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 May 26, 2020


 May 1, 2020

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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.

Episode Date
Special Edition: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a pioneering figure for women's rights and the second woman to sit on the nation's highest court, died Friday at the age of 87. WSJ Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss Ginsburg's life and legacy - and why her vacancy on the bench will set up a fierce political battle in the final weeks of the election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2020
U.S. Ban on TikTok, WeChat Set to Take Effect Monday
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 18. For weeks, the popular Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat have been caught up in U.S.-China tensions. Now the battle has escalated into an outright ban-the U.S. will start barring users from downloading or updating the apps, effective Monday. Reporter Katy Stech Ferek joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2020
WSJ College Rankings Show Which Offer the Best Return on Investment
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 18. The WSJ's annual higher education rankings come as the future of U.S. universities has never been murkier. A look at markets as Wall Street wraps up a bumpy week. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2020
Weekly Jobless Claims Hold Steady at Historic Highs
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 17. Initial jobless claims ticked down slightly last week, but that's little consolation when the number remains historically high. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath has more on the latest numbers. Plus, New York City, the nation's largest school district, delays in-person instruction-for a second time. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2020
Understanding the Differences Between Trump and Biden on Immigration
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 17. An in-depth look at the immigration of the presidential candidates as the election approaches. We explain the forces behind this week's oil price rises. And the hard numbers on empty offices. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2020
Fed Signals Three More Years of Near-Zero Interest Rates
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 16. The Federal Reserve expects to keep interest rates near zero through 2023 to support the nation's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Economic policy reporter Kate Davidson joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
Balancing Health and Economic Concerns in Europe's Covid-19 Resurgence
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 16. Europe tries to strike a balance between health and economy as coronavirus cases jump. Facebook faces a possible U.S. antitrust suit. New retail numbers may show changes in consumer behavior. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
Harvard Affirmative Action Case Could Change College Admissions
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 15. Harvard University will be back in court tomorrow, in a case that could have broad implications for higher education. Reporter Melissa Korn joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus, wildfires leave a trail of destruction in the western U.S. Zusha Elinson reports from Oregon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2020
As Fed Meets, It May Need to Consider Unusual Options During Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 15. How the Federal Reserve is evolving in its fight against the economic slowdown. What to watch in the stock market after Monday's rebound. Plus, the return of sports means the revival of gambling. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2020
Biden's Federal Spending Plans Grow in Response to Pandemic
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 14. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's budget plan has grown since he secured the nomination. A new analysis by the nonpartisan Penn Wharton Budget Model found it would total $5.4 trillion over the next 10 years, representing the highest federal spending in decades. Correspondent Jacob M. Schlesinger joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details and analysis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
Oracle Wins Bidding for TikTok in U.S., Beating Microsoft
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 14. TikTok and Oracle to partner amid tense U.S.-China relations. Airlines add routes globally, in spite of coronavirus uncertainty. Plus, how to handle mental health issues at work during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
Banking Leads Other Industries in Promoting Women
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 11. In a first for a major Wall Street bank, Citigroup says its next CEO will be a woman, Jane Fraser. Even though it still has a ways to go, the male-dominated banking industry has made big strikes in recent years in elevating women. Deputy Management Bureau Chief Vanessa Fuhrmans joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2020
Stock Market Volatility May Continue for Weeks
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A.M. Edition for September 11. A look at why stock swings may be here to stay. What Pennsylvania explains about the economic forces that could swing the election. Plus, gender equity concerns at the world's largest hedge fund. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2020
Wildfires, Pandemic Take a Toll on California
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 10. California is struggling amid compound crises: the coronavirus pandemic and wildfire season. West Coast Bureau Chief for U.S. News Ben Fritz joins host Annmarie Fertoli to describe how the state is coping. Plus, Jane Fraser will be Citigroup's next CEO, becoming the first woman to lead a major Wall Street bank. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2020
How Corporate Taxes Could Rise Under Biden Presidency
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A.M. Edition for September 10. TikTok restructuring may avoid sale of U.S. operations. Understanding Biden's corporate tax proposals. And big companies pledge to add Black men and women to their boards. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2020
Luxury Shakeup: LVMH Drops Deal to Acquire Tiffany's
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P.M. Edition for September 9. French luxury-goods giant LVMH is pulling out of a $16.2 billion deal to acquire U.S. jeweler Tiffany's. Paris correspondent Matthew Dalton connects the dots in this story involving international trade tensions, the coronavirus pandemic and luxury goods. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2020
Economically Important Trade Shows Open With Pandemic Precautions
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 9. AstraZeneca pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial after one illness. High-stakes trade shows resume in Europe with social distancing. And investors look for a rebound after tech stocks decline. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2020
Drugmakers Sign Covid-19 Vaccine Safety Pledge
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 8. Amid concerns over the rapid pace of Covid-19 vaccine development, nine drugmakers including Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna say they won't rush to seek approval for a vaccine until it proves safe and effective in a late-stage trial. Pharmaceutical reporter Jared S. Hopkins joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2020
Lawmakers Get Another Try at Pandemic Relief Package Before Election
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 7. Congress returns to work a new coronavirus relief bill, but parties are far apart on jobless benefits and other issues. China launches a new data security effort to counter U.S. efforts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2020
U.S. Employers Added 1.4 Million Jobs in August
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 4. U.S. employers continued adding jobs in August, and the unemployment rate ticked down to 8.4%. But is that growth sustainable? Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath joins host Annmarie Fertoli to analyze the new monthly jobs report. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2020
Latino Voters Turn Arizona Into Battleground State
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 4. Former GOP stronghold Arizona has become a potential swing state, with both Democrats and Republicans trying to rally an important demographic: Latino voters. Plus, a suspect in last weekend's fatal shooting in Portland has been killed by police during an attempted arrest. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2020
Postal Delays Factor Into Congressional Races
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P.M. Edition for Sept. 3. Concerns over delays in mail delivery are playing out in tight Congressional races. Congressional reporter Natalie Andrews joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2020
What the Leadership Change in Japan Means for the U.S
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 3. The departure of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe renews focus on the country's fiscal and political ties with the U.S. Saudi Aramco faces business challenges. Plus, a well-known hotel closes its doors in Times Square. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2020
U.S. National Debt on Track to Surpass Size of Economy
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P.M. Edition for September 2. Trillions of dollars spent fighting the coronavirus pandemic is pushing the U.S. toward a new milestone: For the first time since World War II, the Congressional Budget Office expects the U.S. government's debt to exceed the size of the economy. Reporter Kate Davidson joins host Annmarie Fertoli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
Covid-19 Is Changing Back-to-School Shopping
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 2. As students cope with pandemic uncertainty, retailers adjust for a different back-to-school shopping season. TikTok deal talks hit a snag. Plus, the spike in UFO sightings. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
Protests and Violence in Kenosha Roil Presidential Battleground State
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P.M. Edition for September 1. Kenosha, Wisconsin is in the spotlight amid a national debate over race relations and public safety. National Political Reporter John McCormick joins host Annmarie Fertoli to talk about how recent events are stoking political tensions in a key battleground state. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2020
Africa Struggles to Gauge Pandemic Impact Amid Testing Shortfalls
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A.M. Edition for Sept. 1. Inconsistencies in testing are hampering efforts to determine scope of coronavirus impact in Africa. Additional airlines drop change fees. Plus, Amazon moves closer to drone delivery. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2020
Students With Disabilities Face Unique Challenges This Fall
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P.M. Edition for August 31. Back-to-school is posing many hurdles for parents, students and teachers. Students with disabilities face their own unique challenges. Reporter Kris Maher joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
Cities Struggle With Garbage Overload During Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for August 31. As Americans spend more time at home, cities are dealing with a surge of trash volume. TikTok's U.S. sale may be snarled. Plus, Warren Buffett marks his 90th birthday with new investments. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
Thousands Rally for Racial Justice in Nation's Capital
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P.M. Edition for August 28. Calls for racial justice ring out in Washington, D.C., with thousands gathering for a rally. National politics reporter Joshua Jamerson reports. Plus, the economy was a big topic during the national political conventions of the past two weeks. Economics reporter Harriet Torry has more on the latest data. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2020
President Trump Accepts GOP Nomination on White House Grounds
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A.M. Edition for August 28. President Trump highlights administration accomplishments while slamming Joe Biden during acceptance speech. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces departure, prompting a Nikkei decline. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2020
NBA Walkout Reignites Debate on Role of Athletes in Protests
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P.M. Edition for August 27. The decision by Milwaukee Bucks players to refuse to take the court for a playoff game in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., has brought back a national conversation about the role of athletes in protest movements. Sports columnist Jason Gay joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2020
Pence Accepts GOP Nomination While Praising Trump, Slamming Biden
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A.M. Edition for August 27. Hurricane Laura slams into the Gulf Coast, threatening lives and homes. The latest from the RNC, including a conversation on the Republican Party transformation during the Trump administration. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2020
Amid Kenosha Protests, Law and Order Becomes Focal Point of Election
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P.M. Edition for August 26. Protests and violent clashes have rocked Kenosha, Wis., after Jacob Blake, a black man, was shot by a white policeman on Sunday. Erin Ailworth reports. Plus, law and order has become a wedge issue in the presidential election. White House reporter Catherine Lucey talks about messaging during the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2020
Melania Trump, Mike Pompeo Buck Tradition With Convention Speeches
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A.M. Edition for August 26. The president's family speaks on his behalf during the RNC. Two people are dead after a night of protest following a police shooting in Kenosha, Wis. Plus, the history of political poisonings in Russia. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2020
Surge in Demand for Telehealth Services Drives Deal-Making
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P.M. Edition for August 25. Demand for telehealth services like virtual doctor visits has grown during the pandemic. Now companies that offer those services are looking to capitalize on the surge, and plan for the future. Reporter Sarah Krouse joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Correction: An earlier version of this podcast mistakenly referred to Eric Trump as the president's eldest son. He is the president's middle son. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2020
GOP Convention Opens With Rising Republican Stars Defending Trump
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A.M. Edition for August 25. Republican leaders blast a possible Biden presidency on the first day of the GOP convention. New housing sales offer some hope as the pandemic ravages the economy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2020
Republican National Convention Begins in Charlotte, N.C.
