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Companies Seek More Oversight of Proxy Firms

08:24 | Mar 20th

A.M. Edition for March 20th: Hundreds of companies, including Chevron and Yum Brands, say they want more government oversight of firms that advise shareholders. The Wall Street Journal's Gabe Rubin has more details. Learn more about your ad choices. ...Show More

Fed Weighs Options for Asset Portfolio

09:35 | Mar 19th

P.M. Edition for March 19th: The Federal Reserve is expected to detail plans to end its bond portfolio runoff on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos says the Fed's big challenge now is figuring out the portfolio's composition. Learn mo...Show More

Fed Weighs Options for Asset Porfolio

09:35 | Mar 19th

P.M. Edition for March 19th: The Federal Reserve is expected to detail plans to end its bond portfolio runoff on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos says the Fed's big challenge now is figuring out the portfolio's composition. Learn mo...Show More

Facebook Struggles to Find Local News

09:31 | Mar 19th

A.M. Edition for March 19th: Facebook is trying to keep up with user demand for more local news. But the social network is having trouble finding enough local news in some parts of the U.S. The Wall Street Journal's Lukas Alpert explains.Learn more a...Show More

Federal Prosecutors Look Into Boeing 737 MAX

11:07 | Mar 18th

P.M. Edition for March 18th: Federal prosecutors and transportation officials are seeking documents that could shed light on the development of Boeing's 737 MAX. The aircraft have been grounded worldwide, following a fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash ea...Show More

OpenTable Feuds with Rivals Over Diners' Data

09:52 | Mar 18th

A.M. Edition for March 18: It's a fight over diners' information. Restaurant booking service OpenTable is barring restaurants from sharing data with rival booking services without its permission, unless they pay fees. More from the Wall Street Journa...Show More

VW Accused of Defrauding Investors Over Emissions

10:56 | Mar 15th

P.M. Edition for March 15: It's the latest chapter in Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal. The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged VW with defrauding bond investors over the emissions' environmental impact. More from the Wall St...Show More

Walmart Faces Challenges in Delivering Groceries

10:53 | Mar 15th

A.M. Edition for March 15: Walmart, the top U.S. grocer, has had issues with delivering food. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer says challenges include a patchwork of independent delivery companies and "pickers" going through store aisles taki...Show More

Senate Rebukes Trump; Brexit Delay Approved

12:33 | Mar 14th

P.M. Edition for March 14: The Senate has backed a resolution blocking Trump's emergency declaration over a border wall, setting up a likely presidential veto. And the Wall Street Journal's Jason Douglas talks about the U.K. Parliament's vote approvi...Show More

The Story of GE's $22 Billion Writedown

09:12 | Mar 14th

A.M. Edition for March 14: The Wall Street Journal's Michael Rapoport has the story on how General Electric built up 22 billion dollars in goodwill and erased it from its books. The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the huge write-d...Show More

Possible Link Between Two Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crashes

10:16 | Mar 13th

P.M. Edition for March 13: Canadian data suggests a possible link between two deadly crashes involving the Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. Countries around the world are grounding flights with the MAX 8, including the U.S. More from the Wall Street Journal's ...Show More

Food Delivery Companies Face Challenges Outside Big Cities

09:49 | Mar 13th

A.M. Edition for March 13th: Food-delivery companies are racing to expand service. But they're facing challenges in rural areas - like finding drivers, plus the expense of getting meals to customers further away. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Had...Show More

British Parliament Votes Down Brexit Deal

12:00 | Mar 12th

P.M. Edition for March 12th: In another big defeat for British Prime Minister Theresa May, lawmakers voted down her Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Jason Douglas has more details on what happened and what comes nex...Show More

Oil Company Executives Talk Climate, Technology in Houston

09:53 | Mar 12th

A.M. Edition for March 12th: Top oil executives are gathered in Houston this week for the annual CERAWeek conference - a premier event for the industry. The Wall Street Journal's Bradley Olson says climate change and technology are dominating this we...Show More

White House Budget Asks for $8.6 Billion for Border Wall

11:08 | Mar 11th

P.M. Edition for March 11th: The Trump Administration's new budget proposal, released Monday, comes with a $4.7 trillion price tag - and an ask for $8.6 billion in funding for a border wall. The Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson has the details. Le...Show More

Companies Invest More in Retraining Employees

08:27 | Mar 11th

A.M. Edition for March 11th: Employers are having a tougher time attracting skilled workers, amid a tight labor market. That's prompted some top companies to invest in retraining their own workers. The Wall Street Journal's Ezequiel Minaya has more d...Show More

Manafort Jail Term Less Than What Prosecutors Sought

10:02 | Mar 8th

P.M. Edition for March 8: Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud, far less than what prosecutors had wanted. The Wall Street Journal's Aruna Viswanatha talks about the judge's reasoning for...Show More

Claims Surge for Water Damage From Internal Leaks

10:59 | Mar 8th

A.M. Edition for March 8th: The latest data from the insurance industry shows more homeowners are facing water damage - from internal leaks. In fact, they're rising while other types of insurance claims, including for fire damage, have fallen. The Wa...Show More

ECB Issues New Stimulus Measures to Boost Eurozone

10:47 | Mar 7th

P.M. Edition for March 7: In a big policy reversal, the European Central Bank unveiled new measures to prop up the faltering eurozone economy. The Wall Street Journal's Brian Blackstone says the measures include new cheap loans for banks.Learn more a...Show More

Airlines Change Pricing Strategies

11:03 | Mar 7th

A.M. Edition for March 7th: Airlines are changing their pricing strategies, which means there are some new tips to keep in mind if you're a traveler trying to score the best deal. The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat Columnist Scott McCartney shares...Show More

U.S. Trade Gap Grows Despite Trump's Bid to Cut It

09:46 | Mar 6th

P.M. Edition for March 6: The U.S. posted its widest monthly trade gap since 2008 during December. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Kiernan says the deficit grew despite President Trump's bid to reduce it through tariffs against China and Europe.Learn ...Show More

Big Oil Companies Plan to Boost Production in Permian Basin

10:57 | Mar 6th

A.M. Edition for March 6th: Big oil companies are boosting production in the Permian Basin. Chevron and Exxon Mobil have announced plans to ramp up their operations in the coming years. The Wall Street Journal's Bradley Olson has more details. Learn ...Show More

Lawyer for Cohen Had Broached Subject of Presidential Pardon

09:40 | Mar 5th

P.M. Edition for March 5th: During explosive testimony before Congress last week, Michael Cohen said he had never asked for a presidential pardon from President Trump. But the WSJ reports that a lawyer for Cohen did raise that possibility with lawyer...Show More

Consumers Compete for Top Credit Scores

10:03 | Mar 5th

A.M. Edition for March 5th: Consumer credit scores can be competitive. But some consumers trying to get into the so-called 800 credit score club take the competition to another level. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Rudegeair has more details. Learn ...Show More

AT&T Overhauls Operations

10:31 | Mar 4th

P.M. Edition for March 4th: AT&T is undergoing a major overhaul that's likely to mean layoffs and cost-cutting. The reorganization comes as AT&T streamlines operations, after last year's acquisition of Time Warner. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint...Show More

In West Virginia, A City Left Behind Broader Economic Recovery

10:41 | Mar 4th

A.M. Edition for March 4th: The nation's booming economy has left some places behind - including Charleston, West Virginia, which is struggling even amid a strong jobs market. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney has a closer look at the coal-depen...Show More

The Red-Hot Job Market: How Long Can the Boom Last?

11:35 | Mar 1st

P.M. Edition for March 1: As part of a special Wall Street Journal series, How America Works, we talk with WSJ's Eric Morath about why the job market is the hottest it's been in nearly 50 years, and how long the good times can last.Learn more about y...Show More

J.C. Penney Plans to Close More Stores

07:50 | Mar 1st

A.M. Edition for March 1st: Sales are falling at J.C. Penney, the latest retailer to take a hit in its most recent quarter as shoppers move away from traditional brick and mortar. The company says it'll close 18 department stores and nine home and fu...Show More

U.S.-North Korea Nuclear Summit Ends with No Deal

11:57 | Feb 28th

P.M. Edition for February 28: President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended Thursday without an agreement on curbing the North's nuclear weapons. The reason was a dispute over sanctions, according to the Wall Street Journal's Jo...Show More

PG&E Delayed Maintenance on Key California Power Line

11:15 | Feb 28th

A.M. Edition for February 28th: A power line at the center of speculation over what caused California's Camp Fire - the deadliest in the state's history - was due for maintenance for five years. But an investigation by the WSJ found PG&E continually ...Show More

Cohen Accuses Trump of Criminal Acts

15:34 | Feb 27th

P.M. Edition for February 27: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen testified in front of a House committee, accusing President Trump of crimes including authorizing hush-money payments. The Wall Street Journal's Shelby Holliday on Wednesday's fiery hear...Show More

Drugmakers Under More Scrutiny on Capitol Hill

10:28 | Feb 27th

A.M. Edition for February 27th: Major drug makers are facing more scrutiny from lawmakers over pricing. And while big drug companies may have survived a hearing on Tuesday, WSJ Heard on the Street Columnist Charley Grant says the industry is still un...Show More

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds AT&T-Time Warner Merger

10:22 | Feb 26th

P.M. Edition for February 26th: A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of AT&T and Time Warner, rejecting an attempt by government antitrust officials to break up the more than $80 billion merger that closed last year. The Wall Street Journal's B...Show More

Farmers Struggle to Keep Up with Demand for Healthy Fat Foods

09:09 | Feb 26th

A.M. Edition for February 26th: Global farmers and producers are struggling to keep up with demand for foods high in fat, like avocados and olives, as consumer tastes shift. The Wall Street Journal's Charles Forelle has more details.Learn more about ...Show More

