20 episodes

What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 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 10-12 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.

    No Degree, No Problem for Growing Number of Employers

    No Degree, No Problem for Growing Number of Employers

    P.M. Edition for Dec. 2. Google, Delta Air Lines and IBM are among many companies reducing education requirements for some positions in a tight labor market. Wall Street Journal economics reporter Austen Hufford explains how employers are rethinking their hiring, and what that means for job seekers. Daniella Cheslow hosts.

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    • 14 min
    Russian Attacks Target Ukrainian Energy Grid, Spirit

    Russian Attacks Target Ukrainian Energy Grid, Spirit

    A.M. Edition for Dec. 2. Airstrikes on Ukraine’s energy grid have left millions without power as the country gets colder. Journal reporter Ian Lovett explains how Russia’s effort to cut off the power could also be an attempt at breaking the will of the Ukrainian population. Plus, Twitter suspends Kanye West again. Peter Granitz hosts.

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    • 14 min
    Georgia Early Voting Breaks Records in Pricey Senate Runoff

    Georgia Early Voting Breaks Records in Pricey Senate Runoff

    P.M. Edition for Dec 1. Georgia’s runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker is drawing droves of early voters even though the race will not determine control of the Senate, which Democrats have already secured. The Wall Street Journal’s Cameron McWhirter joins host Daniella Cheslow to discuss why enthusiasm - and exhaustion - are running high. 

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    • 14 min
    Ships Linked to Russia’s Biggest Grain Exporter Moved Stolen Ukrainian Cargo

    Ships Linked to Russia’s Biggest Grain Exporter Moved Stolen Ukrainian Cargo

    A.M. Edition for Dec. 1. Vessels linked to Russia’s largest grain trader shipped thousands of tons of stolen Ukrainian grain to global buyers, according to an investigation by The Wall Street Journal. Journal reporter Anna Hirtenstein explains the sophisticated system involved in the smuggling and whether it can be stopped. Luke Vargas hosts.

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    • 16 min
    As EV Demand Grows, the U.S. Charging Network Faces Roadblocks

    As EV Demand Grows, the U.S. Charging Network Faces Roadblocks

    P.M. Edition for Nov. 30. The Biden Administration is investing billions in a national charging network for electric vehicles, but disagreements on how to build it out and a lack of rural infrastructure are slowing progress. WSJ energy reporter Jennifer Hiller explains the roadblocks to host Daniella Cheslow.

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    • 13 min
    Macron-Biden Meeting to Focus on Trade, Geopolitics

    Macron-Biden Meeting to Focus on Trade, Geopolitics

    A.M. Edition for Nov. 30. President Biden is hosting the first state visit of his presidency beginning today, as French President Emmanuel Macron kicks off a four-day trip to the U.S. American officials say Biden has a close relationship with Macron despite disagreements between the two countries. Wall Street Journal reporter Noemie Bisserbe takes a look at the complex state of transatlantic relations and how they tie into Macron's visit. Luke Vargas hosts.

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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
3.2K Ratings

3.2K Ratings

Cenzano ,

Good succinct news

This podcast is great for brief bits of news. And for anyone complaining, WSJ is a right-leaning news site.

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Refreshingly Balanced

Great work, keep it up!

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Better than reading

Great program.

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