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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.

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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.

    The Biotech Startup that Became an FBI Target

    The Biotech Startup that Became an FBI Target

    We are bringing you the complete story of uBiome. It was a biotech company with promise: charismatic leaders, an exciting product and lots of venture-capital funding. So why did the FBI end up raiding its office? And why is the government calling its leaders fugitives? WSJ's Amy Dockser Marcus tells the story of uBiome's spectacular downfall.
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    A Player Goes Missing, and Women's Tennis Takes on China

    A Player Goes Missing, and Women's Tennis Takes on China

    A post on tennis player Peng Shuai's social-media account made a startling accusation: that a former top official of the Chinese Communist Party had sexually assaulted her. Then, she disappeared from public view for more than two weeks. WSJ's Joshua Robinson explains how the head of the Women's Tennis Association is speaking out against China and putting the organization's business on the line.
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    • 17 min
    Why Older Americans Are Fleeing the Workforce

    Why Older Americans Are Fleeing the Workforce

    Compared with pre-pandemic estimates, hundreds of thousands more Americans have retired in the last 18 months. We hear from two recent retirees, and we talk to WSJ's Amara Omeokwe about what the wave of retirement could mean for the economy.
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    • 17 min
    A Videogame Giant Confronts a Culture Crisis

    A Videogame Giant Confronts a Culture Crisis

    Activision Blizzard, one of the world's biggest videogame makers, is facing multiple investigations over sexual harassment and workplace misconduct. WSJ's Kirsten Grind looks at the CEO helming the company, Bobby Kotick, and his knowledge of the allegations.
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    • 23 min
    How Puff Bar Became the Most Popular Vape for Kids

    How Puff Bar Became the Most Popular Vape for Kids

    Last year, the FDA cracked down on flavored vapes in hopes of combatting a rise in teen vaping. But thanks to a loophole in the FDA's rule, sweet, fruity flavors are still around. WSJ's Jennifer Maloney details how a product called Puff Bar has become the top-selling vape among kids.
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    • 20 min
    Ford and GM's Battle for the Hottest Electric Vehicle Startup

    Ford and GM's Battle for the Hottest Electric Vehicle Startup

    Rivian, the Amazon-backed electric vehicle company, went public earlier this month in the biggest IPO since 2014. But before that, Detroit giants General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. fought over partnering with Rivian, earning one of the legacy carmakers a multi-billion dollar payout. WSJ's Mike Colias tells the story of the high-stakes battle.
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    • 18 min

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