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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.

    Businesses Take a Stance on Texas Voting Bill

    Businesses Take a Stance on Texas Voting Bill

    A.M. Edition for May 6. WSJ's Chip Cutter discusses corporate America's reaction to the latest state voting legislation. U.S. backs a temporary waiver of intellectual-property protection for Covid-19 vaccines. SpaceX's Starship rocket successfully lands on its fifth attempt. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    Facebook's Oversight Board Orders Review of Trump Ban

    Facebook's Oversight Board Orders Review of Trump Ban

    P.M. Edition for May 5. Facebook's independent oversight board upheld the company's initial ban of then-President Donald Trump, but said Facebook needed to explain why it would do so indefinitely. San Francisco deputy bureau chief Brad Reagan joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what the ruling means for how Facebook and other social-media companies police content. News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook.
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    • 15 min
    U.S. Auto Makers Face Roadblocks to Future Growth

    U.S. Auto Makers Face Roadblocks to Future Growth

    A.M. Edition for May 5. WSJ's Mike Colias on challenges facing the automotive industry as it looks to grow during the pandemic. A decision from Facebook's independent oversight board on former President Donald Trump's accounts is expected today. Tech stocks stumble. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 13 min
    What Will Bill and Melinda Gates's Divorce Mean for Their Foundation?

    What Will Bill and Melinda Gates's Divorce Mean for Their Foundation?

    P.M. Edition for May 4: Bill and Melinda Gates have filed for divorce after 27 years of marriage. Health and science reporter Betsy McKay joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what that could mean for the future of their philanthropic organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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    • 12 min
    India Struggles With A Record Surge in Covid-19 Cases

    India Struggles With A Record Surge in Covid-19 Cases

    A.M. Edition for May 4. WSJ reporter Krishna Pokharel discusses the state of the coronavirus crisis in India. More earnings are expected today amid recent market growth. Some companies are offering incentives to lure workers back to the office. Marc Stewart hosts.
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    • 12 min
    Despite Strong Earnings, Some Stocks Get a Lukewarm Reception

    Despite Strong Earnings, Some Stocks Get a Lukewarm Reception

    P.M. Edition for May 3: A record portion of companies beat earnings expectations for the first quarter, yet some of their stock prices fell following the results. Markets reporter Akane Otani joins host Charlie Turner to discuss why that is, and what could be next for markets.
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    • 14 min

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