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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.

    Special Edition: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

    Special Edition: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a pioneering figure for women's rights and the second woman to sit on the nation's highest court, died Friday at the age of 87. WSJ Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss Ginsburg's life and legacy - and why her vacancy on the bench will set up a fierce political battle in the final weeks of the election.
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    • 10 min
    U.S. Ban on TikTok, WeChat Set to Take Effect Monday

    U.S. Ban on TikTok, WeChat Set to Take Effect Monday

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 18. For weeks, the popular Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat have been caught up in U.S.-China tensions. Now the battle has escalated into an outright ban-the U.S. will start barring users from downloading or updating the apps, effective Monday. Reporter Katy Stech Ferek joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details.
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    • 12 min
    WSJ College Rankings Show Which Offer the Best Return on Investment

    WSJ College Rankings Show Which Offer the Best Return on Investment

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 18. The WSJ's annual higher education rankings come as the future of U.S. universities has never been murkier. A look at markets as Wall Street wraps up a bumpy week. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    Weekly Jobless Claims Hold Steady at Historic Highs

    Weekly Jobless Claims Hold Steady at Historic Highs

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 17. Initial jobless claims ticked down slightly last week, but that's little consolation when the number remains historically high. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath has more on the latest numbers. Plus, New York City, the nation's largest school district, delays in-person instruction-for a second time. Annmarie Fertoli hosts.
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    • 11 min
    Understanding the Differences Between Trump and Biden on Immigration

    Understanding the Differences Between Trump and Biden on Immigration

    A.M. Edition for Sept. 17. An in-depth look at the immigration of the presidential candidates as the election approaches. We explain the forces behind this week's oil price rises. And the hard numbers on empty offices. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    Fed Signals Three More Years of Near-Zero Interest Rates

    Fed Signals Three More Years of Near-Zero Interest Rates

    P.M. Edition for Sept. 16. The Federal Reserve expects to keep interest rates near zero through 2023 to support the nation's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Economic policy reporter Kate Davidson joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss.
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    • 12 min

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