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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.

    Black Friday in a Pandemic: Smaller Crowds and More Online Shopping

    Black Friday in a Pandemic: Smaller Crowds and More Online Shopping

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 27. Black Friday looks different this year, with more early sales. The U.S. Dollar hits its low levels in more than two years. President Trump says he will leave the White House if the Electoral College backs Joe Biden. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    Despite Stock Boom, U.S. Economic Recovery Remains Uneven

    Despite Stock Boom, U.S. Economic Recovery Remains Uneven

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 25. Markets have been booming, but the latest economic data paints a more mixed picture of the broader economic recovery. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus, President Trump says he has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
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    • 12 min
    Dow 30000: What's Next for Global Markets

    Dow 30000: What's Next for Global Markets

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 25. Global markets were mixed as investors pondered next steps after the Dow reached the 30000 milestone. How travel contributed to Europe's recent coronavirus surge. Smaller turkeys are on the menu this Thanksgiving. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 12 min
    Dow Defies Pandemic to Hit 30000; Challenges Await Next Treasury Head

    Dow Defies Pandemic to Hit 30000; Challenges Await Next Treasury Head

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 24. If former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is confirmed as President-elect Joe Biden's Treasury secretary, she will be taking on the role during a time of deep political division and significant economic challenges. Senior writer Jon Hilsenrath discusses Ms. Yellen's career and the roadblocks she could face at Treasury. Plus, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 30000 for the first time. Markets reporter Akane Otani discusses how it got there. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.
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    • 16 min
    Diverging Data: Global Economic Recovery Differs Among Nations

    Diverging Data: Global Economic Recovery Differs Among Nations

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 24. What new economic data tells us about the economic recovery from the pandemic in different parts of the world. Tech companies and retailers release earnings today. Plus, the logjam for Peloton bikes. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 14 min
    Why AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 Vaccine Is Different

    Why AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 Vaccine Is Different

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 23. AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford say their two-dose Covid-19 vaccine has proven to be up to 90% effective. But its efficacy varied widely depending on the dosage. Reporter Joe Walker discusses how this third Western-developed Covid-19 vaccine is different from others and could be more widely used globally. Plus, President-elect Joe Biden plans to tap former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as the next Treasury Secretary. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.
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    • 14 min

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