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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.

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Inside the High-Stakes Race to Cure the Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for April 7th. Wisconsin's primary moves ahead after a complex court battle. Scientists work to quickly find vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus, but the virus moves faster. Plus, why the pandemic is putting more money in some drivers' pockets. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2020
Big Chains Get Into Small-Business Loan Program
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P.M. Edition for April 6th: Large restaurant and hotel chains can participate in a federal program that is meant to support small businesses. Wall Street Journal senior editor Bob Davis explains why. Plus, answers to your questions about wearing face masks during the pandemic. And Akane Otani explains Monday's market rally. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2020
How Coronavirus Struck the Trading Floor of America's Biggest Bank
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A.M. Edition for April 6th. New numbers show the pandemic shutting down at least a quarter of the U.S. economy. JPMorgan deals with a virus outbreak among some of its key traders. Coronavirus hits the Bronx Zoo. Have a question about the pandemic? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2020
Health Workers Heed New York's Call for Help
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P.M. Edition for April 3rd: The governor of New York says thousands of health-care workers have offered to help out at the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. We speak with one who is making the move. Plus, Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator Greg Ip discusses what is making experts pessimistic about the economy's future. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2020
A High-Stakes Race for More Ventilators as Coronavirus Cases Grow
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A.M. Edition for April 3rd. How governments, industry and hospitals are trying to get enough ventilators to where they are needed. Rachael Levy reports. Plus, new ways the coronavirus is cutting deeper into America's job market. Have a question about the pandemic? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2020
Jobless Claims Surge to Record 6.6 Million
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P.M. Edition for April 2nd: A record 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment, and Wall Street Journal labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath discusses how the volume of claims is overwhelming the system. Plus, Journal reporter Christopher Weaver on health experts' concerns about the reliability of coronavirus test kits. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
How States Are Handling the Presidential Election in the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for April 2nd. The coronavirus is scrambling the presidential election, as John McCormick reports. What a new jobless report can tell us about the pandemic's economic impact. And how an NBA star works from home. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
On the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic
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P.M. Edition for April 1: As the number of coronavirus cases in New York continues to rise, hospitals are feeling strained. Wall Street Journal reporter Khadeeja Safdar spoke with medical workers who are on the front lines of the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2020
Former Covid-19 Patients Rush to Join the Fight Against the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for April 1st. Blood plasma donations from people who live through the coronavirus may hold the key to survival for the sickest patients. Plus, how the pandemic is putting the brakes on Wall Street plans for big deals and IPOs. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2020
Amazon, Other Big Employers Move to Shield Workers
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P.M. Edition for March 31st: Companies including Amazon are agreeing to policy changes to protect their blue-collar workforces amid the coronavirus. Wall Street Journal reporter Dana Mattioli discusses the challenges facing America's largest online retailer and its workers. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic Strains America's Social Safety Net
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A.M. Edition for March 31st. The economic shutdown is pushing America's social services to their limits, threatening those who rely on them and straining those who run them. Plus, manufacturing activity rebounds in China, though business remains far from normal. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2020
How This Week Could Set the U.S. Economy's Course
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P.M. Edition for March 30th: It's a make-or-break week for the American economy, with bills coming due for companies and millions of laid-off workers. Wall Street Journal senior special writer Ruth Simon discusses the ways it will determine how the coronavirus impacts the economy. Plus, Journal reporter Mike Colias looks at how General Motors is shifting gears to make medical equipment. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2020
White House Extends Social-Distancing Guidelines
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A.M. Edition for March 30th. President Trump extends closures through the end of April to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Lawmakers work on the next stimulus bill. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2020
How the Coronavirus Is Changing Police Work
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P.M. Edition for March 27th: President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. Plus, Wall Street Journal reporters Zusha Elinson and Ben Chapman discuss how the pandemic has changed law and order across the country. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2020
House Scrambles to Pass $2 Trillion Rescue Package
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A.M. Edition for March 27th. The House faces a potential roadblock in passing a stimulus bill to deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Natalie Andrews reports on what is in the package. Plus, how many CEOs are betting on a rise in stocks. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2020
Inside One Hospital at the Epicenter of the Outbreak
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P.M. Edition for March 26th. As U.S. hospitals approach a tipping point in dealing with the coronavirus, Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Palazzolo takes us inside one emergency room in the epicenter of the crisis in New York. Plus, Eric Morath has more on last week's record number of jobless claims. And Journal reporters Eric Morath and Amrith Ramkumar discuss how markets turned bullish despite a record rise in jobless claims. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic Triggers Wave of Jobless Claims
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A.M. Edition for March 26th: The Senate passes a $2 trillion stimulus package. Eric Morath reports on expected job losses and what a recovery might look like. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2020
Is Africa Prepared for the Coronavirus?
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P.M. Edition for March 25th. The coronavirus pandemic has challenged even countries with advanced health systems. Now it's started hitting developing nations. Wall Street Journal Africa Bureau Chief Joe Parkinson discusses the challenges of fighting the virus in Africa. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2020
White House, Congress Strike Deal on $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill
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A.M. Edition for March 25th: Lawmakers announce a deal on a pandemic stimulus package. Feliz Solomon reports on why impact of the coronavirus could last for months, even years. And Bernie Sanders is ready for another debate. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2020
How the Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Is Different From the Last Bailout
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P.M. Edition for March 24th. A potential $2 trillion federal stimulus plan comes together, and Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald F. Seib looks at how this time compares with the last major crisis. Plus, Senior Sports Reporter Rachel Bachman discusses how the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is affecting elite athletes. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2020