A daily podcast about money, business and power.
January 28, 2020
The Last Train Out of Wuhan
China has responded to the spread of a deadly new virus by locking down cities and quarantining tens of millions of people. WSJ's Shan Li reports from the epicenter, and science edi...
January 27, 2020
Who Hacked Jeff Bezos?
Investigators hired by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos claimed last week that his phone was hacked by Saudi Arabia. WSJ's Justin Scheck and Michael Siconolfi explain the history of leaks of B...
January 24, 2020
Vale Ignored Warnings. Then Its Dam Killed Hundreds.
270 people were killed when a dam owned by the mining giant Vale collapsed. After a year-long investigation, WSJ's Samantha Pearson and Luciana Magalhaes explain the negligence and ...
January 23, 2020
The Tug of War Over Tesla
Tesla's stock has been on a tear since late last year, and this week the company's valuation reached $100 billion. Investors who believe in the stock couldn't be happier. But others...
January 22, 2020
Wall Street's Climate Gambit
BlackRock, the biggest money manager in the world, announced that it plans to make sustainability a focus of its investment strategy. WSJ's Geoffrey Rogow explains what the change m...
January 21, 2020
The President's Defense
Opening arguments kick off this week in the Senate's impeachment trial. President Trump has assembled a legal team with a lot of star power to defend him. WSJ's Michael Bender intro...
January 17, 2020
How the Grounded Boeing Jet Shook the Airline Industry
The Boeing 737 MAX has been grounded for nearly a year after two deadly crashes. WSJ's Alison Sider explains how the plane's grounding has upended carriers like American Airlines an...
January 16, 2020
The Government's Quest to Crack Into iPhones
Attorney General William Barr criticized Apple on Monday for not helping the Department of Justice get into the iPhones of the Florida naval base shooter. WSJ's Bob McMillan explain...
January 15, 2020
How Airbnb Deals With Crime
After a deadly mass shooting, Airbnb faced questions about how much responsibility it has for safety at the properties listed on its site. WSJ's Kirsten Grind investigates Airbnb's ...
January 14, 2020
Democrats' 2020 Fundraising Fights
The Democrats running for president this year have employed three different fundraising strategies to fuel their campaigns. WSJ's Julie Bykowicz breaks down the different tactics an...
January 13, 2020
The Broken Business of Antibiotics
The world desperately needs new antibiotics to tackle the rising threat of drug-resistant superbugs, but there is little reward for doing so. WSJ's Denise Roland explains problems f...
January 10, 2020
Why Google Is Pushing Into Health Data
Google has struck deals with health providers that give the company access to millions of personal medical records without notifying patients. WSJ's Rob Copeland explains Google's p...
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