing and U.S. safety oversight, in the fatal crash of a 737 MAX …
A.M. Edition for October 25th: Amazon's third quarter profit fell 26 percent from a year earlier. The Wall Street Journal's Sebastian Herrera says the company continues to spend heavily in its push to offer Prime customers one- day shipping. Plus, WSJ's Chip Cutter talks about why many workers are reluctant …
P.M. Edition for October 24th: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls for snap elections to break the Brexit deadlock. Jason Douglas has more on what comes next. California businesses struggle through another round of blackouts. Jim Carlton reports. And Joshua Robinson explains why France's 2024 Olympics logo is getting a …
A.M. Edition for October 24: A. Wayne Johnson plans to leave the Trump administration and to call for cancelling most of the nation's outstanding student debt. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says it's part of a campaign to run for U.S. Senate, representing Georgia. Learn more about your ad …
P.M. Edition for October 23rd: President Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey. Boeing's profits fall by more than half, amid continued grounding of its 737 MAX jets. Doug Cameron has the details. Plus, lawmakers grill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the company's plans to create its own cryptocurrency, Libra. Jeff Horwitz …
A.M. Edition for October 23rd: Eleven parents who prosecutors say were involved in the nationwide college-admissions cheating scheme are now facing additional charges, raising the possibility of more significant prison time if found guilty. The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for October 22nd: Britain's Parliament approves Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal - but rejects his timetable. And, a WSJ exclusive: SoftBank is poised to take control of WeWork - and co-founder Adam Neumann could get a severance package of up to $1.7 billion. Maureen Farrell has the …
A.M. for October 21st: As PG&E; warns of a potential second California blackout, the mayor of the state's third-biggest city, San Jose, is proposing something radical: to turn the company into the nation's largest customer- owned utility. The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Smith has more. Learn more about your ad …
P.M. Edition for October 21st: Four drug companies reach a $260 million settlement with two Ohio counties over the opioid crisis. Sara Randazzo explains. U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria are met with scorn from civilians in Kurdish areas. Sune Rasmussen reports. Plus, the Islamic State turns to TikTok, which is …
A.M. Edition for October 21st: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to bring his Brexit deal back to Parliament this week for a critical vote after lawmakers forced him to ask the European Union for another delay to Britain's withdrawal. The Wall Street Journal's Max Colchester has more. Learn …
P.M. Edition for October 18: Republicans' move to forego a presidential primary in South Carolina has been met with a legal challenge. We get more from the Wall Street Journal's Valerie Bauerlein. Plus, WSJ's Mike Wursthorn talks about how a strong dollar is hurting corporate profits. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for October 18th: Saudi Aramco has postponed the launch of its hotly anticipated initial public offering, the latest setback for what would be the world's largest-ever stock market listing. The Wall Street Journal's Rory Jones has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for October 17th: Turkey agrees to suspend its military offensive in Syria. The U.K. and the EU reach a draft Brexit deal. Jason Douglas has more on the next big challenge, on Saturday. And Congress mourns the death of Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings. Natalie Andrews reports from Washington. …
P.M. Edition for October 14th: The U.S. prepares to raise tariffs on steel imports from Turkey. Meanwhile, alliances shift in Syria. Raja Abdurahim explains. Plus, Peter Loftus has more on Johnson & Johnson's growing legal challenges. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices](https://megaphone.fm/adchoices)
A.M. Edition for October 14th: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson heads into the most important week of his leadership as an elusive Brexit deal hangs in the balance. The Wall Street Journal's Max Colchester has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices](https://megaphone.fm/adchoices)
P.M. Edition for October 11th: The U.S. and China reach a partial trade deal. Josh Zumbrun explains. And, a federal appeals court rules a House panel can subpoena the president's financial records. Brent Kendall explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices](https://megaphone.fm/adchoices)
A.M. Edition for October 11th: At a time of deep political division in the American electorate, a small group of counties across the nation has shown extraordinary political flexibility, voting for the winner in every presidential election since 1980. The Wall Street Journal's John McCormick explains. Learn more about your …
P.M. Edition for October 10th: Two associates of Rudy Giuliani with connections to Ukraine are charged with campaign finance violations. Jewish leaders in Germany say their community is under siege, after a deadly attack this week. Sara Germano reports. And hundreds of businesses are in tariff limbo, amid U.S.-China trade …