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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.

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  • Commercial Real Estate Market Thrives Amid Pandemic Shutdowns

    Commercial Real Estate Market Thrives Amid Pandemic Shutdowns

    18/05/2021 Duração: 14min

    A.M. Edition for May 18. WSJ's Konrad Putzier on how rental prices for U.S. hotels and office buildings remained steady despite slowdowns induced by Covid-19. WSJ's David Hodari on why investors are clamoring for U.S. bank stocks. And, pandemic puppies at the workplace. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • ATT Unwinds Its Media Assets, Three Years After Big Bet

    AT&T Unwinds Its Media Assets, Three Years After Big Bet

    17/05/2021 Duração: 15min

    P.M. Edition for May 17. AT&T is spinning off media assets it acquired through its $81 billion acquisition of TimeWarner in 2018. The deal with Discovery would create a new company and complete AT&T's retreat from the media business. Telecommunications reporter Drew FitzGerald joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the deal and what it means for the companies and consumers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bidens Free Community-College Tuition Plan Faces Obstacles

    Biden's Free Community-College Tuition Plan Faces Obstacles

    17/05/2021 Duração: 13min

    A.M. Edition for May 17. WSJ's Josh Mitchell looks at the criticism that has met President Biden's proposal for free community-college tuition. WSJ's Quentin Webb on the return of stock buybacks and dividends this year. And, there's a new time for rush hour. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How Employees Moved On After the Collapse of One Small Business

    How Employees Moved On After the Collapse of One Small Business

    14/05/2021 Duração: 15min

    P.M. Edition for May 14. Good Use, a small juice company in the Bay Area, started 2020 with hundreds of customers. But it was one of tens of thousands of small businesses forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving its employees scrambling. Our workplace and careers reporter Lauren Weber joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the fallout and how employees picked up the pieces. News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Crypto Investors Face Tax Scrutiny

    Crypto Investors Face Tax Scrutiny

    14/05/2021 Duração: 14min

    A.M. Edition for May 14. WSJ's Rochelle Toplensky discusses Internal Revenue Service attention on cryptocurrency investors. WSJ's Betsy McKay on the continuing search for clues about the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic. And, air travelers face new frustrations. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Battle Lines Drawn in Infrastructure Debate

    Battle Lines Drawn in Infrastructure Debate

    13/05/2021 Duração: 16min

    P.M. Edition for May 13. President Biden and Congressional leaders remain at odds over the scope of a national infrastructure plan and how to pay for it. White House reporter Ken Thomas joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the sticking points, and whether a deal is likely. Plus, the CDC is easing mask restrictions for people who are fully vaccinated. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Understanding the Israel-Hamas Conflict

    Understanding the Israel-Hamas Conflict

    13/05/2021 Duração: 15min

    A.M. Edition for May 13. WSJ's Felicia Schwartz discusses what is behind the fighting unfolding in Israel. The Colonial Pipeline restarts operations after a cyberattack. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff has more on Tesla's decision to suspend bitcoin payments. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Surge in Consumer Prices Raises Concerns About Continued Inflation

    Surge in Consumer Prices Raises Concerns About Continued Inflation

    12/05/2021 Duração: 14min

    P.M. Edition for May 12. Consumer prices jumped 4.2% in April from a year earlier, the biggest increase since 2008 and larger than what economists had expected. This is raising concerns about whether higher inflation is here to stay. Economics editor Nell Henderson joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what the latest data means for consumers and the economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Some Markets in Asia See Declines After Losses in U.S.

    Some Markets in Asia See Declines After Losses in U.S.

    12/05/2021 Duração: 11min

    A.M. Edition for May 12. WSJ's Mike Bird discusses challenges facing markets in Asia after U.S. markets fell on Tuesday. Fighting between Israel and Hamas intensifies. WSJ's Joe Wallace on the high demand for tin. New tech tools to order food directly from local farms. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Why Less Credit-Card Debt Is a Problem for Banks

    Why Less Credit-Card Debt Is a Problem for Banks

    11/05/2021 Duração: 12min

    P.M. Edition for May 11. Early in the pandemic, banks and credit-card companies were bracing for consumers to fall behind on their payments. That didn't happen, and in fact, more Americans are paying off their credit-card debts entirely. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis joins host Annmarie Fertoli to explain why that's good news for consumers but has banks worried. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Should You Go Back to the Office?

