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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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  • Health Officials' Split on Covid Booster Shots Sows Confusion

    24/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 24. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky's endorsement of Pfizer booster vaccines for front-line workers puts her at odds with the agency's own advisory panel. Health policy reporter Stephanie Armour joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what's leading to such disagreements, and the confusion it can cause over who gets the extra shots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Evergrande: China Prepares for the Property Developer's Demise

    24/09/2021 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 24. WSJ's Keith Zhai discusses whether the heavily indebted property developer will meet its payments and why Beijing may let it fail. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says she will seek to improve American business ties with China. A CDC panel recommends a booster of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for seniors, nursing-home residents and certain adults with underlying medical conditions. And, how to make networking a little less painful. Peter Granitz hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Biden Faces Criticism Over Handling of Migrant Crisis

    23/09/2021 Duración: 15min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 23. In recent weeks, as many as 16,000 migrants, many originally from Haiti, made their way to Del Rio, Texas. The Biden administration has begun deporting many of them back to Haiti, and is facing criticism from Republicans and Democrats over its handling of the border crisis. Immigration reporters Alicia Caldwell and Michelle Hackman join host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Europe's Energy Crunch Stokes Fears of a Shortage

    23/09/2021 Duración: 12min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 23. WSJ's Alistair MacDonald discusses the gas supply shortage in Europe which is driving up energy prices. The FDA clears Covid-19 vaccine booster shots from Pfizer-BioNTech for high-risk people. Facebook's chief technology officer says he is stepping down. The SEC asks companies for more climate disclosures. And, a study suggests face masks don't obscure parents' love for their babies. Peter Granitz hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Hot Housing Market Shows Signs of Cooling

    22/09/2021 Duración: 13min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 22. The past year has brought bidding wars and fierce competition for limited housing stock, which has driven home prices higher. But new data shows existing-home sales fell 2% in August. What does that mean for buyers and sellers? Housing reporter Nicole Friedman joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Delta Variant Set to Slow but Not Derail Global Economic Recovery

    22/09/2021 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 22. WSJ's Paul Hannon discusses the role of the Delta variant in specific regions of the world and the impact on the economic recovery. Amazon's planned stores will let shoppers try on clothes from its own labels in high-tech dressing rooms. The Federal Reserve wraps up its regular meeting. And, the unintended consequences of too much overtime. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Well-Funded Schools Dominate WSJ's Annual College Rankings

    21/09/2021 Duración: 15min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 21. Harvard once again topped the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Higher-education reporter Doug Belkin joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on which schools landed at the top of the list, and how the pandemic affected the rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Chinese Property Developer Evergrande and the Stock Market Retreat

    21/09/2021 Duración: 12min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 21. WSJ markets editor Quentin Webb discusses the financial strains facing Chinese firm Evergrande and its global repercussions. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff has more on increasing shipping costs for consumers. Plus, TV is replacing the commute as a way to wind down after a hectic workday. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Justice Breyer Talks Retirement, His Role on the Court

    20/09/2021 Duración: 15min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 20. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has been head of the court's liberal minority since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg last year. Some activists have been pushing the 83-year-old to retire, to ensure President Biden can nominate his replacement. Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin sat down with Justice Breyer recently, and joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on their conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • U.N. General Assembly Faces Climate Change, Covid-19, New Tensions

    20/09/2021 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 20. WSJ's Will Mauldin discusses what might be on the agenda of this week's United Nations meeting in New York. A top federal safety authority says that Tesla's plans for a major upgrade of its driver-assistance software might be premature. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index sees a decline. And, malls see a bounceback in foot traffic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Key Findings From 'The Facebook Files'

    17/09/2021 Duración: 16min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 17. The Wall Street Journal reviewed a trove of Facebook's internal documents showing that in many cases the social-media giant knew about its flaws, but often did little or nothing to fix them, even ignoring internal warnings from employees. Global tech editor Jason Dean joins host Annmarie Fertoli to wrap up our investigative series on Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Germany Prepares for an Election Without Chancellor Angela Merkel

    17/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 17. WSJ's Bojan Pancevski discusses the current political and economic landscape in Germany as voters prepare for the general election. A former Boeing pilot is expected to face prosecution in the 737 MAX probe. Uranium prices rally. Plus, Christmas may be costlier than ever this year. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Parents Race to Get Children in Covid-19 Vaccine Trials

    16/09/2021 Duración: 13min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 16. With back-to-school season in full swing amid the rise of the Covid-19 Delta variant, many parents are worried about sending in their children without the protection of a vaccine. Right now, it's only an option for those 12 and older. That has some parents racing to enroll their children in vaccine testing trials. Pharmaceutical reporter Jared Hopkins joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Robinhood's College Tour to Recruit New Customers

    16/09/2021 Duración: 15min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 16. WSJ's Caitlin McCabe discusses the effort by the popular trading app to court students nationwide. Elon Musk's SpaceX marks new terrain with an all-civilian mission to orbit. WSJ's Anna Hirtenstein on rising transportation costs for everyday products. And, the growing popularity of "buy now, pay later" services for shoppers. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Biden Discusses Vaccine Mandates With Business Leaders

    15/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 15. President Biden met with CEOs from Disney, Microsoft, Walgreens and other large companies to discuss the Covid-19 mandates his administration plans to put in place. The plan has been met with mixed reactions from the business community and is facing potential legal challenges from Republican governors. WSJ White House reporter Sabrina Siddiqui joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus: Top gymnasts deliver powerful testimony before lawmakers on the FBI's handling of sexual-abuse claims against former women's national team doctor Larry Nassar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What's Behind Board Member Salaries?

    15/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 15. WSJ reporter Emily Glazer on why corporate board members command high compensation and how the pay scale has changed. California Gov. Gavin Newsom survives a recall election, according to the Associated Press. The rising cost of steel and aluminum is leading to some higher consumer costs. And, a battle over who owns the trademark for digital currency dogecoin. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Lowest-Paid Workers Hit Hardest by Price Increases

    14/09/2021 Duración: 15min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 14. Inflation eased slightly in August. But price pressures are still weighing on Americans, especially low-wage workers. For some, the raise they got from their employers is being eaten up by higher costs. Economics reporter Sarah Chaney Cambon joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Correction: California state voting rules allow officials to count ballots postmarked by Election Day and received up to seven days later. A previous version of this podcast incorrectly stated that ballots postmarked by Election Day and received up to three days after would be counted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Elon Musk's SpaceX Seeks Next Space Milestone With Coming Launch

    14/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 14. WSJ's Micah Maidenberg discusses the flight that is expected to send four civilians into orbit for several days and then return them to Earth. Where things stand with inflation, and what the future might hold for it. And, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes ditches her signature black turtleneck. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Democrats Propose Higher Corporate, Capital-Gains Taxes

    13/09/2021 Duración: 13min

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 13. House Democrats unveiled their plan to increase taxes on corporations and the wealthiest Americans. But will they be able to get all party members on board? U.S. tax policy reporter Richard Rubin joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • College Town's Economy Looks for a Boost Amid Delta Variant

    13/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 13. WSJ's Amara Omeokwe examines the economic challenges facing Amherst, Mass., as students return to campus. After a year of gains, some Wall Street analysts are sounding a cautious note about the stock market this fall. And, more men are opting for face-lifts. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices