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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
College: Calculating the Risks
508
College costs have leveled off. But as Wall Street Journal higher education reporter Douglas Belkin explains, obstacles still exist that can leave some worse off than if they hadn't gone to college.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 12, 2018
Stock Market: What Goes Down Doesn't Then Go Back Up
561
After a banner first nine months of 2018, it's been a tough slog for stocks seeking momentum to match extended losses with a series of gains. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar discusses what has held markets in check and what could propel them upward.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 11, 2018
Tariffs Have U.S. Companies Paying Up, Facing Tough Choices
558
Even with a trade truce currently in place between the U.S. and China, U.S. companies are paying record amounts in customs duties as a result of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration that are taking effect. Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Zumbrun explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 10, 2018
Stocks Have Worst Start to December Since 2008
546
The Dow fell 558 points Friday, and the major indexes ended with a weekly loss of more than four and a half percent each. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch on the flood of concerns dogging investors.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 07, 2018
'Friends' Reruns Staying on Netflix...For Now
438
'Friends' reruns viewers were relieved when Netflix announced the series will remain in the lineup. Heard on the Street columnist Elizabeth Winkler explains why series owner WarnerMedia (and parent AT&T) chose not to bring the series in-house until at least 2020. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 07, 2018
Airlines Bumping Far Fewer Passengers From Flights
517
Following a high-profile 2017 incident in which a passenger was 'bumped' from and dragged off a United Airlines flight, airlines are bumping far fewer passengers off of flights. Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 06, 2018
In 2018, Cash Is Wall Street's Stable King
429
Cash and cash equivalents are emerging as smart bets on Wall Street in the face of market gyrations and instability, such as Tuesday's broad selloff. Wall Street Journal reporter Riva Gold explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2018
Strong and Quiet: Microsoft's Rise to the Top
423
Unlike some of its tech rivals, Microsoft became one of the world's most valuable companies with neither fanfare nor splashy headlines. Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Greene explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 04, 2018
How to Pay Your Taxes Like a Billionaire
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Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains how billionaires use multiyear tax planning to save substantial amounts of money. She offers tips for taxpayers who want to set out and do the same. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 03, 2018
Has Good News Been Baked in for Investors?
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Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani says good news like solid employment growth and strong earnings has already been priced into markets. So there could be more downside ahead with all the uncertainty facing investors.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 01, 2018
Microsoft Proves Big Tech Can Weather the Storms
506
Unlike many of its big-tech peers, Microsoft has remained relatively unscathed in the face of this quarter's market selloff. Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher explains how Microsoft is evidence that big tech is here to stay. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 30, 2018
Oil Prices at 1-Year Low; Why Isn't Wall Street Filling Up?
400
Wall Street has been reluctant to jump back into the oil market after this past year's extended selloff. Oil markets reporter Stephanie Yang explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 29, 2018
Pensions Taking on Riskiest Real Estate Bets
597
In an effort to close funding gaps often in the trillions, many U.S. pension funds have turned to some of the riskiest types of property investments. Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 28, 2018
Amazon's HQ Decisions Raise Questions About Seattle
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Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto explains the impact on Seattle's housing market of Amazon's decision to build new headquarters locations in New York City and Northern Virginia.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 27, 2018
Inheritance: The Mistake of Not Passing Down Knowledge
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Families often make the mistake, when setting up inheritance plans, of not passing knowledge or family money values to younger generations. AllianceBernstein's Stephen Lewis offers steps families can take to avoid a generational finance knowledge gap.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 26, 2018
Oil Slide Adds to Investors' Downbeat Mood
595
Stocks fell Friday, capping a bad holiday-shortened week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says tumbling oil prices added to concerns about slowing global economic growth.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 24, 2018
Fighting the Pressure to Overspend on Holiday Gifts
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From re-gifting to mapping out a family holiday gift strategy, there are ways to alleviate the pressure to buy too many presents and in turn overspend. Bankrate's Adrian Garcia explains, and discusses men and women approach holiday shopping differently.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 23, 2018
Apple's Lessons Learned from Lower iPhone Demand
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What can Apple and the rest of corporate America learn from lower iPhone demand that forced Apple to cut production? Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart has answers.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 21, 2018
The Corporate Earnings Boom Leaves Some in a Bust
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The October-into-November market downturn has forced investors to be more careful about investing, and has turned them toward companies that might be insulated from an economic decline. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani explains.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 20, 2018
How Cash-Strapped Millennials Can Save for Retirement
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People in their 20s and 30s are finding it harder than previous generations to save for retirement. The Wall Street Journal's Anne Tergesen has tips on how they can boost savings, like putting 10 percent aside for a 401(k).<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 19, 2018