A daily podcast about money, business and power.
September 18, 2019
California Takes On the NCAA
California just passed a bill to allow college athletes to earn endorsement money, which the NCAA prohibits. WSJ's Rachel Bachman explains what the change could mean for college spo...
September 17, 2019
Bombs Shake the World's Oil Supply
Major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were bombed over the weekend. WSJ's Rory Jones saw the aftermath of the attacks, and he explains what it means for the world's oil supply and te...
September 16, 2019
When the Power Company Can't Be Trusted
PG&E, California's biggest utility, has a long record of run-ins with regulators. WSJ's Rebecca Smith reports on over two decades of misconduct at the company.
September 13, 2019
Three Candidates, Three Ideas to Tax the Super Rich
Democrats have a new idea for how to tax the richest Americans: taxing wealth, not just income. Rich Rubin breaks down three plans, from Joe Biden, Julian Castro and Elizabeth Warre...
September 12, 2019
Google's Antitrust Problem
Attorneys general from 48 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico announced an antitrust investigation into Google's advertising business this week. Rob Copeland explains how Google's ad busin...
September 11, 2019
Why Trump and Bolton Split
John Bolton, President Trump's national security adviser, left the White House on Tuesday. WSJ's Michael Bender explains why Bolton and the president parted ways.
September 10, 2019
Netflix Versus the World
Netflix changed entertainment with binge watching and streaming. Now, competitors like Disney are trying to use Netflix's playbook against it.
September 9, 2019
A 2020 Test Case
Voters are heading to the polls in North Carolina on Tuesday for a closely watched special election. How certain people vote may offer clues for how next year's presidential electio...
September 6, 2019
Money's Role in College Admissions
Emails disclosed this week at the University of Southern California show how the school weighed donations in considering whether to admit students. Plus, the story of the SAT's "adv...
September 5, 2019
A DNA Company Lets the FBI In
The inside story of how the founder of one of the first DNA-test companies, FamilyTreeDNA, wrestled with the choice to let the FBI use his company's database.
September 4, 2019
What WeWork's Worth
Office-space startup WeWork was last valued at $47 billion. WSJ's Eliot Brown looks at the questions around WeWork's business model and CEO as it prepares to go public.
September 3, 2019
Jim Mattis: 'Right Up Front' With President Trump
In an interview with WSJ's Gerald Seib, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talks about his time working for President Trump, the threats facing the U.S. around the world, and what ...
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