Democrats Expected to Take Action on Dreamers

07:54 | Feb 25th

P.M. Edition for February 25th: Democrats are expected to introduce a bill next month would codify protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. The Wall Street Journal's Louise Radnofsk...Show More

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Testifies Before Congress

09:28 | Feb 25th

A.M. Edition for February 25th: A packed economic calendar includes testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell before Congress, plus fourth-quarter GDP and the latest data on consumer sentiment and consumer confidence. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Mora...Show More

U.S. To Tell Barcelona Attendees: Steer Clear of Huawei

10:21 | Feb 22nd

P.M. Edition for February 22: We talk with the Wall Street Journal's Annie Gasparro about Kraft Heinz's 15 billion dollar write-down. And WSJ's Stu Woo says the U.S.-Huawei fight will be front and center at Barcelona's giant telecom trade show.Learn ...Show More

Berkshire Investors Seek Clues on Next Purchase

09:49 | Feb 22nd

A.M. Edition for February 22nd: Berkshire Hathaway investors are hoping the company's annual letter to shareholders will offer clues on the company's next big purchase. The Wall Street Journal's Nicole Friedman has more details. Learn more about your...Show More

Apple, Goldman to Offer a Joint Credit Card

11:42 | Feb 21st

P.M. Edition for February 21: Apple and Goldman Sachs are teaming up to offer a credit card paired with new iPhone features. The Wall Street Journal's Liz Hoffman says both companies are looking for additional revenue, as their core businesses are sl...Show More

Amtrak Plans Overhaul to National Network

11:37 | Feb 21st

A.M. Edition for February 21st: Amtrak is overhauling its national network. But its plan to boost ridership could mean eliminating long-haul routes, and its famous sleeper cars. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Mann has the details.Learn more about your...Show More

Trump Steps Back from March 1st Tariff Deadline

08:59 | Feb 20th

P.M. Edition for February 20: President Trump says the March 1st deadline to complete trade talks with China is not a "magical date." That's despite statements by his top trade official that the U.S. should stick to the deadline. More from the Wall S...Show More

Tyson Reinvents Itself as Consumers Shift to Prepared Foods

10:08 | Feb 15th

A.M. Edition for February 15th: Congress has approved a spending bill to avert a second shutdown and keep the government open -- but a new fight may be on the horizon. Plus, America's largest meatpacker, Tyson Foods, is focusing more on prepared food...Show More

Manafort's Plea Deal Voided; Amazon Abandons New York City

11:11 | Feb 14th

P.M. Edition for February 14th: A federal judge has voided former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's plea deal. The Wall Street Journal's Byron Tau has the details. Plus, in a surprise move, Amazon says it'll no longer build its headquarters in N...Show More

General Electric Faces $92 Billion Sales Backlog

09:59 | Feb 14th

A.M. Edition for February 14th: General Electric is struggling to turn around its core power unit. But it's facing a $92 billion sales backlog. The Wall Street Journal's Thomas Gryta has more details on the challenges ahead.

Trump Expected to Sign Border-Security Deal

08:54 | Feb 13th

P.M. Edition for February 13: Even though it falls short of what he wants, President Trump is expected to sign a border security agreement and avoid another government shutdown. More from the Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Ballhaus.

Amazon Raises Prices at Whole Foods

09:35 | Feb 13th

A.M. Edition for February 13th: Whole Foods is feeling the pressure of higher costs - forcing its owner, Amazon, to reverse course and raise prices it had previously cut. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more details on what's behind the ...Show More

U.S., China Continue Trade Talks in Beijing

09:37 | Feb 12th

P.M. Edition for February 12th: The latest round of trade talks between the U.S. and China are taking place in Beijing this week. But are the two sides any closer to an agreement? The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun has more details.

College Donations Reach Record $46.7 Billion

08:45 | Feb 12th

A.M. Edition for February 12th: U.S. colleges and universities banked record donations in the last fiscal year. Harvard University, Stanford University, and Columbia University landed in the top three spots on the list. The Wall Street Journal's Meli...Show More

Morgan Stanley to Acquire Solium Capital

08:50 | Feb 11th

P.M. Edition for February 11th: Morgan Stanley is making one of its biggest deals since the financial crisis, with a $900 million purchase of employee stock plan manager Solium. The Wall Street Journal's Liz Hoffman has the details.

Toymakers Optimistic, Despite Sales Declines Without Toys 'R' Us

10:22 | Feb 11th

A.M. Edition for February 11th: Toymakers continue to struggle, but are optimistic about growth in 2019, as the industry adjusts to a changing landscape that no longer includes Toys "R" Us. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Ziobro has more details.

Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of Attempted Blackmail

11:32 | Feb 8th

P.M. Edition for February 8: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has accused the National Enquirer's publisher of attempted blackmail, in connection with a story it ran about Bezos' alleged extramarital affair. More from the Wall Street Journal's Lukas Alpert.

Bankruptcies Rise in U.S. Farm Belt

11:20 | Feb 8th

A.M. Edition for February 8th: Farm Belt bankruptcies are rising across the U.S., as trade disputes add to problems farmers have been facing for years, amid falling prices for corn, soybeans, and other commodities. The Wall Street Journal's Jesse New...Show More

Two Banks to Merge in a $66 Billion Deal

09:11 | Feb 7th

P.M. Edition for February 7: Two big regional banks, BB&T and SunTrust, will merge in a stock deal worth 66 billion dollars. The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Ensign on whether we can expect more big banking mergers.

Democrats Focus on Income Inequality

09:08 | Feb 7th

A.M. Edition for February 7th: Income inequality is taking center stage for Democratic presidential hopefuls, several of whom have unveiled proposals for wealth distribution. The Wall Street Journal's Michelle Hackman has more details on the proposal...Show More

United Beefs Up Business Travel Offerings

09:12 | Feb 6th

P.M. Edition for February 6: United Continental is adding premium seats to regional and larger jets to boost its corporate travel business. The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider explains.

Analysis of President Trump's State of the Union Address

12:34 | Feb 6th

A.M. Edition for February 6th: President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday, with lawmakers still mired in debate over the president's demands for a border wall. The Wall Street Journal's Jerry Seib offers insight and an...Show More

Glut of Cars on Dealer Lots Could Benefit Buyers

08:24 | Feb 5th

Cars are piling up on U.S. dealership lots after several years of strong sales. Wall Street Journal reporter Adrienne Roberts has analysis, and explains if this results in a good time for consumers to make a purchase.

Investors Fear China Slowdown Could Threaten U.S. Stocks

08:53 | Feb 5th

A.M. Edition for February 5th: Some investors see slowing growth in China, the world's second-largest economy, as the biggest threat to U.S. stocks, following their best January in decades. The Wall Street Journal's Ira Iosebashvili has more details.

Both Sides Dig In Ahead of State of the Union

10:42 | Feb 4th

P.M. Edition for February 4th: President Trump delivers the State of the Union address on Tuesday. And heading into the speech, both sides are taking a hard line on immigration. The Wall Street Journal's Gerry Seib has more details.

Apple's Role as Privacy Protector

08:16 | Feb 4th

A.M. Edition for February 4th: Apple has punished Google and Facebook over violations of its privacy policies - even as the tech giant recently faced its own privacy problem with FaceTime. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details.

January Job Growth Tops 300,000 Despite Shutdown

09:52 | Feb 1st

P.M. Edition for February 1: The economy added 304 thousand jobs in January and wage growth remained solid. It came even as the government was shut down for more than a month. Sarah Chaney of the Wall Street Journal joins us with more details.

Amazon Seeks to Lure Shippers, From FedEx and UPS

09:14 | Jan 24th

A.M. Edition for January 24th: As Amazon works to build out its own delivery network, the company is also sweetening the deal for shippers, by cutting extra fuel and weekend delivery charges. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Ziobro has the details.

Senate to Vote on Bills to End Shutdown

09:39 | Jan 23rd

P.M. Edition for January 23: The Senate votes Thursday on two competing bills that would reopen the government. The Wall Street Journal's Kristina Peterson talks about both bills - one from President Trump, the other from congressional Democrats.

Data Shows Air Travel Safety Not Compromised During Shutdown

09:11 | Jan 23rd

A.M. Edition for January 23rd: New government data shows air travel remains safe during the partial government shutdown, although resources are becoming more strained. The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider has the details.

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Restrictions in Military

12:42 | Jan 22nd

P.M. Edition for January 22nd: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump Administration to implement restrictions on military service by transgender people. It's one of several orders the court issued on Tuesday, when it also agreed to take up a case o...Show More

With Americans Drinking Less, Booze Makers Seek Alternatives

10:01 | Jan 22nd

A.M. Edition for January 22nd: Americans are drinking less alcohol, forcing brewers and liquor companies to look to alternatives to keep up their profits. The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Maloney has the details.

Hotel Fees: The Traveler's Latest Nightmare

08:39 | Jan 21st

Travelers' hotel bills are growing. And you can blame the avalanche of fees that hotels are piling on, usually without warning. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney says many fees are for services that travelers may not use, or which used to be ...Show More

Tesla to Cut Full-Time Workforce by 7%

11:31 | Jan 18th

P.M. Edition for January 18: Tesla is cutting seven percent of its full-time workforce, the second round of layoffs in a year. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins says it's part of Tesla's bid to lower the price of its Model 3 sedan.

Small Businesses Left in Limbo During Shutdown

09:25 | Jan 18th

A.M. Edition for January 18th: Small businesses haven't been able to get loan approvals during the partial government shutdown, leaving livelihoods in limbo, and forcing some to resort to desperate measures. The Wall Street Journal's Ruth Simon has t...Show More

Wall Street Journal: Cohen Rigged Polls to Favor Trump

11:24 | Jan 17th

P.M. Edition for January 17: The Wall Street Journal says former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen paid an IT firm to rig online polls to favor Donald Trump in advance of the 2016 presidential campaign. More from WSJ investigative reporter Michael Rothfeld.

WeWork CEO Raises Conflict of Interest Concerns

09:39 | Jan 17th

A.M. Edition for January 17th: WeWork is one of the nation's most valuable startups. But conflict of interest concerns are being raised, after founder Adam Neumann bought property, then leased it back to his own company. The Wall Street Journal's Eli...Show More

The Best and Worst Major U.S. Airlines

13:00 | Jan 16th

P.M. Edition for January 16: The Wall Street Journal is out with its Middle Seat ranking of major U.S. airlines based on reliability. WSJ Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney tells us who's flying high and who's stuck on the runway.

PG&E Bankruptcy Upends Wildfire Lawsuits, Green Energy Contracts

09:20 | Jan 16th

A.M. Edition for January 16th: PG&E's planned bankruptcy could have a major impact on the hundreds of lawsuits the utility is facing. And it could jeopardize the state's efforts to combat climate change with green energy. The Wall Street Journal's Ru...Show More

A Key Brexit Vote; Partial U.S. Shutdown Drags On

10:16 | Jan 15th

P.M. Edition for January 15: A key vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to exit the European Union is set for Tuesday night. The Wall Street Journal's Jason Douglas has more on what's at stake. Plus, the WSJ's Peter Nicholas on the parti...Show More

Detroit Prepares for Final Winter Auto Show

10:44 | Jan 15th

The North American International Auto Show begins in Detroit on Saturday. But it's the last year the auto show will be held during the winter, in January. Next year, it moves to June. The Wall Street Journal's Adrienne Roberts has more details.

Embattled Utility PG&E Prepares for Bankruptcy

10:15 | Jan 14th

P.M. Edition for January 14th: California's largest utility, PG&E, is planning to file for bankruptcy, as it faces more than $30 billion in potential liability costs for its role in the state's deadly wildfires. The Wall Street Journal's Katherine Bl...Show More

Fed Releases Beige Book Ahead of January Meeting

09:40 | Jan 14th

A.M. Edition for January 14th: This week brings the producer price index, the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, and the latest data on industrial production. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney breaks down what to look for in the data.

Government Shutdown Means Craft Beer Taps Are Shut Off

09:04 | Jan 11th

P.M. Edition for January 11: Craft brewers depend on federal approval for some of their new labels and formulas. But the government shutdown means brewers can't market or produce new beers without that federal approval. More from the Wall Street Jour...Show More

Ford Revamps Operations in Europe

09:06 | Jan 11th

A.M. Edition for January 11th: Ford's restructuring plans in Europe include plant closures and cutting thousands of jobs, as the company tries to turn around its global business. The Wall Street Journal's William Boston has the details.

Shutdown Makes It Hard for Fed, Traders to Read Economy

09:59 | Jan 10th

P.M. Edition for January 10: The government shutdown has idled agencies responsible for releasing key economic data. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney says this makes it difficult for the Fed, investors and companies to get a proper read on the ...Show More

Is the Housing Market the Canary in the Coal Mine?

09:08 | Jan 10th

A.M. Edition for January 10th: The housing market was a trouble spot for an otherwise strong economy last year. Heard on the Street Columnist Justin Lahart says the sector could be the canary in the coal mine, when it comes to sensitivity to rising i...Show More

The Economic Year in Review

08:58 | Dec 26th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 26th: The U.S. economy saw strong jobs growth and record low unemployment in 2018, despite ongoing trade tensions that threatened to derail progress. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry has a look back, and a look ahead ...Show More

Special Holiday Edition: Elf on the Shelf Puts Pressure on Parents

11:18 | Dec 25th, 2018

In this special holiday edition of What's News, we take a look at Elf on the Shelf, a holiday tradition that has some parents breathing a sigh of relief, now that they can put the toy away until next year. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has ...Show More

Airlines Charge You More to Board the Plane Sooner

09:09 | Dec 24th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 24: Airlines are dividing passengers into more groups to streamline the boarding process and let higher-paying passengers get first crack at the overhead bins. The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider explains.

Nasdaq Enters Bear Territory; Shoppers Feel the Loss of Toys 'R' Us

09:41 | Dec 21st, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 21st: It was another punishing week for U.S. stocks, with the Nasdaq landing in bear-market territory. Plus, shoppers are feeling the absence of Toys "R" Us. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Ziobro has the details.

Health Company Mergers Go Head-to-Head

09:26 | Dec 21st, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 21st: The tie-up between Cigna and Express Scripts is the latest between an insurance company and a pharmacy-benefit manager, after CVS and Aetna's merger closed last month. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Wilde Mathews has m...Show More

Ahead of the Holidays, Drones Shut Down a Major Airport

11:07 | Dec 20th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 20: The U.S. charges two Chinese nationals in a major hacking campaign. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Robert Wall talks about drones that shut down the U.K.'s Gatwick Airport, just in time for the holidays.

Fed Signals Slower Pace in 2019

10:16 | Dec 20th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 20th: The Federal Reserve is signaling a slower pace for rate hikes in 2019. But the Fed's final meeting of 2018 sent U.S. stocks sliding on Wednesday. Do the markets know something we don't? The Wall Street Journal's Nick T...Show More

Fed Raises Rates; Food Companies Raise Prices

09:01 | Dec 19th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 19th: As expected, the Federal Reserve has raised rates a quarter-percentage point - the fourth rate hike of 2018. Plus, food companies are subtly raising prices. The Wall Street Journal's Annie Gasparro has more on some of ...Show More

The Federal Reserve Looks Ahead to 2019

09:23 | Dec 19th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 19th: As the Federal Reserve looks ahead to the new year, officials are considering whether to slow the pace of short-term interest rate hikes. But one of the lessons learned over the course of slowly raising rates since Dec...Show More

Judge Delays Flynn Sentencing

08:23 | Dec 18th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 18th: A federal judge has delayed sentencing for Mike Flynn, President's Trump's former national security advisor. The Wall Street Journal's Byron Tau has the details from a dramatic day in the courtroom.

States, Cities Move to Regulate Electric Scooters

11:48 | Dec 18th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 18th: The electric scooter industry is growing quickly, leaving states and localities struggling to keep up with regulating scooters. The Wall Street Journal's Scott Calvert has the details.

Trump Tweets About the Fed Ahead of Its Policy Meeting

10:46 | Dec 17th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 17: President Trump tweeted that it's "incredible" that the Fed is considering another rate hike. More from the Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson. Plus, a new WSJ poll finds Americans have mixed feelings about Trump and th...Show More

Federal Reserve Holds Final Meeting of 2018

10:09 | Dec 17th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 17th: The Federal Reserve is expected to raise short-term interest rates for a fourth time this year, at its final meeting of 2018. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath runs down this week's economic calendar.

Dow Lands in Correction Territory; Hackers Breach Navy Contractors

10:25 | Dec 14th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 14th: The Dow fell 497 points on Friday, putting all three major U.S. indexes in correction territory. Plus, U.S. officials say Chinese hackers are taking aim at U.S. Navy contractors. The Wall Street Journal's Dustin Volz h...Show More

Building Amazon HQ2s Will Be Slow, Gradual Process

09:10 | Dec 14th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 14: Amazon is building two new headquarters in Queens, N.Y. and Crystal City, Virginia. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks about why the Amazon invasion will be slow.

Apple to Build New Sites, Including Texas Campus

09:17 | Dec 13th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 13: Apple plans a wave of expansion in the U.S., saying it'll spend one billion dollars on a new campus in Austin Texas. Apple will also build facilities in several other locations, says the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickl...Show More

May Clings to Power; A Recession Next Year?

12:13 | Dec 13th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 13: Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in the U.K. But the Wall Street Journal's Jason Douglas says the future for both May and Brexit is cloudy. And WSJ's Sharon Nunn says CFOs predict a recession in t...Show More

Kelly's Exit Part of a Major White House Staff Shakeup

10:09 | Dec 12th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 12: White House chief of staff John Kelly is leaving at year's end. It's part of a looming staff overhaul at a White House that's already seen unprecedented turnover. More from the Wall Street Journal's Peter Nicholas.

Letting FedEx, UPS Deliver to Your Mailbox, For a Fee

09:38 | Dec 12th, 2018

A.M. Edition: The U.S. Postal Service is billions of dollars in debt. The White House has proposed a way for the Post Office to make money, by selling private companies access to your mailbox. The Wall Street Journal's Heidi Vogt explains.

U.S., China Restart Trade Talks; Trump, Democrats Clash

11:30 | Dec 11th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 11: President Trump had a heated on-camera meeting with Democratic leaders about funding for border security. Plus, the U.S. and China restart talks on reaching a trade agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis has more...Show More

Uber, Lyft Prepare for 2019 IPOs

09:00 | Dec 11th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 11th: Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft are planning to go public next year. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has more details on their battle on the streets and for global investors.

Amazon Works to Weed Out Scammers

09:24 | Dec 10th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 10th: Amazon is cracking down on seller scams, and has fired employees in the U.S. and India who were suspected of abetting scammers' efforts. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details on the crackdown.

John Kelly's Exit Could Mean More White House Instability

08:45 | Dec 10th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 10: The Wall Street Journal's Peter Nicholas discusses White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's upcoming departure and what that means for stability among President Trump's senior staff.

Hiring Slowed Last Month; Unemployment Still at 3.7%

10:02 | Dec 7th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 7: Employers added 155 thousand jobs in November, a slower-than-expected pace. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says smaller job growth may be consistent with a stumbling stock market and an economy that's expected to s...Show More

Drugmakers Accused of Favoring Buybacks Over Lower Prices

10:01 | Dec 7th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 7: House Democrats say drugmakers have used savings from tax cuts for things like stock buybacks, instead of for lowering drug prices. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Loftus says the lawmakers have threatened to hold hearing...Show More

Trump Criticizes Powell, But Congress Supports Him

09:59 | Dec 6th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 6: President Trump has criticized Fed Chair Jerome Powell for this year's interest rate increases, but Powell enjoys wide support from Congress for the hikes. More from the Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos.

Reflecting on the Legacy of Former President George H.W. Bush

11:50 | Dec 6th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 6th: Was former President George H.W. Bush the last of his kind? The Wall Street Journal's Gerald Seib says that question was called to mind during funeral services on Wednesday. Seib reflects on the life and legacy of the n...Show More

Remembering George H.W. Bush

11:15 | Dec 5th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 5: The nation paused Wednesday to honor the late 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush. At his state funeral in Washington, eulogies came from his son, former President George W. Bush and author Jon Meacham.

A National Day of Mourning; CEOs Talk Gun Control

10:17 | Dec 5th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 5th: Wednesday is a national day of mourning for the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush. Plus, the CEOs of Dick's Sporting Goods and Aetna talk about gun control, at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council.

Dow Drops Nearly 800 Points; Jeb Bush Remembers His Father

13:02 | Dec 4th, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 4th: Worries over a trade truce between the U.S. and China and the pace of economic growth led to a selloff in stocks. Plus, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush reflects on the legacy of his father, former President George H.W....Show More

Foreign Indie Films Struggle in China

09:20 | Dec 4th, 2018

A.M. Edition for December 4th: Independent films are having a tough time in China, with filmmakers reporting a slowdown. But it's hard to say just how much of it is due to trade. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Wernau has more details.

U.S.-China Truce Leaves Lots of Work Ahead

09:02 | Dec 3rd, 2018

P.M. Edition for December 3rd: The U.S. and China have brokered a truce on trade. But there are still plenty of obstacles to overcome to reach a more lasting agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Will Mauldin has the details.

George H.W. Bush's Economic and Political Legacy

10:06 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away Friday at age 94, presided over a time of tumultuous economic and global events. Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator Greg Ip discusses the 41st U.S. president's legacy.

Starwood Data Breach Affected Up to 500 Million Guests

08:41 | Nov 30th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 30: Marriott International says a data breach in its Starwood reservations system affected as many as 500 million customers. The Wall Street Journal's Aisha Al-Muslim says the hacked data included credit card information and...Show More

A Computer Could Do Your Next Home Appraisal

09:34 | Nov 30th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 30th: A proposed change in federal regulations could mean your next home appraisal will be done by a computer, not a human being. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Dezember has the details.

Cohen Pleads Guilty; Life Expectancy Falls

12:55 | Nov 29th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 29th: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress. Plus, U.S. life expectancy falls as suicides and drug overdoses spike. The Wall Street Journal's Betsy McKay has more.

Celebrity-Backed Beauty Brands Shake Up Industry

08:35 | Nov 29th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 29th: Independent beauty companies -- and the celebrities and influencers who back them -- are forcing the $52 billion beauty industry to rethink its strategies in courting consumers. The Wall Street Journal's Jaewon Kang ha...Show More

Trade Battles Give Consumers Less Choice

10:02 | Nov 28th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 28th: Less trade means less choice for consumers - especially when it comes to cars. The Wall Street Journal's Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip has more details on how protracted trade battles are impacting consumers.

Is the Housing Boom Coming to an End?

08:42 | Nov 28th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 28th: The U.S. housing market, which makes up a sixth of the U.S. economy, has been a persistent weak spot. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto has more details on the factors at play, and what we can expect in the month...Show More

GM Cuts Thousands of Jobs, Amid Weak Sedan Sales

11:14 | Nov 27th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 27: General Motors is cutting more than 14 thousand jobs and idling several North American plants. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias says GM, like other carmakers, is shifting away from unprofitable sedans to focus on SU...Show More

Judge Blocks Keystone Pipeline Permit

10:46 | Nov 9th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 9: A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration's permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The Wall Street Journal's Miguel Bustillo says this raises questions about whether Keystone XL will ever be bui...Show More

McDonald's Stays Above U.S.-Russia Tensions

09:18 | Nov 9th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 9th: McDonald's is getting caught in the middle of tensions between the U.S. and Russia. But its solution there, so far, is using more local suppliers, and launching a new marketing campaign. The Wall Street Journal's Thomas...Show More

A Split Congress Could Complicate the New NAFTA

10:27 | Nov 8th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 8th: A split Congress will have several issues to wrangle with, including U.S. trade policy. And Democrats taking the House majority - and demanding concessions - could complicate those efforts. The Wall Street Journal's Wil...Show More

Trump, GOP Face Hurdles from a Democratic House

10:32 | Nov 8th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 8: Now that Democrats will control the House, Trump and Republicans will likely find it harder to enact policies on issues such as trade and taxes. More from the Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson.

Election 2018 Review: What Happened and Why?

15:01 | Nov 7th, 2018

Election Insights: Executive Washington editor Gerald Seib analyzes the midterm elections that saw Democrats win control of the House. He discusses how the relationship between Democrats and President Trump could play out.

Election 2018 Edition: Key Races and Results

14:20 | Nov 7th, 2018

The midterm elections have resulted in a split Congress, with Democrats taking control of the House and Republicans maintaining control of the Senate. The Wall Street Journal's Natalie Andrews, Shelby Holliday, and Byron Tau have analysis and discuss...Show More

Ahead of Midterms, Facebook Takes Down Accounts

11:36 | Nov 6th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 6: Acting on a tip from law enforcement, Facebook said it took down over 100 accounts engaged in misinformation on the eve of the midterm elections. More from the Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman.

The Races to Watch in the Midterms

09:51 | Nov 6th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 6th: Tuesday is Election Day, and there are several key races to watch across the nation, as Democrats look to flip the House. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Jamerson has a closer look.

Why White Men Are the Swing Group to Watch

10:25 | Nov 5th, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 5th: There are several tight House races heading into the midterms. And one of the groups to watch is white men with college degrees, whose party affiliation has been shifting. The Wall Street Journal's Aaron Zitner has the ...Show More

After Election Day, Fed Holds November Meeting

08:43 | Nov 5th, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 5th: The new week packs plenty of economic data around election day, including consumer sentiment and a statement from the Federal Reserve on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry has the details.

Wall Street Wants Your Smartphone's Location Data

10:43 | Nov 2nd, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 2: How much is your cell phone's location data worth to Wall Street? The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Dezember says a handful of companies are supplying investors with smartphone data detailing where you go and where you may s...Show More

Wages Climb in October. And May Have Room to Grow

09:45 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Special Edition for November 2: Analysis of the October employment report. Employers added 250,000 jobs to the U.S. economy, and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7%. Principal Global Investors chief global economist Bob Baur discusses how wage...Show More

U.S. Companies Pass Higher Costs on to Consumers

09:43 | Nov 2nd, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 2nd: As U.S. companies face higher costs due to tariffs and other factors, more are passing them along to consumers, by increasing prices. The Wall Street Journal's Austen Hufford has more on how that's raising fears of infl...Show More

Open Enrollment Starts for Affordable Care Act

08:15 | Nov 1st, 2018

P.M. Edition for November 1: Open enrollment began Thursday for the Affordable Care Act. Republican efforts to chip away at the ACA are causing new uncertainty about the law's stability. More from the Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Armour.

Is 3% Economic Growth Sustainable?

09:31 | Nov 1st, 2018

A.M. Edition for November 1st: U.S. economic growth hit a milestone touted by the Trump Administration, growing at a rate of 3% over the course of the 12 months ending in September. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip argues that rate isn't sustainable...Show More

Bitcoin's Growing Pains As It Turns 10

13:23 | Oct 31st, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 31: Bitcoin was meant to be a payments network. But that's not exactly how it's turned out for the digital currency, now ten years old. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna talks about bitcoin's turbulent, eventful history.

The Challenges of Rooting Out Online Hate Speech

08:28 | Oct 31st, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 31st: Big tech companies like Facebook and Twitter are under new pressure to root out hate speech on their platforms. But it's still finding a home online. The Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey has more details.

Trump Plans to End Birthright Citizenship in U.S.

10:40 | Oct 30th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 30th: President Trump is considering an executive order that would end the automatic right to U.S. citizenship for children born to non-U.S. citizens. But legal experts say such a move is unconstitutional. The Wall Street Jou...Show More

Berkshire Hathaway Invests in Fintech

08:01 | Oct 30th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 30th: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has invested about $600 million in two big financial-technology companies. The investments mark a departure for the company, which typically invests in blue-chip companies. The Wall S...Show More

U.S. to Deploy 5,000 Troops to Border with Mexico

10:51 | Oct 29th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 29th: The U.S. plans to send 5,000 troops to the southern border, as thousands of migrants make their way toward the U.S. The number marks a major increase from initial plans to send 800 troops. The Wall Street Journal's Nanc...Show More

Amazon Revisits Some HQ2 Contender Cities

09:37 | Oct 19th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 19: Amazon.com has reportedly revisited several cities as a decision looms on where to locate its second headquarters. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens says Amazon appears to be favoring an urban site.

Facebook Struggles to Root Out Misinformation

09:56 | Oct 19th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 19th: Facebook is working to crack down on misinformation that appears on its platform, ahead of the midterm elections. But human fact checkers are struggling to keep up. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the de...Show More

Trump's Tweetstorm About Latin American Migrants

11:09 | Oct 18th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 18: President Trump tweeted that he would deploy the military and close the southern border if Mexico didn't stop the flow of Latin American migrants. Plus, the President was briefed by Secretary of State Pompeo about journal...Show More

Michael Devastates Pecans, Cotton in Georgia

09:32 | Oct 18th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 18th: Michael devastated crops in Georgia, including pecan trees and cotton. The Wall Street Journal's Cameron McWhirter says farmers were expecting a strong season before the storm hit.

Fed Minutes: More Rate Hikes Ahead; Trump: Not Happy

10:44 | Oct 17th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 17: Minutes from the last Fed policy meeting signal more interest rate increases ahead, even as President Trump says he's not happy with the rate hikes. More from the Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson.

Flipkart Acquisition Will Hurt Walmart's Profits

08:30 | Oct 17th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 17th: Walmart's acquisition of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart - its largest ever at $16 billion - is expected to hurt the company's profits this year and next. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has the details.

New Proposals Value Uber at $120 Billion

09:29 | Oct 16th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 16th: Uber's valuation has nearly doubled, according to proposals from Wall Street banks that place its worth at $120 billion. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell has the details, as the ride-hailing company prepares fo...Show More

What the Fall of Sears Means for Retail

09:08 | Oct 16th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 16th: Sears' bankruptcy filing on Monday marks a dramatic downfall for one of the 20th century's biggest retailers. It's also a sign of the changing retail landscape. The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Kapner has more.

Western Executives Back Out of Saudi Conference

09:36 | Oct 15th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 15th: Several western executives have pulled out of Saudi Arabia's premier business conference, as questions swirl over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Wall Street Journal's Benoit Faucon has more o...Show More

Fed Minutes, Retail Sales Lead Busy Week

10:19 | Oct 15th, 2018

The Federal Reserve releases the minutes from its September meeting on Wednesday. We'll also see retail sales data on Monday, and several reports on the housing market. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn has more on the economic data out this week...Show More

Michael Stalls North Carolina's Recovery from Florence

09:52 | Oct 12th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 12: Hurricane Michael roared into North Carolina, dumping around ten inches on a state trying to recover from Hurricane Florence. More from the Wall Street Journal's Valerie Bauerlein.

McDonald's Franchisees Have Concerns About Sales

09:53 | Oct 12th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 12th: Hundreds of McDonald's franchise operators want more information from the company, on how it plans to boost sales - as they're being asked to foot the bill for restaurant upgrades. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon...Show More

Social Security Benefits to Rise 2.8% in 2019

07:56 | Oct 11th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 11: Social Security recipients will see a 2.8 percent increase in their benefits next year. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says it's the largest cost-of-living adjustment in seven years.

CVS, Aetna Get Green Light from Justice Department

08:33 | Oct 11th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 11th: The U.S. Justice Department has cleared the way for a merger between CVS and Aetna, clearing a major hurdle as the companies look to finalize their nearly $70 billion deal. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Wilde Mathews h...Show More

U.S. Stocks See Biggest Decline in Months

07:19 | Oct 10th, 2018

Special Edition: Stocks saw their biggest decline in more than seven months on Wednesday, following a broad retreat from technology stocks. The Dow fell more than 800 points - a decline of more than 3%. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn explai...Show More

Hurricane Michael a Record Storm

09:38 | Oct 10th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 10: We talk with the Wall Street Journal's Arian Campo-Flores about Hurricane Michael, the strongest hurricane ever to hit the Florida Panhandle.

Democrats Focus On Healthcare in Midterm Ads

10:33 | Oct 10th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 10th: Midterm election ads are in full swing. And an analysis by The Wall Street Journal finds Democrats are highlighting healthcare, above jobs and taxes. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Bykowicz has the details.

Exxon Backs Carbon Tax - With $1 Million

09:54 | Oct 9th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 9th: In a rare move for an oil company, Exxon Mobil has announced it's committing up to $1 million to a campaign backing a carbon tax. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Puko has more on the oil giant's decision.

Retailers Fill the Holiday Gap Left by Toys 'R' Us

10:11 | Oct 9th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 9th: The demise of Toys "R" Us is changing the retail landscape this holiday season. And analysts say last-minute shoppers could have a tougher time getting the hottest items. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Ziobro has the det...Show More

Kavanaugh Battle Takes Center Stage in Midterms

10:14 | Oct 8th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 8th: The battle over Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation is in the spotlight in the run-up to the midterms, with both parties seizing on the strong emotions ignited by the newest Supreme Court justice. The Wall Street Journal's Ja...Show More

This Week, Keep an Eye on Inflation Data

08:17 | Oct 8th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 8th: This week brings a lighter economic calendar than the first full week of October, but it picks up midweek with the producer and consumer price indexes, plus consumer sentiment. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry has...Show More

Special Edition: Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

11:28 | Oct 6th, 2018

The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday, with 50 in favor and 48 opposing. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes has more on the contentious nomination process and what comes next.

Labor Market Stays Strong Despite Slower Job Growth

09:30 | Oct 5th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 5: Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination advances toward a final vote. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath talks about September's employment report, which saw slower hiring but the jobless rate falling to 3.7 pe...Show More

September Jobless Rate at 49-Year Low; Hiring Pace Slows

07:44 | Oct 5th, 2018

Special Edition for October 5: Analysis of the September employment report. Employers added 134,000 jobs to the U.S. economy, and the unemployment rate ticked lower to 3.7%, the lowest in 49 years. PNC Financial Services Group's Gus Faucher explains...Show More

North Carolina Still Struggling in Florence's Aftermath

10:35 | Oct 5th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 5th: It's been three weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, and although most of the floodwaters have receded, many residents are still struggling. The Wall Street Journal's Valerie Bauerlein has an u...Show More

White House on FBI Probe: No Case Against Kavanaugh

09:16 | Oct 4th, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 4: The White House says it's found no support in the FBI probe for claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. More from the Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Ballhaus.

Robots Lend a Helping Hand in Retail

09:08 | Oct 4th, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 4th: More robots will be helping out in retail this holiday season, performing tasks that include sorting and checking inventory. The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Smith has the details.

The Limits of Trump's Protectionist Trade Deal

09:17 | Oct 3rd, 2018

P.M. Edition for October 3: Despite President Trump's tough trade stance, his new "America First" trade agreement has limits. That's because it faced resistance from lawmakers, business and Canada, according to the Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip.

The Threat of Bots in Cryptocurrency Markets

11:42 | Oct 3rd, 2018

A.M. Edition for October 3rd: Regulators are growing more concerned with manipulation in cryptocurrencies. One of the threats is automated trading programs, or bots, that can manipulate prices and currently operate largely unchecked. The Wall Street ...Show More

Exclusive: Trump Directed Action to Silence Stormy Daniels

09:58 | Oct 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal has learned that President Trump directed his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen, to seek a restraining order against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels back in February, after learning that she was planning to talk about an alleged af...Show More

Some Airlines are Overhauling In-Flight Menus

09:33 | Sep 25th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 25th: More airlines are updating their in-flight menus for coach fliers, as customers opt for healthier foods. American Airlines is one of the latest making changes. The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider has the details.

China Calls U.S. a Trade Bully

09:21 | Sep 24th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 24th: New tariffs took effect on Monday, as the U.S. and China continue their trade battle. And in a new position paper, China is calling the Trump Administration a trade bully. The Wall Street Journal's James Areddy has th...Show More

Fed Meeting, Inflation Data Top Economic Schedule

09:11 | Sep 24th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 24: The economic week is busy with reports on inflation, consumer confidence and home sales. But the key event to watch is the two-day Fed policy meeting. We get a preview from the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry.

Blue Chips Shine Despite Trade Battles

07:38 | Sep 22nd, 2018

Stocks in the Dow Jones Industrials have been strong despite their potential vulnerability to a trade fight. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says that for now, investors don't think tariffs will have long-lasting effects on the economy or ea...Show More

Drugmakers' Free Services: Are They Kickbacks?

09:24 | Sep 21st, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 21: Drugmakers say free services such as nursing and co-pay assistance help doctors and patients. But they've drawn federal and state scrutiny over whether they violate anti-kickback laws. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Lo...Show More

Puerto Rico Faces New Economic Challenges

10:22 | Sep 21st, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 21st: Hurricane Maria, the worst storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly a century, has compounded an already complicated economic situation for the island. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Scurria has more on the challenges ahe...Show More

Jobless Claims Stay at Lowest Levels Since the '60s

08:28 | Sep 20th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 20: In a sign of a tight labor market, first-time jobless claims remain at the lowest levels in 49 years. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says it'll take a few weeks to gauge Hurricane Florence's impact on jobless cla...Show More

More Car Apps Have Safety Advocates Concerned

10:13 | Sep 20th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 20th: Cars are now coming with new apps that allow drivers to do everything from ask for directions to order food. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias has more on why safety advocates are concerned about in-car technology...Show More

Gmail's Smart Reply is Bubbling with Responses

12:01 | Sep 19th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 19: The Wall Street Journal's Doug MacMillan talks about Gmail's Smart Reply, which suggests responses that users can click when replying to emails. Google is rolling out Smart Reply to all of its 1.4 billion active account...Show More

Why Facebook Wants Your Financial Data

09:47 | Sep 19th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 19th: Facebook has been engaged in discussions with U.S. banks to get detailed financial information about customers for years, before coming under fire for its handling of user data. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria And...Show More

U.S., China Trade New Tariffs

09:54 | Sep 18th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 18th: The U.S. has announced another round of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. And China quickly retaliated in kind, with new tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Schlesinger has ...Show More

Retailers Get a Head Start on Holiday Hiring

08:33 | Sep 18th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 18th: It's not too early to start thinking about the holiday season - especially if you're a retailer running short on potential holiday hires. The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Kapner has more on the struggles of hiring in...Show More

The Economic Impact of Major Storms

10:24 | Sep 17th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 17th: The economic impact of major storms like Florence can be devastating for individuals. But studies show the impact on the broader economy is often very little. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry explains.

