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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
Dow Lands in Correction Territory; Hackers Breach Navy Contractors
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P.M. Edition for December 14th: The Dow fell 497 points on Friday, putting all three major U.S. indexes in correction territory. Plus, U.S. officials say Chinese hackers are taking aim at U.S. Navy contractors. The Wall Street Journal's Dustin Volz has the details. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 14, 2018
Building Amazon HQ2s Will Be Slow, Gradual Process
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A.M. Edition for December 14: Amazon is building two new headquarters in Queens, N.Y. and Crystal City, Virginia. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks about why the Amazon invasion will be slow.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 14, 2018
Apple to Build New Sites, Including Texas Campus
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P.M. Edition for December 13: Apple plans a wave of expansion in the U.S., saying it'll spend one billion dollars on a new campus in Austin Texas. Apple will also build facilities in several other locations, says the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 13, 2018
May Clings to Power; A Recession Next Year?
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A.M. Edition for December 13: Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in the U.K. But the Wall Street Journal's Jason Douglas says the future for both May and Brexit is cloudy. And WSJ's Sharon Nunn says CFOs predict a recession in the U.S. next year.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 13, 2018
Kelly's Exit Part of a Major White House Staff Shakeup
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P.M. Edition for December 12: White House chief of staff John Kelly is leaving at year's end. It's part of a looming staff overhaul at a White House that's already seen unprecedented turnover. More from the Wall Street Journal's Peter Nicholas.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 12, 2018
Letting FedEx, UPS Deliver to Your Mailbox, For a Fee
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A.M. Edition: The U.S. Postal Service is billions of dollars in debt. The White House has proposed a way for the Post Office to make money, by selling private companies access to your mailbox. The Wall Street Journal's Heidi Vogt explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 12, 2018
U.S., China Restart Trade Talks; Trump, Democrats Clash
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P.M. Edition for December 11: President Trump had a heated on-camera meeting with Democratic leaders about funding for border security. Plus, the U.S. and China restart talks on reaching a trade agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis has more.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 11, 2018
Uber, Lyft Prepare for 2019 IPOs
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A.M. Edition for December 11th: Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft are planning to go public next year. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has more details on their battle on the streets and for global investors. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 11, 2018
Amazon Works to Weed Out Scammers
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P.M. Edition for December 10th: Amazon is cracking down on seller scams, and has fired employees in the U.S. and India who were suspected of abetting scammers' efforts. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details on the crackdown. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 10, 2018
John Kelly's Exit Could Mean More White House Instability
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A.M. Edition for December 10: The Wall Street Journal's Peter Nicholas discusses White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's upcoming departure and what that means for stability among President Trump's senior staff. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 10, 2018
Hiring Slowed Last Month; Unemployment Still at 3.7%
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P.M. Edition for December 7: Employers added 155 thousand jobs in November, a slower-than-expected pace. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says smaller job growth may be consistent with a stumbling stock market and an economy that's expected to slow.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 07, 2018
Drugmakers Accused of Favoring Buybacks Over Lower Prices
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A.M. Edition for December 7: House Democrats say drugmakers have used savings from tax cuts for things like stock buybacks, instead of for lowering drug prices. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Loftus says the lawmakers have threatened to hold hearings on the matter.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 07, 2018
Trump Criticizes Powell, But Congress Supports Him
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P.M. Edition for December 6: President Trump has criticized Fed Chair Jerome Powell for this year's interest rate increases, but Powell enjoys wide support from Congress for the hikes. More from the Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 06, 2018
Reflecting on the Legacy of Former President George H.W. Bush
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A.M. Edition for December 6th: Was former President George H.W. Bush the last of his kind? The Wall Street Journal's Gerald Seib says that question was called to mind during funeral services on Wednesday. Seib reflects on the life and legacy of the nation's 41st president.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 06, 2018
Remembering George H.W. Bush
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P.M. Edition for December 5: The nation paused Wednesday to honor the late 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush. At his state funeral in Washington, eulogies came from his son, former President George W. Bush and author Jon Meacham.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2018
A National Day of Mourning; CEOs Talk Gun Control
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A.M. Edition for December 5th: Wednesday is a national day of mourning for the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush. Plus, the CEOs of Dick's Sporting Goods and Aetna talk about gun control, at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2018
Dow Drops Nearly 800 Points; Jeb Bush Remembers His Father
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P.M. Edition for December 4th: Worries over a trade truce between the U.S. and China and the pace of economic growth led to a selloff in stocks. Plus, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush reflects on the legacy of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 04, 2018
Foreign Indie Films Struggle in China
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A.M. Edition for December 4th: Independent films are having a tough time in China, with filmmakers reporting a slowdown. But it's hard to say just how much of it is due to trade. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Wernau has more details.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 04, 2018
U.S.-China Truce Leaves Lots of Work Ahead
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P.M. Edition for December 3rd: The U.S. and China have brokered a truce on trade. But there are still plenty of obstacles to overcome to reach a more lasting agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Will Mauldin has the details. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 03, 2018
George H.W. Bush's Economic and Political Legacy
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Former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away Friday at age 94, presided over a time of tumultuous economic and global events. Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator Greg Ip discusses the 41st U.S. president's legacy.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 03, 2018