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Gist: The Populists Cannot Win

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Slate columnist and Harvard lecturer Yascha Mounk on what we can learn from the rise of populism in Europe.

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Apr 26, 2017

The Big Bet Against the American Mall

WSJ MoneyBeat

The Wall Street Journal's Serena Ng talks the hedge fund manager who's shorting America's malls -- using an obscure index linked to bonds backed by commercial mortgages.

15 Min

Apr 26, 2017

Trump's Plan Calls for Big Cuts in Business Taxes

WSJ What's News

President Donald Trump Wednesday called for deep cuts in business taxes and big changes to the individual tax system. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos says the plan faces budgetary and political hurdles.

7 Min

Apr 26, 2017

Techs Rally; the Nasdaq Tops 6000

WSJ Your Money Matters

The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani talks about the tech rally which has powered the overall market and driven the Nasdaq composite above six thousand.

6 Min

Apr 26, 2017

In a Surprise, Tech Sector Thrives Under Trump

WSJ What's News

Silicon Valley was not happy when Donald Trump was elected president, since they saw his policies as likely to hurt the technology industry. But the Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip says the tech sector has flourished under a Trump administration.

7 Min

Apr 26, 2017

Delicious Cookies Arrive at My Door in Portland, Oregon

Side Hustle School

A late night craving evolves into a cookie delivery service spreading chocolate chip goodness throughout the land.

7 Min

Apr 26, 2017

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Apr 26, 2017
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Writer Tracey Scott Wilson, actor Costa Ronin (Oleg Burov), and host June Thomas

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Apr 26, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf are joined at the Hamilton Theater in Washington D.C. by John Dickerson and Jamelle Bouie to talk Fate of the Furious, Bob Dylan's singing voice, and their favorite Washington D.C. movies.

12 min
Apr 26, 2017
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Exponent Philanthropy's Henry Berman discusses how to go about joining a nonprofit board, including the right questions to ask and how to best prepare for possible challenges. Plus, key advice for organizations that want to get more millennials on their board.

6 min
Apr 26, 2017
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A yogurt when we wake up, then something more substantial during mid-morning. The Wall Street Journal's Ellen Bryon says more Americans are eating a second breakfast. Food companies, restaurants - and Weight Watchers - are all taking note of this trend.

6 min
Apr 26, 2017
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Students looking to refinance their loans may run into the same risk faced by those who want to refinance their mortgages: rising interest rates. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis has details.

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Apr 25, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to European historian David Bell about the French elections and whether or not Americans should be buoyed by this weekend's results.

1 min
Apr 25, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Chipotle earnings, Wells Fargo's board and Coke layoffs.

6 min
Apr 25, 2017
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A new survey finds that companies plan to increase their hiring of college grads for the eighth straight year. But the Wall Street Journal's Kelsey Gee says a separate survey finds that many college seniors are ill-prepared for the job hunt.

7 min
Apr 25, 2017
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The Trump administration plans to impose a 20 percent tariff on imports of Canadian softwood lumber. The Wall Street Journal's Will Mauldin reports from Washington on the dispute, which goes back decades.

1 min
Apr 25, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the Trump administration's action against Canada over a trade dispute, the latest data on college hiring, and Waymo expanding its self-driving car testing to families and urban commuters.

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Apr 25, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Chaos on the German far-right; The State Department promotes Mar-a-Lago; The single funny thing about Alex Jones.

7 min
Apr 25, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says it's easy for parents to get a federal college loan for their children through the Parent Plus program. The problem is that the program has a double-digit default rate on loan repayments.

8 min
Apr 25, 2017
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A longing for expression and self-love pushes one woman into a successful side hustle helping others live more fulfilling lives through the practice of breathwork.

4 min
Apr 25, 2017
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The tobacco industry is booming today, after it was thought to be close to getting snuffed out. The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Maloney says Big Tobacco has been boosted in part by higher cigarette prices.

6 min
Apr 25, 2017
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Long-term mortgage rates have fallen back below four percent for the first time since November. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto says that could bring a lot more home buyers into the market.

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Apr 24, 2017
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Comedy Central’s Problematic is part talk show and part town hall, tilting at a variety of incendiary topics and urging candid discussion. Can it also be funny?

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Apr 24, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Greg Howard talk with Kevin Arnovitz about the NBA playoffs.

6 min
Apr 24, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Mike Bender says President Donald Trump has told aides to draft a plan to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent. The president wants it done in time to announce a plan on Wednesday.

6 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Wall Street Journal Capitol Hill reporter Kristina Petersen says the White House wants any budget deal to include funds for a border wall. That last-minute push is muddying congressional talks to reach a spending agreement that would avoid a government shutdown.

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Apr 24, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Trump's popularity 100 days in; Who IS going to pay for that wall?; A French May-December romance in the spotlight.

6 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Luca Paolini of Pictet Asset Management says markets jumped after far-right candidate Marine Le Pen didn't do as well as expected in French elections. He also thinks there's more room for growth overseas than in the U.S.

6 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Our next guest says don't count on investment professionals to sniff out financial fraud. Wall Street Journal Contributor Deborah Gage joins us from San Jose, California and says we can all learn to better tell truth from fiction.

8 min
Apr 24, 2017
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A New York-based consultant brews his need for energy into a tea delivery service that offers customers a chance to discover new tea varieties each month.

6 min
Apr 24, 2017
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How to regulate the financial system is crucially important, and often hard to understand. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Ackerman breaks it down from our newsroom in Washington.

1 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on what to watch this week on the economic calendar with a look at new earnings reports, housing data, and the initial reading on first-quarter GDP.

7 min
Apr 24, 2017
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CIO of Parametric Paul Bouchey discusses why losses can actually be a good thing for your portfolio and how to take advantage of them for your benefit.

6 min
Apr 23, 2017
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Wal-Mart's fight to defend its low-cost reputation is helping to extend the longest food-price decline in decades. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon joins us from Chicago.

7 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Many Americans fear the political climate in Washington could hurt the U.S. economy, even more than a slumping stock market or terrorist attack. So says Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick. He joins John Wordock with new survey results.

23 min
Apr 24, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell joins Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to preview what's on tap for this week's economic calendar with a look at more earnings reports, new housing data and a highly anticipated first quarter GDP report.

9 min
Apr 23, 2017
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In our sixteenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

6 min
Apr 23, 2017
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Expect several highly-anticipated updates this week on the economy. The Wall Street Journal's Joshua Mitchell joins us from the Washington newsroom with a preview.

8 min
Apr 22, 2017
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Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach joins us from Atlanta with a list of tips for mixing vacation time and volunteer work, otherwise known as voluntourism.

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Apr 22, 2017
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Slate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to end all corporate investments.

10 min
Apr 22, 2017
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Our next guest says she spent too much of her life chasing more and more. Now, retired, she realizes that enough is often enough. There are lessons for all ages here. Wall Street Journal Contributor Robbie Shell joins us from Philadelphia.

50 min
Apr 22, 2017
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Slate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to end all corporate investments.

6 min
Apr 22, 2017
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The Dow edged lower Friday, weighed down by the energy sector as oil prices extend losses. However, a batch of encouraging earnings reports lifted the S&P 500 to its first weekly gain of the month. WSJ's Corrie Driebusch joins us in the studio.

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Apr 22, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Jon Sindreu and Mike Bird join Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer from London to talk what the French presidential election means for Europe and the markets. Then, as earnings season winds down for banks, a MoneyBeat round table breaks down its winners and losers.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to the former chief ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush, Richard Painter, about the Trump administration's lack of transparency and continuing conflicts of interest.

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Apr 21, 2017
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In 1987, the big acts got bigger. Hair metal got hairier. Slick pop stars got slicker. And Michael Jackson was Bad as ever.

6 min
Apr 21, 2017
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Tesla is voluntarily recalling 53,000 Model S sedan and Model X sport-utility vehicles over an issue with electric-parking brakes that could prevent them from being released. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins brings us the latest.

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Apr 21, 2017
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When Harry Mushlin operates on a brain, he feels his patient's selfhood in his hands.

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Apr 21, 2017
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When Harry Mushlin operates on a brain, he feels his patient's selfhood in his hands.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports the closing numbers, weighed down by falling energy shares and oil dropping below $50 a barrel, plus the latest on Exxon's bid for an exemption from U.S. sanctions on Russia.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Monster.com's Vicki Salemi and Jacob Passy join MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Alessandra Malito to talk why the first few months on a new job is important, and what the American worker can learn from Trump's first hundred days in office.

