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WSJ Minute Briefing

The top business headlines from The Wall Street Journal, three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on overseas markets, economic news out of Washington or closing numbers from Wall Street, you'll be in the know in a flash.

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The top business headlines from The Wall Street Journal, three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on overseas markets, economic news out of Washington or closing numbers from Wall Street, you'll be in the know in a flash.

U.S. Stocks Rise With Eye Toward Moderating Inflation

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Plus: Tesla shares rise 11% on the heels of this week’s earnings report. American Express shares up 10.6% as restaurant, travel and entertainment spending increased in the last quarter. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 27 2023

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Americans Spent Less in December, Another Sign of a Slowing Economy

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Plus: Chevron posts record annual profit amid higher oil prices. CVS, Walmart to cut pharmacy hours as staffing squeeze continues. J.R. Whalen reports. Correction: Walmart is cutting pharmacy hours. A previous version of this podcast incorrectly said it was Walgreens.



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Jan 27 2023

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GOP to Pick Party Leader as Some Oppose Re-Electing Ronna McDaniel

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FDA advisers support the idea of an annual, updated Covid-19 vaccine similar to the process for flu shots. Hasbro plans to shed 15% of its global workforce. Keith Collins hosts.


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Jan 27 2023

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U.S. Stocks Rally on Upbeat GDP Report

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Plus: Tesla shares rise 11% a day after reporting record profits. Bed Bath & Beyond shares fall more than 22% after banks determined the retailer defaulted on its loans. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 26 2023

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U.S. Economy Cooled to 2.9% Annual Rate in Fourth Quarter

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Plus: U.S. pressures Turkey to stop Russian airlines from flying American-made planes to and from the country. Southwest Airlines reports quarterly loss after last month’s widespread cancellations. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 26 2023

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DOT Probes Southwest Airlines’ Holiday-Travel Meltdown

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Toyota’s CEO is stepping down to become chairman. Meta is paying Buzzfeed millions of dollars to generate content for Facebook and Instagram. Keith Collins hosts.

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Jan 26 2023

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Tesla Reports Record Q4 Profit

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Plus: AT&T shares rise 6.6% after reporting wireless subscriber growth. We report exclusively that Juul Labs is in early-stage deal talks with several tobacco companies. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 25 2023

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States’ Abortion-Pill Restrictions Challenged in Lawsuits

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Plus: Boeing reports another quarterly loss, reiterates plans to increase jet production this year. Refinancing and home-purchase activity on the rise as mortgage rates decline. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 25 2023

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Germany Agrees to Send Tanks to Ukraine

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Sen. Joe Manchin says he will introduce a bill to delay new electric-vehicle tax credits. Tesla plans a $3.6 billion expansion at its plant near Reno, Nev. Keith Collins hosts.

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Jan 25 2023

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U.S. Stocks Finish Mixed; Microsoft Reports Sluggish Sales

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Plus: Alphabet shares close down 2% as the Justice Department seeks to break up Google’s advertising business. Microsoft sales rose last quarter at the slowest pace in more than six years. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 24 2023

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U.S. May Send Abrams M1 Tanks to Ukraine

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Military officials have warned the tanks require significant training and logistics support. “Everything Everywhere All At Once” emerges as frontrunner with 11 Academy Award nominations. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 24 2023

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White House Doesn’t Commit to Cooperating With GOP’s Document Probes

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Elon Musk testifies in federal court that he had the funding to take Tesla private in 2018. Google’s CEO says the company will cut executives’ bonuses. Keith Collins hosts.

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Jan 24 2023

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U.S. Stocks Rally as Fed Set for Smaller Interest-Rate Increases

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Plus: Microsoft up 1% after company announces investment in OpenAI. Gas prices have risen for four straight weeks. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 23 2023

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Fed Prepares for Smaller Interest-Rate Hike at Next Meeting

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Nasdaq gains 2% and Dow adds 300 points in early trading. FDA proposes annual Covid-19 vaccinations. U.S. weapons industry unprepared for a China conflict, report says. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 23 2023

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Suspect in Monterey Park Shooting Fatally Shot Himself, Police Say

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Banks plan a digital-wallet service to compete with PayPal and Apple Pay. Activist investor Elliott takes a significant stake in Salesforce. Keith Collins hosts.

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Jan 23 2023

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Nasdaq Posts Third Week of Gains; Dow, S&P Fall for the Week

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All three indexes post strong daily gains. Federal Reserve investigates Goldman Sachs’ consumer banking business, WSJ reports. Match Group bets on premium service for online dating app Hinge. Julie Chang reports.

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Jan 20 2023

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U.S. Home Sales Slip for 11th Straight Month

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Plus: U.S. urges Germany to send German-made tanks to Ukraine. Tesla CEO Elon Musk expected to take stand in trial over 2018 tweets. Charlotte Gartenberg reports.

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Jan 20 2023

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Crypto Lender Genesis Files for Bankruptcy

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Google parent Alphabet says it plans to cut 12,000 jobs. And Japan’s core inflation hits 4% for the first time in four decades. Kate Bullivant hosts.

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Jan 20 2023

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U.S. Stocks Decline for Third Straight Day

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Plus: Netflix says co-CEO Reed Hasitngs to transition to executive chairman. Procter & Gamble down 2.1% after reporting lower quarterly profit. J.R. Whalen reports.


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Jan 19 2023

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U.S. Reaches Borrowing Limit, Kicking Off Debt-Ceiling Debate

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Plus: Weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since September. Procter & Gamble reports lower quarterly profit as consumers cut back on purchases. J.R. Whalwen reports.


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Jan 19 2023

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Keeps me up to date

By jack_holt - Jan 29 2020
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No need for a two hour newscast. I get the highlights I need to point me to the news I need.

Sweet and simple

By Ben S.2015 - Jan 27 2020
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Good for those who are on a time crunch.