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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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  • Economists’ Expectations for the U.S. Economy

    17/04/2024 Duración: 12min

    P.M. Edition for April 17. Economists raised their expectations for U.S. growth, inflation and the level of future interest rates in the latest WSJ quarterly survey. Markets and economics reporter Sam Goldfarb has more. Plus, Boeing’s quality issues take center stage at a congressional hearing. WSJ aerospace reporter Sharon Terlep has the details. And U.S. House speaker Mike Johnson pushes ahead with a high-stakes vote on a foreign aid package. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Biden Looks to Triple Tariffs on Chinese Steel

    17/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for April 17. President Joe Biden is calling for a steep rise in tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum. The WSJ’s Jason Douglas says the tariffs could be the first step in a range of protectionist measures against a surge in Chinese exports that has alarmed the White House. Plus, the jury begins to take shape in Donald Trump’s hush-money trial. And Tesla delays deliveries of its much-hyped Cybertruck. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Fed Chair Jerome Powell Tempers Expectations on Rate Cuts

    16/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    P.M. Edition for April 16. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said firmer-than-expected inflation and hiring have weakened the case for pre-emptive interest-rate cuts. And the International Monetary Fund says the global economy is picking up steam this year, but the poorest countries are falling behind. Economics reporter Paul Kiernan has more on the revised expectations. Plus, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that could affect hundreds of January 6th, 2021 prosecutions. Legal affairs correspondent Jan Wolfe has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • China’s Economy Picks Up, Even as Foreign Firms Look Elsewhere

    16/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for April 16. China is reporting 5.3% GDP growth for the first quarter as efforts to boost the country’s factories begin to show results. However, ifo Institute economist Andreas Baur and WSJ reporter Jason Douglas explain that foreign businesses’ moves to diversify their supply chains could complicate Beijing’s plans. Plus, the Justice Department prepares to sue concert promoter Live Nation. And as conflict scrambles energy markets, traders bet producers will step in before oil hits $100 a barrel. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What Would Keeping Rates Higher for Longer Mean for Stocks?

    15/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    P.M. Edition for April 15. Interest-rate cuts could be further down the line than many investors had hoped. Markets reporter Hardika Singh explains what keeping rates higher for longer could mean for the stock market. And Tesla plans to cut more than 10% of its workforce. Autos reporter Ryan Felton has more. Plus, investment banking and trading power earnings at Goldman Sachs. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Israel Weighs Iran Response, Amid U.S. Fears of Regional War

    15/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for April 15. After the U.S. helped Israel repel the first direct attack by Iran, WSJ correspondent Dov Lieber says President Joe Biden is now tasked with trying to prevent the wider war in the Middle East he’s sought to avoid. Plus, Samsung moves past Apple to become the top global smartphone provider. And Donald Trump’s day in court arrives in his hush money criminal trial. Luke Vargas hosts.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Mixed Messages in a Strong U.S. Jobs Market: Your Questions Answered

    14/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    According to the numbers, the U.S. jobs market is doing well. The Labor Department says employers added 303,000 jobs in March, 100,000 more than most economists expected, and the unemployment rate remains close to lows not seen since the 1960s. So why do so many Americans feel frustrated by their employment prospects? Wall Street Journal reporter Harriet Torry and columnist Calum Borchers answer your questions on the labor market. Luke Vargas hosts. Further Reading Brisk Hiring Bolsters Fed’s Cautious Stance on Rate Cuts  These College Seniors Locked In Job Offers. Here’s How They Did It.  How Gen Z Is Becoming the Toolbelt Generation  Americans Don’t Care as Much About Work. And It Isn’t Just Gen Z.  What’s Wrong With the Economy? It’s You, Not the Data  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What’s News in Markets: Banks’ Inflation, Amazon AI, Boeing Again

    13/04/2024 Duración: 05min

    How is inflation becoming a thorn in the side of U.S. banks, despite many reporting big earnings? And will AI turn into Amazon’s “fourth pillar” along with its Marketplace, Prime and Web Services businesses? Plus, is there an end in sight for Boeing’s troubles? Host Francesca Fontana discusses the biggest stock moves of the week and the news that drove them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Extreme Inflation from A to Z: Turkey

    12/04/2024 Duración: 15min

    P.M. Edition for April 12. Turkey’s rental prices have become "crazy expensive" following a rush for housing after a major earthquake last year. So, how's Turkey addressing extreme housing inflation? Producer Anthony Bansie reports. Plus, the U.S. moves warships to defend Israel in case of Iranian attack. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Why Israel Risks Losing Its War in Gaza

    12/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for April 12. We're exclusively reporting that an Iranian attack on Israel is expected in the next two days. WSJ reporter Marcus Walker says this comes as Israel faces the prospect of having made some tactical gains in Gaza but not achieving its overall strategic goal of eliminating Hamas. Plus, China orders its telecom carriers to stop using American chips. And Oakland triggers a Bay Area spat with San Francisco by renaming its airport. Luke Vargas hosts.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Can the U.S. Find Workers for Its Chip Renaissance?

    11/04/2024 Duración: 12min

    P.M. Edition for April 11. The U.S. is building up its domestic semiconductor industry. But it will need a lot of workers to do it. Chief economics commentator Greg Ip has more. And markets and economics reporter Sam Goldfarb explains why inflation is a stubborn political problem for President Biden. Plus, O.J. Simpson, whose murder trial spurred a national debate over race and criminal justice, has died at the age of 76. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • U.S. Warns of Imminent Attack on Israel

    11/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for April 11. U.S. intelligence shows Iran or its proxies could be preparing to attack Israel in retaliation for an alleged strike on an Iranian diplomatic building in Syria. WSJ correspondent Sune Rasmussen says the warning shows Iran itself might engage Israel in a conflict. Plus, Instagram begins warning teens against sending nude images. And WSJ reporter Isabel Coles unpacks the stakes of Kyiv’s anti-corruption campaign. Luke Vargas hosts.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Hotter-Than-Expected Inflation Could Upend Fed’s Rate-Cut Plans

    10/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    P.M. Edition for April 10. A June interest-rate cut could be off the table after inflation came in hotter than expected for March. The major U.S. stock indexes fell on the news, with the Dow dropping more than 400 points. Chief economics correspondent Nick Timiraos explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.Correction: KPMG's Netherlands unit agreed to pay a $25 million fine by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board over claims of exam cheating and misinforming investors. An earlier version of this podcast incorrectly said that it was KPMG without specifying which unit of the company received the fine.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Fitch Cuts China’s Credit Rating Outlook to Negative

    10/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for April 10. Ratings company Fitch says China’s public finances are facing strain as a result of a shaky economy and rising fiscal deficits. WSJ Asia markets editor Matthew Thomas explains how a prolonged property slump is at the center of Fitch’s concerns. Plus, more turbulence for Boeing as an engineer alleges it took shortcuts in fixing its jets. And how an EU court’s ruling that protection from climate change is a human right could have global ripple effects. Luke Vargas hosts.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Why NCAA Women Got More Viewers Than the Men But Less TV Money

    09/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    P.M. Edition for April 9. Sunday’s NCAA women’s basketball tournament final drew more viewers than the men’s final for the first time in history. But the TV rights to broadcast it cost far less. Senior sports reporter Rachel Bachman explains why. And Arizona revives a 160-year-old abortion ban, putting the swing state front and center in the 2024 election. Plus, President Biden’s climate record beats that of his predecessors. So why don’t voters seem to care? Climate finance reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Loophole Driving a Global Migration Crisis

    09/04/2024 Duración: 13min

    A.M. Edition for April 9. Laws meant to protect refugees from persecution are being used by vast numbers of economic migrants, creating a conundrum for rich countries, WSJ’s David Luhnow says. Plus, the U.S. proposes a six-week cease-fire in Gaza that would see hostages released. And, we take a look at the best job markets in America. Luke Vargas hosts.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How Pennsylvania’s Fracking Boom Could Dim Biden’s Re-Election Chances

    08/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    P.M. Edition for April 8. Changing industries have shifted party politics in Pennsylvania. Economic churn is pushing voters toward Trump in the Pittsburgh area, potentially overwhelming Democrats’ base of college-educated workers. Reporter and editor Aaron Zitner explains. And JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warns the U.S. could face an interest-rate spike. Plus, Donald Trump says abortion should be left to the states, in a new campaign video. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Correction: President Biden revoked a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline in 2021. An earlier version of this episode incorrectly said it was the Keystone pipeline. (Corrected April 9) Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Is It a Bird? A Plane? No. It’s Your Insurer

    08/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    A.M. Edition for April 8. Insurance companies are deploying drones, airplanes and even high-altitude balloons to document the condition of homes nationwide. WSJ reporter Jean Eaglesham explains how the ensuing wealth of aerial imagery is helping the industry ditch higher-risk properties. Plus, Israel withdraws troops from southern Gaza to prepare for a next, potentially larger offensive. And Elon Musk vows to fight Brazil’s Supreme Court in a free-speech showdown. Luke Vargas hosts.  Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Dartmouth Union Vote and College Sports: Your Questions Answered

    07/04/2024 Duración: 14min

    The Final Four is now the final two ahead of Monday's NCAA men's college basketball championship. Women’s college basketball will crown its champion today. But off the court, many players and fans may have their eyes on Dartmouth, where the men’s basketball team last month voted to unionize. The move is already having ripple effects across the college sports world, with big questions over whether college athletes are amateurs or professionals. Wall Street Journal reporter Louise Radnofsky and sports columnist Jason Gay answer listener questions. Luke Vargas hosts. Further Reading Are NCAA Athletes Amateurs Anymore?  College Athletes Are Cashing In on the NCAA’s New Rules The NCAA Wants to Pay College Athletes. It Doesn’t Really Have a Choice.  College Sports Stares Down Its Doomsday Scenario  Dartmouth Basketball Players Vote to Unionize in New Challenge to NCAA’s Amateurism Model  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What’s News in Markets: Beauty Spots, Bright Jeans, Disney Battle

    06/04/2024 Duración: 05min

    Which beauty stock lost its glamor? And why is Levi’s betting on baggier jeans? Plus, what did Nelson Peltz and Trian Partners win after losing the Disney proxy battle against Bob Iger? Host Francesca Fontana discusses the biggest stock moves of the week and the news that drove them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices