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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

U.S. Stocks Close Out Week With Daily Gains

6/11/2021
S&P 500 hits another record high. Stock volatility index drops to lowest level since before the pandemic. Meme stock AMC's shares rise 15%. FDA approves exporting Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine doses from troubled Baltimore factory. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:53

House Bill Could Force Tech Giants to Shed Assets

6/11/2021
Plus: FDA expected to OK export of vaccine doses from troubled Baltimore plant. McDonald's hit by data breach. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:37

Bipartisan Group of Senators Agrees on Infrastructure Proposal

6/11/2021
The Group of Seven summit is set to begin in the U.K., as G-7 leaders are expected to commit to providing at least one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries. Chinese ride-hailing startup Didi files for a U.S. initial public offering. Tesla unveils its souped-up Model S Plaid luxury sedan. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:51

S&P 500 Climbs to New Record

6/10/2021
Plus: U.S. suspends Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shipments. U.S. lifts sanctions on former Iranian officials, energy companies. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:38

U.S. Consumer Prices Surged 5% in May

6/10/2021
New weekly U.S. jobless claims decline to 376,000. Amazon faces possible $425 million EU privacy fine. Chinese police arrest 1,100 for money laundering with cryptocurrencies. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:50

Meat Supplier JBS Says It Paid $11 Million Ransom to Hackers

6/10/2021
Coinbase teams up with a 401(k) provider to allow some workers to invest in bitcoin and other digital currencies. President Biden meets with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson today. Investors will be watching U.S. inflation and jobless numbers this morning. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:47

U.S. Stocks Edge Lower

6/9/2021
Plus: U.S. to donate 500 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to lower-income countries. GameStop elects new leadership. Keystone XL oil project abandoned by developer. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:44

Trump's TikTok, WeChat Orders Revoked by Biden

6/9/2021
President orders broader security review for foreign-owned apps. First Solar to build new solar-panel factory in Ohio. El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as legal tender. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:23

Senate Approves $250 Billion Bill to Support Tech Research

6/9/2021
President Biden is set to travel to Europe today on his first foreign trip since taking office. The FBI secretly ran an encrypted messaging platform called Anom as part of a global sting operation. Digital-security startup Aura, whose backers include Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, is valued at more than $1 billion. GameStop reports earnings. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:53

Renters Face Eviction as Relief Funds Are Held Up

6/9/2021
An eviction moratorium to assist renters affected by the pandemic is set to expire at the end of the month. Housing reporter Will Parker joins host J.R. Whalen with an update on billions of dollars in relief funds that have been slow to reach tenants and landlords. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:52

Job Openings in U.S. Rise

6/9/2021
Plus: Senate probe on Capitol Riot faults intelligence, security failures. Millions of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines are at risk of expiring. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:38

U.S. Markets Waver as Investors Eye Inflation

6/8/2021
Traders balance rising consumer prices against an improved economic outlook. Clover Health emerges as latest meme stock. Lordstown Motors warns it may not be able to continue as a going concern. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:44

U.S. Recovers $2.3 Million of Ransom Colonial Pipeline Paid to Hackers

6/8/2021
Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals plans for additional software features focused on users' privacy. A U.S. government laboratory's report found that a hypothesis claiming Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese lab was plausible. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:48

U.S. Stocks Begin Week in Mixed Territory

6/7/2021
Biogen jumps 38% on FDA approval of its Alzheimer's drug. Blackstone to buy data-center operator QTS Realty Trust for $6.7 billion. Meme stocks AMC, GameStop rise. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:42

FDA Approves Biogen Alzheimer's Drug

6/7/2021
Plus: SoftBank-backed construction company Katerra files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to be on Blue Origin's first human space flight on July 20. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:29

Google Settles French Antitrust Case Over Advertising Tactics

6/7/2021
G-7 nations back new tax rules for multinational companies. President Biden's agenda to meet steep opposition as the Senate returns today. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is set to begin today. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:46

U.S. Stocks Close Near Record Highs

6/4/2021
Plus: "Meme stock" volatility continues as AMC Entertainment shares lose 6.7%. Facebook suspends former President Donald Trump's accounts for two years. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:57

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.8%

6/4/2021
Employers added 559,000 jobs in May. Facebook use of advertiser data faces antitrust probes in EU, U.K. Covid-19 deaths in U.S. fall to lowest point since March 2020. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:42

Universal Music Group Nears SPAC Deal Valuing It at $40 Billion

6/4/2021
FBI Director Christopher Wray compares the recent string of cyberattacks to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. A study finds breast-cancer drug Lynparza reduced recurrence and death in early-stage patients. The Labor Department is set to release jobs numbers for May. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:39

Nasdaq Drops 1% Amid Broader Decline in U.S. Stocks

6/3/2021
AMC Entertainment slides after unveiling plans to sell new shares. General Motors sees brighter profit outlook. Mining giants BHP, Freeport to invest in small company that extracts copper from mine waste. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:49