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WSJ What’s News

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One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

One of the original business news podcasts. Mirrored after the popular Wall Street Journal column. Get caught up on your commute Monday through Friday. Listen as our journalists cover top stories and share timely insights on business, the economy, markets, and politics.

 

#992

Health Workers Heed New York's Call for Help

P.M. Edition for April 3rd: The governor of New York says thousands of health-care workers have offered to help out at the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. We speak with one who is making the move. Plus, Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator Greg Ip discusses what is making experts pessimistic about the economy's future. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

03 Apr 2020

15 MINS

15:46

03 Apr 2020


#991

A High-Stakes Race for More Ventilators as Coronavirus Cases Grow

A.M. Edition for April 3rd. How governments, industry and hospitals are trying to get enough ventilators to where they are needed. Rachael Levy reports. Plus, new ways the coronavirus is cutting deeper into America's job market. Have a question about the pandemic? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

03 Apr 2020

10 MINS

10:26

03 Apr 2020


#990

Jobless Claims Surge to Record 6.6 Million

P.M. Edition for April 2nd: A record 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment, and Wall Street Journal labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath discusses how the volume of claims is overwhelming the system. Plus, Journal reporter Christopher Weaver on health experts' concerns about the reliability of coronavirus test kits. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

02 Apr 2020

16 MINS

16:45

02 Apr 2020


#989

How States Are Handling the Presidential Election in the Pandemic

A.M. Edition for April 2nd. The coronavirus is scrambling the presidential election, as John McCormick reports. What a new jobless report can tell us about the pandemic's economic impact. And how an NBA star works from home. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

02 Apr 2020

11 MINS

11:59

02 Apr 2020


#988

On the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

P.M. Edition for April 1: As the number of coronavirus cases in New York continues to rise, hospitals are feeling strained. Wall Street Journal reporter Khadeeja Safdar spoke with medical workers who are on the front lines of the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

01 Apr 2020

12 MINS

12:05

01 Apr 2020


#987

Former Covid-19 Patients Rush to Join the Fight Against the Pandemic

A.M. Edition for April 1st. Blood plasma donations from people who live through the coronavirus may hold the key to survival for the sickest patients. Plus, how the pandemic is putting the brakes on Wall Street plans for big deals and IPOs. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

01 Apr 2020

09 MINS

09:39

01 Apr 2020


#986

Amazon, Other Big Employers Move to Shield Workers

P.M. Edition for March 31st: Companies including Amazon are agreeing to policy changes to protect their blue-collar workforces amid the coronavirus. Wall Street Journal reporter Dana Mattioli discusses the challenges facing America's largest online retailer and its workers. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

31 Mar 2020

14 MINS

14:36

31 Mar 2020


#985

Coronavirus Pandemic Strains America's Social Safety Net

A.M. Edition for March 31st. The economic shutdown is pushing America's social services to their limits, threatening those who rely on them and straining those who run them. Plus, manufacturing activity rebounds in China, though business remains far from normal. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

31 Mar 2020

11 MINS

11:09

31 Mar 2020


#984

How This Week Could Set the U.S. Economy's Course

P.M. Edition for March 30th: It's a make-or-break week for the American economy, with bills coming due for companies and millions of laid-off workers. Wall Street Journal senior special writer Ruth Simon discusses the ways it will determine how the coronavirus impacts the economy. Plus, Journal reporter Mike Colias looks at how General Motors is shifting gears to make medical equipment. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

30 Mar 2020

16 MINS

16:07

30 Mar 2020


#983

White House Extends Social-Distancing Guidelines

A.M. Edition for March 30th. President Trump extends closures through the end of April to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Lawmakers work on the next stimulus bill. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

30 Mar 2020

11 MINS

11:38

30 Mar 2020


#982

How the Coronavirus Is Changing Police Work

P.M. Edition for March 27th: President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. Plus, Wall Street Journal reporters Zusha Elinson and Ben Chapman discuss how the pandemic has changed law and order across the country. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

27 Mar 2020

15 MINS

15:41

27 Mar 2020


#981

House Scrambles to Pass $2 Trillion Rescue Package

A.M. Edition for March 27th. The House faces a potential roadblock in passing a stimulus bill to deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Natalie Andrews reports on what is in the package. Plus, how many CEOs are betting on a rise in stocks. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

27 Mar 2020

12 MINS

12:02

27 Mar 2020