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P.M. Edition for August 24. A scaled-back RNC kicked off in Charlotte, N.C., where more than 300 delegates gathered for a roll-call nomination of President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Both were on site to address the crowd. White House reporter Andrew Restuccia joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details on day one of the convention. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020
As GOP Convention Opens, Trump Campaign Works on Key Voter Turnout
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A.M. Edition for August 24. Trump campaign works to gain votes of white working class. American farmers face bankruptcy as grain prices drop. And baseball considers a bubble to protect against the coronavirus. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020
Stocks Are Soaring, But Many Americans Struggle to Recover
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P.M. Edition for August 21. U.S. stocks are reaching new highs, but many Americans aren't seeing the benefits. Reporter Paul Vigna joins host Annmarie Fertoli to explain the disconnect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2020
Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Nomination for President
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A.M. Edition for August 21. Joe Biden makes his case to voters in his acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention. Green-energy stocks rise as some investors bet on a Biden presidency. Plus, analyzing political convention music. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2020
Joe Biden Prepares His Pitch to the Nation
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P.M. Edition for August 20. Joe Biden will formally accept the Democratic nomination for president tonight, and make the case for his election to American voters. Political reporter Ken Thomas has the details. Plus, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon is charged in an alleged border wall fundraising scheme. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2020
Senator Kamala Harris Accepts Historic VP Nomination at DNC
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A.M. Edition for August 20. Kamala Harris becomes the first Black woman nominated to a major-party ticket. Michigan to pay Flint residents $600 million over contaminated water. And Airbnb files paperwork to go public. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2020
Kamala Harris Set to Take Center Stage at DNC
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P.M. Edition for August 19. California Senator Kamala Harris will formally accept the Democratic nomination for vice president tonight, becoming the first black woman and the first woman of Indian descent on a major party's presidential ticket. Politics reporter Eliza Collins joins host Annmarie Fertoli to talk about Harris's rise to the national stage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2020
At Convention, Democrats Officially Nominate Joe Biden
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A.M. Edition for August 19. During an evening of emotional speeches, Democrats backed Joe Biden. Can gold soar even further? And how China's new security law in Hong Kong is affecting American college campuses. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2020
Three Key Weeks That Derailed U.S. Coronavirus Testing
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P.M. Edition for August 18. One of the early challenges in fighting the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. was getting testing up and running for what was a brand new disease. That was also where some early missteps occurred. Senior special writer Betsy McKay joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2020
Illegal Crossings Rise Along U.S.-Mexico Border
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A.M. Edition for August 18. Border agents are noticing an increase in illegal border crossings, as Covid-19 concerns reduce detentions. Democrats kick off virtual convention. And Amazon expands office space as others cut back. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2020
U.S. Postal Service in the Spotlight Amid Election Concerns
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P.M. Edition for August 17. Delivery delays and cost-cutting measures at the U.S. Postal Service are leaving lawmakers with questions and thrusting the agency into a political battle over mail-in voting. Reporter Alexa Corse discusses the latest developments. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2020
2020 DNC Begins With Big Adjustments Forced by Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for August 17. A new WSJ/NBC News poll gives Joe Biden an edge over Donald Trump. Investors pay attention to portfolio moves by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2020
Fight Over Voting Laws Plays Out in Courts
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P.M. Edition for August 14. A slew of election lawsuits have been filed in some key states. Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall discusses why this year is on track to set a record for election-related suits. Plus, with the major political conventions being held virtually, host cities are missing out on the expected revenue boost. Nora Eckert reports from Milwaukee. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2020
Charities Struggle to Serve, Even Survive, Amid Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for August 14. Nonprofits face challenges in fundraising and operating during the pandemic. Justice Department says Yale discriminated by race in admissions. And coronavirus vaccines may come without a copay. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2020
Israel, U.A.E. to Establish Formal Diplomatic Ties
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P.M. Edition for August 13. In an agreement brokered by the U.S., Israel and the United Arab Emirates say they will establish a formal diplomatic relationship. Our Israel and Palestinian Territories correspondent Felicia Schwartz discusses this significant shift in Middle East relations. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2020
With America Locked Down, U.S. Companies Cash in on China's Reopening
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A.M. Edition for August 13. Chinese consumers are helping many American brands boost their sales. Wall Street rallies ahead of the job market report. And Broadway shows make a shift from stage to stream. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2020
Wall Street Reacts to Biden-Harris Ticket
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P.M. Edition for August 12. How Wall Street is reacting to Kamala Harris as a potential vice president. Reporter Emily Glazer joins host Shelby Holliday to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2020
Foreign Interference Threat Looms Over 2020 Election
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A.M. Edition for August 12. Party leaders react to Joe Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as running mate. Campaigns face digital threats from foreign governments. As Airbnb moves toward going public, a look at the IPO market during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2020
Kamala Harris Selected as Joe Biden's Running Mate
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P.M. Edition for August 11. Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden selects California Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate. National politics reporter Tarini Parti discusses what Harris brings to the ticket. Plus, reporter Jared Hopkins discusses Russia's announcement that it has reg­is­tered the world's first Covid-19 vac­cine. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2020
The U.K. Faces Economic and Health Struggles During the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for August 11. The U.K. anticipates sharply declining GDP as it recovers from the health crisis. The U.S. housing market shows signs of life. And new data on the hard-to-find items at the grocery store. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2020
College Football Faces a Coronavirus Reckoning
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P.M. Edition for August 10. Representatives of the Big Ten colleges are meeting tonight to determine what this year's football season will look like amid the pandemic. Sports reporter Laine Higgins discusses what's at stake. Plus, today marked the first day of classes for students at the University of Notre Dame, and our higher education reporter Melissa Korn discusses their new normal. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2020
Census Data Reveal Disparities in Fiscal Stability During Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for August 10. Challenges in making rent or mortgage payments vary upon racial lines, according to census data. Amazon considers empty mall spaces for fulfillment centers. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2020
Trump Takes Aim at WeChat; U.S. Employers Add 1.8 Million Jobs
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P.M. Edition for August 7. The Trump Administration broadens its attack on Chinese internet giants, by going after social media app WeChat. Reporter Jing Yang has more from Hong Kong. Plus, U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, marking a third straight month of gains. But we're still far from pre-pandemic levels. Labor, Economics and Policy Reporter Eric Morath has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2020
Latin America Faces Economic Crisis as Covid-19 Cases Climb
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A.M. Edition for August 7. Latin America deals with significant financial losses due to the pandemic. President Trump issues executive orders targeting TikTok and WeChat. And U.S. stimulus talks stall. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2020
New York Attorney General Sues the National Rifle Association
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P.M. Edition for August 6. New York's Attorney General, Letitia James, has announced a lawsuit alleging broad corruption at the National Rifle Association. She's also seeking to dissolve the organization. Senior Editor Mark Maremont joins Annmarie Fertoli with the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2020
Office Buildings Sit Empty as Americans Work From Home
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A.M. Edition for August 6. The future of the office is unknown, which has major implications for companies, workers and cities. Plus, hope for a stimulus deal helps propel markets. And business schools adjust to pandemic life. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2020
Beirut's Explosion and the Aftermath
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Public anger is mounting over a warehouse explosion in Lebanon's capital that has already killed more than 100 people and wounded thousands. Lebanese authorities are investigating why thousands of tons of explosives were stored at the port in Beirut's populated city center. Our Middle East correspondent Dion Nissenbaum describes how he protected his daughter when the explosion destroyed his home, and the impact the incident will have on a country already struggling through an economic downturn and the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2020
Saudi Arabia Expands Nuclear Program With China's Help
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A.M. Edition for August 5. Saudi Arabia's nuclear program expands with assistance from China. Plus, the latest on the massive explosion in Beirut. And the popularity of video games is helping to boost some stocks. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2020
SEC Investigates Kodak's Federal Loan, Stock Surge
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P.M. Edition for August 4. Kodak announced last week that it was getting a $765 million dollar loan from the US government to shift part of its business to drug production. The news sent Kodak stock surging. Now, securities regulators are investigating how that information was released. Reporter Dave Michaels joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2020
Young Europeans' Resistance to Rules Fuel Fears of Virus Resurgence
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A.M. Edition for August 4. Concern across Europe as some young people ignore social distancing rules and coronavirus cases rise among the young. Tropical Storm Isaias brings heavy rain and wind to the East Coast. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2020
Federal Reserve Expands Global Role
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P.M. Edition for August 3. At the height of the pandemic, the Federal Reserve took unprecedented steps to support the US economy. But it was also quietly expanding its role to help shore up global markets: Our Economics Correspondent Nick Timiraos joins host Annmarie Fertoli to explain how the Fed became the world's back-up lender. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2020
Microsoft Committed to Reaching TikTok Deal
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A.M. Edition for August 3. Microsoft's CEO spoke with President Trump about acquiring the popular Chinese-owned video app. Presidential campaigns gear up for an unprecedented race. And how Covid-19 is driving bike lane expansion. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2020
Sarah Deer on Supreme Court Victory, Progress for Native Americans
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P.M. Edition for July 31. Native American legal advocate Sarah Deer reacts to the recent Supreme Court decision that found a large swath of Oklahoma is part of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She also reflects on the impact of the coronavirus, and recent protests for civil justice. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.We want to hear your questions, comments, and insights about what reopening schools is going to look like. Call us at (315) 992-8298‬ and leave us a voice message. We'll be bringing on our reporters and experts to try to answer them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2020
The Economic Impact of Pro Sports Leagues' Pandemic Restarts
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A.M. Edition for July 31. Professional sports faces billion-dollar questions about money and safety as they reopen during the pandemic. New data released on consumer spending holds clues about the fate of the economy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2020
Schools Plan for Reopening, and the Possibility of Closing Again
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P.M. Edition for July 30. Schools are still figuring out their pandemic back-to-school plans. But how will they know if they need to close again? And how will they prepare? Education reporter Leslie Brody joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2020
Extended Unemployment Benefits Debated as Deadline Approaches
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A.M. Edition for July 30. As lawmakers debate a pandemic stimulus package, enhanced unemployment benefits are questioned. The WSJ's Kate Davidson looks at the economics of the debate. Plus, NASA looks for life on Mars. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2020
Lawmakers Grill Big Tech CEOs in Antitrust Hearing
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P.M. Edition for July 29. The heads of Facebook, Apple, Google, and Amazon faced tough questions from lawmakers about their companies' business practices, and whether they're stifling competition, in a virtual antitrust hearing today. Tech and politics reporter Emily Glazer joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
Colleges Face Major Challenges During Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for July 29. How universities will operate differently this fall semester. The leaders of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google testify before Congress. Plus, some movies will be available at home much sooner. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
Kodak Pivots to Drug Production, With Federal Loan Support
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P.M. Edition for July 28. Photo pioneer Kodak has received a $765 million loan under the Defense Production Act, to shift to drug production. Reporter Rachael Levy joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2020
Coronavirus Leads to Strict Limits on the Hajj Pilgrimage
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Saudi Arabia shuts out millions of Muslim pilgrims to fight Covid-19. The Federal Reserve meets amid warnings of extended economic challenges. And what Starbucks and McDonald's earnings reports tell us about our economy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2020
Moderna Begins Final-Stage Testing on COVID-19 Vaccine
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P.M. Edition for July 9. Drugmaker Moderna is now in the final stage of testing on its experimental coronavirus vaccine, marking a major step forward in the race for a vaccine. Reporter Peter Loftus joins Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2020
People Returning to Offices May Need Covid-19 Tests
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A.M. Edition, July 27. Coronavirus testing may become a requirement at some workplaces. Lawmakers work to pass another pandemic relief package. Plus, the unusual and simultaneous surge of commodities, stocks and bonds. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2020
How One Covid-19 Victim Was Lost in the Chaos
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P.M. Edition for July 24. At the height of the pandemic in New York City, one family's loss was compounded by the surrounding chaos. Reporter Michael M. Phillips tells the heartbreaking story of a Covid-19 victim and his family's struggle to bring him home. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2020
Asian Markets Drop Amid Growing U.S.-China Tension
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A.M. Edition for July 24. Global markets decline as ties deteriorate between Washington and Beijing. A look at what a recovery could look like and who's hiring right now. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2020
Who Should Get Tested for the Coronavirus?
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P.M. Edition for July 23. A surge in coronavirus cases across the U.S. has led to testing supply shortages and delays in getting results back. That has some health experts revising their recommendations for who should get tested. WSJ health and science coverage chief Stefanie Ilgenfritz joins host Annmarie Fertoli with the latest details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2020
Tension Between the U.S. and China Intensifies
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A.M. Edition for July 23. As tension builds between the U.S. and China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares a major speech. Tesla's earnings may propel the company into new territory. Plus, the growing popularity of shark shows. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2020
President Trump Plans to Send Federal Forces to More U.S. Cities
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P.M. Edition for July 22. President Trump says federal law enforcement will be sent to more U.S. cities, including Chicago, to crack down on violent crime. Forces were deployed to Portland, Ore., earlier this month, leading to clashes with local officials and raising questions over the legality of the decision. Justice Department reporter Sadie Gurman joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2020
Inside One Country's Aggressive Approach to Covid-19 Testing
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The United Arab Emirates has been deploying teams directly into neighborhoods to test and track Covid-19. Plus, Facebook and Twitter take new approaches to combating racism and misinformation on their platforms. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2020
How Deadly is COVID-19?
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P.M. Edition for July 21. A key question for researchers trying to understand the coronavirus and how to prevent its spread is just how deadly the virus is. Researchers now say they're closer to an answer. Reporter Jason Douglas joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2020
EU Takes New Approach to Pandemic Relief
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A.M. Edition for July 21. The European Union approves a $2.1 trillion dollar pandemic assistance package. A new WSJ/NBC poll reveals voter opinion toward racism in America. Plus, vaccine optimism helps to fuel a Nasdaq record. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2020
How Europe Is Keeping the Coronavirus at Bay as It Reopens
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P.M. Edition for July 20. Europe was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic in early spring. Now, as countries reopen, Rome correspondent Margherita Stancati explains how the bloc is keeping the number of new cases low. Plus, finance editor Charles Forelle discusses Chinese startup Ant Group's plans for an IPO, expected to be one of the biggest in history. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2020
Congress Considers Additional Pandemic Relief
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A.M. Edition for July 20. Lawmakers resume work in Washington, including a possible extension of unemployment assistance. Plus, the particular stocks helping to drive the stock market. And new challenges in using the office elevator. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2020
Airlines Prepare for More Turbulence
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P.M. Edition for July 17. U.S. airlines received $25 billion as part of the stimulus package in March. But with demand still low, companies like United, Delta and American are warning of potential job cuts in the fall. Reporter Alison Sider discusses the outlook for the airline industry. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2020
Eviction Looms for Millions of Americans Who Can't Afford Rent
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A.M. Edition for July 17. New daily U.S. coronavirus cases top 77,000, a record high. The expiration of pandemic aid programs has some Americans worried about homelessness. Netflix makes a leadership move as streaming competition heats up. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2020
FBI Investigates Twitter Cyberattack
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P.M. Edition for July 16. The FBI is looking into yesterday's widespread cyberattack on Twitter. Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher discusses the impact of the attack on the social-media giant's business. Plus, columnist Justin Lahart discusses the outlook for retail sales. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2020
Slow Testing Turnarounds Make Tracking Covid-19 Challenging
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A.M. Edition for July 16. Lags in test results of the novel coronavirus are hampering efforts to observe and control the spread of the virus. China experienced economic growth since the start of the pandemic. Plus the popularity of canned tuna. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2020
How the Pandemic is Hurting Women's Careers
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P.M. Edition for July 15. Many women have put their jobs on hold during the pandemic, risking a long-term hit to their finances and careers. Reporter Lauren Weber discusses the reasons why. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2020
Schools and Students Struggle with the Cost of the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for July 15. Schools, families and teachers confront the cost of the pandemic - WSJ's Education Bureau Chief Chastity Pratt explains. Plus, what new data tells us about global economic struggles; and some Americans make big-ticket purchases. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2020
Federal Executions Resume in U.S.
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P.M. Edition for July 14. After a 17-year pause, the U.S. today resumed federal executions of inmates sentenced to death. Reporter Sadie Gurman discusses the latest developments and what's to come. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2020
Supply Chain Challenges Impact Grocery Store Inventory
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A.M. Edition for July 14. Grocery stores struggle to keep food and household products in stock as pandemic extends into summer months. Hospitals work to build a surplus of drugs amid concerns of a second wave. And Oprah Winfrey seeks to invest in an oat milk maker. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2020
Companies Give 'Blank-Check' Deals a Closer Look
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P.M. Edition for July 13. With markets rattled by the coronavirus pandemic, some companies aiming to go public are turning to an unusual investment vehicle called a blank-check company. Reporter Alexander Osipovich explains how such deals work, and the risks for investors that come with them. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2020
Facing Uncertainty, Airlines Weigh Layoffs and Other Options
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A.M. Edition for July 13. The pandemic is forcing airlines to adjust staff levels and schedules; WSJ columnist Scott McCartney explains. Chip manufacturers consider a potential $20 billion dollar deal. And banks prepare to release their earnings. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2020
The Patchwork of Policies Behind a Surge in U.S. Coronavirus Cases
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P.M. Edition for July 10. As U.S. coronavirus cases surge to new daily highs, we look back at the confusing and sometimes conflicting policies that have made it harder to contain the virus. Reporter Arian Campo-Flores joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Uncertain Labor Market Leads to Career Overhauls Amid Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for July 10. Many Americans reinvent themselves and learn new skills to survive a tough job market. A closer look at the rally in mainland Chinese stocks. And the exploding demand for lumber during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Supreme Court Issues Key Rulings on Trump's Finances
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P.M. Edition for July 9. On the final day of its term, the Supreme Court issues two highly anticipated rulings involving President Trump's financial records-rejecting the president's claim of absolute immunity from disclosing information to prosecutors, while sending both cases back to the lower courts. Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2020
How Our Pandemic Clothing Choices Are Changing the Fashion Industry
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A.M. Edition for July 9. As more Americans work from home during the pandemic, designers are forced to adjust. Some investors pile into gold amid global uncertainty. And grocery stores adjust to a new norm. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2020
Harvard, MIT Sue to Halt New Foreign-Student Policy
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P.M. Edition for July 8. Harvard and MIT are taking the Trump Administration to court over a new policy that bars foreign students from staying in the U.S. if their courses are taught online. Reporter Michelle Hackman has the details. Plus, reporter Brent Kendall looks at two Supreme Court decisions upholding the rights of religious employers. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2020
New Stimulus Projects Target Economy and Environment
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A.M. Edition for July 8. Some pandemic stimulus programs focus on reviving the economy and the Earth. Dr. Anthony Fauci updates the timeline for vaccine development. And new owners of RVs struggle to pilot their massive vehicles. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2020
U.S. Backs Drugmakers' Efforts to Develop Covid-19 Vaccine, Treatment
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P.M. Edition for July 7. The U.S. is supporting two more drug companies, Novavax and Regeneron, that are working on coronavirus vaccines and treatments. Reporter Peter Loftus joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the latest on the government's Operation Warp Speed initiative. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2020
Latinos Face Special Hardship During Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for July 7. Data reveal difficulties disproportionately facing Latinos during the pandemic. Big tech companies respond to China's new security law in Hong Kong. And why it matters that buffets are on hold because of coronavirus. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2020
Why There's Still Controversy Over Wearing Face Masks
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P.M. Edition for July 6. Medical experts say wearing face masks can help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But even with cases rising in the U.S., it's still hard to get people to wear them. Reporter Bojan Pancevski joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the political, social and cultural reasons why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2020
Families Face Challenges Adopting During the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for July 6. The pandemic causes delays for some families seeking to adopt. Tech companies face possible new regulations from the EU. And the end comes for a controversial energy pipeline. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2020
Jobs Growth Threatened by Coronavirus Spike
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P.M. Edition for July 2. The latest U.S. jobs report shows progress, but doesn't reflect the recent surge in coronavirus cases or the rollback of reopening plans, which could set back the recovery. Our labor policy and economics reporter Eric Morath joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2020
Employees and Managers Struggle With Unused Vacation During Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for July 2. Employees are hesitant to take vacation time amid the uncertainty of the pandemic. New jobless numbers offer clues on the economic recovery. McDonald's and Apple scale back reopening plans. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2020
Behind the Decision to Abandon Minneapolis's Third Police Precinct
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P.M. Edition for July 1. Amid growing protests and escalating violence, in late May, Minneapolis decided to abandon its Third Police Precinct to rioters. The controversial decision became a flashpoint in the protest movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd. Reporter Erin Ailworth joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details on how it unfolded. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2020
Government Prepares to Release Names of PPP Borrowers
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A.M. Edition for July 1. What we will learn once the names of pandemic loan recipients come out. A top executive leaves Adidas amid diversity concerns. And a Trump tell-all book release is halted. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2020
The Fight Over Reopening in Louisiana
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P.M. Edition for June 30. Louisiana was one of the hardest-hit states early on in the pandemic. It began reopening in mid-May, but has now hit pause on those efforts. Reporter Scott Calvert joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the push and pull to reopen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2020
China Passes Hong Kong National Security Law to Crush Threats
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A.M. Edition for June 30. Chinese legislature passes security law in an effort to control protesters and activists in Hong Kong. Uber looks to expand its food-delivery business. The owner of many Pizza Hut and Wendy's stores is expected to file for bankruptcy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2020
Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law
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P.M. Edition for June 29. The Supreme Court issues a major ruling on abortion, overturning a Louisiana law that required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital before performing abortions. WSJ justice and judiciary editor Viveca Novak joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2020
Automakers Adjust to Pandemic After Steep Losses in Sales
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A.M. Edition for June 29. Amid plummeting auto sales, car manufacturers look to the future. As coronavirus cases climb, hospital workers in Texas face mounting stress. A key player in oil and gas files for bankruptcy. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2020
Pride and Protests: Is the LGBT Movement at a Turning Point?
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P.M. Edition for June 26. U.S. daily coronavirus cases hit a new record. Plus, 50 years after the first Pride March in New York, Cathy Renna of New York City Pride and Global Pride discusses the role of the LGBT movement amid broader protests for social equality. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2020
Comparing Current Financial Woes to Previous Crises
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A.M. Edition, June 26. From the stock market crash in 1987 to the 2008 financial crisis, traders struggle to find parallels to the current situation. Banks withstand latest Fed stress test. And gyms make changes as some reopen for business. Marc Stewart hosts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2020
Will the Economic Recovery Slow With New Coronavirus Cases?
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P.M. Edition for June 25. The latest economic data shows the U.S. on target for a gradual recovery. But a jump in coronavirus cases in several states is now making that pace less certain. Reporter Harriet Torry joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the economic picture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2020
Latin America Struggles to Control Covid-19
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A.M. Edition for June 25. As Latin America faces infrastructure and political challenges in efforts to control the coronavirus, WSJ's Juan Forero joins us from Bogotá. Retailers ponder the future as new cases emerge. Softbank's Masayoshi Son says he will leave the board of Alibaba. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2020
Coronavirus Cases Jump Across U.S.
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P.M. Edition for June 24. Thirty-three states are seeing an increase in their seven-day average of new confirmed coronavirus infections. The rise in cases is threatening the nation's efforts to reopen, and dampening hopes for a smooth recovery. Reporter Sarah Krouse joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the latest data. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2020
Colleges and Universities Transform During the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for June 24. A look at the big changes higher education is making to educate students, while fighting the coronavirus. Global markets find reassurance in new manufacturing data. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2020
Lawmakers Wrangle Over Police Reform Bills
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P.M. Edition for June 23. Democrats and Republicans are at odds over police reform legislation. Reporter Kristina Peterson has more on the latest developments on Capitol Hill. Plus, the debate over controversial statues escalates. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2020
Uncertainty Over U.S.-China Trade Deal Rocks Markets
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A.M. Edition for June 23. Stock futures wobble after a top Trump adviser stirs confusion over U.S.-China trade deal, recovering after President Trump's tweet saying it is "fully intact." A preview of today's key primary races. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2020
Arizona Debates Face Masks as Coronavirus Cases Rise
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P.M. Edition for June 22. Arizona is one of several states seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases. Last week, the governor gave local officials the authority to set rules on masks. But there's still a debate over compliance. Reporter Alicia Caldwell joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2020
Civil-Rights Leaders of The Past Reflect on the Current Movement
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A.M. Edition for June 22. Pioneers of the civil-rights movement contemplate the current activism for racial justice in America. Why many big companies are hoarding cash right now. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2020
With Tulsa in the Spotlight, City Reckons With Its Past
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P.M. Edition for June 19. Officials in Tulsa, Okla., prepare for protests ahead of President Trump's campaign rally. Reporter Elizabeth Findell discusses the massacre of the city's "Black Wall Street" nearly a century ago - and how people there are still reckoning with it today. Plus, festivals and protests mark Juneteenth. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2020
Pandemic Creates New Concerns for November Election
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A.M. Edition for June 19. How election workers prepare for the vote amid the threat of Covid-19. Why some companies are looking to go public, even in a challenged economy. And face masks, redesigned for summer heat. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2020
Juneteenth and the Push for Workplace Diversity
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P.M. Edition for June 18. More companies are observing the Juneteenth holiday that marks the end of slavery in the U.S. Reporter Kathryn Dill and Lanaya Irvin, president of the Center for Talent Innovation, join host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss whether that indicates a broader push for diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace. Plus, the Supreme Court rejects the Trump administration's decision to cancel the DACA program. Michelle Hackman reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2020
Pandemic Prompts Americans to Move for Better Quality of Life
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A.M. Edition for June 18. Many Americans are changing cities as they reevaluate their priorities during the coronavirus. And how today's unemployment numbers could help us understand the extent of current economic challenges. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2020
Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben's Face Reckoning Over Racist Imagery
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P.M. Edition for June 17. PepsiCo says it will drop its Aunt Jemima branding over its origins in racist imagery. Uncle Ben's and Mrs. Butterworth's brands face a similar reckoning. Columnist John Stoll and reporter Jennifer Maloney join host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss how brands are reexamining their histories and products, amid nationwide calls for racial justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2020
Restaurants Reopen, but the Pandemic Forces Big Changes
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A.M. Edition for June 17. A look at how the coronavirus is transforming the dining experience for customers and employees. New data on housing starts will provide new insight into how the overall economy is faring. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2020
Police-Reform Efforts Face Challenges; Retail Sales Jump in May
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P.M. Edition for June 16. President Trump signs an executive order on policing reform, and legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall looks at the longstanding challenges that have slowed past reform efforts. Plus, retail sales rose 17.7% in May, but remain at pre-pandemic levels. Reporter Harriet Torry has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2020
How the Shopping Experience Is Changing Because of the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for June 16. A look at what will be different as retail stores slowly reopen. New moves by the Fed mean big questions from lawmakers for the bank's chair today. And hearing from black officers as the nation grapples with race and policing. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2020
Supreme Court Bars Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT Employees
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P.M. Edition for June 15. In a landmark 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court rules that gay and transgender employees are protected against workplace discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall joins host Annmarie Fertoli with analysis of the ruling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2020
India Confronts New Concerns About Spread of Covid-19 Cases
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A.M. Edition for June 15. Understanding the unique challenge of slowing down the coronavirus among India's 1.3 billion people. The aftermath of a deadly police shooting in Atlanta. And why a rise in volatility, and the trading of it, are complicating things on Wall Street. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2020
Coronavirus Cases Rise in Several States
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P.M. Edition for June 12. Experts are worried about a spike in coronavirus cases, in states that have already reopened. Eliza Collins has more. Plus, as protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd continue, protesters are determined to keep the momentum going. Josh Jamerson reports. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2020
How the Airline Business Will Change and What It Will Be Like to Fly
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A.M. Edition for June 12. A look at how air travel will change because of the pandemic. We find out what's next for markets following a challenging week of trading. America's blood supply is crippled by coronavirus. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2020
Stocks Slide Over Fears of Coronavirus Spikes
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P.M. Edition for June 11. A rise in cases in several states has investors worried about the pace of the recovery. Markets reporter Akane Otani has more details. Plus, some nursing homes say the government has shipped them protective gear that isn't usable. Anna Wilde Mathews explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2020
Understanding Confusing Jobs Numbers During the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for June 11. An explanation of why the job market is so tricky to predict. Long-simmering debates about policing and confederate monuments all come to a boil at once. And a merger that could change how food is delivered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2020
Fed Holds Steady on Interest Rates
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P.M. Edition for June 10. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says he doesn't expect to increase interest rates for at least a year and a half. Chief economics commentator Greg Ip discusses the decision. Plus, health and science coverage chief Stefanie Ilgenfritz discusses the latest developments in coronavirus testing, treatments and vaccines. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2020
Older Workers Grapple With Risk of Getting Covid-19 on the Job
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A.M. Edition for June 10. A look at special health challenges older workers face during the pandemic, things co-workers need to consider too. As new forecasts make predictions of widespread economic damage, some investors bet on a quick recovery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2020
How Coronavirus Ended the Best Job Market for Black Americans
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P.M. Edition for June 9. The latest monthly jobs report showed the unemployment rate among black Americans is more than three percentage points higher than the rest of the population-and experts fear their recovery may take much longer. Reporter Amara Omeokwe has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2020
As Countries Reopen, Many Avoid Second Wave of Infections-So Far
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A.M. Edition for June 9. Lessons for the U.S. from abroad on reopening without causing a second wave of coronavirus infections. How to understand the mix of negative news headlines and positive stock moves. Plus, the joy and the agony of shared Netflix accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2020
The Lessons Learned From Remote Learning
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P.M. Edition for June 8. New York City, hit hard by the pandemic, begins the first phase of reopening. Reporter Stephanie Yang talks to business owners there. Plus, educators examine the challenges of remote learning as they decide how and when to reopen schools. Reporter Tawnell Hobbs and Johns Hopkins School of Education Dean Christopher Morphew join host Annmarie Fertoli for a conversation on education. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
Communities Manage Protests Alongside Reopening in Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for June 8. The balance between restarting the economy and preventing the pandemic, after recent demonstrations brought crowds together. Plus, companies make changes as working from home becomes a longer-term reality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
Signs of a Mending Economy in Upbeat Jobs Report
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P.M. Edition for June 5. A better-than-expected jobs report shows the U.S. economy adding 2.5 million jobs last month. But is it too soon to call it a rebound? Labor and economics reporter Eric Morath discusses. Plus, WSJ's correspondent in Rome, Margherita Stancati, reports on how Italians are enjoying their own attractions-without the throngs of tourists. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2020
Presidential Campaign Intensifies, Reshaped by Pandemic and Protests
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A.M. Edition for June 5. We explain important election developments amid protests and the coronavirus pandemic. New developments in Covid-19 treatments. And Elon Musk calls for breaking up Amazon in the latest spat with Jeff Bezos. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2020
Memorials Held for George Floyd; Unemployment Claims Slow
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P.M. Edition for June 4. Memorials for George Floyd were held in Minneapolis and New York. Plus, weekly jobless claims fall slightly but remain at historic highs. Reporter Harriet Torry has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2020
Learning From Unrest in Los Angeles, in 1992 and Now
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A.M. Edition for June 4. Understanding the current protests, through the lens of the L.A. protests following the Rodney King verdict. What's behind the recent surge in stocks. And the NBA takes a key step back toward the courts. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2020
Looting Deals Further Blow to Small Businesses
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P.M. Edition for June 3. Some local shops hurt by the coronavirus shutdowns are now dealing with the aftermath of looting in minority neighborhoods. Reporter Scott Calvert spoke with small-business owners in Philadelphia. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2020
Protests, Pandemic Highlight and Intensify Economic Inequities
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A.M. Edition for June 3. A look at unique economic challenges facing African-Americans and how the pandemic has made them harder. Mark Zuckerberg defends decision to preserve a controversial post from President Trump. IPOs return. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2020
When Do Mounting Crises Lead to Lasting Change?
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P.M. Edition for June 2. As protests continue across the nation, we get reports from cities including New York, Philadelphia and Minneapolis. Plus, Executive Washington Editor Gerald F. Seib looks back to 1968 and 1979 for what they can tell us about the nation's capacity for change. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2020
Trump Responds to Violent Protests With New Measures
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A.M. Edition for June 2. The president authorizes deployment of troops to Washington. Two separate autopsy reports call George Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody a homicide. Plus, examining how soon the U.S. economic recovery could happen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2020
Death of George Floyd Sets Back Police Reform in Minneapolis
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P.M. Edition for June 1. Minneapolis had been undergoing police reform for years. But the death of George Floyd is exposing more challenges, and jeopardizing the city's optimism for change. Reporter Doug Belkin has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2020
Anger and Unrest Sparked By George Floyd's Death Sweep Across U.S.
