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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

Stocks Jump on Signs of Economic Reopening

5/26/2020
Novavax begins human testing of coronavirus vaccine. Home prices rose 4.4% in March. Boeing and Airbus study how virus spreads in airplanes. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:31

NYSE's Trading Floor Reopening, With Restrictions

5/26/2020
Some corners of the economy are showing initial signs of a slow recovery from the pandemic. President Trump threatens to move the GOP convention out of North Carolina if it can't be held at full capacity. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

U.S. Markets Rise 3% For the Week

5/22/2020
Stocks end mostly higher ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Markets book a weekly gain of three percent on hopes for a vaccine and an economic rebound. China scraps growth forecast for this year, worrying some investors. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:31

Joblessness Rises in All 50 States

5/22/2020
The Labor Department says the jobless rate rose in all 50 states last month, as the pandemic shut down most of the economy. GM is delaying plans to double output at two pickup truck factories. Covid-19 cases top five million worldwide. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:55

China Drops GDP Growth Target for First Time in Over 25 Years

5/22/2020
Beijing moves toward imposing new security laws on Hong Kong, sending stocks there plunging. The University of California system will stop using the SAT and ACT. Washington plans new nuclear talks with Russia. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:35

Stocks Pause After Another Big Jobless Claims Tally

5/21/2020
Stocks give up some of the previous day's gains, after another 2.4 million Americans filed for new jobless benefits. Best Buy's sales fall due to coronavirus-related store closures. TJX's stock rises on word it has reopened more than 16 hundred stores. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:42

2.4 Million New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week

5/21/2020
The government says an additional 2.4 million new jobless claims were filed last week - a slight drop-off from previous weeks. Lori Loughlin will plead guilty over her involvement in the college admissions cheating scandal. Amazon Prime Day will move from July to September. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:01

Ford Pauses Production After A Few Workers' Positive Covid-19 Tests

5/21/2020
President Trump criticizes Michigan and Nevada for making it easier to vote by mail. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies the firing of his department's inspector general was a retaliatory move. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:39

Stocks Snap Back On Hopes For Economic Recovery

5/20/2020
The markets rebound from Tuesday's selloff, as states begin to reopen their economies. Inovio's stock jumps on positive news about an experimental coronavirus vaccine. Airline stocks pop - the carriers say people are starting to book flights again. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:45

Target Sales Rise Nearly 11%

5/20/2020
Target's online sales soar during lockdowns. U.S. arrests two tied to Carlos Ghosn's flight from Japan. Trump administration considers sanctions on Iran. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:38

Johnson & Johnson to Stop Selling Talcum Baby Powder in U.S.

5/20/2020
States asking the federal government to fully repay them for tens of billions in coronavirus costs. U.S. airlines cite early signs of a slow comeback for flying. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:39

Stocks Pull Back From Monday's Big Rally

5/19/2020
Stocks retreat from Monday's 900 point Dow rally. The market has been relatively calm for the past three weeks, in contrast to the huge volatility prompted by the pandemic shutdown. Retailers Home Depot and Kohl's report disappointing quarterly results. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:32

Walmart's Sales Surge From Pandemic Stockpiling

5/19/2020
Walmart reports 10% sales increase. New home starts fall sharply. Steven Mnuchin says the Treasury will boost the Fed's lending efforts. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:23

Trump Threatens to Permanently Stop Funding to WHO

5/19/2020
President Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against the coronavirus. Disney executive Kevin Mayer is named CEO of popular China-owned short video app TikTok. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:25

Dow Gains Over 900 Points on Hopes for a Vaccine

5/18/2020
Stocks soared with the Dow Jones Industrials rising more than 900 points. Investors cheered preliminary results from Moderna's experimental coronavirus vaccine. Energy stocks rise as crude gains more than eight percent. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:26

Moderna Reports Positive Coronavirus Vaccine Results

5/18/2020
Drugmaker Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine candidate produced immune responses. FBI discovers al Qaeda link in Pensacola attack. Uber says it will cut 3,000 more jobs. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:41

SoftBank in Talks to Sell T-Mobile Shares to Deutsche Telekom

5/18/2020
SoftBank posts a record $9 billion annual loss. The U.S. prepares to make changes to its pandemic aid program for small businesses. Fed chair Jerome Powell says America's economic recovery could take more than a year. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:27

Stocks Finish Week More Than 1% Lower

5/15/2020
U.S. stock markets lose ground for the week despite late gains. Oil futures continue rebound. Investigators prepare Google antitrust case. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:38

Record Drop in U.S. Retail Sales, Factory Output

5/15/2020
U.S. retail sales and industrial production fell steeply in April. The U.S.'s largest meat producer sees shortfalls lasting months. And the U.S. moves to cut off chip supplies to Huawei. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:45

Taiwanese Chip Maker Plans to Build $12 billion Factory in Arizona

5/15/2020
The NYSE prepares to reopen its trading floor later this month. Sen. Richard Burr temporarily steps down as Intelligence Committee chairman while facing a stock-trade investigation. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:23