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Top stories. Timely insights. Mirrored after the popular WSJ column, get updates twice daily for your commute as our journalists cover world events, business, politics, markets and the economy.

Episodes

  • President Biden to Meet with NATO, Presidents Erdoğan and Putin

    14/06/2021 Duration: 13min

    A.M. Edition for June 14. WSJ's Stephen Fidler discusses the G-7 summit's conclusion and looks ahead to President Biden's itinerary in Europe. The Federal Reserve may raise rates earlier than expected. And, what's prompting more people to quit their jobs these days? Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Break Up Big Tech

    11/06/2021 Duration: 12min

    P.M. Edition for June 11. House lawmakers put forward bills aimed at reining in the power of big tech companies. One would make Amazon and other large companies effectively split into two, or shed their private labels. WSJ's Amazon reporter Dana Mattioli joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the legislation and what it could mean for big tech. News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Global Supply Chain Impact From Covid-19 Outbreaks in Asia

    11/06/2021 Duration: 13min

    A.M. Edition for June 11. WSJ China bureau chief Jonathan Cheng looks at what's behind new Covid-19 cases in parts of Asia and the effect on supply chains. The G-7 summit is set to begin today in England. And, the deal to allow cryptocurrency in a 401(k) plan. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Inflation Surges to Highest Level in Nearly 13 Years

    10/06/2021 Duration: 13min

    P.M. Edition for June 10. U.S. consumer demand is soaring, driving prices up 5% in May from a year earlier, the fastest rate since 2008. WSJ senior writer Jon Hilsenrath joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss what surging prices mean for the economy and monetary policy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Biden to Stress Democracy on First Foreign Trip as President

    10/06/2021 Duration: 15min

    A.M. Edition for June 10. WSJ White House reporter Ken Thomas on what to expect during President Biden's trip, including the G-7 summit starting Friday. Meat supplier JBS pays a ransom in bitcoin after a cyberattack. The Keystone XL oil pipeline project is abandoned by its developer. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Biden Revokes Trump's TikTok, WeChat Actions, Calls for Broader Review

    09/06/2021 Duration: 11min

    P.M. Edition for June 9. President Biden revoked the Trump administration's efforts to bar Americans from transactions with TikTok and WeChat, and called for a broader review of apps controlled by foreign adversaries. Tech policy reporter John D. McKinnon joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Green Energy at Center of Danish Oil Company's Transformation

    09/06/2021 Duration: 14min

    A.M. Edition for June 9. WSJ's Sarah McFarlane discusses the shift from oil to wind by Denmark's state oil company. WSJ columnist Mike Bird on what's behind the recent cryptocurrency selloff. And, airlines update weight requirements for passengers and bags. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Biden Administration Unveils Plan to Tackle Supply-Chain Issues

    08/06/2021 Duration: 12min

    P.M. Edition for June 8. Supply-chain challenges persist across industries, even as the nation begins to emerge from the pandemic. White House reporter Alex Leary joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the Biden administration's plan to fix various supply-chain issues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Cybersecurity Threats to Hybrid Work

    08/06/2021 Duration: 15min

    A.M. Edition for June 8. WSJ's James Rundle discusses the new cybersecurity concerns as people split time working from home and the office. As commodity prices rise, so do concerns about inflation. And, some job seekers say "no thanks" to out-of-town moves. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How Scammers Are Taking Advantage of the Bitcoin Boom

    07/06/2021 Duration: 13min

    P.M. Edition for June 7. Authorities say they have recovered more than half the ransom paid to the hackers of Colonial Pipeline. Plus, retail traders are trying to cash in on the bitcoin boom. But so are scammers. Reporter Alexander Osipovich joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Tokyo Prepares for Summer Olympics

    07/06/2021 Duration: 14min

    A.M. Edition for June 7. WSJ's Alastair Gale discusses the atmosphere around the Olympic games set to begin in July. WSJ markets columnist Mike Bird on the G-7 multinational tax plan. Apple is expected to unveil updates to its operating systems on popular gadgets. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Worker Shortage Holds Back U.S. Labor Market

    04/06/2021 Duration: 14min

    P.M. Edition for June 4. U.S. employers added 559,000 jobs to the economy in May, but they're still struggling to bring more workers off the sidelines. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the May jobs report. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • DeFi: The Risks of Decentralized Finance for Crypto Traders

    04/06/2021 Duration: 16min

    A.M Edition for June 4. WSJ's Paul Vigna explains what decentralized finance is and how crypto traders are using it. The U.S. housing market is hot, but many sellers are staying put. Where can you travel in Europe this summer? Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • United Bets on Supersonic Flight

    03/06/2021 Duration: 13min

    P.M. Edition for June 3. United Airlines agreed to purchase 15 supersonic planes from aerospace startup Boom Technologies. If fulfilled, the deal could mean the return of commercial supersonic planes for the first time since the Concorde was retired nearly two decades ago. Reporter Matt Grossman joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • CEO Pay Increasingly Tied to Diversity Goals

    03/06/2021 Duration: 14min

    A.M. Edition for June 3. WSJ's Emily Glazer discusses how executive compensation could help increase workplace diversity. As demand for certain goods grows, factories face shortages and prepare for changing consumer habits. Plus, NASA charts its return to Venus. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Ransomware Attack on JBS Snarls Food Supply Chain

    02/06/2021 Duration: 14min

    P.M. Edition for June 2. A ransomware attack on meatpacking company JBS is rippling through the supply chain, driving up wholesale meat prices. Agriculture reporter Jacob Bunge joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on how the attack is impacting the industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What Israel's Political Power Shift Could Mean for Peace

    02/06/2021 Duration: 15min

    A.M. Edition for June 2. WSJ's Felicia Schwartz explains how Israel's longest-serving prime minister could lose power. A cyberattack targeting JBS disrupts the meat industry. New economic growth data highlights the risks of a two-speed global recovery. E-bikes vs bikes. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How the Southwest Became a Manufacturing Hotspot

    01/06/2021 Duration: 15min

    P.M. Edition for June 1. Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Nevada added more than 100,000 manufacturing jobs from 2017 to 2020, accounting for 30% of the nation's job growth in that sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Reporter Ben Foldy joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what's driving companies to the Southwest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The U.S. Job Market and Economic Outlook

    01/06/2021 Duration: 15min

    A.M. Edition for June 1. WSJ's Paul Kiernan examines what's at stake in the coming monthly jobs report. WSJ markets editor Quentin Webb looks at the economic implications of China's recent child policy shift. A look at some of the highest-paid CEOs. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Tulsa Race Massacre's Economic Toll Echoes Across a Century

    28/05/2021 Duration: 15min

    P.M. Edition for May 28. The Tulsa race massacre 100 years ago took an immeasurable economic toll on the city's Black community. WSJ reporter Jared Council explains how insurance companies at the time denied Black business and property owners' claims, leading to a generations-long impact on wealth generation. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices