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WSJ What's News

Summary: Top stories. Timely insights. Mirrored after the popular WSJ column, get updates twice daily for your commute as our journalists cover world events, business, politics, markets and the economy.

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 John McCain's Political Legacy; Consumer Data on Tap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 689

A.M. Edition for August 27th: John McCain's political legacy included a willingness to buck his own party. Plus, the final week of August brings an abundance of economic data. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell has the details.

 Remembering Senator John McCain, the Maverick | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 699

Special Edition for August 26th: Senator John McCain - a war hero who rose to the top of the Republican party - died Saturday at his home in Arizona, after battling an aggressive form of cancer. He was 81. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes reflects on his life and legacy.

 New Record Highs for Nasdaq, S&P | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 433

Stocks bounced around for much of the week, but the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says the markets remain resilient even in the face of negative political news and mixed results on earnings and the economy.

 Tesla's Current Troubles Tied to Musk Moves in 2016 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 663

P.M. Edition for August 24th: What did Tesla CEO Elon Musk do back in 2016 that has the carmaker under stress today? The Wall Street Journal's Charley Grant points to two moves Musk made, including hyping the Model 3 sedan.

 After Cohen Plea, Democrats Seek Delay for Kavanaugh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 634

A.M. Edition for August 24th: Democrats are using Michael Cohen's guilty plea to seek a delay in confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court. The Wall Street Journal's Byron Tau has more. Plus, more details on the Cohen plea deal.

 The Events That Led Michael Cohen to Plead Guilty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 665

P.M. Edition for August 23: The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca O'Brien talks about all the factors that led former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to enter guilty pleas, and in the process, implicate the president.

 Manafort's Legal Battle Continues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 507

A.M. Edition for August 23rd: The legal battle isn't over for President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who is still facing another trial in Washington next month. The Wall Street Journal's Sadie Gurman has the details. Plus, how Michael Cohen's guilty plea could have implications for the president.

 Cohen's Plea: How Much Legal Trouble Does Trump Face? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 668

P.M. Edition for August 22nd: Fed policy minutes raised concerns about trade disputes. Plus, Michael Cohen's guilty pleas implicated President Trump, but the Wall Street Journal's Julie Bykowicz says that may not put the president in legal jeopardy.

 U.S. Stocks on Verge of Longest-Running Rally | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 626

A.M. Edition for August 22nd: Wednesday's close will mark 3,453 days since the S&P hit its low of 666. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani has more. Plus, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to criminal charges. And former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is found guilty on eight counts of tax and bank fraud.

 Developments in Cohen, Manafort Cases; Delay in Auto Tariff Study | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 576

P.M. Edition for August 21st: President Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleads guilty to eight criminal counts. And former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is found guilty of eight counts of fraud. Plus, a Trump Administration study on whether to impose tariffs on auto imports may not be finished this month after all. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Schlesinger has the latest on the plan.

 Pepsi Expands Portfolio, Buys SodaStream | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 547

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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 555

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-term interest rates.

 Fed Minutes, Jackson Hole In Focus This Week | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 515

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.

 End of August Packs Plenty of Consumer Data | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 621

A.M. Edition for August 27th: The final week of August brings an abundance of economic data, including consumer confidence and consumer sentiment, plus personal income and outlays. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell has the details.

 Investors Look Past Turkey, Trade Tensions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 412

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.


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