    Should You Go Back to the Office?

    11/05/2021 Duração: 13min

    A.M. Edition for May 11. WSJ's Rachel Feintzeig looks at the risks to your career if you want to continue to work from home. Markets columnist Mike Bird explains how the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack could impact gas prices. And here's why more people are getting married on Mondays. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Colonial Pipeline Hack Raises Concerns About Threats to Energy Sector

    Colonial Pipeline Hack Raises Concerns About Threats to Energy Sector

    10/05/2021 Duração: 14min

    P.M. Edition for May 10. A ransomware attack led to the shutdown of America's largest fuel pipeline. The full impact of the attack is still unclear, but it is already raising concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. energy infrastructure. Energy reporter Collin Eaton joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus, the Food and Drug Administration approves the first Covid-19 vaccine for use in adolescents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Why Some Food Delivery Is Costing You More

    Why Some Food Delivery Is Costing You More

    10/05/2021 Duração: 13min

    A.M. Edition for May 10. WSJ's Heather Haddon discusses the additional fees associated with food delivery. A cyberattack forced the shutdown of America's largest fuel pipeline. Corn sees its prices pop. And, Tesla CEO Elon Musk's debut on "Saturday Night Live". Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • U.S. Job Growth Slows as Businesses Scramble to Find Workers

    U.S. Job Growth Slows as Businesses Scramble to Find Workers

    07/05/2021 Duração: 16min

    P.M. Edition for May 7: The U.S. economy added a weaker-than-expected 266,000 jobs in April. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath says the disappointing report reflects companies' struggles to hire workers, despite millions being out of work. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Cryptocurrency Rally Attracts New Attention to Digital Assets

    Cryptocurrency Rally Attracts New Attention to Digital Assets

    07/05/2021 Duração: 12min

    A.M. Edition for May 7. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff on investors' hunt for the next crypto winner. WSJ's Rochelle Toplensky discusses healthcare stocks after global calls to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents. And, ham-radio enthusiasts are seeking far-off destinations. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Push to Waive Covid-19 Vaccine Patent Protections Faces Hurdles

    Push to Waive Covid-19 Vaccine Patent Protections Faces Hurdles

    06/05/2021 Duração: 15min

    P.M. Edition for May 6: The U.S. has joined a global push to waive intellectual-property protections on Covid-19 vaccines, to help distribute more doses in developing countries. But a waiver won't fix the shortfall immediately. Africa Deputy Bureau Chief Gabriele Steinhauser joins host Charlie Turner to discuss the hurdles facing the plan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Businesses Take a Stance on Texas Voting Bill

    Businesses Take a Stance on Texas Voting Bill

    06/05/2021 Duração: 13min

    A.M. Edition for May 6. WSJ's Chip Cutter discusses corporate America's reaction to the latest state voting legislation. U.S. backs a temporary waiver of intellectual-property protection for Covid-19 vaccines. SpaceX's Starship rocket successfully lands on its fifth attempt. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Facebooks Oversight Board Orders Review of Trump Ban

    Facebook's Oversight Board Orders Review of Trump Ban

    05/05/2021 Duração: 15min

    P.M. Edition for May 5. Facebook's independent oversight board upheld the company's initial ban of then-President Donald Trump, but said Facebook needed to explain why it would do so indefinitely. San Francisco deputy bureau chief Brad Reagan joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what the ruling means for how Facebook and other social-media companies police content. News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • U.S. Auto Makers Face Roadblocks to Future Growth

    U.S. Auto Makers Face Roadblocks to Future Growth

    05/05/2021 Duração: 13min

    A.M. Edition for May 5. WSJ's Mike Colias on challenges facing the automotive industry as it looks to grow during the pandemic. A decision from Facebook's independent oversight board on former President Donald Trump's accounts is expected today. Tech stocks stumble. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What Will Bill and Melinda Gatess Divorce Mean for Their Foundation?

    What Will Bill and Melinda Gates's Divorce Mean for Their Foundation?

    04/05/2021 Duração: 12min

    P.M. Edition for May 4: Bill and Melinda Gates have filed for divorce after 27 years of marriage. Health and science reporter Betsy McKay joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what that could mean for the future of their philanthropic organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices