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The Journal.

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Rank #11 in Business category

Business
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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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Fascinating!

By Gator1991776 - Sep 18 2019
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20 minutes of insight and knowledge. Its to the point, entertaining and massively engaging!

Awesome

By Imelda - Sep 17 2019
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So happy I found this podcast.

iTunes Ratings

497 Ratings
Average Ratings
404
37
23
16
17

Fascinating!

By Gator1991776 - Sep 18 2019
Read more
20 minutes of insight and knowledge. Its to the point, entertaining and massively engaging!

Awesome

By Imelda - Sep 17 2019
Read more
So happy I found this podcast.
Cover image of The Journal.

The Journal.

Updated 2 days ago

Rank #11 in Business category

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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.

Rank #1: Facebook's New Currency Hits a Snag

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PayPal said Friday it was pulling out of Facebook's new cryptocurrency project called libra. Paul Vigna explains why Facebook started the project and what has regulators concerned.
Oct 04 2019
23 mins
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Rank #2: 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
23 mins
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Rank #3: How Doctors Uncovered the Vaping Crisis

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This summer, a cluster of sick teenagers with pneumonia-like symptoms sparked a Wisconsin hospital to solve a medical mystery. Brianna Abbott explains how the doctors sounded the alarm on a public health crisis that has been linked to more than 10 deaths and 800 illnesses.
Oct 01 2019
17 mins
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Rank #4: 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
16 mins
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Rank #5: Lunch With the Two M.B.A.s Who Are Changing Sports

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Jeff Luhnow of the Astros and Daryl Morey of the Rockets are two Houston-based general managers that have upended the sports world with their commitment to data. They had lunch. We recorded it.
Oct 03 2019
18 mins
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Rank #6: The City Where College Is Already Free

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Some Democratic politicians are talking about a future where college is free. For one city, that's already the case. Education reporter Josh Mitchell went there, and on this episode he shares what he learned.
Jun 28 2019
25 mins
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Rank #7: Yes, Your Boss Can Spy on You

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With all of the new technology that employees use at the office, companies have a lot more data on what their workers are doing. It is now cheaper and easier than ever for employers to spy on them. Sarah Krouse explains what's happening, and why there's little you can do about it.

Plus, how a film critic finagled a trip to the moon launch.
Jul 19 2019
23 mins
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Rank #8: If a Recession Hits, What's the Game Plan?

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This summer, more worrying signs about the health of the American economy have emerged. WSJ's Jon Hilsenrath explains the tricky position the U.S. finds itself in if a slowdown arrives.
Aug 26 2019
21 mins
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Rank #9: Netflix Versus the World

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Netflix changed entertainment with binge watching and streaming. Now, competitors like Disney are trying to use Netflix's playbook against it.
Sep 10 2019
18 mins
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Rank #10: 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
20 mins
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Rank #11: Snapchat's Secret Dossier on Facebook

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For years, Snap Inc. has been documenting all the ways it believes Facebook has tried to kill it, in a secret dossier called Project Voldemort. Deepa Seetharaman explains what's in Project Voldemort, and how it might factor into U.S. antitrust investigations of Facebook.
Sep 30 2019
26 mins
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Rank #12: What It Takes to Be Made in America

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One company set out to make a new shoe entirely in the United States and learned it is much more complex than making a grilled cheese sandwich. Ruth Simon talks about her recent trip to a boot manufacturer in Red Wing, Minnesota.
Jul 12 2019
23 mins
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Rank #13: Money's Role in College Admissions

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Emails disclosed this week at the University of Southern California show how the school weighed donations in considering whether to admit students. Plus, the story of the SAT's "adversity score."
Sep 06 2019
22 mins
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Rank #14: Jim Mattis: 'Right Up Front' With President Trump

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In an interview with WSJ's Gerald Seib, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talks about his time working for President Trump, the threats facing the U.S. around the world, and what he'd like to see more of in American politics.
Sep 03 2019
20 mins
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Rank #15: Uber and Lyft's Zero-Sum Game

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Some investors say that for Uber to truly succeed, it needs to eliminate its competition. After two disappointing listings, can Uber and Lyft co-exist? Maureen Farrell has been covering Uber and Lyft's IPOs. Plus, a boss gets a major shock when he tries to help a sick employee.

Update: Lyft raised more than $2 billion in its IPO. An earlier version of this episode incorrectly stated that Lyft raised a little over $1 billion.
Jul 17 2019
21 mins
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Rank #16: Why Every Day Isn't Payday

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Many people in the U.S. get paid every two weeks. The question is: Why? And does it need to be that way? Banking reporter Telis Demos looks at how the two-week pay cycle came to be and a new push to change it.
Aug 30 2019
17 mins
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Rank #17: What WeWork's Worth

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Office-space startup WeWork was last valued at $47 billion. WSJ's Eliot Brown looks at the questions around WeWork's business model and CEO as it prepares to go public.
Sep 04 2019
18 mins
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Rank #18: The Roots of Hong Kong's Unrest

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For ten weeks, protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong. Natasha Khan explains how Hong Kong's recent history plays into the tensions and what the protests mean for the future of the city.
Aug 16 2019
20 mins
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Rank #19: What the 1980s Have Taught Trump and China About Trade

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As the trade war escalated into an emerging currency fight this week, the U.S. labeled China a currency manipulator. A similar historical rivalry - between the U.S. and Japan in the 1980s - shows how these types of battles can play out. Mike Bird explains.
Aug 09 2019
17 mins
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Rank #20: Rudy Giuliani's Ukrainian Connections

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In the whistleblower complaint alleging abuse of power by Donald Trump, one man is mentioned more than 30 times: Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer. WSJ's Rebecca Ballhaus explains how Giuliani's consulting work connects to this week's impeachment inquiry.
Sep 27 2019
20 mins
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