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<p>Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.</p>

Episode Date
Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, October 17th
103
Stocks move higher on positive earnings reports and news of a possible Brexit deal. Shares of GM fall about 1.5% as UAW employees will see higher wage gains under a tentative labor deal with the union. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
Midday News Brief for Thursday, October 17th
137
Lawmakers are remembering Rep. Elijah Cummings, who passed away early Thursday morning at age 68. Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, criticized President Trump over his efforts to enlist Ukraine in investigating a political rival. Morgan Stanley reports Q3 profit rose 3% over last year. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
Morning Brief for Thursday, October 17th
125
Fallout over President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria continues to play out in Washington. Leaders from the United Auto Workers Union meet in Detroit. And Endeavor Group formally scraps plans for its IPO. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Wednesday, October 16th
132
Stocks slip on falling retail sales. Netflix's earnings top estimates while subscriber growth misses the mark again. A tentative labor deal at GM; the agreement still needs worker ratification. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Wednesday, October 16th
131
Stocks edge lower on falling retail sales. Netflix's earnings top estimates, while global subscriber growth is also better than expected. Johnson & Johnson reportedly to pay four billion dollars to settle charges its painkillers contributed to the opioid epidemic. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Midday News Brief for Wednesday, October 16th
146
General Motors reaches a tentative labor deal with the United Auto Workers. Turkey rejects a U.S. call for an immediate ceasefire in northern Syria. Public school classes in Chicago are canceled in advance of an expected teachers' strike. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Morning Brief for Wednesday, October 16th
131
Three major drug distributors are in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion. Vice President Mike Pence and Rudy Giuliani refuse to turn over documents requested by Congress. And Democrats sparred in the fourth debate on Tuesday. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Tuesday, October 15th
125
U.S. markets rise sharply, lifted by strong earnings from banks and healthcare companies. The Wall Street Journal says three big drug distributers are in talks to pay 18 billion dollars over charges they helped fuel the opioid crisis. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2019
Midday News Brief for Tuesday, October 15th
132
Goldman Sachs' 3rd quarter profit fell 26% due ti losses in several investments in companies including Uber. Russian forces have taken up position in Northern Syria. General Motors CEO Mary Barra met with United Auto Workers reps Tuesday morning as the two sides move closer to resolving a 30-day strike. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2019
Morning Brief for Tuesday, October 15th
127
The U.S. takes punitive action against Turkey. Fiona Hill, the president's former top Russia advisor, testifies for nine hours. And California's governor is calling on PG&E to issue refunds, after last week's planned blackout. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Monday, October 14th
97
Stocks finish lower in quiet Columbus Day trading. Hewlett Packard Enterprises shares up 2% on an upgrade by analysts at Evercore. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2019
Midday Brief for Monday, October 14th
157
SoftBank wants to take control of WeWork. President Trump's former top Russia adviser testifies before House committees. San Francisco's business district emerges as a battleground for tech. Tanya Bustos reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2019
Morning Brief for Monday, October 14th
121
Big banks begin third-quarter earnings season. Democrats gear up for the latest debate. And Hunter Biden says he's stepping down from the board of a Chinese private equity company. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Friday, October 11th
126
Big gains for stocks, as President Trump announces phase one of a trade agreement between the U.S. and China. The White House will hold off on tariffs scheduled for next week and China will buy more farm products from the U.S. More trouble for Libra: Visa, Mastercard and others drop out of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency payment network. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2019
Midday Brief for Friday, October 11th
138
U.S. stocks jump Friday, thanks to progress between the U.S. and China on trade negotiations. General Motors' latest contract proposal. Uber's deal to buy a majority stake in grocery-delivery company Cornershop. Tanya Bustos reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2019
Morning Brief for Friday, October 11th
132
President Trump to enter U.S.-China trade talks Friday. Cable networks won't air a Trump campaign ad attacking Joe Biden. General Motors' CEO talks with the UAW's president in a bid to end a strike at the automaker. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, October 10th
121
Stocks rise on hopes the U.S. and China can reach a trade agreement. PG&E's stock tumbles on a judge's bankruptcy ruling that could nearly wipe out shareholders. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, October 10th
138
Two Soviet-born men who were donors to a pro-Trump fundraising committee and who helped Rudy Giuliani investigate former Vice President Joe Biden have been arrested for violating campaign finance laws. President Trump says he'll meet with China's top trade negotiator in Washington on Friday. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019
Midday Brief for Thursday, October 10th
138
Two Soviet-born men who were donors to a pro-Trump fundraising committee and who helped Rudy Giuliani investigate former Vice President Joe Biden have been arrested for violating campaign finance laws. President Trump says he'll meet with China's top trade negotiator in Washington on Friday. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019
Morning Brief for Thursday, October 10th
134
Trump hires former Rep. Trey Gowdy as an impeachment lawyer. A report says lower level U.S.-China trade talks made no progress, dimming hopes for Thursday's top-level negotiations. PG&E gets bad news: a judge clears the way for a rival bankruptcy plan. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019