Will Housing Market Trends Continue into Fall?

09:58 | Sep 17th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 17th: There's plenty of housing data on tap this week, that could indicate whether a somewhat slow summer will continue heading into the fall. The Wall Street Journal's Kate Davidson previews this week's economic data.

An Up Week for Stocks, But Trade Concerns Lurk

07:13 | Sep 15th, 2018

Stocks were little changed Friday but closed higher for the week. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says trade issues continue to inject uncertainty into the markets.

Fewer Carolina Households Have Flood Insurance

10:46 | Sep 14th, 2018

P.M. Edition: Fewer homeowners in Florence's path have flood insurance than five years ago. The Wall Street Journal's Leslie Scism says many people don't realize most homeowner insurance excludes flood coverage, which they must buy separately.

A Bird's Eye View of Hurricane Florence

11:46 | Sep 14th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 14th: This week, Hurricane Hunters have been flying into the eye of Hurricane Florence, to gather essential data about the storm. The Wall Street Journal's Valerie Bauerlein joined them on Tuesday, and describes the experie...Show More

Trump Tweets Target Jamie Dimon, Maria's Death Toll

09:43 | Sep 13th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 13: In Thursday tweets, President Trump denied the estimated death toll of three thousand from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. He also hit back at comments from JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. More from the Wall Street Jou...Show More

What Apple's Latest Showcase Means for Business

08:57 | Sep 13th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 13th: Apple unveiled its latest tech gear, including new iPhones with larger displays, and an Apple Watch with new fitness features. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more on Apple's latest product showcase, and it...Show More

Businesses Step Up Lobbying Against Tariffs

08:28 | Sep 12th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 12: Lobbying groups representing thousands of companies are ramping up their campaign against tariffs on foreign imports, telling the Trump administration the levies will hurt their industries. More from the Wall Street Jou...Show More

Some Tips for Tracking Hurricane Florence

10:32 | Sep 12th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 12th: With Hurricane Florence on a path toward the East Coast, many are watching the latest forecast maps to track the storm. The Wall Street Journal's Arian Campo-Flores has some tips.

One World Trade Center Faces Leasing Challenges

09:23 | Sep 11th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 11th: It's been four years since One World Trade Center opened, but roughly 20% of the building's office space has yet to be filled. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Grant has more on the challenges of leasing space in the b...Show More

Apple Bets on Big Screens to Drive iPhone Growth

08:05 | Sep 11th, 2018

Apple is supersizing its iPhone lineup, aiming to drive profit in its biggest business despite stagnant unit sales. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details.

What's Next for CBS After Les Moonves Departure?

11:35 | Sep 10th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 10th: CBS CEO Leslie Moonves is stepping down following the publication of a second magazine article detailing sexual misconduct accusations against him. WSJ media reporter Joe Flint discusses CBS's ongoing investigation as...Show More

Federal Reserve's Beige Book on Tap This Week

08:56 | Sep 10th, 2018

A.M. Edition for September 10th: This week brings the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, the consumer price index, and the latest retail sales numbers. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney has more on the economic data out this week.

Trade, Regulation Fears Hit Tech Stocks

08:34 | Sep 8th, 2018

Stocks lost ground this week, led by technology. The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar says strong revenue growth has helped U.S. stocks, but that could reverse if trade concerns linger.

Elon Musk Under Scrutiny, After New Interview

10:32 | Sep 7th, 2018

P.M. Edition for September 7th: Elon Musk is back in the spotlight, this time for appearing to smoke marijuana on camera during a live interview with comedian Joe Rogan. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more on why it's putting Musk under mo...Show More

August Payrolls Exceed Forecast; Jobless Rate Steady

11:22 | Sep 7th, 2018

Special Edition for September 7: Analysis of the August employment report. Employers added 201,000 jobs to the U.S. economy, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.9%. J.P. Morgan Chase's Jim Glassman explains how markets and the Federal R...Show More

Pepsi Expands Portfolio, Buys SodaStream

09:07 | Aug 21st, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 21st: In a deal worth more than $3 billion, PepsiCo is buying SodaStream. The Wall Street Journal's Saabira Chaudhuri has more on the deal. Plus, some of Tesla's suppliers are concerned about the company's financial health.

Fewer Americans Willing to Move For Work

09:15 | Aug 20th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 20th: New data shows fewer Americans are willing to relocate for a new job. The Wall Street Journal's Lauren Weber explains what's behind the trend. Plus, President Trump criticizes the Federal Reserve's plans to raise short-t...Show More

Fed Minutes, Jackson Hole In Focus This Week

08:35 | Aug 20th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 20th: This week's economic calendar brings the minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting, and the Jackson Hole symposium in Wyoming. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry previews this week's economic calendar.

Investors Look Past Turkey, Trade Tensions

06:52 | Aug 18th, 2018

Stocks ended a volatile week higher Friday. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says investors looked past Turkey's problems, finding encouragement in strong earnings and planned trade talks between the U.S. and China.

SEC Studies Scaling Back Earnings Reports

07:23 | Aug 17th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 17: President Trump has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to look into scaling back how often companies report their results - from quarterly, to every six months. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Michael Rapoport ...Show More

Oscars Criticized for Adding Popular Film Category

11:03 | Aug 17th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 17: The decision to add a popular film category to the Oscars isn't going over so well. The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel explains what's behind the backlash from Hollywood and film lovers.

Walmart Posts Fastest Sales Growth in a Decade

08:39 | Aug 16th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 16: Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, reported its fastest sales growth in more than a decade in the latest quarter, as it invested more in its online presence to stave off competition. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Na...Show More

Is CEO Jim Hackett's Strategy Working for Ford?

11:23 | Aug 16th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 16: In a little over a year at the helm of Ford, CEO Jim Hackett has made some big changes. But many say his cerebral style can be confusing. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rogers has more on whether his strategy is worki...Show More

Amid Global Turmoil, Investors Seek U.S. Security

11:10 | Aug 15th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 15: U.S. foreign policy - from tariffs to sanctions - is roiling global markets, causing investors to seek shelter from the global storms in the U.S. But how long can U.S. markets outpace global markets? The Wall Street Journa...Show More

Can Cortana Catch Up With Alexa?

09:27 | Aug 15th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 15: Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, is struggling to keep up with Amazon's Alexa. But Microsoft has plans to overhaul Cortana later this year. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details.

Tesla Tweets Under New Scrutiny

09:32 | Aug 14th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 14: Elon Musk's disclosure that he's been in talks with a Saudi fund about the possibility of taking Tesla private is leading many to scrutinize the plan even more closely. The Wall Street Journal's Dave Michaels explains.

Some Drivers Leave Uber, Lyft on the Hook

09:52 | Aug 14th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 14: Some ride-hailing drivers are making use of old tactics to break even, amid pay disputes with Uber and Lyft. One of them is longhauling, where a driver takes a longer route to maximize profits. The Wall Street Journal's Gr...Show More

Musk Says He's Been Talking with Saudi Fund

09:32 | Aug 13th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 13: More details are emerging about the plan to take Tesla private. Chief Executive Elon Musk says he's been in communication with a Saudi fund for nearly two years about the possibility. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins ...Show More

Housing Data Among Key Reports This Week

10:43 | Aug 13th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 13: The economic calendar picks up midweek, with the latest data on import and export prices, retail sales, and housing starts. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn has more on what to look for in this week's economic reports...Show More

Stocks Fall on Concerns About Turkey's Economy

09:50 | Aug 11th, 2018

U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday after a plunge in the Turkish lira. But the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says with risk still remaining in emerging markets, the U.S. market may still be regarded as a safe haven for investors.

Will Investors Stick With Tesla?

09:19 | Aug 10th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 10: This week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked investors - and the markets - when he tweeted that he was considering taking the electric car company private. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn has more on how investors are r...Show More

Star Wars May Be Absent from Disney Streaming

09:02 | Aug 10th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 10: Walt Disney's as-yet-unnamed streaming service is likely to have a notable absence when it launches in late 2019. That's because it doesn't have the rights to all of the Star Wars films. The Wall Street Journal's Aaron Bac...Show More

Tribune Scraps Sinclair Merger, Sues Sinclair

11:21 | Aug 9th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 9: Tribune Media has called off its 3.9 billion dollar merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group. Tribune also sued Sinclair over the latter's efforts to get the deal done. More from the Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint.

Whole Foods Launches Pickup for Online Orders

09:36 | Aug 9th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 9: Competition is heating up in the grocery department. Whole Foods is adding pickup points for customers who order their items online. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more on the move, and the competition.

Musk Claims 'Funding Secured' for Privatizing Tesla

09:18 | Aug 8th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 8: Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted his desire to take Tesla private and claimed he had "funding secured" for the deal. The Wall Street Journal's Dave Michaels says those two words could draw the attention of regulators, as Tesla c...Show More

Why the Plastic Straw Ban is Catching On

10:20 | Aug 8th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 8: Bans on plastic straws are picking up steam across the country, in a relatively short amount of time compared to similar environmental campaigns. The Wall Street Journal's Corinne Ramey explains why they're catching on so q...Show More

California Wildfires Renew Development Talks

10:35 | Aug 7th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 7: Thousands of firefighters are battling what has become the largest wildfire in California history. The blaze is renewing discussions about how California builds its communities. The Wall Street Journal's Alejandro Lazo expl...Show More

How Social Media Complicates Hiring

08:42 | Aug 7th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 7: More companies are researching the social media history of potential employees. But with no set standard for what constitutes objectionable material, it's not such an easy task. The Wall Street Journal's Vanessa Fuhrmans ex...Show More

U.S. Officials Want Tougher Penalties for Hackers

10:03 | Aug 6th, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 6: Top administration officials are seeking new penalties for those who hack into U.S. infrastructure, like the Russian hackers who got into the U.S. electrical grid. The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Smith has more on what th...Show More

This Week, Two Key Inflation Measures

09:44 | Aug 6th, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 6: This week brings a lighter economic calendar, after a packed week that included the July jobs report. But we'll get the Producer Price Index and the Consumer Price Index, two measures of inflation. The Wall Street Journal's...Show More

Keep An Eye on Inflation Data and Trade Tensions

08:33 | Aug 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar says earnings and economic data have been strong. But he's watching out for any new developments in the trade battles, along with inflation data due in the new week.

Apple, the Trillion-Dollar Company

11:31 | Aug 3rd, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 3: Apple has become the first publicly-traded U.S. company to reach one trillion dollars in market value. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle says the sustained success of the iPhone has propelled Apple's rise.

Mixed July Jobs Report; Wage Growth Still Sluggish

10:41 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Special Edition for August 3: Analysis of the July employment report. The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July, lower than expected, but the unemployment rate inched lower to 3.9%. Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders explains why job creation was low...Show More

A Push to Freeze Fuel Emissions Standards

10:54 | Aug 3rd, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 3: The Trump Administration wants to freeze fuel emissions standards in 2020, and adopt one national standard, setting up a likely court battle with California. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Puko has the details.

Tesla's Rosy Profit Outlook: Investors Beware?

09:21 | Aug 2nd, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 2: Vehicle maker Tesla predicts it will become profitable and be cash-flow positive for the rest of this year. The Wall Street Journal's Charley Grant says the positive guidance comes with strings attached.

Fewer U.S. Drinkers Opt for Beer

11:25 | Aug 2nd, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 2: For the first time, U.S. drinkers are more likely to choose wine or a cocktail over that classic American beverage: beer. The Wall Street Journal's Saabira Chaudhuri has more on what's behind the shift.

Facebook Purges New Fake Accounts

11:11 | Aug 1st, 2018

P.M. Edition for August 1: In an echo of the Russian activities ahead of the 2016 U.S. election, Facebook says it's removed 32 new fake accounts and pages. The Wall Street Journal's Bob McMillan talked about the new misinformation campaign.

Construction Worker Shortage Hits Housing Market

08:53 | Aug 1st, 2018

A.M. Edition for August 1: Fewer young people are pursuing careers in construction. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto has more on how a shortage in the construction industry is impacting the housing sector.

Wages Rise for Workers, Driving Up Labor Costs

09:24 | Jul 31st, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 31: U.S. workers got their biggest pay increase in nearly a decade, in the 12 months to June. But that's leading to higher labor costs for employers trying to attract workers in a tight labor market. The Wall Street Journal's Ha...Show More

Jobs, Fed Meeting, Apple Earnings This Week

08:49 | Jul 28th, 2018

Warnings from Facebook and Twitter pounded tech stocks. So Apple's earnings will be closely watched in the new week. Also, Fed policymakers meet. And there's the July jobs report - the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani wonders if we'll see a pickup i...Show More

Economy Grew 4.1% in Second Quarter

08:04 | Jul 27th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 27: The U.S. economy as measured by the gross domestic product grew 4.1 percent in the second quarter. That's the strongest rise in nearly four years. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry says exports and consumer spending he...Show More

Why Airline WiFi Still Isn't Free

08:48 | Jul 27th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 27: WiFi technology on airplanes has come a long way, but travelers still have to pay for it. Why? The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider says airlines are still wrestling with the cost of installing WiFi on planes.

U.S., EU Reach Trade Truce; Details Remain Unclear

10:56 | Jul 26th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 26: The White House reached a deal with the European Union to turn down the heat on their trade battle. There are few details on the accord, but the Wall Street Journal's Valentina Pop says Europe is relieved the U.S. pledged no...Show More

New Proposal Could Change Student Loan Forgiveness

09:56 | Jul 26th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 26: College students who accuse their schools of fraudulent behavior could have a tougher time seeking loan forgiveness, under a new proposal from the Trump Administration. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell explains.

Marchionne: The Last Larger-Than-Life Carmaker CEO

10:32 | Jul 25th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 25: Sergio Marchionne has died at the age of 66. Marchionne, the CEO of Fiat Chrysler, merged two struggling automakers into a powerhouse. The Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson has more on Marchionne's legacy.

Why Tariffs Aren't Worrying Big Manufacturers

08:56 | Jul 25th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 25: Plenty of U.S. businesses are worried about the impact of protracted trade tensions and tariff disputes. But many U.S. manufacturers say they're more concerned about labor and shipping costs. The Wall Street Journal's Doug C...Show More

Harley-Davidson Says Tariffs Will Hurt Profits

09:22 | Jul 24th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 24: Harley-Davidson says tariffs could add $55 million to its costs this year. The Wall Street Journal's Austen Hufford has more details on the motorcycle-maker's second-quarter earnings report.

More U.S. Meat is Ending Up in Cold Storage

11:08 | Jul 24th, 2018

With production up and exports down, near-record amounts of meat and poultry are filling U.S. cold storage warehouses. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Bunge explains what that means for meat companies and consumers.

Trump Tweet Ricochets Through Oil Market

10:09 | Jul 23rd, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 23: President Trump is ramping up the rhetoric against Iran - and that's impacting oil markets. The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar explains.

A First Look at Second-Quarter GDP

10:44 | Jul 23rd, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 23: This week begins with housing data, and caps off with the first estimate for second-quarter GDP. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf previews the economic calendar.

Earnings Trump Trade Jitters, For Now

07:29 | Jul 21st, 2018

Earnings season will really heat up in the coming week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says continued strong profit results could keep trade concerns at bay. If not, volatility will likely return to the markets.

Greg Ip: No Upside to Trump's Fed Complaints

10:40 | Jul 20th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 20: President Donald Trump said he wasn't happy about the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip says while there's no upside to Trump's Fed outburst, there's plenty of downside.

Wells Fargo Refunds Millions for Add-On Products

11:09 | Jul 20th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 20: Wells Fargo is refunding tens of millions of dollars for so-called add-on products, which run the gamut from legal services to pet insurance. The Wall Street Journal's Emily Glazer explains what's behind the move, and what i...Show More

House GOP Pushes Tax Cut Extension

09:25 | Jul 19th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 19: House Republicans are pushing to extend tax cuts passed last year, but which are set to expire after 2025. However, Senate Republicans are not enthusiastic about the plan, according to the Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin...Show More

Amid Hurricane Season, Many Remain Underinsured

10:16 | Jul 19th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 19: Many Americans in the line of potential storms aren't adequately prepared, because they lack insurance or their policies are insufficient. The Wall Street Journal's Leslie Scism explains.

Auto Industry Pushes Back Against Planned Tariffs

09:44 | Jul 18th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 18: Carmakers, dealers and parts suppliers want the Trump administration to back off its plan to slap 25 percent tariffs on auto-related imports. More from the Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson.

Lawmakers Grill Social Media Executives

10:40 | Jul 18th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 18: Social media executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google faced questions from lawmakers on Tuesday, over how they handle false and abusive content. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman explains why there are no easy...Show More

Fed Chair Powell Testifies Before Congress

11:17 | Jul 17th, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 17: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell began two days of testimony before Congress on Tuesday, amid heightened trade tensions. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has the details.

Uber Faces Another Federal Investigation

09:10 | Jul 17th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 17: The latest federal investigation into Uber - one of at least five - involves alleged gender discrimination. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the details.

Is There Any End in Sight for Robocalls?

10:07 | Jul 5th, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 5: Wireless carriers are working on a few fixes to help solve an increasingly complicated problem for consumers. In the meantime, there are some steps you can take to stop robocalls. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has m...Show More

Billboard Changes Could Impact Song of the Summer

09:49 | Jul 4th, 2018

Edition for July 4: It's no secret that streaming platforms are changing the music industry. In fact, Billboard recently changed its formula for the Hot 100, by giving more weight to paid subscription streams. The Wall Street Journal's Spencer Macnau...Show More

Mexican Election Offers Possible Reset on NAFTA

09:27 | Jul 3rd, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 3: Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador shares some traits with U.S. President Donald Trump. Both agree NAFTA should be rewritten. But as The Wall Street Journal's David Luhnow explains, that doesn't mean it will ...Show More

For Prison Operators, Detentions Mean Profits

10:21 | Jul 3rd, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 3: Two of the nation's largest private prison operators stand to benefit from an increase in federal detention facilities for immigrants. The Wall Street Journal's Zusha Elinson has more.

Tariff Fights Worry U.S. Farmers

09:39 | Jul 2nd, 2018

P.M. Edition for July 2: U.S. trade disputes with China, Canada, Mexico, and the European Union have U.S. farmers concerned, with profits on key exports like pork and soybeans threatened. The Wall Street Journal's Jesse Newman has more.

Holiday Week Brings Fed Minutes, June Jobs Picture

09:16 | Jul 2nd, 2018

A.M. Edition for July 2: The economic calendar picks up after the July 4th holiday, with the minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting out on Tuesday, and the June jobs report out on Friday. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry breaks down t...Show More

Investors Await Jobs, the Fed and Tariffs

09:56 | Jun 30th, 2018

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Mike Wursthorn talks about why tech stocks did well during the second quarter, and why the Dow Jones Industrials struggled. He says trade tensions remain a worry, with the White House set to impose tariffs on Chin...Show More

A New, Postcard-Sized 1040 Tax Form

09:43 | Jun 29th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 29: The IRS is introducing a smaller 1040 form that the Treasury Department says will simplify the tax filing process. But how much difference will it make in the age of electronic filing? We asked the Wall Street Journal's Rich...Show More

Amazon Makes a Big Move Into Health Care

09:55 | Jun 29th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 29: Amazon's purchase of online pharmacy PillPack could have major implications for drugstores like CVS and Walgreens. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Terlep has more.

