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.

    Why New York City Wants Employers to Disclose Salaries

    Why New York City Wants Employers to Disclose Salaries

    P.M. Edition for Jan. 28. Under a new rule that goes into effect this spring, New York City will require employers to disclose salary ranges on job postings. The rule comes as companies are spending more to attract workers in a tight labor market, and business groups are pushing back on the change. WSJ workplace reporter Chip Cutter joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss.
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    • 14 min
    Inside Afghanistan's Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

    Inside Afghanistan's Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

    A.M. Edition for Jan. 28. The sudden withdrawal of foreign financial support from Afghanistan has triggered a humanitarian crisis, as millions of Afghans struggle to feed their families and keep warm. WSJ's Saeed Shah joins us from Kabul with the latest, and explains how a largely foreseeable crisis came to pass. Luke Vargas hosts.
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    • 16 min
    Oil Prices Could Hit $100 This Summer. What’s Fueling the Surge?

    Oil Prices Could Hit $100 This Summer. What’s Fueling the Surge?

    P.M. Edition for Jan. 27. Wall Street forecasters predict that oil prices could hit, or even exceed, $100 a barrel by the summer. WSJ commodities reporter Ryan Dezember joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss what is fueling higher prices and what it means for the economy.
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    • 15 min
    Boris Johnson Defies Calls to Resign

    Boris Johnson Defies Calls to Resign

    A.M. Edition for Jan. 27. It's been a hectic week for U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson after London's Metropolitan Police announced an investigation into possible lockdown breaches at Downing Street. That has prompted growing calls from several Conservative MPs and Labour leader Keir Starmer for Johnson to resign. But as WSJ's Max Colchester explains, it could be some time yet before Johnson faces a no-confidence vote. Plus Spotify and musician Neil Young come to a head over Joe Rogan. Dow Jones & Co – publisher of the Wall Street Journal – has a content partnership with Gimlet Media, a unit of Spotify. Luke Vargas hosts.
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    • 14 min
    Federal Reserve Prepares to Raise Rates in Mid-March

    Federal Reserve Prepares to Raise Rates in Mid-March

    P.M. Edition for Jan. 26. The Federal Reserve is holding interest rates steady for now, but is preparing to raise them in mid-March to combat high inflation. The central bank also is winding down stimulus measures put in place during the height of the pandemic. Michael Derby, a special writer for WSJ Pro Central Banking, joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss.
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    • 15 min
    All Eyes on Jerome Powell

    All Eyes on Jerome Powell

    A.M. Edition for Jan. 26. Market volatility may reach a fever pitch today when Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell briefs the press on the central bank's rate-hike plans. WSJ's Greg Ip previews that announcement and discusses the state of the global economy ahead of this week's crucial U.S. GDP reading. Luke Vargas hosts.
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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

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My favorite daily news podcast

Definitely an under-rated news pod. Fair, and generally without noticeable political bias.

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Inaccurate

A lot of inaccurate stories.

Mabel2020 ,

Great daily news source

This podcast is part of my daily routine. Love the news stories each morning and evening and the thoughtful reporting on big headlines. Keep up the great work!

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