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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.

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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.

    The Risks of Traveling Through Packed Airports During a Pandemic

    The Risks of Traveling Through Packed Airports During a Pandemic

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 23. Even as the CDC advises against travel, images show crowded airports ahead of Thanksgiving. Companies are again paying dividends. Plus, some retailers slim down selections on their shelves. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    FDA to Vet Pfizer, BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine; What's Next?

    FDA to Vet Pfizer, BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine; What's Next?

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 20. Pfizer and its partner BioNTech are the first drugmakers to request federal approval of their coronavirus vaccine. It's a major development in the race to create and distribute an inoculation that will hopefully help bring the pandemic under control. Reporter Tom Burton joins host Annmarie Fertoli to talk about the approval process and rollout.
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    • 15 min
    How Covid-19 Could Create a Future Shortage of Skilled Workers

    How Covid-19 Could Create a Future Shortage of Skilled Workers

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 20. Community colleges see a decline in enrollment, fuelling concerns about a potential shortage of skilled workers. General Motors invests more in electric vehicles. California issues a limited curfew as Covid-19 cases surge. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    What the Boom in U.S. Home Sales Says About the Economic Recovery

    What the Boom in U.S. Home Sales Says About the Economic Recovery

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 19. U.S. home sales hit a 14-year high in October, rising more than 25% from a year ago. Strong demand for housing is being fueled in part by low interest rates. But economists say affordability is a growing concern. Reporter Nicole Friedman discusses what the housing market shows about the overall economic recovery. Plus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to stay home for the holidays. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.
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    • 13 min
    Southwest Airlines Pushes to Expand Amid Pandemic Pressures

    Southwest Airlines Pushes to Expand Amid Pandemic Pressures

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 19. Amid pandemic struggles, Southwest Airlines bets on future growth. Investors keep watch on global inflation. Plus, the impact on recent coronavirus cases on this week's jobless claims. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    How Germany's Been Faring During the Second Covid-19 Wave

    How Germany's Been Faring During the Second Covid-19 Wave

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 18. Among European countries, Germany had success in combating the coronavirus through the summer. But in October the country started to see a surge in cases. Recently, the government imposed lockdown measures that have been met with some opposition. WSJ Berlin correspondent Bojan Pancevski discusses Germany's efforts to bolster the economy and how it's preparing for mass inoculations once a vaccine is approved. Plus: why Boeing's stock didn't soar on the 737 MAX ungrounding ... and how entrepreneurs are thriving in the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.
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