WSJ What’s News

By The Wall Street Journal

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 May 26, 2020


 May 1, 2020

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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Marc Stewart.

Episode Date
Detroit's Economic Struggle and Success
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A.M. Edition for Aug. 5. WSJ's Eric Morath looks at why Detroit's unemployment rate is below the national average for the first time in decades. The Biden administration is set to unveil a new voluntary target for electric-vehicle sales. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff discusses the rising price of natural gas. And, the real-estate value of at-home learning areas. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2021
Pressure Mounts for Cuomo to Resign
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P.M. Edition for Aug. 4. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under increasing pressure even from one-time allies to step down, after a state investigation found he sexually harassed multiple women during his time in office. Reporter Jimmy Vielkind joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the political fallout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
Delta Variant Stalls Asia's Economic Recovery After Early Rebound
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A.M. Edition for Aug. 4. WSJ's Jon Emont discusses what's behind the economic challenges facing some parts of Asia amid a rise in the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19. The Biden administration implements a new federal moratorium on evictions. Spirit Airlines cancels more flights as it grapples with a dayslong operational meltdown. And, things to consider before quitting your job. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
As States Revise Covid-19 Guidance, What Data is the CDC Relying On?
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P.M. Edition for Aug. 3. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is facing questions about how it forms the guidance that local officials and businesses rely on when revising their Covid-19 policies. WSJ health and medicine bureau chief Patrick McGroarty joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus, President Biden calls on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign, following a state investigation finding the governor sexually harassed multiple women while in office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
Workers on Edge About Return to the Office as Delta Variant Rages
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A.M. Edition for Aug. 3. WSJ's Ray Smith discusses the uncertainty and new concerns surrounding plans to return to the office amid a rise in the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19. Tech stocks in Asia are hit by another selloff. PepsiCo plans to sell Tropicana and other juice brands to a private-equity firm. At the Tokyo Olympics, gymnast Simone Biles wins bronze in the balance beam final. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
Pressure Builds on Congress to Extend Eviction Moratorium
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P.M. Edition for Aug. 2: Progressives in Congress are urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to call lawmakers back from August recess, to extend a federal moratorium on evictions that expired over the weekend. Congressional reporter Siobhan Hughes joins host Annmarie Fertoli with the latest on the battle over benefits, and the Biden administration's response. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
What's in the Infrastructure Package Facing Lawmakers?
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A.M. Edition for Aug. 2. WSJ's Andrew Duehren discusses the contents and the cost of the latest infrastructure legislation in front of Congress. Financial technology company Square agrees to acquire Australian installment-payment company Afterpay. A look at the market view of inflation. And, work-from-anywhere perks give Silicon Valley a new edge in the talent war. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
How Johansson's Dispute with Disney Could Shake Up Entertainment
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P.M. Edition for July 30. This week, "Black Widow" star Scarlett Johansson sued Disney, accusing the company of breaching her contract with Disney's Marvel Entertainment when it simultaneously released the movie in theaters and on its streaming service. Media reporter Joe Flint joins host Annmarie Fertoli to talk about how the suit could be a bellwether for Hollywood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
Boeing's Space Launch Delayed as Company Looks to Future
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A.M. Edition for July 30. WSJ's Micah Maidenberg on the postponed launch of the Starliner space capsule and its importance for Boeing's future. Actress Scarlett Johansson sues Disney for offering the latest Marvel movie 'Black Widow' on its streaming service at the same time as the theatrical release. U.S. cryptocurrency traders look offshore despite a ban. And, some companies consider a four-day work week. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
Economy Bounces Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels
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P.M. Edition for July 29. The Commerce Department says the US economy grew rapidly in the second quarter - and exceeded the level it was at before the Covid-19 pandemic. But could the Delta variant slow that progress? Economics editor Nell Henderson joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2021
Credit Suisse Losses in Archegos Collapse Are Examined in New Report
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A.M. Edition for July 29. WSJ Europe Finance Editor Alex Frangos discusses a report detailing failures at the Swiss bank that led to losses of more than $5.5 billion. Apple expresses concern over the effect of the chip shortage on popular products. Trading app Robinhood is expected to make its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange today. And, why some airline passengers are now being bounced from their flights. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2021
Biles's Olympic Withdrawal Reignites Conversations About Mental Health
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P.M. Edition for July 28. Olympic superstar gymnast Simone Biles's stunning decision to withdraw from top Olympic events could mark a turning point in conversations about mental health and athletics. Sports columnist Jason Gay joins host Annmarie Fertoli from Tokyo with more on how the move could ripple far beyond the world of sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
Fed Meeting to Focus on Tapering Timeline
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A.M. Edition for July 28. WSJ chief economics correspondent Nick Timiraos discusses what to expect as the Federal Reserve's meeting concludes today. President Biden plans to outline a change to the 'Buy American' government program. Trading app Robinhood's initial public offering is set to price. WSJ markets reporter Caitlin Ostroff on the rising cost of coffee. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
Are Workplace Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates On The Horizon?
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P.M. Edition for July 27. The CDC has changed it guidance, urging vaccinated people to resume wearing masks indoors, as the Covid-19 Delta variant spreads across the country. The Biden Administration says it's considering mandating vaccines for all federal workers. And the mayor of New York City is urging the private sector to also require vaccines or regular testing for workers. Life and Work reporter Ray Smith joins host Janet Babin to discuss the legal implications for companies and how employees are responding. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
U.S. Secretary of State Heads to India
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A.M. Edition for July 27. WSJ foreign policy editor Robert Ourlian discusses what's behind Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to India this week. North Korea reopens direct communication lines with South Korea. Markets in Asia fall as China tightens tech regulations. And, why bosses want you back at the office. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
Aon, Willis $30B Merger Turns Bust After DOJ Objections
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P.M. Edition for July 26. Insurance brokerage firms Aon and Willis Towers Watson decided to scrap their $30 billion merger plans today. The move comes after the Justice Department filed an antitrust suit opposing the deal, the first big test of the Biden administration's more muscular antitrust policy. Europe finance editor Alex Frangos discusses what this could mean for the future of mergers with host Charlie Turner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
What's the State of the Global Economy?
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A.M. Edition for July 26. WSJ's Paul Hannon examines where world economies stand amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the highly contagious Delta variant. Wall Street traders prepare for a long list of corporate earnings this week. American swimmers win medals at the Tokyo Olympics. And, a push for government-funded diapers. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
Homeowners Get Relief as Renters Face Eviction Deadline
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P.M. Edition for July 23. The Biden administration plans to expand assistance programs for borrowers who fell behind on their mortgages during the pandemic. And ahead of a July 31 deadline, many tenants are at risk of eviction because states are having trouble distributing billions of dollars in federal funds meant to help them pay their rent. Reporter Andrew Ackerman discusses both issues with host Charlie Turner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
The Tokyo Olympics Get Under Way Amid Covid-19 Concerns
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A.M. Edition for July 23. WSJ's Alastair Gale in Japan joins host Marc Stewart to discuss how the opening ceremony is taking on a different tone compared to past Olympic Games. New insights on how long the global chip shortage could last. And, electric-vehicle sales see a jolt in the U.S. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
Texas Arrests Border Migrants, But Plan Divides Counties
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P.M. Edition for July 22. After declaring the state's border situation a disaster, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is pursuing a new plan to arrest migrants who cross the border illegally on state charges of trespassing. But civil-rights groups say states can't legally enforce federal immigration law, and some counties are refusing to take part. Reporter Elizabeth Findell joins host Charlie Turner to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021