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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.

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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.

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Hands down, my favorite podcast. Great work.

iTunes Ratings

1486 Ratings
Average Ratings
1160
138
72
38
78

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

By CHIEFJTG - May 15 2020
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The Journal in General

By pgspicer - May 14 2020
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Hands down, my favorite podcast. Great work.
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The Journal.

Latest release on Jul 07, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: Baseball's Bold Comeback Strategy

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As Major League Baseball looks at how it might reopen, one thing has become clear: Fans won't be attending games anytime soon. WSJ's Jared Diamond explains the league's efforts to return, and MLB announcer Joe Buck talks about passing the time with no sports.

May 01 2020

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Rank #2: No Prom. No Graduation. Now, No School.

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After a weeks-long attempt at remote schooling, Superintendent Curtis Jones Jr. decided to end the school year early for his district of 21,000 students. We talk to Dr. Jones about that decision and what he thinks the next school year will look like.

May 04 2020

19mins

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Rank #3: Dr. Anthony Fauci on How Life Returns to Normal

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An interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci about what it will take to open America back up after the coronavirus pandemic: "It isn't like a light switch, on and off."

Apr 07 2020

24mins

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Rank #4: Georgia Tries to Reopen

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Georgia took one of the most aggressive steps to reopen Friday, allowing some nonessential businesses like barbershops and tattoo parlors to accept customers. WSJ's Cameron McWhirter on what the reopening looked like in Atlanta.

Apr 27 2020

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Rank #5: WeWork: Up in Smoke

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WeWork recently delayed its IPO after investors raised concerns. WSJ's Eliot Brown explains why much of the skepticism centers on the bizarre leadership of CEO Adam Neumann.

Sep 20 2019

18mins

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Rank #6: The Bold Investor Behind WeWork and Uber

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The same major investor is behind both Uber and WeWork: SoftBank's Vision Fund. Phred Dvorak talks about the rise of SoftBank's unorthodox founder, Masayoshi Son, and how his aggressive investment strategy is being put to the test.

Oct 02 2019

23mins

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Rank #7: WeWork: The Enablers

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Adam Neumann, WeWork's former CEO, has been under intense scrutiny since the company's fall from grace. But there's also another group of people behind the dramatic unraveling: WeWork's investors. WSJ's Maureen Farrell and Eliot Brown take us into the thinking of WeWork's biggest backers.

Dec 23 2019

22mins

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Rank #8: WeWork: Cashed Out

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A few weeks ago, WeWork was at a low point. It had slashed its valuation, canceled its IPO and was a few weeks away from running out of money. Now, its co-founder Adam Neumann is walking away with a fortune. WSJ's Maureen Farrell talks about WeWork's rapid fall and what comes next.

Oct 25 2019

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Rank #9: The Only Grocer in Town

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Hundreds of people in Rich Square, N.C. are relying on Frank Timberlake's grocery store for their food during the pandemic. WSJ's Valerie Bauerlein explains how this independent grocer has confronted the coronavirus and kept his doors open.

Apr 24 2020

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Rank #10: Why FedEx Dumped Amazon

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FedEx last week said it would stop shipping packages for Amazon. Paul Ziobro and Dana Mattioli talk about why FedEx essentially cut ties with a company that would seem to be its perfect customer.

Aug 12 2019

16mins

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Rank #11: Vale Ignored Warnings. Then Its Dam Killed Hundreds.

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270 people were killed when a dam owned by the mining giant Vale collapsed. After a year-long investigation, WSJ's Samantha Pearson and Luciana Magalhaes explain the negligence and coverup inside one of Brazil's biggest companies.

Jan 25 2020

30mins

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Rank #12: How Big Businesses Got Small Business Relief Money

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The federal government's Paycheck Protection Program offered small businesses hundreds of billions of dollars so they could keep paying employees. WSJ's Bob Davis explains how big corporations ended up getting nearly $600 million of that money.

Apr 23 2020

20mins

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Rank #13: How Jeffrey Epstein Made His Money

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Jeffrey Epstein, the financier recently indicted on sex trafficking charges, built a fortune of more than half a billion dollars. Ken Brown explains how Epstein amassed his wealth, and Jenny Strasburg looks at Deutsche Bank's role in Epstein's recent financial dealings.

Jul 26 2019

20mins

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Rank #14: The Killing of Iran's Most Powerful General

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A U.S. strike in Baghdad killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani yesterday. WSJ's Michael Gordon explains Soleimani's significance, what's known about the killing and what it means for the region and the U.S.

Jan 03 2020

16mins

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Rank #15: Why Google Is Pushing Into Health Data

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Google has struck deals with health providers that give the company access to millions of personal medical records without notifying patients. WSJ's Rob Copeland explains Google's plans for the data.

Jan 10 2020

20mins

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Rank #16: When the Drug Cartel Takes Over

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In the Mexican city of Culiacán, a drug cartel battled with soldiers...and won. WSJ's David Luhnow on what the fight says about the power of cartels in Mexico.

Nov 01 2019

24mins

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Rank #17: Why the U.S. Still Doesn't Have Enough Tests

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To reopen the economy safely, experts estimate the U.S. will need to administer millions of tests every month. WSJ's Christopher Weaver and Rebecca Ballhaus explain why we are so far from the number of tests needed.

Apr 21 2020

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Rank #18: The Mormon Church's $100 Billion Secret Fund

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has amassed one of the world's largest investment funds, but few people know it exists. WSJ's Ian Lovett on new details about the fund and the church's plans for it.

Feb 10 2020

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Rank #19: Nike and Amazon's Breakup

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Nike said it would no longer sell its products on Amazon after two years on the platform. WSJ's Khadeeja Safdar explains why the two companies split.

Nov 15 2019

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Rank #20: Bitcoin Comes Untethered

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Part of what sent Bitcoin climbing to nearly $20,000 two years ago was market manipulation by a single entity, a new study concludes. WSJ's Paul Vigna explains.

Nov 05 2019

20mins

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