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A.M. Edition for June 1. Cities and states impose curfews after days of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd spread across the country. Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule delivers NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2020
Has the U.S. Economy Hit Bottom?
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P.M. Edition for May 29. Economics reporter Harriet Torry discusses what a raft of new data tells us about the state of the economy. Plus, a former police officer involved in the death of George Floyd has been charged with murder and manslaughter. Erin Ailworth reports from Minneapolis. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2020
Minnesota Governor Sends National Guard as Protests Intensify
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A.M. Edition for May 29. Protests over the death of George Floyd escalate. Taking stock of climate questions as coronavirus shutdowns force carbon emissions down. And Wall Street nervously awaits what President Trump will say about China. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2020
Trump Targets Social-Media Companies Over Free Speech
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P.M. Edition for May 28. President Trump aims to limit social-media companies' federal protections. WSJ reporter Rebecca Ballhaus discusses his executive order. Plus, the WSJ's Jon Kamp on how coronavirus antibody tests are leaving some patients with more questions than answers. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2020
European Union Plans $2 Trillion Coronavirus Response
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A.M. Edition for May 28. EU leaders are working to unify the bloc's countries around a pandemic plan. President Trump prepares to step up pressure on social media companies. The science behind why video calls make us so tired. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2020
Protests Erupt in Minneapolis; Dayton's Road to Recovery
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P.M. Edition for May 27. Protestors take to the streets in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd. WSJ reporter Erin Ailworth reports from the scene. Plus, the WSJ's Doug Belkin takes us to Dayton, Ohio, a city that's been hit by more than just the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2020
Inside the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine
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A.M. Edition for May 27. There are difficult questions about where to make a potential vaccine and who gets it first. An explanation of why stocks rise even as consumer sentiment suffers. The NHL details plans to resume hockey. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2020
Labs Race to Create Rapid Coronavirus Tests by Fall
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P.M. Edition for May 26. Hundreds of teams across the country are working to develop rapid coronavirus testing, as early as this fall. WSJ reporter Brianna Abbott explains the challenges they face. Plus, plane makers Boeing and Airbus are studying how to curb the spread of the virus on flights. The WSJ's Andrew Tangel explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2020
NYSE Floor Reopens With Masks, Coronavirus Waivers and Handshake Ban
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A.M. Edition for May 26. The challenge of reopening a frenetic trading floor with social distancing. A look at new signs of economic recovery in America. Plus, the surprisingly tricky task of upgrading America's broadband. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2020
Summer Kickoff Tests Reopening
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P.M. Edition for May 22. Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. But the season will look much different this year, as the nation begins reopening. Reporter Rebecca Davis O'Brien explains. Plus, teens are likely to face a much tougher time landing summer jobs. Reporter Patrick Thomas has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2020
Coronavirus Threatens a Minnesota Community's Economic Engine
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A.M. Edition for May 22: How the outbreak at a small meatpacking plant tore through the fabric of a town in Minnesota. Hong Kong stocks wither after Beijing announces plans to tighten its control over the city. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2020
WSJ Analysis Shows Likely Undercount of Covid-19 Deaths in Michigan
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P.M. Edition for May 21. Michigan has been among the states hardest-hit by the coronavirus. Reporter Coulter Jones explains why there's likely been a substantial undercount of deaths attributed to the virus. Plus, Deputy China Bureau Chief Josh Chin explains a new national security law China is seeking to impose on Hong Kong. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2020
Criticism of Federal Support for Small Businesses in the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for May 21. The Small Business Administration is under bipartisan pressure to improve its response to the coronavirus. Millions of Americans skip credit-card and car payments. Plus, the future of live concerts. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2020
How Understanding Superspreader Events Could Prevent New Outbreaks
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P.M. Edition for May 20. Researchers are looking back at some of what they call superspreader events from earlier this year to understand more about how to stop the spread of coronavirus in the future. Reporter Bojan Pancevski explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2020
Pandemic Drives Boom in Adult Online Learning
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A.M. Edition for May 20. Many Americans are taking advantage of time at home to boost skills, for fun or for work. How a return to the road is driving a boost in oil prices. Why U.S. birthrates have fallen to a record low. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2020
Powell, Mnuchin Testify on Economic Response to Pandemic
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P.M. Edition for May 19. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified before a Senate panel about the economic response to the coronavirus pandemic. WSJ reporter Kate Davidson has more details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2020
Inside the Surprising Post-Pandemic Stock Rally
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A.M. Edition for May 19. We take a closer look at the recovery stocks are making. President Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine, which some scientists have concerns about. TikTok hires top Disney exec as CEO. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2020
Markets Rally on Early Vaccine Trial Results
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P.M. Edition for May 18. It was just the first step, and yet markets rallied on encouraging results from an early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial by drugmaker Moderna. WSJ pharmaceuticals reporter Peter Loftus has the details. Plus, Jim Carlton explains California's split reaction to the coronavirus pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2020
How Our Offices Will Be Very Different-If and When We Return
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A.M. Edition for May 18. Corporate leaders are redesigning offices and some will make working from home arrangements permanent. Some Republicans object to President Trump's firing of the State Department's watchdog. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2020
Lockdowns Lead to Record Drops in Retail Sales, Factory Output
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P.M. Edition for May 15. Retail sales and factory output declined in April, as states locked down and consumers pulled back on spending. WSJ reporter Harriet Torry digs into the numbers. Plus, Suzanne Kapner explains how the pandemic is pushing some retailers to the brink. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? 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
May 15, 2020
How Orlando's Struggles Help Explain America's Economic Challenge
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A.M. Edition for May 15. We speak with the people of Orlando to understand how the collapse of the tourism and hospitality sectors in the pandemic will play out nationwide. Also, new questions about the coronavirus test used inside the White House. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2020
Amid Reopenings, Fears of a Second Wave of Infections
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P.M. Edition for May 14. Reopening in the U.S. looks very different, depending on where you are. The WSJ's Shayndi Raice reports from Wisconsin, and Jimmy Vielkind has more from New York. Plus, Heather Haddon explains McDonald's new guidelines for franchise owners. And Jason Douglas has more on experts who fear reopening too quickly could mean a second wave of infections. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? 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
May 14, 2020
Presidential Candidates Prep New Plans to Campaign in the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for May 14. The World Health Organization says the new coronavirus may be with us forever. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2020
Food-Delivery Companies Struggle to Meet Their Moment
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P.M. Edition for May 13. The pandemic lockdowns have led to soaring demand for food-delivery services, but WSJ reporter Heather Haddon explains why some are struggling to turn a profit. Plus, WSJ health and science reporter Joseph Walker discusses the latest attempts to expand the use of the drug Remdesivir for Covid-19 patients. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? 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
May 13, 2020
Companies Start Reaping Billions in Pandemic Tax Breaks
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A.M. Edition for May 13: U.S. corporations reveal how they are benefiting from new relief programs. California universities say most students will not come to campus in the fall. And tourist destinations test tough new rules to allow safe reopenings. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2020
Health Officials Urge Testing Expansion Before Reopening
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P.M. Edition for May 12. In Washington, health officials brief senators on coronavirus testing and the economic reopening. Tom Burton has the details. Plus, the Supreme Court hears arguments over President Trump's financial records. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? 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
May 12, 2020
Nonprofits Face Bleak Future as Revenue Dries Up Amid Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for May 12. Charities struggle as the pandemic threatens their funding. Why big Wall Street trading swings have settled down recently. Elon Musk says Tesla is restarting California production, defying a local order. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2020
What Shape Will the Economic Recovery Take?
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P.M. Edition for May 11. More leaders in business and government say the economic rebound will be slow. WSJ reporter Paul Hannon discusses what shape the recovery might take. Plus... WSJ health policy reporter Stephanie Armour discusses how the pandemic is fueling a push for states to expand Medicaid. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? 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
May 11, 2020
Graduating Into a Pandemic and Economic Downturn
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A.M. Edition for May 11. Today's college graduates could face long-term career impact, just like those who started in previous recessions. Why investors and the Fed are eager to lend to companies in a pandemic. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2020
Senate Republicans Break With Trump on Stimulus Plan
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P.M. Edition for May 6. President Trump wants tax cuts and an infrastructure package. Senate Republicans worry about budget deficits. WSJ reporter Siobhan Hughes discusses the political split over the next stimulus bill. Plus... WSJ Midwest reporter Erin Ailworth visits a small city in Nebraska with high rates of essential workers-and coronavirus infections. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
Pandemic Poses Special Challenge for U.S. Military
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A.M. Edition for May 6. Military personnel face the new risk of Covid-19, forcing leaders to make big changes. Investors bet on economies reopening. And a popular new play allows teen actors to perform via videoconference. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
Vaccine Human Trials Begin
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P.M. Edition for May 5: Human trials for several coronavirus vaccines are underway, and WSJ reporter Jared Hopkins is following one potential candidate from Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech. Plus... WSJ reporter Konrad Putzier discusses what returning to work could look like for office employees. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2020
Health Detectives Work to Uncover Covid-19 Clues
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A.M. Edition for May 5. Medical investigators are looking for evidence that Covid-19 killed Americans as far back as November, information that may potentially help stop the disease. California taps into federal loans to pay unemployment bills. And WeWork's legal drama intensifies. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2020
Brazil Struggles to Prevent Coronavirus Deaths
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P.M. Edition for May 4: Brazil has seen more coronavirus deaths than any other developing nation. WSJ Brazil reporter Luciana Magalhaes discusses why. Plus... WSJ video reporter Alex Hotz looks at how one U.S. food bank is helping people who have never needed food assistance before. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2020
We're Changing in the Pandemic. Brands Are Trying to Keep Up.
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A.M. Edition for May 4th. Marketers work to understand which of America's new shopping habits will stick. Investors say they are practically flying blind as corporate earnings become trickier to predict during an economic shutdown. Have a question about 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
May 04, 2020
Why Lockdowns Have Hurt Michigan More Than Most States
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P.M. Edition for May 1st: The economic crisis triggered by the pandemic is expected to last longer and hit harder in Michigan than in most places. WSJ reporter Byron Tau discusses why. Plus, a WSJ investigation found scores of cruise ships that ferried Covid-19 around the world in the early days of the outbreak. WSJ reporter Jacquie McNish discusses the findings. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2020
A Rural Doctor's Lonely Battle Against the Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for May 1st. A look at how rural America is handling the coronavirus, through the eyes of a Texas physician. Investigations into the Wuhan Institute of Virology involve American spies and American universities. Plus, a look at what's ahead for oil after a historic and bizarre April. Have a question about 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
May 01, 2020
Unemployment Woes Fuel Rent Struggles
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P.M. Edition for April 30th: Another 3.8 million unemployment claims were filed last week. WSJ labor and economics reporter Eric Morath explains why stimulus plans haven't brought the numbers down more. Plus, tenants are struggling to make rent for the second month since the coronavirus outbreak. WSJ's Jason Bellini discusses how landlords are bracing for missed payments. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2020
Jobless Numbers Grow While States Struggle to Pay Benefits
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A.M. Edition for April 30th. With tens of millions of Americans filing for unemployment benefits, a look at how some checks are slow to come and what's being done to improve the system. Plus, how the pandemic changes things for Amazon, and it's not just about online shopping. Have a question about 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 30, 2020
Federal Reserve Pledges Action as U.S. GDP Shrinks
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P.M. Edition for April 29th: The U.S. economy shrank at its fastest pace since the last recession, and the Federal Reserve pledges aggressive action to support a recovery. WSJ reporter Harriet Torry discusses the day's economic developments. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2020
Trump Takes Executive Action to Keep Meat-Processing Plants Open
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A.M. Edition for April 29th. The meatpackers union calls on the administration to protect plant workers. Labs say they can process more coronavirus tests. And America's marriage rate hits its lowest level ever. Have a question about 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 29, 2020
How the Coronavirus Disrupted Food Supply Chains
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P.M. Edition for April 28th: President Trump aims to keep meat-processing plants running, and WSJ agriculture reporter Jacob Bunge explains how the pandemic has wreaked havoc on the nation's food supply chains. Plus, manufacturing reporter Austen Hufford looks at the pandemic's impact on manufacturers. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2020
Detroit Car Makers Target May 18 U.S. Restart
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A.M. Edition for April 28th. Why some state governors and county leaders aren't on the same page about pandemic reopening timetables. Companies considering reopening offices face the challenge of ensuring safe commutes when crowded public transit is problematic. Have a question about 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 28, 2020
The Fed Steps Outside Its Comfort Zone During the Pandemic
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P.M. Edition for April 27th: WSJ economics correspondent Nick Timiraos discusses how the Federal Reserve is propping up businesses, states and cities in ways it has rarely done before. Plus, legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall explains a Supreme Court ruling that gives health-insurance companies a potential $12 billion from the federal government. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2020
As Some States Start Reopening, a Warning From Pandemic History
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A.M. Edition for April 27th. Researchers look to the flu pandemic of 1968 for guidance: Its second wave was deadlier than the first. Stock and oil prices deliver conflicting messages on our economic future. Have a question about 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 27, 2020
What We Know and Don't Know About the Coronavirus
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P.M. Edition for April 24th: Scientists are still searching for answers to key questions about the coronavirus. WSJ medical reporter Thomas Burton discusses the state of testing and treatment. Dr. Alexei Wagner answers listeners' questions. And Numbers columnist Jo Craven McGinty has more on DIY face masks. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2020
Lawmakers Pass Pandemic Stimulus Bill and Debate Another
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A.M. Edition for April 24th. The House passed a $484 billion bill providing aid to small businesses and hospitals. Now lawmakers turn to a potential new package. Plus, the steps states need to take in order to reopen businesses safely. 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 24, 2020
Caring for the Homeless During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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P.M. Edition for April 23rd: Another 4.4 million people filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total since mid-March up to 26 million. WSJ Chief Economics Correspondent Greg Ip has more. Plus, the challenges of containing the spread of coronavirus among the homeless. Senior Midwest Correspondent Joe Barrett follows a doctor in Chicago. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2020
Coronavirus May Be More Mobile Than Researchers Thought
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A.M. Edition for April 23rd. New jobless numbers reveal the latest pandemic impact. A $525 million investment in Victoria's Secret is now in question because of the coronavirus. 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 23, 2020
Georgia Tests a Reopening of Its Economy
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P.M. Edition for April 22nd: Georgia begins reopening this week. WSJ reporter Cameron McWhirter has more on how residents are feeling about it. Plus, reporter Deanna Paul has more on the outbreak a Rikers Island jail in New York City. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2020
Senate Passes Bill for More Small-Business Stimulus
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A.M. Edition for April 22nd. As the Senate moves ahead on aid for small businesses, the White House considers supporting oil-and-gas companies. How the pandemic is rewriting the presidential campaign. And, NFL fans prepare for a draft under unusual social-distancing rules. 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 22, 2020
Trump Floats Immigration Clampdown During Coronavirus
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P.M. Edition for April 21st: President Trump proposes a shutdown of immigration to the U.S., and WSJ immigration reporter Michelle Hackman explains how the administration's approach has changed during the pandemic. Plus, oil prices are plunging. Markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar discusses the fallout. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2020
Companies Face Big Challenges Testing Workers for the Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for April 21st. The logistical and privacy issues of rolling out workplace coronavirus testing. Explaining the recent bizarre behavior in the oil market. And the "Green Angels" who care for office plants left behind. 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 21, 2020
Companies Improvise to Create Virus-Proof Workplaces
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P.M. Edition for April 20th: Businesses across the country are beginning to make plans to reopen. But there's no clear roadmap for how to do that, so many are making it up as they go. WSJ reporters Mike Colias and Jennifer Maloney talk more about the challenges. Plus, how the video game "Animal Crossing" is offering an escape from isolation - on a virtual island - from the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2020
Mnuchin, Democrats Near Deal for Aid to Small Businesses
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A.M. Edition for April 20th. Lawmakers work to expand pandemic stimulus after $350 billion for small businesses ran out. The special challenge uninsured Americans face. Plus, tech tricks to aid social distancing. 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 20, 2020
Community Doctors Struggle in N.Y. Coronavirus Hotspot
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P.M. Edition for April 17th: The pandemic is having an outsize impact on one corner of New York, and WSJ reporter Rebecca Davis O'Brien explains why. Plus, the Journal's Alexa Corse discusses the lockdown protests cropping up around the country. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2020
Examining Trump's Guidelines for States on Reopening Economy
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A.M. Edition for April 17th. President Trump lays out three-phase guidelines for reopening the nation's economy. China's economy shrank for the first time on record. Gilead shares surge after an experimental Covid-19 treatment reportedly shows promise. 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 17, 2020
Tallying Up the Coronavirus's Impact on Jobs
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P.M. Edition for April 16th: More than 22 million people have applied for unemployment since the start of the pandemic. WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip discusses why there may be many more to come. Plus, national politics reporter Julie Bykowicz on why some businesses are still lobbying for stimulus funds. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2020
Why New York City's Pandemic Death Toll Rose So Quickly
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A.M. Edition for April 16th. A measurement change adds 3,778 previously uncounted pandemic deaths. Traders are trying to understand why stocks and haven assets are behaving strangely. And CEOs tell President Trump they want more coronavirus testing. 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 16, 2020
Germany Announces Plans to Begin Reopening
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P.M. Edition for April 15th: Germany plans to begin reopening the country's partial lockdown on Monday. Bojan Pancevski has he details. Plus, U.S. consumers slashed retail spending as the country began locking down in March. Journal economics reporter Harriet Torry digs into the latest numbers. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2020
A Second Round of Coronavirus Layoffs Has Begun. Few Are Safe.
