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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

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English


Episodes

Tropical Storm Isaias to Regain Hurricane Status

8/3/2020
Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane once again as it moves north. Eli Lilly studying whether its experimental COVID-19 drug can prevent infections in nursing homes. Department store chain Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy. J.R. Whalen reports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:54

Microsoft Committed to Reaching TikTok Deal

8/3/2020
Microsoft's CEO spoke with President Trump about acquiring the popular Chinese-owned video app. U.S. Covid-19 cases reached a record in July. Plus, new talks to revive failed unemployment benefit extension. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:11

Stocks Are On A Four-Month Winning Streak

7/31/2020
Stocks end higher Friday, posting their fourth straight monthly gain. Apple, Amazon and Facebook top Friday's rally after each posted strong quarterly results. Microsoft said to be in talks to buy TikTok. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:52

Consumer Spending Up...And So Is Saving

7/31/2020
Americans boosted spending in June and boosted saving levels, but household income fell. The U.S. government strikes a deal with two drugmakers to secure COVID-19 doses. Wells Fargo sold off assets to comply with Federal Reserve penalties. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:54

New Consumer Spending Data Offers Clues on Economic Health

7/31/2020
Traders will take in data on American spending, as well as earnings reports from big pharmaceutical and energy companies. Confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases near 4.5 million. The NBA restarts with a Black Lives Matter protest. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

U.S. Stocks Finish Mixed as Big Tech Reports Earnings

7/30/2020
The Dow and S&P 500 fell on data showing the pandemic's impact on the economy. After hours, shares of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple rose on earnings news. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:16

GDP Falls By Record Rate

7/30/2020
Gross Domestic Product fell by a record 33% in the second quarter. President Trump suggests delaying November's presidential election. Former Godfather's Pizza CEO and presidential candidate Herman Cain dies after being hospitalized for COVID-19. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:00

GDP Report Set to Show Extent of Pandemic Economic Damage

7/30/2020
Markets await a second quarter GDP figure expected to show the worst economic contraction since World War II. Big tech companies report earnings, a day after the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google testify before Congress. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:26

Stocks Rise, As Fed Pledges Continued Support

7/29/2020
Stocks rise as the Federal Reserve says it'll continue buying Treasuries to support the battered economy. Shares of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Facebook all rise as their CEOs get grilled on Capitol Hill. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:33

Trump Calls for Rescue Package to Avert Evictions

7/29/2020
President Trump wants lawmakers negotiating a new stimulus package to focus on a short-term measure to prevent evictions. Boeing plans more cuts to staff and commercial jet production. U.S. Postal Service is getting a $10 billion loan from the government. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:51

Big Tech CEOs Set to Testify Before Congress

7/29/2020
Attorney General William Barr pushes back against Democrats' accusations that he's working to help President Trump politically. AMC, Universal significantly cut the wait time between movies' theatrical and home releases. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:53

Stocks Pressured By Lower Corporate Earnings

7/28/2020
The Dow falls 205 points, as the pandemic lockdowns hurt profit results for 3M and McDonald's. Pfizer raises its forecast after it reaches a vaccine deal with the U.S. Marlboro-maker Altria says Americans are smoking more during the pandemic. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:41

AG Barr Faces Congress Over Troop Deployment

7/28/2020
Attorney General William Barr testifies regarding troop deployment in U.S. cities. Kodak shifts to drug production. Instagram offering TikTok users money to move to its new Reels platform. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:40

Former Malaysian Leader Found Guilty in 1MDB Trial

7/28/2020
Republicans propose cutting the $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits. Gold briefly sets a new record high, while the dollar halts its recent slide. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:33

Big Tech Leads U.S. Stocks Higher

7/27/2020
Investors push tech shares higher ahead of earnings reports expected later this week. Moderna shares rise 9.1% as the final tests for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine begin. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:17

Coronavirus Vaccine Enters Phase 3 Testing

7/27/2020
Moderna's experimental COVID-19 vaccine enters final stage of testing starting today. Google employees will work from home until at least next summer. White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien tests positive for coronavirus. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:15

Gold Prices Break Record as Investor Worries Grow

7/27/2020
Republicans plan to lay out their proposal for a $1 trillion pandemic relief package. Violence erupts at some protests across the country over the weekend. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:24

Tech Stocks Lead U.S. Markets Lower

7/24/2020
Nasdaq posts worst weekly decline among major U.S. indexes. Intel shares shed 16%. Goldman Sachs reaches $3.9 billion settlement with Malaysia. Gold prices hit new high. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:24

Schlumberger Cuts 21,000 Jobs

7/24/2020
Oil-field services company Schlumberger plans to cut a fifth of its workforce. FDA warns of toxic hand sanitizers. More than 144,000 people in the U.S. have died from Covid-19. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:36

Global Stocks Drop as U.S.-China Tensions Flare

7/24/2020
China orders the U.S. to close a consulate as payback for the shutdown of Beijing's Houston consulate. An American fighter jet flies close to an Iranian passenger plane near a U.S. air base in Syria. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13