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  • Trump Assembles Defense Team Chinas Growth Rate Slows

    Trump Assembles Defense Team; China's Growth Rate Slows

    17/01/2020 Duration: 15min

    P.M. Edition for January 17th: President Trump's defense team reportedly includes some high-profile lawyers: Kenneth Starr and Alan Dershowitz. Tim Hanrahan has more on the team shaping up ahead of next week's impeachment trial in the Senate. Plus, China hit its slowest growth rate in nearly three decades at the end of 2019: 6.1%. James Areddy has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bloombergs Huge Spending Transforms Democratic Campaign Dynamics

    Bloomberg's Huge Spending Transforms Democratic Campaign Dynamics

    17/01/2020 Duration: 12min

    A.M. Edition for January 17th: As part of our weekly Election 2020 series, Tarini Parti introduces the Bloomberg effect - and the impact its having on the Democratic presidential race. Plus, Jennifer Maloney on why federal regulators still haven't approved Altria's investment in Juul, Paul Davies on why Google parent Alphabet joined the trillion-dollar club, and Numbers columnist Jo Craven McGinty on why you're probably colder than you think you are. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Impeachment Trial Begins in the Senate

    Impeachment Trial Begins in the Senate

    16/01/2020 Duration: 14min

    P.M. Edition for January 16th: The impeachment trial of President Trump begins in the Senate ... And an associate of Rudy Giuliani, Lev Parnas, is speaking out about an issue at the center of the matter: whether President Trump withheld aid to Ukraine for his own political benefit. Shelby Holliday has more details. Plus, a WSJ exclusive: Amazon set a goal to secure $1 billion in incentives, as it was searching for a home for its second headquarters in 2017. Shayndi Raice has the details. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What Just Happened in Vladimir Putins Russia?

    What Just Happened in Vladimir Putin's Russia?

    16/01/2020 Duration: 12min

    A.M. Edition for January 16th: Yesterday was a tumultuous day in Russia, with Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev's surprise resignation and Vladimir Putin's introduction of unexpected constitutional changes. From Moscow, Georgi Kantchev explains what it all means. Plus, Caitlin Ostroff on why the Dow hit 29,000 for the first time, Mike Cherney from Sydney on Australia's forest fires, and Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney reveals the best - and worst - airlines of 2019. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • U.S., China Sign Trade Deal Impeachment Case Heads to Senate

    U.S., China Sign Trade Deal; Impeachment Case Heads to Senate

    15/01/2020 Duration: 16min

    P.M. Edition for January 15th: The U.S. and China reach a truce in their two-year trade war. Will Mauldin has the details. Plus, the House votes to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate - and names impeachment managers who will make the case for removing the president from office. Natalie Andrews has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Democrats Clash Over Foreign Policy in Last Debate Before Iowa

    Democrats Clash Over Foreign Policy in Last Debate Before Iowa

    15/01/2020 Duration: 11min

    A.M. Edition for January 15th: Ken Thomas analyzes the key moments in last night's Democratic debate - the final one before the Iowa caucuses in February. Plus, Mike Bird on the phase-one U.S.-China trade deal, Drew FitzGerald on closing arguments in the T-Mobile-Sprint case, and why some cities are offering free bus rides. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What to Watch in the Final Debate Before the Iowa Caucus

    What to Watch in the Final Debate Before the Iowa Caucus

    14/01/2020 Duration: 14min

    P.M. Edition for January 14th: Foreign police and impeachment will be among the issues to watch for when six Democratic presidential hopefuls take the stage in Iowa tonight. Emily Glazer has more on what to watch. Plus, big banks report big profits for the final three months of 2019. David Benoit has more on what's ahead in 2020. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Prince Harry and Meghans Shift Draws Attention to Royal Finances

    Prince Harry and Meghan's Shift Draws Attention to Royal Finances

    14/01/2020 Duration: 14min

    A.M. Edition for January 14th: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to step away from royal duties has drawn renewed scrutiny of the British monarchy's finances - Max Colchester has more. Plus, Quentin Webb on Visa's $5.3bn purchase of Plaid, Ben Eisen on bank earnings and John McCormick on what to watch for in tonight's Democratic debate in Iowa. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Democratic Field Narrows Assessing the Impact of the Border Wall

    Democratic Field Narrows; Assessing the Impact of the Border Wall

    13/01/2020 Duration: 16min

    P.M. Edition for January 13th: As the Democratic presidential candidates gear up for their next debate in Iowa, there's one fewer among them. Ken Thomas has more. Plus, President Trump's immigration policy has focused on a key pledge: building a border wall. But has it been effective? Michelle Hackman explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • What Was the Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War?

    What Was the Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War?

    13/01/2020 Duration: 12min

    A.M. Edition for January 13th: Ahead of the signing of a phase one trade deal this week, Josh Zumbrun looks at the impact of the U.S.-China trade war. Plus, Sune Engel Rasmussen on protests in Iran after the government admits it shot down a Ukrainian jet, Yoko Kubota on Ford's struggles in China, and Steve Russolillo on the start of fourth-quarter earnings season. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Largest Decade for Job Growth On Record

    The Largest Decade for Job Growth On Record

    10/01/2020 Duration: 12min

    P.M. Edition for January 10: December saw more solid employment growth and capped the largest decade for job gains on record. More from Wall Street Journal reporters Eric Morath and Amara Omeokwe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Facebooks $5 Billion FTC Settlement is Anything but Settled

    Facebook's $5 Billion FTC Settlement is Anything but Settled

    10/01/2020 Duration: 14min

    A.M. Edition for January 10th: Almost six months after Facebook agreed to a $5 billion settlement over privacy violations, the deal is still working its way through court. Ryan Tracy has more. Plus, Andy Duehren on a largely symbolic House vote on war powers, Caitlin Ostroff on why Travelex is being held ransom, Eric Morath previews the December jobs report, and Catherine Lucey with our weekly Election 2020 segment. Kim Gittleson hosts. Disclosure: News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • U.S. Believes Ukrainian Jet Shot Down by Iran

    U.S. Believes Ukrainian Jet Shot Down by Iran

    09/01/2020 Duration: 13min

    P.M. Edition for January 9th: U.S. officials believe Iran shot down the Ukranian International Airlines plane that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 people on board. Nancy Youssef has more details. Plus, the Trump Administration is proposing an overhaul of federal environmental rules. Tim Puko explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • A Rare Look Inside a Controversial Tent Court on the U.S. Border

    A Rare Look Inside a Controversial Tent Court on the U.S. Border

    09/01/2020 Duration: 11min

    A.M. Edition for January 9th: In one of the first such hearings to be open to the public, four migrants showed up for immigration court in a giant tent near the border to face a judge on a video screen and a government lawyer they couldn't see. Alicia Caldwell was there. Plus, Anna Isaac on why GrubHub is considering strategic options, and Max Colchester on royal uncoupling. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Trump Addresses Nation After Iranian Strike

    Trump Addresses Nation After Iranian Strike

    08/01/2020 Duration: 13min

    P.M. Edition for January 8th: President Trump speaks to the nation, following Iran fires missiles on U.S. bases in Iraq. There were no U.S. or Iraqi casualties, and the president said Iran "appears to be standing down." Daniel Nasaw has more details. Plus, former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks out, for the for the first time since his dramatic escape from Japan. Sean McLain has more. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Iran Strikes U.S. Troops in Iraq in Retaliation Over Soleimanis Death

    Iran Strikes U.S. Troops in Iraq in Retaliation Over Soleimani's Death

    08/01/2020 Duration: 11min

    A.M. Edition for January 8th: Iran has retaliated against the U.S. killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani with strikes against U.S. troops in Iraq - Sune Engel Rasmussen has the latest. Plus, Mike Bird on the investor reaction to Iran's attacks and why traditional job interviews could be a thing of the past. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Puerto Rico Braces For More Aftershocks, After Another Powerful Quake

    Puerto Rico Braces For More Aftershocks, After Another Powerful Quake

    07/01/2020 Duration: 10min

    P.M. Edition for January 7th: Puerto Rico has been hit by two strong earthquakes in the past two days, after a week of tremors. The quakes come as the island is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Arian Campo-Flores has more details. Plus, Aruna Viswanatha explains why prosecutors are now seeking jail time for former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • As Catastrophic Wildfires Burn, Australians Ask How to Rebuild

    As Catastrophic Wildfires Burn, Australians Ask How to Rebuild

    07/01/2020 Duration: 12min

    A.M. Edition for January 7th: Devastating wildfires continue to burn in Australia, threatening to upend the way people live. David Winning has the latest. Plus, move over fake beef - Jacob Bunge on why plant-based meat companies want to put fake pork on your fork. And Steve Russolillo on why oil investors are beginning to question geopolitical rallies. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • John Bolton Says Hes Willing to Testify in Senate Impeachment Trial

    John Bolton Says He's Willing to Testify in Senate Impeachment Trial

    06/01/2020 Duration: 12min

    P.M. Edition for January 6th: Former National Security Adviser John Bolton now says he'll testify, if subpoenaed in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Natalie Andrews has more details. Plus, Lindsay Wise explains why Congress is invoking the War Powers Resolution to get more intel about the killing of a top Iranian military leader. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Crowds Mourn Soleimani in Tehran and Iraq Votes to Expel U.S. Troops

    Crowds Mourn Soleimani in Tehran and Iraq Votes to Expel U.S. Troops

    06/01/2020 Duration: 15min

    A.M. Edition for January 6th: Tens of thousands of Iranians flooded the streets of Tehran for the funeral procession of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Separately, Iraq's parliament voted to expel U.S. troops, prompting President Trump to threaten sanctions. From Beirut, Sune Engel Rasmussen breaks down the latest developments from the Middle East. Plus, Quentin Webb on why gold hit a six-year high, Julie Bykowicz on the woman behind Pete Buttigieg's fundraising success, and Lindsey Wise on the agenda items as Congress's new session begins. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices