Tag Archives: WSJ What's News

Morning News: Havana Syndrome Attack, Covid-19 Origins, Hollywood

A.M. Edition for Oct. 14. Amid a reported attack on five American families connected to the U.S. Embassy in Colombia, WSJ’s Vivian Salama tells us what we know about the mysterious neurological ailment known as Havana Syndrome.

The WHO creates a new, bigger team to investigate the origins of Covid-19. Plus, Hollywood faces another strike that could put production at a near standstill. And WSJ’s David Benoit explains why banks in this earnings season are positive about the future. Peter Granitz hosts.

Morning News: Life Under Taliban Rule, Facebook & Mental Health, Air Travel

A.M. Edition for Sept. 30. WSJ’s Sune Engel Rasmussen describes life under Taliban rule and the worries about Afghanistan’s economy. Britney Spears’s father is suspended as conservator of her $60 million estate.

Facebook is scheduled to testify at a Senate hearing about its products’ effects on young people’s mental health. And, the science behind Covid-19 transmission on planes. 

Morning News: Hurricane Ida Hits Louisiana, Safe Stocks, Remote Work

A.M. Edition for Aug. 30. New Orleans is without electricity after Hurricane Ida slams the region 16 years after Hurricane Katrina. 

WSJ markets reporter Caitlin Ostroff explains why utilities and healthcare are among the S&P 500’s top-performing groups this quarter. Plus, WSJ’s Chip Cutter discusses the concern among bosses as remote work may now last two years.

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: Airlines To Aid Refugees, Vaccinating Youths, Blue-Light Glasses

A.M. Edition for Aug. 23. WSJ’s Karina Shah looks at where different countries stand with youth vaccination rates. The Pentagon orders U.S. airlines to help evacuate Americans and Afghan partners from the country. 

At least 21 people are dead after flash flooding in Tennessee. Tropical Depression Henri makes landfall. Bitcoin miners go elsewhere amid a crackdown in China. And, blue-light glasses: a fashion accessory or a necessity? 

Morning News: Tesla’s Humanoid, Supply Chain Issues, Credit Card Costs

A.M. Edition for Aug. 20. WSJ’s Costas Paris discusses the latest supply-chain issues in China and the broader slowdown in shipping goods around the world.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals plans for a humanoid robot using artificial intelligence. Online sports-merchandise retailer Fanatics reorders the trading-card world. Oil prices decline. And, why using your credit card could cost more. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: Disruptive Airline Passengers, China Trade, Spirit Airlines CEO

A.M. Edition for Aug. 6. WSJ’s Alison Sider discusses recent cases of disruptive airline passengers and how they can affect operations. 

The CEO of Spirit Airlines apologizes for several days of flight cancellations. Some major business groups urge the Biden administration to open trade talks with China. And, how to handle an exit interview from your job. 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: Global Corporate Tax Hurdle, Virgin Galactic In Space

A.M. Edition for July 12. WSJ’s Paul Hannon on how the international plan for a corporate minimum tax may face hurdles with U.S. lawmakers. Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space flight. 

Big U.S. bank earnings are expected this week. Companies see business opportunities in stressed-out Americans. Keith Collins hosts. 

Morning News: Low-Wage Workers, Big Tech Stocks, Remote Work In Hawaii

A.M. Edition for June 21. WSJ’s Eric Morath on why employers competing for low-wage workers are offering signing bonuses and other perks. 

Big tech stocks face a new landscape in 2021. Plus, working remotely in Hawaii may not be as simple as some think. Marc Stewart hosts.