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A.M. Edition for April 15th. A new wave of job market damage hits as pandemic shutdowns extend. Top forecasters weigh in on how bad the economic impact will be. And in an exclusive interview, Bernie Sanders tells us what he will and won't do to help Joe Biden. 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 15, 2020
Law Limits Trump's Power Over States' Virus Response
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P.M. Edition for April 14th: President Trump says he has total authority to reopen the country. WSJ reporter Byron Tau discusses the limits of the president's power when it comes to states' decisions to ease restrictions. Plus, the Journal's David Benoit talks about big banks' rough start to earnings season. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2020
Schools Struggle to Implement Online Learning in Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for April 14th. The urgent need for online teaching creates problems for schools, even for something as simple as taking attendance. Deadly tornadoes rip through the South. President Trump says he's not firing Dr. Anthony Fauci. 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 14, 2020
Airlines Take Desperate Measures to Stay Aloft
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P.M. Edition for April 13th: U.S. airlines have been hit hard by the pandemic, and WSJ reporter Alison Sider discusses their latest moves to stay in business. And the Journal's Jess Bravin talks about the Supreme Court's move to teleconferencing. 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 13, 2020
U.S. Tariffs Hamper Imports of Sanitizer, Some Companies Say
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A.M. Edition for April 13th. U.S. medical-supply companies say tariffs on Chinese goods are leading to shortages of products needed to fight the pandemic. Oil nations make a deal in an attempt to prop up sagging prices. 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 13, 2020
Debt Weighs on Families and Businesses Amid Recovery
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P.M. Edition for April 10th: Wall Street Journal senior writer Jon Hilsenrath looks at how household and corporate debt will affect the economy's prospects for recovery. And Journal reporter Jennifer Levitz discusses a wrenching hallmark of the coronavirus pandemic: many victims are dying without their families nearby. 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 10, 2020
Europe Weighs Measures to Ease Lockdowns
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A.M. Edition for April 10th. European countries are starting to look at reopening their economies after weeks of lockdowns. Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to massive cuts in oil production after a month-long feud. And Pope Francis celebrates Holy Week without flocks of the faithful. 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 10, 2020
Coronavirus Response Creates Mountain of Debt
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P.M. Edition for April 9th: The U.S. is racking up debt to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Wall Street Journal senior writer Jon Hilsenrath discusses how federal and state debt will affect the economy's ability to bounce back. 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 09, 2020
Covid-19 Patients Face Long Recovery Post-ICU
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A.M. Edition for April 9th. A recent study reveals how nearly two-thirds of Covid-19 patients in ICU die, a much higher rate than similar respiratory diseases. Mark Maremont looks at the road to recovery of those who survive. 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 09, 2020
Bernie Sanders Bows Out of Presidential Race
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P.M. Edition for April 8th: Sen. Bernie Sanders went from Democratic presidential frontrunner to pulling out of the race in six-and-a-half weeks. Wall Street Journal political reporter Eliza Collins looks at the lingering impact he will have on national politics. Plus, Journal reporter Christine Mai-Duc discusses why California has so far escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. 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 08, 2020
Hong Kong Sets Trends as Masks Go Global
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A.M. Edition for April 8th. Hong Kong has close ties to mainland China, but has been less impacted by the coronavirus outbreak than many other places. We look at how lessons from the 2003 SARS outbreak - including the importance of wearing face masks - may have helped the city to contain the spread of the virus. Plus - why investors are buying up risky government debt in emerging markets. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2020
Coronavirus Bombards Two Iconic American Cities
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P.M. Edition for April 7th: The pandemic has hit Detroit and New Orleans harder than most other areas of the U.S. Wall Street Journal reporters Scott Calvert and Ben Foldy discuss the unique challenges facing these iconic American cities. 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 07, 2020
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
Fighting the Pandemic by Freezing Evictions
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A.M. Edition for March 24th: Will Parker reports on efforts to stop a wave of evictions, as workers lose jobs in the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, how top executives sold shares ahead of the worst market drops. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2020
Urban and Rural America Face Different Coronavirus Challenges
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P.M. Edition for March 23rd: The Federal Reserve takes new steps to stabilize credit markets. Nick Timiraos explains. Plus, Ben Chapman and Ian Lovett discuss how cities and rural communities are responding to the coronavirus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2020
A Coronavirus-Triggered Downturn Could Cost Millions of U.S. Jobs
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A.M. Edition for March 23rd: As economists polled by the Wall Street Journal predict a coronavirus-triggered recession is all but certain, labor reporter Eric Morath looks at which jobs are most at risk. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2020
Senate Wrangles Over $1 Trillion Aid Package
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P.M. Edition for March 20th: U.S. senators debate a $1 trillion stimulus package, and Wall Street Journal reporter Siobhan Hughes is here to discuss the latest from Capitol Hill. And millions of schoolchildren are learning from home, but Journal reporter Tawnell Hobbs explains why all that work might not count. 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 20, 2020
Global Companies Transform Factories to Fight the Pandemic
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A.M. Edition for March 20th: Global deaths from the coronavirus pandemic pass 10,000, as California enters lockdown. Matt Dalton on how companies are transforming their factories to make goods to deal with the pandemic. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2020
Inside the U.S. Coronavirus Testing Chaos
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P.M. Edition for March 19th: The U.S. is struggling to provide coronavirus testing where it is needed. Wall Street Journal reporter Dan Frosch reveals what things are like on the ground. And the Journal's Margherita Stancati discusses a grim coronavirus milestone in Italy, which now has the highest death toll in the world from the coronavirus. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question for Sr. Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. Your message may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020
New Moves to Bolster Economy As Virus-related Jobless Claims Mount
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A.M. Edition for March 19th: The Fed and White House take emergency measures amid a market selloff and spike in jobless claims fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Calvert explains how local governments could suffer. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020
Rush for Cash Shakes Markets
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P.M. Edition for March 18th. Companies and investors hunker down for a prolonged economic stall. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani discusses. And the Journal's Christopher Weaver explains how some early missteps have hampered the U.S.'s ability to test for the coronavirus. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question for Sr. Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. Your message may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2020
Washington Works to Fight Pandemic Economic Impact
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A.M. Edition for March 18th: As politicians debate plans to help the economy through the coronavirus pandemic, a look at lessons learned from the global recession. Plus, Joe Biden notches more victories over Bernie Sanders. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2020
U.S. Looks to Send Americans Stimulus Checks
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P.M. Edition for March 17th: The Trump administration's proposed $1 trillion aid package would include sending checks to Americans. Wall Street Journal tax-policy reporter Richard Rubin explains how it would work. And Journal reporter Bojan Pancevski discusses why so many young people are refusing authorities' quarantine orders. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Working from home and running into roadblocks? Send our Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern a question or tip at joanna.stern@wsj.com. Or leave us a voice message at +1 ‪(314) 635-0388. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic Looms over Democratic Primaries
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A.M. Edition for March 17th: Voting begins in the Democratic primary, as disputes flare as to whether votes should happen during the pandemic. Alexa Corse reports. Plus, whether further stock losses could erase Trump-era gains. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2020
Virus Fears Prompt Market Rout
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P.M. Edition for March 16th: U.S. stock markets take a historic dive. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar surveys the damage. And elderly people are most susceptible to the coronavirus. Journal reporter Arian Campo-Flores discusses how state and local authorities are protecting them. Janet Babin hosts. Working from home and running into roadblocks? Send our Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern a question or tip at joanna.stern@wsj.com. Or leave us a voice message at +1 ‪(314) 635-0388. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2020
U.S. Takes New Steps to Stop Spread of Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for March 16th: New York City's public school system, the largest in the country, is closing due to the coronavirus. Cities and states are also placing new restrictions on bars and restaurants. Ruth Simon has more on the impact of the virus on small businesses. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2020
Coronavirus Emergency Declaration Caps Turbulent Week
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P.M. Edition for March 13th: President Trump declares the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency. The Wall Street Journal's Karen Langley recaps the most volatile week on Wall Street in a generation, and the Journal's Siobhan Hughes looks into the political stakes behind the coronavirus stimulus bill. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2020
Coronavirus Impact on American Life and Politics Grows
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A.M. Edition for March 13th: New restrictions and cancellations are sweeping across America as authorities work to control the coronavirus pandemic. Tarini Parti reports on how it is affecting the presidential race. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2020
Economists Warn of a Recession; Are Hospitals Ready for Coronavirus?
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P.M. Edition for March 12th: The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls about 2,300 points, its worst day since the 1987 crash. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry explains why economists predict the coronavirus outbreak is likely to trigger a recession, and the Journal's Anna Mathews looks at whether U.S. hospitals are prepared to handle the expected influx of patients. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2020
U.S. to Ban Travel from Europe for 30 Days Due to Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for March 12: President Trump announces a temporary ban on some travel from Europe into the U.S., along with economic stimulus measures. We'll have more from Europe, with Noemie Bisserbe, Bojan Pancevski, and Margherita Stancati. Plus, the NBA suspends its season after a player tests positive for the coronavirus, and Tom Hanks and his wife infected with the virus. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2020
Dow Enters Bear Market; Coronavirus Test Kits; Will SXSW Return?
