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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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An $18 Billion Proposal to Settle Opioid Litigation
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A.M. Edition for October 16th: Three major drug distributors are in talks to pay $18 billion to settle sweeping litigation brought by state and local governments blaming them for fueling the opioid crisis, people familiar with the discussions said. The Wall Street Journal's Sara Randazzo has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Big Banks Report Earnings; Democrats Gear Up for Debate
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P.M. Edition for October 15th: Big banks kick off third-quarter earnings with mixed results. David Benoit has the details. Plus, it's debate night: Twelve Democrats will take the stage in Ohio. Eliza Collins has more on what to watch. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2019
Trump Authorizes Sanctions, Tariffs on Turkey to Stop Syria Incursion
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A.M. Edition for October 15th: President Trump authorized sanctions and raised steel tariffs on Turkey, while threatening more-powerful financial penalties if Ankara continued a military offensive in northern Syria launched after Mr. Trump decided to withdraw U.S. troops from the region. The Wall Street Journal's Ian Talley has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Faces Growing Legal Challenges
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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
Oct 14, 2019
Brexit Negotiations Enter Pivotal Week as Deadline Looms
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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
Oct 14, 2019
U.S., China Reach Partial Trade Deal
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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
Oct 11, 2019
Meet America's 'Perfect Counties'
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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 ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2019
Giuliani Associates Charged; Germany's Jews Feel 'Under Siege'
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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 talks. Anthony DeBarros has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019
U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume at Pivotal Time
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A.M. Edition for October 10th: Trade negotiations between the U.S. and China will resume today as officials look to overcome a five-month stalemate and see off planned tariff increases should they fail to reach an agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019
Turkey Launches Offensive in Syria
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P.M. Edition for October 9th: Turkey has begun an offensive in Syria, to seize territory held by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces. Dion Nissenbaum has more details. Plus, PG&E begins cutting power to millions of customers in California. Erin Ailworth has more on how residents are preparing - and coping. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2019
Court Ruled Some FBI Surveillance Activities Violated Privacy Rights
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A.M. Edition for October 9th: Some of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a secretive surveillance court has ruled. The Wall Street Journal's Byron Tau has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2019
White House Blocks Key Witness from Testifying
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P.M. Edition for October 8th: The White House directs Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, not to testify before a House panel as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Shelby Holliday has the details. Plus, Nissan forms a new management team. Nick Kostov reports. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2019
YouTube's Play for Campaign Ad Dollars
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A.M. Edition for October 8th: Youtube is stepping up its efforts to snag more political-ad dollars away from local television and Facebook with new ad booking tools and greater targeting. The Wall Street Journal's Emily Glazer has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2019
Trump's Plan to Withdraw U.S. Troops From Syria Draws Criticism
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P.M. October 7th: U.S. troops are starting to pull out of Northern Syria, after President Trump ordered their withdrawal - clearing the way for Turkey to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters there. The decision is drawing criticism from both sides of the aisle. Nancy Youssef has more from Washington. Plus, Corinne Ramey has more on a federal judge's ruling ordering the release of the president's personal and business tax returns - which was immediately appealed and put on hold. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2019
House Impeachment Inquiry Continues
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A.M. Edition for Monday, October 7th: The House impeachment inquiry continues, amid reports that there's more than one whistleblower. Siobhan Hughes has the latest. Plus, Josh Zumbrun has a preview of trade talks between the U.S. and China. And Sarah Krouse explains the challenges of underground wireless connectivity. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2019
More Solid Job Growth; High Court to Hear Key Abortion Case
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P.M. Edition for October 4: The economy added 136 thousand jobs in September. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip says the numbers are solid, but cites some factors working against future job growth. And WSJ's Brent Kendall talks about a Louisiana abortion case to be heard by the Supreme Court. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2019
Why Women's College Majors Explain Part Of Gender Pay Gap
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A.M. Edition for October 4th: College majors and job choices help explain why the gender pay gap remains pronounced, but a new study suggests that those choices are changing. The Wall Street Journal's David Harrison has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2019
Thousands of Schools Fall Below Recommended Measles Vaccination Rate
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P.M. Edition for October 3rd: President Trump urges Ukraine and China to investigate the Bidens. Ken Thomas explains. Plus, a WSJ investigation finds thousands of schools have fallen below the recommended vaccination rate for measles. Brianna Abbott has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2019
Global Stocks Slide on Tariff, Manufacturing Concerns
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A.M. Edition for October 3rd: Global stocks are facing pressure as the U.S. announces plans to impose $7.5bn of tariffs on EU goods, and disappointing manufacturing data add to investor concerns about world economic growth. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Wallace has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2019
House Committees Plan to Subpoena White House
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P.M. Edition for October 2nd: Tensions rise between House lawmakers and the White House, over an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Siobhan Hughes has the latest from Washington. Plus, the U.S. prepares to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion of European Union imports, after the World Trade Organization rules that Airbus received illegal subsidies from the EU. Emre Peker explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2019