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WSJ What’s News

Updated 23 days ago

Rank #20 in Business category

News & Politics
Business News
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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

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Love the new format!

By 牛果妈 - Jun 18 2019
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The new hosts are excellent. Keep up the good work!

Great topics but each episode is getting longer and longer

By briapencer - Jun 18 2019
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Please go back to your snippet news casting keeping the episodes down to 5-6min each. Thanks

iTunes Ratings

706 Ratings
Average Ratings
364
139
65
41
97

Love the new format!

By 牛果妈 - Jun 18 2019
Read more

The new hosts are excellent. Keep up the good work!

Great topics but each episode is getting longer and longer

By briapencer - Jun 18 2019
Read more

Please go back to your snippet news casting keeping the episodes down to 5-6min each. Thanks

Cover image of WSJ What’s News

WSJ What’s News

Updated 23 days ago

Rank #20 in Business category

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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

Rank #1: Senate to Vote on Bills to End Shutdown

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P.M. Edition for January 23: The Senate votes Thursday on two competing bills that would reopen the government. The Wall Street Journal's Kristina Peterson talks about both bills - one from President Trump, the other from congressional Democrats.

Jan 23 2019
9 mins
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Rank #2: Toymakers Optimistic, Despite Sales Declines Without Toys 'R' Us

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A.M. Edition for February 11th: Toymakers continue to struggle, but are optimistic about growth in 2019, as the industry adjusts to a changing landscape that no longer includes Toys "R" Us. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Ziobro has more details.

Feb 11 2019
10 mins
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Rank #3: Fed Signals Slower Pace in 2019

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A.M. Edition for December 20th: The Federal Reserve is signaling a slower pace for rate hikes in 2019. But the Fed's final meeting of 2018 sent U.S. stocks sliding on Wednesday. Do the markets know something we don't? The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has more.

Dec 20 2018
10 mins
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Rank #4: Oil Company Executives Talk Climate, Technology in Houston

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A.M. Edition for March 12th: Top oil executives are gathered in Houston this week for the annual CERAWeek conference - a premier event for the industry. The Wall Street Journal's Bradley Olson says climate change and technology are dominating this week's talks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 12 2019
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Rank #5: Starbucks CEO Changes Company's Direction

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A.M. Edition for January 8th: Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson is scaling back the plans of his predecessor, founder Howard Schultz - including plans to create about 1,000 reserve cafes. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has the details.

Jan 08 2019
9 mins
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Rank #6: Housing Data Kicks Off Holiday-Shortened Week

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Thanksgiving week brings a light economic calendar. But we will see some data on housing, durable goods orders, and consumer sentiment. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney has the details.

Nov 19 2018
10 mins
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Rank #7: Is the Housing Boom Coming to an End?

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A.M. Edition for November 28th: The U.S. housing market, which makes up a sixth of the U.S. economy, has been a persistent weak spot. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto has more details on the factors at play, and what we can expect in the months ahead.

Nov 28 2018
8 mins
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Rank #8: JPMorgan, PNC, Wells Fargo Kick Off Big Bank Earnings

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P.M. Edition for April 12th: Several big banks reported higher quarterly profits, led by JPMorgan Chase. The Wall Street Journal's David Benoit has more details. Plus, Bradley Olson reports on Chevron's $33 billion deal to buy Anadarko. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 12 2019
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Rank #9: Walmart Faces Challenges in Delivering Groceries

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A.M. Edition for March 15: Walmart, the top U.S. grocer, has had issues with delivering food. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer says challenges include a patchwork of independent delivery companies and "pickers" going through store aisles taking online deliveries.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 15 2019
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Rank #10: Ohio Allows Businesses to Pay Taxes With Bitcoin

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P.M. Edition for November 26th: Bitcoin is getting a vote of confidence in Ohio. Beginning this week, businesses will be able to register online, to use the cryptocurrency to pay their taxes. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna has the details.

Nov 26 2018
12 mins
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Rank #11: A Tale of Two Teslas

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A.M. Edition for April 22nd: Tesla faces a big week, as investors gather to hear about the company's self-driving future days before first quarter earnings. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 22 2019
11 mins
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Rank #12: Bankruptcies Rise in U.S. Farm Belt

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A.M. Edition for February 8th: Farm Belt bankruptcies are rising across the U.S., as trade disputes add to problems farmers have been facing for years, amid falling prices for corn, soybeans, and other commodities. The Wall Street Journal's Jesse Newman has more.

Feb 08 2019
11 mins
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Rank #13: White House Budget Asks for $8.6 Billion for Border Wall

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P.M. Edition for March 11th: The Trump Administration's new budget proposal, released Monday, comes with a $4.7 trillion price tag - and an ask for $8.6 billion in funding for a border wall. The Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 11 2019
11 mins
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Rank #14: Wages Climb in October. And May Have Room to Grow

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Special Edition for November 2: Analysis of the October employment report. Employers added 250,000 jobs to the U.S. economy, and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7%. Principal Global Investors chief global economist Bob Baur discusses how wage growth is benefiting nearly all income classes, and how the Federal Reserve is likely to respond.

Nov 02 2018
9 mins
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Rank #15: GM Cuts Thousands of Jobs, Amid Weak Sedan Sales

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P.M. Edition for November 27: General Motors is cutting more than 14 thousand jobs and idling several North American plants. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias says GM, like other carmakers, is shifting away from unprofitable sedans to focus on SUVs and pickups.

Nov 27 2018
11 mins
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Rank #16: Election 2018 Review: What Happened and Why?

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Election Insights: Executive Washington editor Gerald Seib analyzes the midterm elections that saw Democrats win control of the House. He discusses how the relationship between Democrats and President Trump could play out.

Nov 07 2018
15 mins
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Rank #17: The Best-Run Companies of 2018

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A.M. Edition for December 31st: Tech companies dominated a list of the best-run companies of 2018, with Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft claiming the top three spots. Overall, seven tech companies landed in the top ten of the Drucker Institute's Management Top 250 ranking. The Wall Street Journal's Chip Cutter has more on what landed these companies at the top of the list.

Dec 31 2018
11 mins
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Rank #18: Reviewing the Year in Cryptocurrency

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A.M. Edition for December 28th: It's been a tumultuous year for cryptocurrency. Bitcoin saw an especially precipitous decline, from its peak of nearly $20,000 at the end of 2017 to just under $4,000 at the end of 2018. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna reviews the year in cryptocurrency, and looks ahead to 2019.

Dec 28 2018
12 mins
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Rank #19: Consumer Price Index, Retail Sales on Tap

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The economic calendar picks up after Veterans Day on Monday, with the consumer price index, retail sales, and industrial production data on tap. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn has the details.

Nov 12 2018
8 mins
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Rank #20: Amid Wins, Advocates Push for More Women in Office

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A.M. Edition for November 14th: Congress will have a record number of women next year. And advocates are hoping to build on that progress by sustaining the momentum of the midterms. The Wall Street Journal's Janet Hook has more details.

Nov 14 2018
9 mins
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