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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

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English


Episodes

Uber Strikes Deal to Acquire Postmates

7/6/2020
Uber to acquire food-delivery service Postmates. Facebook, WhatsApp suspend review of Hong Kong requests for user data. Supreme Court rules states can prohibit presidential electors from breaking ranks. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:36

EU Plans Restrictions on Large U.S. Tech Companies

7/6/2020
Two U.S. energy companies cancel planned natural gas pipeline. Aviation regulators' next test of the Boeing 737 MAX could come this week. Covid-19 worries lead to a muted Fourth of July weekend in much of the U.S. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:21

U.S. Stocks Gain on Better-Than-Expected Jobs Report

7/2/2020
Congressional Budget Office lowers unemployment forecast. Mortgage rates hit another new low. Tesla deliveries fall less than expected. Exxon Mobil warns of production and refining losses. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:46

U.S. Jobless Rate Continues to Fall

7/2/2020
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 11.1% in June. Federal health officials ramp up collection of blood plasma from recovered Covid-19 patients. Longtime Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell arrested. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:21

Review Faults FAA's Handling of Boeing 737 MAX Issues

7/2/2020
McDonald's and Apple pull back on plans to return to business as usual, as Covid-19 surges in parts of the U.S. House lawmakers pass an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:48

U.S. Stocks Mixed at Start of Third Quarter

7/1/2020
ADP says U.S. created 2.4 million jobs in June. Federal Reserve officials plan to keep interest rates near zero. FedEx shares climb on revenue gains. Pfizer reports promising coronavirus vaccine trial results. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:49

NYC Delays Indoor Dining as U.S. Covid-19 Cases Surge

7/1/2020
New York City postpones start of indoor dining. Study indicates coronavirus came to New York earlier than thought. Russian voters appear poised to approve constitutional changes. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:15

Mnuchin, Powell Say They Will Consider More Pandemic Relief

7/1/2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci warns U.S. coronavirus cases could rise to 100,000 a day. Hong Kong police make their first arrests under China's new security law, as thousands of demonstrators take to the streets. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:44

U.S. Stocks Finish Best Quarter in Decades

6/30/2020
Stocks end day higher to complete best quarter in more than 20 years. Surge in coronavirus cases threatens reopening plans. November elections add uncertainty to markets. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:44

EU Extends Ban on Travel From U.S.

6/30/2020
The European Union plans to permit travel from up to 15 countries, though not the U.S. Food and Drug Administration lays out Covid-19 vaccine requirements. Supreme Court strikes down Montana ban on aid for religious schools. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:15

China Passes National-Security Law for Hong Kong.

6/30/2020
Uber is in talks to acquire food-delivery startup Postmates. The operator of hundreds of Wendy's and Pizza Hut outlets prepares to file for bankruptcy. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:52

U.S. Stocks Kick Off New Week With Gains

6/29/2020
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbs 2.3%. BP to sell its petrochemicals business. Amazon to pay workers $500 million in bonuses. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:35

Supreme Court Says Louisiana Abortion Law is Unconstitutional

6/29/2020
Supreme Court strikes down law requiring abortion providers to hold hospital admitting privileges. Court also requires changes to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Gilead Sciences lists prices for Covid-19 treatment remdesivir. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:29

Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Replace State Flag Featuring Confederate

6/29/2020
Fracking trailblazer Chesapeake Energy files for bankruptcy. U.S. air-safety regulators are expected to start test flights of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX fleet this week. Global coronavirus cases topped 10 million, with over a 500,000 deaths. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

U.S. Stocks Drop 2%, End Week Lower

6/26/2020
Major stock indexes post daily loss on way to weekly decline. Bank stocks fall after Federal Reserve caps dividend payouts. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:31

U.S. Stocks Tumble in Early Trading

6/26/2020
Major stock indexes shed nearly 2%. Texas governor rolls back reopening plans. Colorado officials reopen investigation into death of Elijah McClain. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:23

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Invalidate Affordable Care

6/26/2020
Texas halts reopening plans as new Covid-19 cases jump to record levels. Vice President Pence and the government coronavirus task force are set to hold their first briefing in nearly two months. The Fed orders U.S. banks to conserve funds as a safeguard against a worst-case scenario during the economic downturn. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:43

U.S. Stocks Close Higher in Rocky Session

6/25/2020
Bank stocks gain as FDIC rolls back regulations. Bayer shares tumble. Macy's shares lose ground. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:28

U.S. Unemployment Claims Hold Steady at 1.5 Million

6/25/2020
Weekly jobless claims fall slightly. Macy's to lay off 3,900 corporate staff. Supreme Court upholds expedited removal of unauthorized immigrants. HBO Max brings back "Gone With the Wind" with disclaimer. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:49

Global Stocks Mixed Following Wall Street's Sharp Selloff

6/25/2020
Surging Covid-19 cases in several U.S. states stoke worries that the economic recovery could be at risk. SoftBank chief Masayoshi Son steps down from the board of Alibaba. Disney is considering postponing the release of "Mulan," and it's put off the reopening of its California theme parks. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:52