Greensill Wanted to 'Democratize Capital.' Now It's Bankrupt.
Lex Greensill went from farm boy to financier with a simple mission: to bring big bank financing to small business supply chains. But WSJ's Duncan Mavin explains how his ambition for growth and risky lending caused his namesake company to implode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18 Mar 2021
Do Stimulus Checks Work?
Congress is debating a third round of stimulus checks to Americans. WSJ's Richard Rubin talks through the upsides and downsides to stimulus checks, why they're neither "stimulus" nor a "check," and we hear how our listeners spent their money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2 Feb 2021
How One Company Rode the Electric Vehicle Boom to Success
In the last 10 years, China has cornered the market on a key ingredient needed for electric car batteries: lithium. Now, one company is trying to change that by mining the metal in America. WSJ's Scott Patterson tells the story of Piedmont Lithium and one of its founders, geologist Lamont Leatherman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11 Mar 2021
GameStop and the Rise of the Reddit Investor
A group of investors on Reddit are driving up the stock price of GameStop, going against Wall Street consensus that the video game retailer's days are numbered. WSJ's Gunjan Banerji explains how they're working together to make the stock soar - and make a lot of money for themselves in the process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27 Jan 2021
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