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P.M. Edition for March 11th: Reporter Peter Loftus explains why everyone who wants a coronavirus test kit is not able to access one. WSJ's Elizabeth Findell discusses the severe economic impact on communities when events like South By Southwest are canceled. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2020
Biden Picks Up Key Primary Wins over Sanders, Including Michigan
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A.M. Edition for March 11: Joe Biden widens his lead over Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's primaries. Emily Glazer has analysis of the results. Plus, Margherita Stancati explains why Italy's coronavirus death rate is so high. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2020
Coronavirus: Congress Considers Stimulus Packages
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P.M. Edition for March 10th: Kate Davidson on potential stimulus packages to ease the economic impact of coronavirus. Jimmy Vielkind explains the containment zone created in New Rochelle, N.Y. to curb the spread of the virus. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2020
In Wuhan, Where Coronavirus Began, A Series of Missteps
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A.M. Edition for March 10th: Jeremy Page has the story of one of the very first suspected cases of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, and early missteps responding. And Quentin Webb on what to make of recent market swings. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2020
Oil, Coronavirus Fuel Massive Market Selloff
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P.M. Edition for March 9th: The Dow falls more than 2,000 points, the biggest single-day loss since 2008. Markets reporter Akane Otani explains the connection between Monday's steep oil-price decline and the broad stock market selloff. WSJ's Alison Sider discusses the effect of coronavirus fears on the airline industry. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2020
Global Stock Rout Intensifies; Oil Prices Plunge
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A.M. Edition for March 9th: Concerns over coronavirus grow, sending global stocks down sharply. Plus, Quentin Webb on a dramatic drop in oil prices, driven by the epidemic and a big battle between the Saudis and Russians. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2020
Coronavirus Sparks More Turbulence on Wall Street
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P.M. Edition for March 6th: Wall Street caps off a tumultuous week with another steep decline. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna looks at the market's winners and losers for the week. Also, immigration officials will begin collecting DNA samples from migrants crossing the border. Michelle Hackman looks at how the plan is likely to raise privacy concerns. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2020
How the Coronavirus Went Worldwide
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A.M. Edition for March 6th: The spread of the new coronavirus was sped up by globalization and urbanization, and advances in technology and transportation. Jon Hilsenrath and Rosi de Acosta explain. Plus, why this week's market recovery didn't last. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2020
Elizabeth Warren's Presidential Bid Comes to an End
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P.M. Edition for March 5th: Elizabeth Warren throws in the towel on her presidential campaign, and Wall Street Journal reporter Tarini Parti looks at how the Massachusetts senator toughed it out to be the last woman standing in the top tier of candidates. Also, as the coronavirus continues to rock Wall Street, markets reporter Akane Otani discusses the epidemic's impact on consumers, markets and the economy. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2020
Supreme Court Takes Up High-Stakes Abortion Case
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AM Edition for March 5th: Jess Bravin reports on a court divided, during arguments in a Louisiana abortion case. Plus, Margherita Stancati explains Italy's new coronavirus restrictions. And a look at a key ruling against Uber. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2020
Quarantine Decisions Left to Local Leaders; Biden's Turnaround
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P.M. Edition for March 4th: Quarantine guidance from the federal government has trailed the fast-spreading coronavirus, and Wall Street Journal reporter Brianna Abbott discusses how state and local governments are coming up with their own policies. Also, the Journal's Aaron Zitner digs into what drove former Vice President Joe Biden's startling turnaround in the Democratic presidential race. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2020
Biden, Sanders Pull Ahead on Super Tuesday
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A.M. Edition for March 4th: Joe Biden sweeps the South as Bernie Sanders wins California. Emily Glazer reports on Super Tuesday. Plus, how global markets are reacting to the Fed's emergency move on coronavirus. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2020
Fed Cuts Rates to Combat Coronavirus Fear
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P.M. Edition for March 3rd: The Federal Reserve lowers short-term interest rates by half a percentage point. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos discusses what was behind the move, and why it didn't calm the market. Plus, the Journal's John McCormick looks at the delegate math facing the Democratic presidential candidates on Super Tuesday. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2020
Fourteen States Head to Polls for Super Tuesday
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A.M. Edition for March 3rd: It's Super Tuesday and Joe Biden has picked up endorsements from former rivals. And there are several key Congressional races to keep an eye on tonight. Andrew Duehren has more. Plus, investors weigh whether government stimulus could help lessen the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2020
Stocks Rally on Hopes for Central-Bank Stimulus
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P.M. Edition for March 2nd: U.S. markets stage a strong rebound, and Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani is here to discuss why. Also, the Journal's Elizabeth Findell and Emily Glazer look at a pair of demographic groups that Democratic candidates see as key to victory in November. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2020
Buttigieg Drops Out, Scrambling Race Ahead of Super Tuesday
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The Democratic field narrows after Pete Buttigieg drops out of the presidential race, ahead of Super Tuesday. Plus, global investors brace for another wild week, as traders weigh coronavirus fears and potential Fed moves. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2020
Court Blocks Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy
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P.M. Edition for February 28th: An appeals court has blocked the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy. But the Wall Street Journal's Michelle Hackman says the White House is using another program for fast deportation of migrants. Plus, the Journal's Jacob Schlesinger on how Democrats and Republicans interpret the strong economy in different ways. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2020
Stock Markets Plunge as Nations Struggle with Coronavirus Outbreak
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A.M. Edition for February 28th: Global stock markets followed Wall Street's sharp decline. Markets reporter Paul Davies says it's not just due to panic selling over the coronavirus outbreak. Plus, South Korea bureau chief Tim Martin on what's behind the sharp increase in new cases there. And John McCormick on Saturday's South Carolina primaries. Kim Gittleson hosts - for the last time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2020
The Hidden Forces Behind Stocks' Sharp Fall
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P.M. Edition for February 27th: As coronavirus fears ripple through markets, The Wall Street Journal's Gunjan Banerji reveals the invisible forces that are exacerbating this week's wild swings. And the Journal's Josh Mitchell looks at the political reality facing Sen. Bernie Sanders' plan to wipe out Americans' $1.6 trillion in student-loan debt. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2020
Trump Defends Coronavirus Response as Iran Struggles With Outbreak
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A.M. Edition for February 27th: President Trump sought to reassure Americans over the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak, as the C.D.C. says a new case in California could be the first instance of 'community spread'. Stephanie Armour has more. Plus, Sune Engel Rasmussen explains that Iran's efforts to contain its coronavirus outbreak are complicated by where it's believed to have started: in the holy city of Qom. And oil prices hit a 12-month low over concerns of the widening economic impact of the outbreak - David Hodari has more. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2020
Biden Banks on Moderate Vote in South Carolina
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P.M. Edition for February 26th: Former Vice President Joe Biden picks up a key endorsement in South Carolina. But will his efforts to court moderate voters be enough to win the state? Ken Thomas has more. Plus, Alastair Gale explains how the coronavirus outbreak could impact the Olympic games in Japan. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2020
Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Take Aim at Sanders in South Carolina
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A.M. Edition for February 26th: In a chaotic and fiery presidential debate, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was the subject of attacks from Democratic rivals. Ken Thomas has more from South Carolina. Plus, Mike Bird on the key economic indicator that just hit a record low and Jonathan Cheng from Beijing on why the number of new coronavirus cases in China has dramatically slowed. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2020
U.S. Prepares for Possible Coronavirus Pandemic
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P.M. Edition for February 25th: The coronavirus is spreading, and Wall Street Journal reporter Brianna Abbott explains how the U.S. is preparing for it. And the Journal's Laura Kusisto discusses how the Harvey Weinstein verdict could change how we look at sexual-assault cases. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2020
Coronavirus Vaccine Sent for Human Testing As Outbreak Grows
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A.M. Edition for February 25th: The first experimental coronavirus vaccine was sent by Moderna Therapeutics for testing by U.S. regulators - Peter Loftus has more on the novel technology behind it. Plus, Quentin Webb on continued investor angst over efforts to contain the outbreak and Julie Bykowicz with what to watch for in tonight's Democratic debate in South Carolina. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2020
Markets Tumble as Coronavirus Cases Spread
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P.M. Edition for February 24th: The Dow falls more than 1,000 points amid reports the coronavirus is spreading in more countries outside of Asia. Paul Vigna examines the markets' reaction to the outbreak, and Betsy McKay explains what's being done to contain it. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2020
Bernie Sanders Looks Ahead After Nevada Win
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A.M. Edition for February 24th: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won a resounding victory in Nevada's caucuses - Emily Glazer has the key takeaways from the race. Plus, Eric Sylvers on the spread of the coronavirus outbreak to Italy, Mike Bird on the global market reaction to the spread of the virus, and Jason Douglas outside a very noisy London court, where Julian Assange's extradition hearing kicks off. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2020
Why Philadelphia Matters for the November Election
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P.M. Edition for February 21st: Philadelphia typically votes heavily for Democrats, but Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Calvert explains why presidential candidates shouldn't take the city of brotherly love for granted. The jury in Harvey Weinstein's criminal trial reaches a decision on some charges but deadlocks on two others. And Wells Fargo will pay $3 billion to settle investigations over its long-running fake-accounts scandal. Janet Babin hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2020
Caution Signs for Democrats Seeking African-American Support
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A.M. Edition for Friday, February 21st: A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds Democratic presidential candidates would do well to boost their support among African-American voters. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Jamerson fills us in. Plus, E*Trade's stock pops after it finds a buyer. More from WSJ's Paul Vigna. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2020
Roger Stone Sentenced; Far-Right Terror Attack in Germany
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P.M. Edition for February 20th: President Trump isn't pardoning longtime ally Roger Stone - at least not yet. Aruna Viswanantha has the details. Plus, Wednesday's deadly shootings in Germany are fueling a tense political debate over the rise of far-right extremism. Bojan Pancevsky reports from Berlin. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2020
Democrats Attack One Another in Fiery Debate in Las Vegas
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A.M. Edition for February 20th: Democratic presidential hopefuls took turns attacking one another in a fiery debate ahead of Nevada's Caucasus. Emily Glazer reports from Las Vegas. Plus, Paul Vigna on why U.S. investors are staying optimistic despite coronavirus fears. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2020
The Drug Lobby's Waning Influence in Washington
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P.M. Edition for February 19th: The influence of the drug lobby in Washington is waning, as Republicans and Democrats join together to combat rising drug prices. Brody Mullins explains how the shift could impact drug policy. Plus, Michael Bloomberg is bankrolling a social-media army to promote his candidacy for president. Georgia Wells explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2020
Self-Quarantining From the Coronavirus
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A.M. Edition for February 19th: Thousands of Americans are being asked to put themselves under quarantine for 14 days as a precaution against the coronavirus. This is putting a strain on states' public health departments, according to the Wall Street Journal's Brianna Abbott. Plus, a preview of tonight's Democratic presidential debate from WSJ's John McCormick. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2020
HSBC Cuts Back in U.S., Europe
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P.M. Edition for February 18th: HSBC plans job cuts as it downsizes in the U.S. and Europe. The Wall Street Journal's Margot Patrick digs into the bank's decision. And a judge denies Roger Stone's request for a sentencing delay, on a day of presidential pardons. The WSJ's Aruna Viswanatha looks at where the tumultuous case is headed. Janet Babin hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2020
Boy Scouts Chapter 11 Filing; Apple's Coronavirus Warning
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A.M. Edition for February 18th: Facing hundreds of pending lawsuits alleging sexual misconduct, the Boy Scouts of America file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Scurria reports. Plus, Apple warns it will miss quarterly revenue forecasts due to the coronavirus outbreak. More from WSJ's Tripp Mickle. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2020
States Reject Massive Opioid Settlement Offer
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P.M. Edition for February 14th: State attorneys general reject drug distributors' $18 billion opioid-addiction settlement plan. The Wall Street Journal's Jared S. Hopkins discusses why. Plus, the WSJ's Natalie Andrews on how Democrats plan to defend their control of the House of Representatives. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2020
Huawei Charged With Racketeering and Stealing Trade Secrets
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A.M. Edition for February 14th: Huawei and two of its U.S. subsidiaries were charged with racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to steal trade secrets in a new federal indictment - Dan Strumpf has more. Plus, Jo Craven McGinty on how to calculate the coronavirus outbreak's spread, and Anna Isaac on why US investors are shrugging off concerns about the virus. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2020
Federal Judge Blocks Cloud Contract Award to Microsoft
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P.M. Edition for February 13th: In a win for Amazon, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Pentagon's cloud contract award to Microsoft. The Wall Street Journal's John McKinnon is here to discuss. Plus, the WSJ's Charley Grant talks about Tesla's planned $2 billion stock sale. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2020
Coronavirus Cases Spike as World Health Organization Faces Criticism
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A.M. Edition for February 13th: The number of new coronavirus cases has spiked, after authorities changed the way new cases were counted. The deadliest day of the outbreak came as the World Health Organization was criticized for its response - Jeremy Page has more. Plus, Avantika Chilkoti on the surprising slice of the commodities market that's benefitted from the outbreak, and returning to Earth after nearly a year in space. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2020
The Democrats' Road Out of New Hampshire
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P.M. Edition for February 12th: With New Hampshire in the rear-view mirror, The Wall Street Journal's Chad Day looks at the road ahead for the Democratic presidential candidates. Plus, the WSJ's Austen Hufford discusses how travel restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak are hurting U.S. businesses that rely on Chinese tourism. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2020
New Hampshire Primary Changes Democratic Race
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A.M. Edition for February 12th: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders narrowly beat former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg to win New Hampshire's Democratic primary. Sabrina Siddiqui has the key takeaways from the results. Plus, Mike Bird on the impact the new coronavirus outbreak is having on commodities markets. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2020
The First Wuhan Evacuee in U.S. Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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P.M. Edition for February 11th: A passenger flown to the U.S. from Wuhan, China tests positive for the coronavirus after earlier getting a clean bill of health. We get more from the Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Yang, herself quarantined in San Diego. Plus, the WSJ's Drew FitzGerald on how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will reshape the wireless industry. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2020
New Hampshire Primary Set to Test Democratic Presidential Hopefuls
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A.M. Edition for February 11th: As New Hampshire's voters head to the polls, Sabrina Siddiqui breaks down the key factors in the race. Plus, Drew FitzGerald on the merger that could transform the wireless industry and Quentin Webb on what Fed chair Jerome Powell will tell Congress today. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2020
U.S. Charges Four Chinese Military Officers in Equifax Hack
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P.M. Edition for February 10th: The U.S. has indicted four members of the Chinese military over the massive Equifax hack - one of the largest on record. Dustin Volz explains. Plus, President Trump releases a $4.8 trillion budget plan. Kate Davidson has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak Surpasses Bleak Milestone
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A.M. Edition for February 10th: The new coronavirus outbreak's death toll surpassed the total people who died as a result of SARS in 2002-2003. Stu Woo has the latest from Beijing. Plus, Andrew Jeong on Parasite's surprise best picture win at the Oscars last night and Mike Bird on why the dollar is rallying. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2020
Hiring Off To Strong Start in 2020
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P.M. Edition for February 7th: Employers added 225,000 jobs to the U.S. economy in January. Eric Morath has more on the numbers. Plus, Byron Tau on a WSJ exclusive: how federal immigration agencies are using cell phone location data. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2020
Coronavirus Whistleblower Doctor's Death Sparks Anger in China
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A.M. Edition for February 7th: Li Wenliang became a folk hero in China for his early warnings about the dangers of the new coronavirus - his death from the disease has sparked outrage in China. Deputy China bureau chief Josh Chin has more. Plus, Uber's shares rise despite another billion-dollar loss and Sarah Chaney on what to expect from the January jobs report. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2020
Trump Slams Impeachment Inquiry, A Day After Acquittal
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P.M. Edition for February 6th: President Trump takes a victory lap, a day after his acquittal of impeachment charges in the Senate. Catherine Lucey reports from Washington. Plus, Michelle Hackman explains why the Department of Homeland Security is cutting New Yorkers out of programs that give travelers expedited entry into the U.S. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2020
As Iowa's Results Trickle In, Nevada Hopes to Avoid a Similar Fate
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A.M. Edition for February 7th: Iowa caucus results continue to trickle in, with Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders in the lead. Emily Glazer looks ahead to Nevada's caucus - and attempts there to avoid Iowa's debacle. Plus, Siobhan Hughes on why Mitt Romney's vote in favor of impeachment was historic and Caitlin Ostroff on China's announcement that it will cut tariffs on $75bn of U.S. imports. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2020
Senate Acquits President Trump on Two Articles of Impeachment
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P.M. Edition for February 5th. President Trump has been acquitted by the Senate, on charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power. Natalie Andrews reports from Capitol Hill. The Senate votes come after a divisive State of the Union address last night. Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib has more on the deepening divide in Washington, and the nation. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2020
Trump Touts U.S. Economy, Ignores Impeachment, in State of the Union
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A.M. Edition for February 5th: President Trump said America's future was bright and touted his economic record in his third State of the Union address. Plus, Natalie Andrews on the conclusion of the Senate impeachment trial, Liza Lin on how China is using its surveillance network to track the spread of the new coronavirus, and Quentin Webb on why Tesla shares are on a tear. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2020
Race Still Too Close to Call in Iowa
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P.M. Edition for February 4th: Results have started coming in from the Iowa caucuses. But it's still too close to declare a winner. Chad Day explains what happened, and how it will impact the rest of the 2020 race. Plus, Andrew Restuccia previews President Trump's State of the Union address tonight. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2020
Iowa Caucus 2020 Results Delayed
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A.M. Edition for February 4th: What a mass - Iowa's caucus results are delayed due to what the Democratic Party said were 'inconsistencies in the reporting'. Eliza Collins has more from on the ground in Iowa. Plus, Quentin Webb on why oil has entered a bear market and Hamilton is coming to a movie theater near you ... in 2021. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2020
U.S. Officials Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
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P.M. Edition for February 3rd: Closing arguments end in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Plus, will mandatory quarantines for Americans returning from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak prevent it from spreading here? Brianna Abbott has more details. And, tonight in Iowa: the first big standoff of the 2020 elections. John McCormick has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2020
Just How Do Iowa's Caucuses Work?
