Tag Archives: WSJ Podcasts

Morning News: World Economies Amid Covid, Tokyo 2021 Medal Count

A.M. Edition for July 26. WSJ’s Paul Hannon examines where world economies stand amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the highly contagious Delta variant. 

Wall Street traders prepare for a long list of corporate earnings this week. American swimmers win medals at the Tokyo Olympics. And, a push for government-funded diapers. 

Morning News: Tokyo Olympics Begin, Chip Shortage, Electric Cars

A.M. Edition for July 23. WSJ’s Alastair Gale in Japan joins host Marc Stewart to discuss how the opening ceremony is taking on a different tone compared to past Olympic Games. 

 New insights on how long the global chip shortage could last. And, electric-vehicle sales see a jolt in the U.S.

Morning News: Delta Variant In Africa, China Ride-Hailing Giant DIDI

A.M. Edition for June 30. WSJ Africa Deputy Bureau Chief Gabriele Steinhauser on how the region is dealing with a surge of the more-transmissible Delta variant. 

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is set to begin trading today in the U.S. And, differing stances on vaccine passports. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: U.S. Fuels World Economy, Crypto Closure, Venmo Change

A.M. Edition for June 28. WSJ’s Tom Fairless discusses the U.S. presence in the worldwide economic movement. Crypto exchange Binance is ordered to cease U.K. activities.

WSJ markets columnist Mike Bird on stock and commodity growth. And, Venmo makes a change. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: Employers Requiring Covid-19 Shots, Inflation Data & Vermont

A.M. Edition for June 15. WSJ’s Chip Cutter discusses the latest moves by companies to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations for employees. 

WSJ’s Quentin Webb on why the global chip shortage may affect May’s U.S. retail sales data. And, Vermont’s milestone amid the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts.

Technology: Zero-Carbon Hyrdrofoil Ferries (WSJ)

The America’s Cup, the world’s oldest sailing competition, has a reputation for fostering innovation. In 2013, contestants began to use hydrofoils-underwater wings on the hull-to lift their boats out of the water during the race, allowing them to reach highway speeds and revolutionizing the sport. 

An Olympic sailor and a billionaire oil trader are now reimagining the technology to make passenger ferries faster and more eco-friendly. Newest Oldest Longest Shortest Random 

Morning News: Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget, Post-Pandemic Food Delivery

A.M Edition for May 28. Can food-delivery companies be profitable? WSJ’s Heather Haddon looks at their strategies. Details of President Biden’s proposed $6 trillion budget are expected to be released today. The Jersey Shore sees a revival. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: Rise In Employee Marijuana Use, Trump Business Probe

A.M. Edition for May 26. WSJ’s Matt Grossman discusses the increase in marijuana use among American workers. 

CEOs of the biggest banks are set to testify before lawmakers starting today. A special grand jury is convened in the investigation into the Trump Organization. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News Podcast: Cryptocurrency Taxes, Covid-19 Origin Search

A.M. Edition for May 14. WSJ’s Rochelle Toplensky discusses Internal Revenue Service attention on cryptocurrency investors. WSJ’s Betsy McKay on the continuing search for clues about the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic.

And, air travelers face new frustrations. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News Podcast: Israel-Hamas Fighting, Pipeline Restarts, Bitcoin

A.M. Edition for May 13. WSJ’s Felicia Schwartz discusses what is behind the fighting unfolding in Israel. The Colonial Pipeline restarts operations after a cyberattack. 

 WSJ’s Caitlin Ostroff has more on Tesla’s decision to suspend bitcoin payments. Marc Stewart hosts.