Anthony Kennedy to Retire; Who Might Replace Him?

11:00 | Jun 28th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 28: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire soon. Brent Kendall of the Wall Street Journal talks about several possible nominees who might take his place.

Fliers Beware: Another Airline Fee to Look Out For

10:56 | Jun 28th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 28: There's another airline fee popping up on fares that you should know about - but it's still unclear exactly why it's being charged. Scott McCartney, author of The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat column, has more on so-call...Show More

Apartment Rental Market the Weakest in Eight Years

08:53 | Jun 27th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 27: The U.S. apartment market is experiencing its slowest growth for rent increases since 2010. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto says a flood of new supply is a major factor.

How AT&T Can Leverage AppNexus

09:34 | Jun 27th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 27: AT&T is gearing up for competition with Google and Facebook, with plans to acquire advertising tech company AppNexus. The Wall Street Journal's Lara O'Reilly has more.

AmEx, Amazon Team Up For New Credit Card

10:35 | Jun 26th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 26: American Express and Amazon are working together to create a new credit card geared toward small businesses. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis has the details.

Are Robots Coming to Your Restaurant?

09:37 | Jun 26th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 26: A tight labor market is leading to changes in fast-food restaurants - like more automation. Robots are now doing tasks like washing dishes and flipping burgers. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has more on the changes.

Trump Could Block Chinese Investment in U.S. Tech

10:03 | Jun 25th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 25: The Trump Administration is planning to take additional steps to hit China where it hurts - this time, by blocking Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms. The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis has the details.

Consumer Data in Focus on Busy Economic Week

10:25 | Jun 25th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 25: The last week of June brings a packed economic calendar, with reports on consumer sentiment, consumer confidence, and personal income and outlays. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell breaks down what to look for.

Watching to See How the Trade Fight Shakes Out

07:40 | Jun 23rd, 2018

Stocks put in a losing week, with the Dow Jones Industrials losing two percent. Investors are worried about tariffs, but the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says it remains to be seen what happens in the ongoing trade battles.

Boomer Generation Woefully Unprepared for Retirement

10:17 | Jun 22nd, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 22: A Wall Street Journal analysis finds boomers entering retirement are financially worse off than the prior generation. WSJ's Heather Gillers says that's the first time that's happened since the 1950s.

Surge in Boomer Retirees Strains Retirement Programs

08:15 | Jun 22nd, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 22: Census figures forecast a rapid rise in retiring baby boomers. The Wall Street Journal's Janet Adamy says that will put more pressure on retirement programs like Social Security.

Insurers to Expand Presence in Affordable Care Act

09:41 | Jun 21st, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 21: After years of retreat, insurers are expanding their footprint in states' Affordable Care Act marketplaces. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Mathews says it's because many insurers have made a profit on their ACA business.

Trade Tensions Rattle Markets

07:22 | Jun 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says investors are worried that the U.S.-China trade fight could put the brakes on economic growth.

Apple to Stick with Cheaper Screens for New iPhones

08:02 | Jun 15th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 15: In a surprise, Apple reportedly expects most of its new iPhone lineup this fall will feature the older LCD screens. It marks a slower transition to the newer OLED display. Tripp Mickle points to slower demand for the pricey ...Show More

Chinese Investors Bet Big on Western Biotech

10:06 | Jun 15th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 15: Research funding can be hard to come by. But some biotech firms in the U.S. and Europe are getting a big helping hand from Chinese investors, who are supplying record amounts of cash. The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan D. Ro...Show More

Americans Go On a Spending Spree

08:10 | Jun 14th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 14: Americans spent freely in May. The government says retail sales rose eight tenths percent last month, the biggest jump since November. Josh Mitchell says a strong economy is prodding consumers to spend.

Fed's Challenge: Sustaining Economic Growth

10:12 | Jun 14th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 14: As expected, the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates by a quarter-percentage point, and pencilling in a total of four rate hikes this year. But there are still challenges ahead. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip has mo...Show More

Five Takeaways from AT&T's Court Victory

11:41 | Jun 13th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 13: A judge has cleared the way for AT&T to buy Time Warner, saying the Justice Department's antitrust suit had no merit. What does this mean for other planned mergers? Brent Kendall has five takeaways from the judge's ruling.

Facebook Makes Changes to Weed Out Bad Sellers

08:58 | Jun 13th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 13: Facebook is introducing a new feature that allows users to leave reviews of sellers on its platform - a move that could lead Facebook to ban bad sellers. The Wall Street Journal's Khadeeja Safdar explains.

AT&T-Time Warner Merger a Go; Global Markets Calm

09:41 | Jun 12th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 12: A federal judge has approved a merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Plus, the much-anticipated summit between the U.S. and North Korea did little to roil global markets on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Riva Gold explain...Show More

What's the Fed's Long-Term Strategy?

09:20 | Jun 12th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 12: The Federal Reserve is expected to raise short-term interest rates for the second time this year, at the end of its policy meeting this week. But The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos says what's less clear is the Fed's pa...Show More

U.S., Canada Spar Over Trade

09:54 | Jun 11th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 11: A rift between the U.S. and Canada could weigh heavily on upcoming international negotiations. The Wall Street Journal's Vivian Salama has more on what happened at the G-7 summit, and how it could impact the talks ahead.

Fed Meeting, Retail Sales on Tap

09:57 | Jun 11th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 11: The Fed's two-day policy meeting is this week. Ben Leubsdorf says we should watch for what the Fed might say about interest rate hikes for the rest of the year. We'll also get a report on May retail sales.

Investors Will Watch the Fed, Summit News

07:23 | Jun 9th, 2018

Akane Otani says Wall Street will look for clues about future interest rate hikes from the upcoming Fed policy meeting. She adds we're entering a period with low trading volumes, which could lead to a bit of volatility.

Taking Fresh Aim at Affordable Care Act

08:53 | Jun 8th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 8: The Justice Department says it won't defend the Affordable Care Act, in a new blow to the law. Stephanie Armour says Justice is asking a federal court to strike down key elements of the law.

Trade Talk in the Spotlight at G-7 Summit

09:56 | Jun 8th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 8: The G-7 summit comes at a tense time for the U.S. and its allies, who are angry over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The Wall Street Journal's Joshua Zumbrun has more on the shadow that's casting over the meeting.

New Poll Gives Trump More Credit for Strong Economy

10:01 | Jun 7th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 7: A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds voters would rather see control of Congress flipping to Democrats. Also, President Trump's approval rating has risen, and he gets more credit for the strengthening economy. Aaron ...Show More

U.S. Farmers Fear Additional Tariffs

09:27 | Jun 7th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 7: Amid continued trade uncertainty, U.S. farmers are getting caught in the crosshairs. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Bunge has more on how that's influencing everything from day-to-day operations, to planning for the future.

Democrats, GOP Escape Pitfalls in California Primaries

10:29 | Jun 6th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 6: Ahead of midterm elections, the Democratic Party appeared on track to avoid being shut out of several House races in California primaries. Republicans also dodged a bullet. Natalie Andrews says it's tied to California's uniqu...Show More

Wendy's Says No More Mushy Tomatoes

09:17 | Jun 6th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 6: Wendy's is moving its tomato production from fields to greenhouses. The fast-food chain says that means no more mushy tomatoes. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon explains why Wendy's is making the move.

Food Companies Don't Know What You Want to Eat

08:26 | Jun 5th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 5: Food companies are struggling to figure out what you want to eat. Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street Columnist Aaron Back has more about how that's translating to changes in the food industry - and on supermarket shelves...Show More

Robocallers Make Money, Even If You Don't Pick Up

08:22 | Jun 5th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 5: Trying to beat robocallers? Turns out they're still winning, even if you don't pick up the phone. That's because some are actually making money off an old caller ID system. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse explains.

Trade Tensions Rise Ahead of G-7 Summit

09:55 | Jun 4th, 2018

P.M. Edition for June 4: Trade tensions are high heading into the G-7 summit later this week, with the U.S. alienating major allies over steel and aluminum tariffs. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun has more on the latest trade talks.

G-7 Summit This Week Could Fan the Flames

07:47 | Jun 4th, 2018

A.M. Edition for June 4: In a quiet week for economic reports, April trade deficit numbers could get some attention. And with U.S. tariffs angering allies, we'll be watching a G7 summit taking place at the end of the week in Quebec. We get a preview ...Show More

Possible Trade War Has Investors Worried

07:49 | Jun 2nd, 2018

Investors were heartened by good news from the May jobs report. But Mike Wursthorn says U.S. tariffs and promises of retaliation by trading partners are hanging over the markets.

Are Social Media Companies Protecting Your Data?

09:32 | Mar 26th, 2018

A.M. Edition for March 26: Consumers are asking questions about how well social media companies protect user data, after reports that the firm Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed data from millions of Facebook users. The Wall Street Journal's Dee...Show More

Dow, S&P Both Have Worst Week in Over Two Years

08:12 | Mar 24th, 2018

Weekend Edition for March 24-25: Fears of a trade war drove the selling for both Friday and the week. Facebook's user data problems also unnerved investors. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says markets are grappling with issues that aren't goin...Show More

Uber Self-Driving Operator Was a Convicted Felon

12:22 | Mar 23rd, 2018

P.M. Edition for March 23: President Donald Trump signed a 1.3 trillion dollar spending bill after threatening a veto. Plus, the operator of the Uber self-driving car had a criminal record. We get more on this from the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgi...Show More

The Fed's Challenge Sustaining Economic Growth

09:57 | Mar 23rd, 2018

A.M. Edition for March 23: Bringing economic growth and unemployment to sustainable levels - while avoiding a recession - could prove challenging for the Federal Reserve in the years ahead. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip has more.