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A.M. Edition for February 3rd: As a campaign that began nearly a year ago comes to a frenzied end in Iowa, John McCormick explains just how today's Democratic presidential caucuses will work. Plus, James Areddy on the ripple effects from China's isolation due to the new coronavirus and Quentin Webb on the Chinese market fallout from the outbreak. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2020
Senate Defeats Witness Motion; Coronavirus Slams Stocks
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P.M. Edition for January 31: The Senate Friday defeated a motion to call witnesses and introduce more documents in the Trump impeachment trial. The Wall Street Journal's Natalie Andrews on what's next. Plus, stocks get slammed Friday on fears the coronavirus will hurt the global economy. More from the WSJ's Mike Wursthorn. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2020
Britain to Officially Leave the European Union Today
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A.M. Edition for January 31st: After months of delays, Brexit day is finally here - Jason Douglas has more on what will change when Britain leaves the European Union tonight. Plus, in our weekly Election 2020 segment, Eliza Collins looks at the final candidate pleas ahead of Iowa's caucuses next week. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2020
U.S. Economic Growth Remains Steady
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P.M. Edition for January 30: The U.S. economy grew at a 2.1 percent rate in the fourth quarter, and grew 2.3 percent for 2019. That's a steady pace, and the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry says economists are optimistic about this year. Plus, there's a big rideshare battle going on in Mexico, and it's fueled by Softbank. Robbie Whelan fills us in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2020
Facebook, Tesla and Microsoft Report Strong Finish to 2019
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A.M. Edition for January 30th: Reporters Jeff Horwitz, Aaron Tilley and Tim Higgins break down strong results from Facebook, Microsoft and Tesla, respectively - while Anna Isaac reports on increasing investor concern over the new coronavirus outbreak. Plus, Natalie Andrews from Washington on the latest on the Senate impeachment trial and a touching sendoff for Britain from the European Union. Kim Gittleson hosts. Disclosures: Dow Jones & Co - publisher of the Wall Street Journal - has a commercial agreement to supply news through Twitter and Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2020
Harvard Professor Accused of Lying About Ties to China
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P.M. Edition for January 29: The U.S. has accused a Harvard professor of lying about receiving millions of dollars in funding from China. More from the Wall Street Journal's Aruna Viswanatha. And the Fed keeps interest rates unchanged; we get an update from WSJ's Kate Davidson. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2020
Impeachment Trial Moves to New Phase as Witness Fight Continues
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A.M. Edition for January 29th: The Senate impeachment trial moves to a new phase today, with Senators able to ask questions for first time. From Washington, Natalie Andrews has more. Plus, Dan Gallagher on Apple's record quarterly earnings, Mike Bird on what to watch for at the conclusion of today's Federal Reserve meeting, and Nat Ives on whether political ads should air during the Super Bowl. Kim Gittleson hosts. Disclosure: Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2020
Trump Unveils Middle East Peace Plan
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P.M. Edition for January 28th: President Trump unveiled a Middle East peace plan at the White House today, alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Palestinians have already rejected. Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib has more on what's next. Plus, President Trump's defense team wraps up its arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. Rebecca Ballhaus has more. And Erin Ailworth explains how to avoid avocado-hand on Super Bowl Sunday. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2020
As Virus Spreads, Attention Turns to China's Wild Animal Markets
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A.M. Edition for January 28th: Chinese authorities say there are now more than 4,500 confirmed new coronavirus cases, and that more than 100 people have died. From Beijing, Jeremy Page says attention has now turned to the suspected source of the outbreak: a wet market in Wuhan. Plus, Rebecca Balhaus from Washington on the impeachment trial latest, Ben Katz from London on Airbus's corruption settlement, and Nick Timiroas on the Fed's focus on short-term rates. Kim Gittleson hosts. Disclosure: Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2020
How Bolton's Allegations Could Change the Impeachment Trial
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P.M. Edition for January 27th: WSJ Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib explains how new revelations from former national security advisor John Bolton could change the impeachment trial. Plus, Betsy McKay has more on what you should know about the coronavirus, as it continues to spread. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2020
China Urges Calm Over Virus as Number of Cases Continues to Climb
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A.M. Edition for January 27th: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang traveled to the epicenter of the country's dangerous viral outbreak, signalling Beijing leadership's concern about efforts to contain the disease. Beijing bureau chief Jonathan Cheng has the latest. Plus, Rebecca Ballhaus from Washington on President Trump's impeachment defense, Joe Wallace on why Apple shares had a record-breaking year, and Jason Gay reflects on the legacy of Kobe Bryant. Kim Gittleson hosts. Disclosure: Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2020
Democrats Wrap Up Impeachment Arguments on Capitol Hill
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P.M. Edition for January 24th: We heard impassioned speeches from Democrats in the impeachment trial this week. But are they changing any minds? Natalie Andrews has more from Capitol Hill. Plus, Gunjan Banerji explains how the coronavirus outbreak could impact China's economy. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2020
Election 2020: What the TV Ads Blanketing Iowa Tell Us About the Race
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A.M. Edition for January 24th: As part of our weekly Election 2020 series, Chad Day watches all of the Democratic presidential hopefuls' ads in Iowa - and breaks down what they tell us about the race. Plus, Andrew Duehren on Day 3 of the Democratic case for impeachment and Joe Wallace on the world's most expensive precious metal. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2020
Democrats Continue Impeachment Arguments in the Senate
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P.M. Edition for January 23rd: Marathon sessions in the Senate continue, on day three of the impeachment trial. And after a series of long days - some lawmakers are getting a little antsy. Lindsay Wise reports from Capitol Hill. Plus, Michelle Hackman explains a new Trump Administration rule that aims to crack down on birth tourism. And, after years of milder winters, are Alaskans forgetting how to cope with the cold? Jim Carlton checks in with residents. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2020
China Puts More Cities on Lockdown as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads
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A.M. Edition for January 23rd: Authorities in China put more cities on lockdown to try and stop the spread of the deadly pneumonia-like coronavirus. Shan Li has more from Wuhan - the city at the heart of the outbreak. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on the investor reaction to coronavirus, Georgia Wells on Tinder's new panic button, and Rachel Feintzeig on why younger people are more lonely at work. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2020
U.N. Officials Call for Probe of Alleged Hack of Bezos' Phone
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P.M. Edition for January 22nd: Democrats give their opening arguments, as the impeachment trial continues in Washington. Jared Malsin explains why U.N. officials are calling for an investigation into the alleged hacking of Jeff Bezos' cell phone. Plus, John McCormick explains what the biggest swing county in Iowa can tell us about the 2020 election. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
Trump Plans to Extend Travel Ban to Seven Additional Countries
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A.M. Edition for January 22nd: The Trump administration is planning to extend travel restrictions to seven additional countries, including Africa's most populous country, Nigeria. Michelle Hackman has more. Plus, Siobhan Hughes from Washington on the Senate impeachment trial, Mike Bird on Netflix's earnings, and Andrew Tangel on why Boeing says the return of the 737 Max will be delayed. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
Senate Impeachment Trial Begins With Debate Over Rules
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P.M. Edition for January 21st: The Senate impeachment trial began in earnest on Tuesday, with a debate over the rules that will govern the proceedings. Siobhan Hughes has the details. Plus, the Supreme Court has denied requests to quickly decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act - meaning it won't rule on the law before the 2020 election. Brent Kendall explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2020
Trump Tells Davos 'America is Thriving' as Impeachment Trial Begins
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A.M. Edition for January 21st: As the Senate impeachment trial begins, President Trump tells World Economic Forum attendees that America is winning like it never has before - Stephen Fidler has more from Davos. Plus, Andrew Duehren previews today's Senate trial from Washington, Jonathan Cheng from Beijing on a potentially deadly virus that's spreading, Sam Schechner from Paris on a tech tax truce between the U.S. and France, and Mike Bird on the investor tussle behind Tesla's share surge. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2020
Trump Assembles Defense Team; China's Growth Rate Slows
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P.M. Edition for January 17th: President Trump's defense team reportedly includes some high-profile lawyers: Kenneth Starr and Alan Dershowitz. Tim Hanrahan has more on the team shaping up ahead of next week's impeachment trial in the Senate. Plus, China hit its slowest growth rate in nearly three decades at the end of 2019: 6.1%. James Areddy has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2020
Bloomberg's Huge Spending Transforms Democratic Campaign Dynamics
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A.M. Edition for January 17th: As part of our weekly Election 2020 series, Tarini Parti introduces the Bloomberg effect - and the impact its having on the Democratic presidential race. Plus, Jennifer Maloney on why federal regulators still haven't approved Altria's investment in Juul, Paul Davies on why Google parent Alphabet joined the trillion-dollar club, and Numbers columnist Jo Craven McGinty on why you're probably colder than you think you are. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2020
Impeachment Trial Begins in the Senate
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P.M. Edition for January 16th: The impeachment trial of President Trump begins in the Senate ... And an associate of Rudy Giuliani, Lev Parnas, is speaking out about an issue at the center of the matter: whether President Trump withheld aid to Ukraine for his own political benefit. Shelby Holliday has more details. Plus, a WSJ exclusive: Amazon set a goal to secure $1 billion in incentives, as it was searching for a home for its second headquarters in 2017. Shayndi Raice has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2020
What Just Happened in Vladimir Putin's Russia?
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A.M. Edition for January 16th: Yesterday was a tumultuous day in Russia, with Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev's surprise resignation and Vladimir Putin's introduction of unexpected constitutional changes. From Moscow, Georgi Kantchev explains what it all means. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on why the Dow hit 29,000 for the first time, Mike Cherney from Sydney on Australia's forest fires, and Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney reveals the best - and worst - airlines of 2019. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2020
U.S., China Sign Trade Deal; Impeachment Case Heads to Senate
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P.M. Edition for January 15th: The U.S. and China reach a truce in their two-year trade war. Will Mauldin has the details. Plus, the House votes to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate - and names impeachment managers who will make the case for removing the president from office. Natalie Andrews has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2020
Democrats Clash Over Foreign Policy in Last Debate Before Iowa
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A.M. Edition for January 15th: Ken Thomas analyzes the key moments in last night's Democratic debate - the final one before the Iowa caucuses in February. Plus, Mike Bird on the phase-one U.S.-China trade deal, Drew FitzGerald on closing arguments in the T-Mobile-Sprint case, and why some cities are offering free bus rides. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2020
What to Watch in the Final Debate Before the Iowa Caucus
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P.M. Edition for January 14th: Foreign police and impeachment will be among the issues to watch for when six Democratic presidential hopefuls take the stage in Iowa tonight. Emily Glazer has more on what to watch. Plus, big banks report big profits for the final three months of 2019. David Benoit has more on what's ahead in 2020. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan's Shift Draws Attention to Royal Finances
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A.M. Edition for January 14th: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to step away from royal duties has drawn renewed scrutiny of the British monarchy's finances - Max Colchester has more. Plus, Quentin Webb on Visa's $5.3bn purchase of Plaid, Ben Eisen on bank earnings and John McCormick on what to watch for in tonight's Democratic debate in Iowa. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2020
Democratic Field Narrows; Assessing the Impact of the Border Wall
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P.M. Edition for January 13th: As the Democratic presidential candidates gear up for their next debate in Iowa, there's one fewer among them. Ken Thomas has more. Plus, President Trump's immigration policy has focused on a key pledge: building a border wall. But has it been effective? Michelle Hackman explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2020
What Was the Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War?
