Tag Archives: WSJ Podcasts

Morning News: UK Energy Transition, Interest Rates & Inflation, Lego’s Rise

A.M. Edition for Oct. 6. WSJ’s Rochelle Toplensky explains what went wrong in Britain’s energy transition and what other countries can learn from this. The Senate prepares another vote on raising the U.S. debt limit. 

New Zealand raises interest rates as more central banks worry about rising inflation. Hundreds more join the oil spill cleanup in California. Plus, how the world’s biggest toy maker, Lego, stayed popular during the pandemic. Peter Granitz hosts.

Morning News: Benefits To Workers, China Sells Oil, Packed Stadiums

A.M Edition for Sept. 10. WSJ’s Chip Cutter discusses efforts by Amazon and other companies to lure workers amid a tight workforce.

Oil prices drop after China says it will release its reserves. And, both football and packed stadiums are back. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: U.S. $3.5T Budget, Yelp Covid-19 Fallout, Video Résumés

A.M. Edition for Aug. 25. WSJ’s Charity Scott discusses the fallout as restaurants indicate their vaccination policies on Yelp. 

The House passes a $3.5 trillion budget blueprint. Goldman Sachs will require Covid-19 vaccinations for employees and visitors. U.S. companies rush to cash in on soaring stock prices. And, the growing popularity of video résumés. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: Delta Variant Challenges Asia, Eviction Delays & Jobs

A.M. Edition for Aug. 4. WSJ’s Jon Emont discusses what’s behind the economic challenges facing some parts of Asia amid a rise in the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19. 

The Biden administration implements a new federal moratorium on evictions. Spirit Airlines cancels more flights as it grapples with a dayslong operational meltdown. And, things to consider before quitting your job. 

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