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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.

Episode Date
Midday News Brief for Tuesday, June 25th
125
Drugmaker AbbVie agrees to buy Botox maker Allergan for about $63 billion. President Trump says any attack by Iran would be met with 'obliteration.' J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 25, 2019
Morning Brief for Tuesday, June 25th
120
FedEx is suing the Commerce Department, over restrictions on Huawei. President Trump signs an executive order aimed at increasing the transparency of health care costs. And the Treasury Department's inspector general is looking into whether a redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman was improperly slowed down. Annmarie Fertoli reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 25, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Monday, June 24th
122
Stocks finish mixed in advance of the G-20 Summit in Japan this week. Shares of Bristol Myers-Squibb down about 7.5% after divest itself of a psoriasis drug to appease regulators in advance of its merger with Celgene, which was down 5.5%. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 24, 2019
Midday News Brief for Monday, June 24th
123
The U.S. and Israel seek Russia's support in cooling tensions with Iran. Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is proposing to forgive the entire $1.6 trillion student debt load through taxes. The Supreme Court rules the government cannot deny trademark registration to designs it deems immoral. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 24, 2019
Morning Brief for Monday, June 24th
115
The U.S. plans new sanctions on Iran. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit. And Democratic presidential hopefuls take part in debates this week. Annmarie Fertoli reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 24, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Friday, June 21st
134
Stocks dip lower Friday, but the major averages rise at least two percent for the week. The U.S. puts export restrictions on five Chinese computer firms. Existing home sales rise, boosted by falling mortgage rates. Charlie Turner reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 21, 2019
Midday Brief for Friday, June 21st
124
President Trump says he called off a military strike on Iran. The Supreme Court reaffirms its rule against racial bias. The Dow climbs above its record closing level. Tanya Bustos reports. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 21, 2019
Morning Brief for Friday, June 21st
119
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran remain high. UnitedHealth Group is buying payments firm Equian for $3.2 billion. And Walmart agrees to pay $282 million to settle claims of corrupt payments abroad. Annmarie Fertoli reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 21, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, June 20th
121
Markets move higher Thursday, including a record close for the S&P 500. Oil futures reach $56.65 per barrel, the highest close since May 29. Shares of Slack gain 50% in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2019
Midday News Brief for Thursday, June 20th
119
Iran shoots down an unmanned U.S. drone in what the U.S. describes as international airspace. The workplace messaging service Slack debuts on the New York Stock Exchange. Google is overrun with millions of falsely listed businesses. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2019
Morning Brief for Thursday, June 20th
109
Slack makes its public debut. Former Trump aide Hope Hicks testifies behind closed-doors, but refuses to answer questions about her time in the White House. And Harley-Davidson teams up with a Chinese manufacturer. Annmarie Fertoli reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Wednesday, June 19th
111
Stocks finish higher after the Fed's decision to keep interest rates steady, and the market may be expecting rate cuts by year's end. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since November of 2016. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 19, 2019
Midday News Brief for Wednesday, June 19th
134
President Trump's re-election campaign raised $24.8 million in under 24 hours. The physical strength of pilots to turn a crank is one obstacle in the way of Boeing's 737 MAX jets returning to the air. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 19, 2019
Morning Brief for Wednesday, June 19th
117
The Fed concludes its two-day policy meeting. PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion in compensation for losses from deadly wildfires. And could CBS make another bid for Viacom? Annmarie Fertoli reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 19, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Tuesday, June 18th
118
Stocks soared after President Trump said he spoke by phone with Chinese president Xi Jingping. The news pushed technology shares on the NASDAQ higher. CBS is expected to present an offer to sister company Viacom for a merger in the coming weeks. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 18, 2019
Midday News Brief for Tuesday, June 18th
115
President Trump says he spoke on the phone with Chinese president Xi Jingping Tuesday morning, before kicking off his 2020 re-election campaign. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed controversial extradition law. Facebook announces plans to launch Libra, its new cryptocurrency. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 18, 2019
Morning Brief for Tuesday, June 18th
140
The Trump Administration grapples over arms sales to Taiwan. The biggest coke plant in the U.S. restores operations. Television station owners settle Justice Department charges. Tanya Bustos reports. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 18, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Monday, June 17th
102
Stocks rose in advance of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting set to begin Tuesday. The price of a single bitcoin finished Monday at 9,309, its highest level since March of 2018. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 17, 2019
Closing Bell Brief for Monday, June 17th
102
Stocks rose in advance of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting set to begin Tuesday. The price of a single bitcoin finished Monday at 9,309, its highest level since March of 2018. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 17, 2019
Midday News Brief for Monday, June 17th
124
Iran says it will exceed enriched-uranium stockpile limits written into the 2015 nuclear agreement. Pfizedr to buy Array BioPharma for about $11 billion in cash to bolster its cancer therapy portfolio. Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95. J.R. Whalen reports.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 17, 2019