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A.M. Edition for January 13th: Ahead of the signing of a phase one trade deal this week, Josh Zumbrun looks at the impact of the U.S.-China trade war. Plus, Sune Engel Rasmussen on protests in Iran after the government admits it shot down a Ukrainian jet, Yoko Kubota on Ford's struggles in China, and Steve Russolillo on the start of fourth-quarter earnings season. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2020
The Largest Decade for Job Growth On Record
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P.M. Edition for January 10: December saw more solid employment growth and capped the largest decade for job gains on record. More from Wall Street Journal reporters Eric Morath and Amara Omeokwe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2020
Facebook's $5 Billion FTC Settlement is Anything but Settled
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A.M. Edition for January 10th: Almost six months after Facebook agreed to a $5 billion settlement over privacy violations, the deal is still working its way through court. Ryan Tracy has more. Plus, Andy Duehren on a largely symbolic House vote on war powers, Caitlin Ostroff on why Travelex is being held ransom, Eric Morath previews the December jobs report, and Catherine Lucey with our weekly Election 2020 segment. Kim Gittleson hosts. Disclosure: News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2020
U.S. Believes Ukrainian Jet Shot Down by Iran
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P.M. Edition for January 9th: U.S. officials believe Iran shot down the Ukranian International Airlines plane that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 people on board. Nancy Yousseff has more details. Plus, the Trump Administration is proposing an overhaul of federal environmental rules. Tim Puko explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2020
A Rare Look Inside a Controversial Tent Court on the U.S. Border
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A.M. Edition for January 9th: In one of the first such hearings to be open to the public, four migrants showed up for immigration court in a giant tent near the border to face a judge on a video screen and a government lawyer they couldn't see. Alicia Caldwell was there. Plus, Anna Isaac on why GrubHub is considering strategic options, and Max Colchester on royal uncoupling. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2020
Trump Addresses Nation After Iranian Strike
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P.M. Edition for January 8th: President Trump speaks to the nation, following Iran fires missiles on U.S. bases in Iraq. There were no U.S. or Iraqi casualties, and the president said Iran "appears to be standing down." Daniel Nasaw has more details. Plus, former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks out, for the for the first time since his dramatic escape from Japan. Sean McClain has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2020
Iran Strikes U.S. Troops in Iraq in Retaliation Over Soleimani's Death
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A.M. Edition for January 8th: Iran has retaliated against the U.S. killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani with strikes against U.S. troops in Iraq - Sune Engel Rasmussen has the latest. Plus, Mike Bird on the investor reaction to Iran's attacks and why traditional job interviews could be a thing of the past. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2020
Puerto Rico Braces For More Aftershocks, After Another Powerful Quake
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P.M. Edition for January 7th: Puerto Rico has been hit by two strong earthquakes in the past two days, after a week of tremors. The quakes come as the island is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Arian Campo-Flores has more details. Plus, Aruna Viswanatha explains why prosecutors are now seeking jail time for former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2020
As Catastrophic Wildfires Burn, Australians Ask How to Rebuild
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A.M. Edition for January 7th: Devastating wildfires continue to burn in Australia, threatening to upend the way people live. David Winning has the latest. Plus, move over fake beef - Jacob Bunge on why plant-based meat companies want to put fake pork on your fork. And Steve Russolillo on why oil investors are beginning to question geopolitical rallies. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2020
John Bolton Says He's Willing to Testify in Senate Impeachment Trial
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P.M. Edition for January 6th: Former National Security Adviser John Bolton now says he'll testify, if subpoenaed in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Natalie Andrews has more details. Plus, Lindsay Wise explains why Congress is invoking the War Powers Resolution to get more intel about the killing of a top Iranian military leader. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2020
Crowds Mourn Soleimani in Tehran and Iraq Votes to Expel U.S. Troops
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A.M. Edition for January 6th: Tens of thousands of Iranians flooded the streets of Tehran for the funeral procession of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Separately, Iraq's parliament voted to expel U.S. troops, prompting President Trump to threaten sanctions. From Beirut, Sune Engel Rasmussen breaks down the latest developments from the Middle East. Plus, Quentin Webb on why gold hit a six-year high, Julie Bykowicz on the woman behind Pete Buttigieg's fundraising success, and Lindsey Wise on the agenda items as Congress's new session begins. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2020
U.S. Strike That Killed Soleimani Leaves Questions About Fallout
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P.M. Edition for January 3rd: A U.S. strike that killed a powerful Iranian military leader leaves questions about the attack and the fallout. National Security Reporter Warren Strobel has the latest details. Plus, scientists are studying whether looking at cute animal pictures can make you more productive at work - really. Michael Phillips explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2020
U.S. Strike Killing Key Iranian Leader in Baghdad Escalates Tensions
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A.M. Edition for January 3rd: President Trump ordered a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' foreign wing. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Yaroslav Trofimov has more on what it means for the Middle East. Plus, Alex Frangos on the sharp rise in oil prices following the attack and Josh Jamerson looks at the Democratic presidential hopefuls' final pitches in Iowa as part of our weekly Election 2020 segment. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2020
Longer Wildfire Seasons Strain Global Resources
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P.M. Edition for January 2nd: Wildfire seasons are growing longer in Australia, and here in the U.S. And as those seasons have begun to overlap, it's putting a strain on firefighting resources that've traditionally been shared across the globe. Erin Ailworth has more. Plus, recession fears are top of mind for CEOs as we start the new year. Rachel Feintzeig explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2020
New Details on Ex-Renault-Nissan Boss Carlos Ghosn's Escape from Japan
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A.M. Edition for January 2nd: New details on how former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan - Sean McLain has more from outside his former Tokyo house. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on why the Euro has never been this calm and a new year means...new regulations. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2020
Decade in Review: The Business Reaction to Climate Change
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Edition for December 31st: The debate over climate change intensified over the decade, amid several of the hottest years on record, several extreme weather events and the publication of a wave of reports on warming. As part of our Decade in Review series, Kim Gittleson explores the business reaction to the reality of climate change with Wall Street Journal energy reporter David Hodari. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2019
Decade in Review: Healthcare
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Edition for December 30th: The Affordable Care Act was signed back in March, 2010 - and it was incredibly divisive from the start. Ten years later, it remains a political flashpoint. As part of our Decade in Review series, Annmarie Fertoli talks with Healthcare Reporter Anna Wilde Mathews about the past decade under the ACA, and its future in the new year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2019
Decade in Review: The Rise of China
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Edition for December 27th: China started off the decade by overtaking Japan to become the world's second-largest economy. It ended it by solidifying its role as a global superpower. As part of our Decade in Review series, Kim Gittleson tracks the country's transformation with former Wall Street Journal China bureau chief Charles Hutzler. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2019
Decade in Review: Immigration
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Edition for December 26th: U.S. immigration policy over the past decade was determined by two very different presidents: President Obama and President Trump. As part of our Decade in Review series, Annmarie Fertoli talks with Immigration reporter Alicia Caldwell about the immigration policies of the past decade, and how the demographics are changing globally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 26, 2019
Decade in Review: The Economy
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Edition for December 24th: Over the past decade, economists predicted that the economy would recovery quickly from the financial crisis and that inflation could soon become a problem. Yet that didn't happen. As part of our Decade in Review series, Kim Gittleson speaks with Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator Greg Ip about why economists got the decade so wrong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2019
Decade in Review: Political Polarization
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Edition for December 23rd: In the past decade, the nation has become more polarized. So how did we get here? As part of our Decade in Review series, Annmarie Fertoli talks with Executive Washington Editor Jerry Seib about the origins of the partisan divide - and where it leaves us for 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2019
Pelosi Is Ending 2019 On A High Note
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P.M. Edition for Friday, December 20: After starting the year amid calls for new Democratic leadership, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is ending 2019 with strong support from her party. The Wall Street Journal's Natalie Andrews says Pelosi's support grew because of how she handled the task she'd long resisted: the impeachment of President Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
Key Takeaways from the Last Democratic Presidential Debate of 2019
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A.M. Edition for December 20th: A smaller stage for the last Democratic presidential debate of 2019 - Gerald F. Seib and Emily Glazer break it down. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on Tesla's share surge and a programming note about a special series next week reviewing the past decade. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
Key Takeaways from the Last Democratic Presidential Debate of 2019
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A.M. Edition for December 20th: A smaller stage for the last Democratic presidential debate of 2019 - Gerald F. Seib and Emily Glazer break it down. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on Tesla's share surge and a programming note about a special series next week reviewing the past decade. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
Chief Justice John Roberts' Role in the Senate Impeachment Trial
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P.M. Edition for December 19th: Jess Bravin has a look at the role Chief Justice John Roberts will play, when he presides over President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. Plus, Liz Hoffman has more on a WSJ exclusive: Goldman Sachs is in talks to admit guilt and pay $2 billion, to resolve a criminal investigation into its role in the 1MDB scandal. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2019
After Historic Impeachment Vote, What's Next?
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A.M. Edition for December 19th: President Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached late on Wednesday. Natalie Andrews explains what happens next. Plus, Anna Isaac on a proposal to make investing early in the next Facebook or Uber easier, Josh Jamerson on a new WSJ/NBC News poll ahead of tonight's Democratic presidential debate, and Univision lures suitors. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2019
House Debates Ahead of Vote on Impeachment
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P.M. Edition for December 18th: Lawmakers are expected to continue debating two articles of impeachment against President Trump into the evening, ahead of a vote. Natalie Andrews reports from Capitol Hill. Plus, Paul Ziobro has more on why shares of FedEx are falling this week. And, R.T. Watson explains the "Baby Yoda" cottage industry. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2019
Teen Marijuana Vaping Hits Record High
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A.M. Edition for December 18th: Two new studies have found that more American teens are vaping marijuana than ever before - Brianna Abbott has more. Plus, Lindsay Wise on today's impeachment vote in Washington, Mike Bird on why some corporate bonds are seeing their best performance in a decade, and you might be buying trash on Amazon - literally. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2019
Suppliers Scramble, After Boeing Suspends 737 Max Production
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P.M. Edition for December 17th: President Trump blasts impeachment efforts as a "partisan coup." Boeing's decision to suspend production on its 737 MAX is leaving suppliers with tough decisions. Doug Cameron has more details. Plus, Christine Mai-Duc explains how gig workers in California are preparing for rule changes. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2019
What's Behind Huge Protests in India
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A.M. Edition for December 17th: A new, controversial citizenship law has sparked protests across India - Newley Purnell explains what's at stake. Plus, Laura Kusisto on why the use of the death penalty is declining, Jonathan Rockoff on a promising new treatment for ALS, and Quentin Webb on what's propelling global markets to record highs. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2019
How a Lack of Standard Sizing is Complicating Clothing Shopping
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P.M. Edition for December 16th: Stocks rise to new highs. Caitlin Ostroff has more on the Stoxx Europe 600, which tracks companies across Europe and in the U.K. More Democrats from competitive districts are signing on in support of impeachment. Plus, clothing sizes are all over the place - Suzanne Kapner explains how that's impacting online shopping. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2019
Regulatory Scrutiny of 'Socially Responsible' Investments Grows
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A.M. Edition for December 16th: As socially responsible investing has grown in size, so has regulatory scrutiny - Dave Michaels has more. Plus, Emre Peker on why the U.N. climate talks ended in disappointment, Steve Russolillo on the flight away from safe havens, and pity aging toys. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2019
A Week of Wins and Losses for President Trump
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P.M. Edition for December 13th: It's been a week of wins and losses for the White House. The U.S. and China agreed to phase one of a trade deal. Josh Zumbrun has the details. But that agreement came as a House committee approved articles of impeachment. Catherine Lucey has more on the rollercoaster week in Washington. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2019
Boris Johnson's Conservatives Win a Decisive Victory on Brexit Promise
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A.M. Edition for December 12th: Boris Johnson's Conservative party wins a decisive victory in Britain's general election, paving the way for Parliament to trigger a long-awaited split from the European Union. Stephen Fidler breaks the results down. Plus, William Mauldin on a possible U.S.-China trade truce, Ben Kesling on a whistleblower complaint at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Ken Thomas looks at retail politics in our weekly Election 2020 segment. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2019
In Texas, A Border Wall Fight With Landowners
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P.M. Edition for December 12th: Elizabeth Findell explains why south Texans are fighting the federal government over a border wall. Plus, President Trump says the U.S. is very close to a trade deal with China. Negotiators are working against a deadline on Sunday, when new tariffs would hit another slate of consumer goods. Anthony DeBarros has more details. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2019
Harvey Weinstein, Accusers Reach Tentative $47 Million Deal
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A.M. Edition for December 12th: Harvey Weinstein, his accusers, his ex-associates and insurers have reached a tentative $47 million civil settlement - Corinne Ramey has more. Plus, Felicia Schwartz on Israel's third election in less than a year, Avantika Chilkoti on the market reaction to the Fed's decision to hold rates steady, and some advice for procrastinators. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2019
Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady
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P.M. Edition for December 11th: The Federal Reserve signals a long pause on further rate cuts - or hikes - at its final meeting of the year. Kate Davidson has more. But, debate over the repo market continues. Akane Otani explains. And the Federal Aviation Administration kept Boeing's 737 MAX jets in the air - despite known safety risks. Ethan Smith explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2019
Fed Likely to Hold Rates Steady
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A.M. Edition for December 11th: Federal Reserve officials are likely to hold their benchmark interest rate steady as their two-day meeting concludes. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has more. Plus, Saudi Aramco makes a strong market debut, and the U.S., Mexico and Canada reached a new trade agreement. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2019
House Democrats Announce Articles of Impeachment
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P.M. Edition for December 10th: After weeks of hearings and hundreds of hours of testimony, the House Judiciary Committee has announced two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Siobhan Hughes has more analysis. Plus, Democrats say they're on board with a new trade deal between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, marking a victory for President Trump. Will Mauldin has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2019
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Curb Some Loans as Regulator Reins in Risk
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A.M. Edition for December 10th: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pulling back on some mortgages meant to make homeownership more affordable - Ben Eisen explains why. Plus, Quentin Webb on new data on China's economy and Denise Roland on the one certainty in Britain's general election. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2019
Justice Dept. Watchdog Faults FBI, Says Russia Probe Was Justified
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P.M. Edition for December 9th: In a 400-page report, the Justice Department's Inspector General faults the FBI with "serious performance failures" - but finds the agency was justified in launching its Russia investigation Byron Tau explains. And, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker died Sunday at the age of 92. Kate Davidson has more on his legacy. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2019
T-Mobile, Sprint Head to Court Over $26 Billion Merger
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A.M. Edition for December 9th: T-Mobile and Sprint head to court today in a case that could determine the future of the U.S. wireless industry - Drew FitzGerald has more. Plus, Stu Woo on Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy march in months, Mike Bird on why investors are bailing on the stock market rally, and Jon Hilsenrath on tech jobs and inequality. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2019
Strong Hiring Fuels Economic Expansion
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P.M. Edition for December 6th: The U.S. job market strengthened in November. The economy added 266,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, a 50-year low. Sarah Chaney has the details. A rash of illnesses linked to vaping may have peaked. Brianna Abbott has the latest update from federal officials. Plus, Jo Craven McGinty explains how money from the black market could impact U.S. GDP. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2019
Election 2020: How Has the Impeachment Inquiry Impacted the Race?
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A.M. Edition for December 6th: Tarini Parti looks at how the impeachment inquiry is impacting the Democratic presidential race in our weekly Election 2020 series. Plus, Noemie Bisserbe on a massive strike in France, Alex Frangos on Saudi Aramco's IPO, and Eric Morath previews the November jobs report. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices