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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In about 15 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Luke Vargas.

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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In about 15 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Luke Vargas.

    Extreme Inflation From A to Z: Zimbabwe

    Extreme Inflation From A to Z: Zimbabwe

    P.M. Edition for April 19. We end our series on inflation in Zimbabwe. The country recently launched a new currency, but will it help locals who struggle with inflation and can’t save? Producer Anthony Bansie reports. Plus, Tesla recalls 3,878 Cybertrucks to repair or replace faulty accelerator pedals. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.



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    • 15 min
    Israel Hits Back at Iran With Overnight Strikes

    Israel Hits Back at Iran With Overnight Strikes

    A.M. Edition for April 19. WSJ correspondent Dov Lieber explains what’s known about Israel’s retaliatory strikes on Iran, which appear to have been narrow in scope to avoid further escalation. Plus, Apple yanks popular messaging applications like WhatsApp and Threads from its Chinese App Store after a fresh censorship order from Beijing. And voters in India begin casting ballots in the largest democratic exercise in the world. Luke Vargas hosts.



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    • 13 min
    States Fight Private-Equity Healthcare Takeovers

    States Fight Private-Equity Healthcare Takeovers

    P.M. Edition for April 18. More than a dozen U.S. states are fighting healthcare acquisitions backed by private equity. WSJ Pro private-equity reporter Chris Cumming explains. And banking reporter Charley Grant explains why pension funds are pulling hundreds of billions of dollars out of stocks. Plus, U.S. mortgage rates rise and home sales fall. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.



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    • 14 min
    Inside Iran's Gamble on Open Confrontation

    Inside Iran's Gamble on Open Confrontation

    A.M. Edition for April 18. After long relying on militias in its deadly fight with Israel, Iran’s direct attack on Israel last weekend marked a major shift in strategy. WSJ correspondent Jared Malsin explains what prompted Tehran to emerge from the shadows. Plus, House Republicans prepare to fast-track a bill that could ban or force the sale of video-sharing app TikTok. And how slumping car demand and efforts to unionize factories are adding to pressure on the automobile sector. Luke Vargas hosts.



    Amplification: This podcast was updated to remove certain language about Big River Services' and Amazon’s practices under its Project Curiosity.



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    • 15 min
    Economists’ Expectations for the U.S. Economy

    Economists’ Expectations for the U.S. Economy

    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.



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    • 12 min
    Biden Looks to Triple Tariffs on Chinese Steel

    Biden Looks to Triple Tariffs on Chinese Steel

    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.



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    • 13 min

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