WSJ What’s News

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 May 26, 2020


 May 1, 2020

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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.

Episode Date
How Police Prosecutions Could Change After Chauvin's Conviction
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P.M. Edition for April 22: The conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd is renewing calls to address police misconduct. Experts say the conviction could mark a turning point for prosecutions of police. Reporter Zusha Elinson joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
How the White House Hopes to Curb Greenhouse-Gas Emissions
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A.M Edition for April 22. WSJ's Tim Puko discusses the virtual climate summit scheduled to begin today with world leaders. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff on how supply-chain disruptions affect small businesses. A look at how corporate swag may change with the times. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
Justice Department Investigating Minneapolis Police
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P.M. Edition for April 21. The Justice Department opens an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department, a day after the murder conviction of one of its former officers, Derek Chauvin, in the death of George Floyd. Justice Department reporter Sadie Gurman joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what the probe could mean for the city's law enforcement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
Chauvin Verdict Brings Nationwide Response
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A.M. Edition for April 21. WSJ reporters discuss reactions as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty in the death of George Floyd. WSJ's Sabrina Siddiqui on vaccination challenges in the U.S. And, a soccer league meltdown in Europe. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
Derek Chauvin Convicted of Murder in Death of George Floyd
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P.M. Edition for April 20. A Minneapolis jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd. Erin Ailworth reports from outside the courthouse. Plus, police departments have been reevaluating their approach to demonstrations, after last summer's unrest sparked by Mr. Floyd's death. Reporter Dan Frosch joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the changes they have implemented since then. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
European Nations Weigh Relationships With Russia
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A.M Edition for April 20. WSJ's James Marson discusses the current relationships between Russia and some European countries. Elon Musk weighs in on the recent fatal crash in Texas involving a Tesla. And, cryptocurrency Dogecoin's price surges. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
Jury Begins Deliberations in Murder Trial of Derek Chauvin
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P.M. Edition for April 19. A Minneapolis jury has begun deliberations in the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged in the death of George Floyd. Plus, a global chip shortage affecting the production of everything from automobiles to computers is expected to continue until at least next year. Reporter Eun-Young Jeong joins host Annmarie Fertoli to explain the challenges in getting the industry back to normal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
SPACs Could Face New Regulation
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A.M. Edition for April 19. WSJ's Amrith Ramkumar on potential regulatory moves for special-purpose acquisition companies. The future use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine in the U.S. could be decided this week. And, the return of the New York power lunch. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
Texas Wrestles With How to Fix Its Energy Market
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P.M. Edition for April 16. Lawmakers in Texas are debating how to reform the state's energy market, after a severe winter storm exposed flaws in the deregulated sector. But many of the solutions on the table may lead to a new set of problems. Reporter Katherine Blunt joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
The Report Card on a Return to School
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A.M. Edition for April 16. WSJ Education Bureau Chief Chastity Pratt on the progress to return students to classrooms. A deadly shooting at a FedEx ground facility in Indianapolis. WSJ China Bureau Chief Jonathan Cheng discusses the Chinese economy's growth. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
Chauvin Murder Trial Enters Final Stage
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P.M. Edition for April 15. Both sides have rested their cases in the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The final days of testimony brought clashing views from medical experts over the cause of George Floyd's death. Reporter Erin Ailworth joins host Annmarie Fertoli from Minneapolis to discuss what comes next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
America's Booming Housing Market Generates International Interest
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A.M. Edition for April 15. WSJ's Konrad Putzier discusses global investment in the U.S. housing market. WSJ's Anna Hirtenstein on the growth of luxury goods. The Biden administration is set to punish Russia. Efforts to make band practice safe in the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
Coinbase's Public Debut Marks Milestone for Cryptocurrency
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P.M. Edition for April 14. Coinbase, the largest bitcoin exchange in the U.S., made its trading debut, ending the session with an $85 billion valuation. Cryptocurrency reporter Paul Vigna joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the first major crypto listing and how it could impact markets beyond just bitcoin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
What Earnings Season Could Reveal About Economic Recovery
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A.M. Edition for April 14. WSJ Europe Finance Editor Alex Frangos discusses earnings expectations. A federal advisory panel is set to review concerns over Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine. Coinbase prepares for its market debut today. Marc Stewart hosts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
U.S. Pauses J&J Covid-19 Shot at Critical Point in Vaccination Effort
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P.M. Edition for April 13. Use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine is on hold in the U.S., as regulators investigate rare cases of blood clots. The pause comes at a critical time, as vaccination efforts ramp up to get ahead of new variants of the virus. Health and medicine editor Jonathan Rockoff joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the potential impact. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
Why Jack Ma's Businesses Face Scrutiny From Chinese Regulators
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A.M. Edition for April 13. WSJ's Quentin Webb takes a closer look at why the Chinese government is so focused on Jack Ma's businesses. A second night of protests in Brooklyn Center, Minn. following a police shooting. Grocery stores may face new obstacles during the pandemic as other businesses reopen. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
What China's New Worldview Could Mean for Its Relations With the U.S.
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P.M. Edition for April 12. During the Trump administration, the U.S. and China battled over trade to reach a wary truce. But China was careful not to challenge the U.S. as a global leader. Now Beijing seems to be taking a different approach. Senior China correspondent Lingling Wei joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss China's approach to the U.S. under the Biden administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
How Some CEOs Are Planning to Tackle Voting Rights
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A.M. Edition for April 12. CEOs discuss response to proposed state voting laws. WSJ's Alexa Corse has more on the voting rights debate. A White House summit is planned today on the chip shortage plaguing American companies. Credit cards reconsider reward offerings. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Amazon Workers in Alabama Vote Against Unionizing
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P.M. Edition for April 9. Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, voted against joining the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union, after a closely watched battle with the nation's second-largest private employer. Tech editor Brad Olson joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what the results mean for Amazon and for broader unionization efforts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
Where Can You Find a New Job? Not Just in Coastal Cities
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A.M. Edition for April 9. The final results in a closely watched union vote at Amazon are expected today. McDonald's closes hundreds of restaurants at Walmart stores. WSJ's Eric Morathlooks at the U.S. cities where new jobs are being created. Companies entice employees to take some time off. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021