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WSJ What’s News

by The Wall Street Journal

What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In about 15 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Luke Vargas.

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Episodes

Extreme Inflation from A to Z: Turkey

15m · Published 12 Apr 20:47
P.M. Edition for April 12. Turkey’s rental prices have become "crazy expensive" following a rush for housing after a major earthquake last year. So, how's Turkey addressing extreme housing inflation? Producer Anthony Bansie reports. Plus, the U.S. moves warships to defend Israel in case of Iranian attack. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Why Israel Risks Losing Its War in Gaza

13m · Published 12 Apr 10:23
A.M. Edition for April 12. We're exclusively reporting that an Iranian attack on Israel is expected in the next two days. WSJ reporter Marcus Walker says this comes as Israel faces the prospect of having made some tactical gains in Gaza but not achieving its overall strategic goal of eliminating Hamas. Plus, China orders its telecom carriers to stop using American chips. And Oakland triggers a Bay Area spat with San Francisco by renaming its airport. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Can the U.S. Find Workers for Its Chip Renaissance?

12m · Published 11 Apr 21:05
P.M. Edition for April 11. The U.S. is building up its domestic semiconductor industry. But it will need a lot of workers to do it. Chief economics commentator Greg Ip has more. And markets and economics reporter Sam Goldfarb explains why inflation is a stubborn political problem for President Biden. Plus, O.J. Simpson, whose murder trial spurred a national debate over race and criminal justice, has died at the age of 76. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

U.S. Warns of Imminent Attack on Israel

14m · Published 11 Apr 09:41
A.M. Edition for April 11. U.S. intelligence shows Iran or its proxies could be preparing to attack Israel in retaliation for an alleged strike on an Iranian diplomatic building in Syria. WSJ correspondent Sune Rasmussen says the warning shows Iran itself might engage Israel in a conflict. Plus, Instagram begins warning teens against sending nude images. And WSJ reporter Isabel Coles unpacks the stakes of Kyiv’s anti-corruption campaign. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hotter-Than-Expected Inflation Could Upend Fed’s Rate-Cut Plans

13m · Published 10 Apr 21:17
P.M. Edition for April 10. A June interest-rate cut could be off the table after inflation came in hotter than expected for March. The major U.S. stock indexes fell on the news, with the Dow dropping more than 400 points. Chief economics correspondent Nick Timiraos explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fitch Cuts China’s Credit Rating Outlook to Negative

13m · Published 10 Apr 09:55
A.M. Edition for April 10. Ratings company Fitch says China’s public finances are facing strain as a result of a shaky economy and rising fiscal deficits. WSJ Asia markets editor Matthew Thomas explains how a prolonged property slump is at the center of Fitch’s concerns. Plus, more turbulence for Boeing as an engineer alleges it took shortcuts in fixing its jets. And how an EU court’s ruling that protection from climate change is a human right could have global ripple effects. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Why NCAA Women Got More Viewers Than the Men But Less TV Money

13m · Published 09 Apr 21:27
P.M. Edition for April 9. Sunday’s NCAA women’s basketball tournament final drew more viewers than the men’s final for the first time in history. But the TV rights to broadcast it cost far less. Senior sports reporter Rachel Bachman explains why. And Arizona revives a 160-year-old abortion ban, putting the swing state front and center in the 2024 election. Plus, President Biden’s climate record beats that of his predecessors. So why don’t voters seem to care? Climate finance reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Loophole Driving a Global Migration Crisis

13m · Published 09 Apr 09:55
A.M. Edition for April 9. Laws meant to protect refugees from persecution are being used by vast numbers of economic migrants, creating a conundrum for rich countries, WSJ’s David Luhnow says. Plus, the U.S. proposes a six-week cease-fire in Gaza that would see hostages released. And, we take a look at the best job markets in America. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Pennsylvania’s Fracking Boom Could Dim Biden’s Re-Election Chances

14m · Published 08 Apr 20:54
P.M. Edition for April 8. Changing industries have shifted party politics in Pennsylvania. Economic churn is pushing voters toward Trump in the Pittsburgh area, potentially overwhelming Democrats’ base of college-educated workers. Reporter and editor Aaron Zitner explains. And JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warns the U.S. could face an interest-rate spike. Plus, Donald Trump says abortion should be left to the states, in a new campaign video. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Is It a Bird? A Plane? No. It’s Your Insurer

14m · Published 08 Apr 10:10
A.M. Edition for April 8. Insurance companies are deploying drones, airplanes and even high-altitude balloons to document the condition of homes nationwide. WSJ reporter Jean Eaglesham explains how the ensuing wealth of aerial imagery is helping the industry ditch higher-risk properties. Plus, Israel withdraws troops from southern Gaza to prepare for a next, potentially larger offensive. And Elon Musk vows to fight Brazil’s Supreme Court in a free-speech showdown. Luke Vargas hosts. Listening on Google Podcasts? Here's our guide for switching to a different podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

WSJ What’s News has 628 episodes in total of non- explicit content. Total playtime is 167:22:48. The language of the podcast is English. This podcast has been added on February 22nd 2023. It might contain more episodes than the ones shown here. It was last updated on April 13th, 2024 02:42.

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