WSJ Your Money Briefing

By The Wall Street Journal

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Your must-listen for valuable money and market stories from The Wall Street Journal. Each weekday our journalists from Heard on the Street, the Intelligent Investor and other popular features share insights on investing, markets, taxes and retirement planning.

Episode Date
Why Investors Feel Glum Even as Markets Flirt With Records
511
Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani explains why market observers and investors are pessimistic about the rest of 2019, even as the major markets approach record territory.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 25, 2019
Workers Not Threatened by Artificial Intelligence
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Half of workers polled feel A.I. and automation will not have a negative impact on their jobs. Robert Half's Paul McDonald explains how workers and managers actually feel new technology will increase workers' productivity. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 24, 2019
Gold Prices Are Glittering as Fed Talks Interest Rate Cuts
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Gold prices have surged to nearly six-year highs as the Federal Reserve considers reducing interest rates. Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Wallace explains other commodities whose prices have also risen, and others whose prices have not.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 21, 2019
Possible Interest Rates Cuts to Come: How to Invest
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PGIM Fixed Income chief investment strategist Robert Tipp explains how investors can play the market to be in position for expected interest rate reductions over the next 12 to 16 months.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2019
Why Private Equity Megafunds Aren't Beating the Market
535
Wall Street Journal reporter Miriam Gottfried explains why private equity megafunds (minimum $10 billion) have struggled in recent years to beat the public markets in investment returns.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 19, 2019
Gucci's Hottest Sales Location: The Airport
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Air passengers with extra time are spending billions buying luxury goods in airport terminals. Wall Street Journal reporter Sharon Terlep explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 18, 2019
Uber, Lyft Stocks in Line for Millions in Index Cash
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Companies whose IPOs occured on or before May 10, incluing Uber and Lyft, are set to join the FTSE Russell 1000 and 2000 indexes. Wall Street Journal reporter Corrie Driebush explains how that could impact their share prices.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 17, 2019
Companies Helping Workers Build Emergency Funds
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More companies are offering financial incentives to employees to encourage them to open savings and retirement account. Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen explains how the companies benefit.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 14, 2019
IPO Market Could Be a Lifeline for Neiman Marcus, PetSmart
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Wall Street Journal reporter Soma Biswas explains how the IPOs of properties owned by struggling retailers Neiman Marcus and PetSmart could help patch financial tensions between the companies and their creditors.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 13, 2019
Crowdsourcing Often Sparks New Business Ideas
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In addition to relying on research and development staff to conceive new business ideas, many companies are tapping into the brainpower of rank-and-file workers to help move forward. Wall Street Journal news editor Henry Williams has details.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 12, 2019
Frackers Drill for Cash Elsewhere After Wall Street Exits
580
Wall Street Journal energy reporter Rebecca Elliott explains how fracking companies have had to search elsewhere for cash after Wall Street investors became impatient waiting for the companies to report profits.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 10, 2019
Millennials vs. Baby Boomers: The Investment Challenge
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Should you put your money in shares of companies that serve millennials (born from 1981-1996) or baby boomers (born in the 1940s)? Heard on the Street columnist Mike Bird discusses a pair of portfolios created to track each age group's habits. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 07, 2019
Farming in 2019: The Farmer's Almanac Doesn't Apply
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This year's extremely wet planting season and catastrophic flooding has caused farmers, as well as investors, to cast aside traditional planning tools like The Farmer's Almanac to gauge weather. Heard on the Street's Lauren Silva Laughlin explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 06, 2019
Square's Receipts Are Going to the Wrong People
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Mistyped credit card numbers or newly assigned phone numbers have caused receipts generated by the Square payment processing app to wind up in unintended hands. Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Rudegair explains how the wayward receipts have resulted in blown gift surprises, or problems more serious.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 05, 2019
Vocational High Schools Allow Students to Enter Workforce
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A $16 million campus in Dallas is one of several public schools that have opened vocational and career centers nationwide to serve students who want to skip college and go right into the workforce. Wall Street Journal reporter K-12 reporter Tawnell Hobbs explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 04, 2019
Roth 401(k): Your Questions Answered
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Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders answers some of the mountain of letters and emails sent in following her previous podcast in which she detailed differences between traditional and Roth 401(k) retirement accounts.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 03, 2019
College Enrollment Down for the 7th Straight Year
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The Wall Street Journal's Jake Holland explains what's behind the extended decline in college enrollment across the U.S. and the pronounced effect on smaller schools.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 31, 2019
How Much Money Would You Need to Be 'Wealthy'?
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The latest Charles Schwab modern wealth survey highlights a disconnect between the perceptions of ourselves and our actual behaviors when it comes to investing and savings. Schwab's Terri Kallsen also explains how Americans define wealth and what they feel it takes to be wealthy.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 30, 2019
REITs Betting Big on the Mortgage Market
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Real estate investment trusts, also known as REITs, are stepping up their investment in the mortgage market at levels not seen since 2013. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 29, 2019
$3.75M Signing Bonus: The Red-Hot Competition for CFOs
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Silicon Valley companies are struggling to find chief financial officers with the right set of diverse skills to help bring them to the public markets. CFO Journal editor Jack Hagel discusses the fierce competition.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 28, 2019