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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

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United States

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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

Twitter:

@WSJ

Language:

English

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1211 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036 212-416-2000


Episodes

NYSE Floor Reopens With Masks, Coronavirus Waivers and Handshake Ban

5/26/2020
A.M. Edition for May 26. The challenge of reopening a frenetic trading floor with social distancing. A look at new signs of economic recovery in America. Plus, the surprisingly tricky task of upgrading America's broadband. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:04

Summer Kickoff Tests Reopening

5/22/2020
P.M. Edition for May 22. Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. But the season will look much different this year, as the nation begins reopening. Reporter Rebecca Davis O'Brien explains. Plus, teens are likely to face a much tougher time landing summer jobs. Reporter Patrick Thomas has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:57

Coronavirus Threatens a Minnesota Community's Economic Engine

5/22/2020
A.M. Edition for May 22: How the outbreak at a small meatpacking plant tore through the fabric of a town in Minnesota. Hong Kong stocks wither after Beijing announces plans to tighten its control over the city. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:09

WSJ Analysis Shows Likely Undercount of Covid-19 Deaths in Michigan

5/21/2020
P.M. Edition for May 21. Michigan has been among the states hardest-hit by the coronavirus. Reporter Coulter Jones explains why there's likely been a substantial undercount of deaths attributed to the virus. Plus, Deputy China Bureau Chief Josh Chin explains a new national security law China is seeking to impose on Hong Kong. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:51

Criticism of Federal Support for Small Businesses in the Pandemic

5/21/2020
A.M. Edition for May 21. The Small Business Administration is under bipartisan pressure to improve its response to the coronavirus. Millions of Americans skip credit-card and car payments. Plus, the future of live concerts. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:16

How Understanding Superspreader Events Could Prevent New Outbreaks

5/20/2020
P.M. Edition for May 20. Researchers are looking back at some of what they call superspreader events from earlier this year to understand more about how to stop the spread of coronavirus in the future. Reporter Bojan Pancevski explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:03

Pandemic Drives Boom in Adult Online Learning

5/20/2020
A.M. Edition for May 20. Many Americans are taking advantage of time at home to boost skills, for fun or for work. How a return to the road is driving a boost in oil prices. Why U.S. birthrates have fallen to a record low. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:06

Powell, Mnuchin Testify on Economic Response to Pandemic

5/19/2020
P.M. Edition for May 19. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified before a Senate panel about the economic response to the coronavirus pandemic. WSJ reporter Kate Davidson has more details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:46

Inside the Surprising Post-Pandemic Stock Rally

5/19/2020
A.M. Edition for May 19. We take a closer look at the recovery stocks are making. President Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine, which some scientists have concerns about. TikTok hires top Disney exec as CEO. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:37

Markets Rally on Early Vaccine Trial Results

5/18/2020
P.M. Edition for May 18. It was just the first step, and yet markets rallied on encouraging results from an early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial by drugmaker Moderna. WSJ pharmaceuticals reporter Peter Loftus has the details. Plus, Jim Carlton explains California's split reaction to the coronavirus pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:40

How Our Offices Will Be Very Different-If and When We Return

5/18/2020
A.M. Edition for May 18. Corporate leaders are redesigning offices and some will make working from home arrangements permanent. Some Republicans object to President Trump's firing of the State Department's watchdog. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:05

Lockdowns Lead to Record Drops in Retail Sales, Factory Output

5/15/2020
P.M. Edition for May 15. Retail sales and factory output declined in April, as states locked down and consumers pulled back on spending. WSJ reporter Harriet Torry digs into the numbers. Plus, Suzanne Kapner explains how the pandemic is pushing some retailers to the brink. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:11:42

How Orlando's Struggles Help Explain America's Economic Challenge

5/15/2020
A.M. Edition for May 15. We speak with the people of Orlando to understand how the collapse of the tourism and hospitality sectors in the pandemic will play out nationwide. Also, new questions about the coronavirus test used inside the White House. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:03

Amid Reopenings, Fears of a Second Wave of Infections

5/14/2020
P.M. Edition for May 14. Reopening in the U.S. looks very different, depending on where you are. The WSJ's Shayndi Raice reports from Wisconsin, and Jimmy Vielkind has more from New York. Plus, Heather Haddon explains McDonald's new guidelines for franchise owners. And Jason Douglas has more on experts who fear reopening too quickly could mean a second wave of infections. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? Leave us a voice message at (315)...

Duration:00:14:47

Presidential Candidates Prep New Plans to Campaign in the Pandemic

5/14/2020
A.M. Edition for May 14. The World Health Organization says the new coronavirus may be with us forever. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:11

Food-Delivery Companies Struggle to Meet Their Moment

5/13/2020
P.M. Edition for May 13. The pandemic lockdowns have led to soaring demand for food-delivery services, but WSJ reporter Heather Haddon explains why some are struggling to turn a profit. Plus, WSJ health and science reporter Joseph Walker discusses the latest attempts to expand the use of the drug Remdesivir for Covid-19 patients. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our...

Duration:00:12:17

Companies Start Reaping Billions in Pandemic Tax Breaks

5/13/2020
A.M. Edition for May 13: U.S. corporations reveal how they are benefiting from new relief programs. California universities say most students will not come to campus in the fall. And tourist destinations test tough new rules to allow safe reopenings. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:26

Health Officials Urge Testing Expansion Before Reopening

5/12/2020
P.M. Edition for May 12. In Washington, health officials brief senators on coronavirus testing and the economic reopening. Tom Burton has the details. Plus, the Supreme Court hears arguments over President Trump's financial records. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:38

Nonprofits Face Bleak Future as Revenue Dries Up Amid Coronavirus

5/12/2020
A.M. Edition for May 12. Charities struggle as the pandemic threatens their funding. Why big Wall Street trading swings have settled down recently. Elon Musk says Tesla is restarting California production, defying a local order. We're interested in your questions and thoughts about businesses reopening where you live. Leave us a voice mail at (315) 992-8298‬. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:25

What Shape Will the Economic Recovery Take?

5/11/2020
P.M. Edition for May 11. More leaders in business and government say the economic rebound will be slow. WSJ reporter Paul Hannon discusses what shape the recovery might take. Plus... WSJ health policy reporter Stephanie Armour discusses how the pandemic is fueling a push for states to expand Medicaid. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question or comment about the economy reopening? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:11:59