23 min
Apr 21, 2017
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Is the bond market is no longer certain that a Trump economy can spark an economic boom? BMO's Scott Kimball joins Paul Vigna and Erik Holm to talk where things stand in the bond market, and we're they're going.

5 min
Apr 21, 2017
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Carriers are upgrading their first and business classes, while paring down amenities for low-fare customers. The Wall Street Journal's Robert Wall joins us with the details from the newsroom in London.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Mike Pesca with the rundown: Bird-hunting hostages freed in Iraq; Cameroon has the internet again!; A real-life Seinfeld plot is resolved.

6 min
Apr 21, 2017
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Trump's effort to force the federal government to "Buy American" will be a challenge. Foreign companies hauled in more money from federal contracts in the past three months than in any corresponding period in a decade. WSJ's Coulter Jones reports.

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Apr 21, 2017
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After witnessing the struggles that many students have with one of college’s most challenging subjects, a chemist creates a blog to help bridge the gap in knowledge.

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Apr 21, 2017
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On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.

6 min
Apr 21, 2017
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Emirates Airline, the world's biggest carrier by international traffic, is cutting flights to five U.S. cities after actions by the Trump administration slowed bookings from Middle Eastern countries. WSJ's Robert Wall joins us from London.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by Upworthy's Parker Molloy to talk about the dreaded phrase, "identity politics," and why the Trump definition of working class leaves out a very particular group of workers.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Host and producer Brian Reed takes us inside his hit podcast.

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Apr 20, 2017
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John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon are joined by Adam Davidson to discuss the tension with North Korea, President Trump's executive order, tax reform and Bill O'Reilly's departure from Fox.

5 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Exxon Mobil applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russia in a bid to resume its joint venture with state oil giant PAO Rosneft. The Wall Street Journal's Bradley Olson reports from Houston.

15 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Wall Street Journal media editor Amol Sharma chats with reporter Joe Flint about Bill O'Reilly's exit from Fox News, while Jack Marshall weighs in on Google's ad blocking plans. Deputy media editor Sarah Rabil joins the roundtable.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Fox News is parting ways with Bill O'Reilly in the wake of a sexual-harassment scandal, bringing an end to the combative host's two-decade run. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint looks at what comes next from Los Angeles.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Mike Pesca has today’s rundown: The “Mother of All Protests” demonstrates on an empty stomach in Venezuela, the Commerce Department eyes steel imports, and the Math Museum takes a look at Star Trek deaths.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Heard on the Street's Aaron Back joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to talk about the reasons for Goldman's weak second-quarter results and the rosy outlook for banks. Then, Dan Gallagher comes on the line to discuss what Cloudera's impending IPO means for the future of Silicon Valley unicorns.

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Apr 20, 2017
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A lifelong crafter who makes jewelry to cope with the stress of working in the mental health field launches an etsy store and gets her items featured on several major TV shows.

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Apr 20, 2017
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The New Yorker’s David Grann on the future of longform journalism and reporting unsolved murders

7 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Hooray for China! The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel says the U.S. movie business has become reliant on Chinese investors and China's more than one billion moviegoers.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Kara Brown discuss celebrity prom proposal videos, missing white women syndrome, and sexual harassment videos.

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Apr 19, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to the Minority Leader in the Georgia House of Representatives, Stacey Abrams, about the big takeaways from the special election on Tuesday night in Georgia's 6th congressional district.

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Apr 19, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels to June 11, 1962 when President Kennedy receives an honorary degree from Yale University.

11 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach brings us a list of great films for all ages to watch about retirement and aging.

6 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Democrat Jon Ossoff fell short in a bid to claim an outright win over his GOP challenger for a U.S. House seat in Georgia. There will be a runoff election in June. The Wall Street Journal's Cameron McWhirter reports from Atlanta on this closely-watched race.

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Apr 19, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: Commercial satellites pick up images of a North Korea nuclear test site holding volleyball games, Rep. Jason Chaffetz won’t run for re-election, and Victoria Beckham accepts Queen’s honors.

6 min
Apr 19, 2017
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The Navy confirmed it didn't send the USS Carl Vinson straight to North Korea amid growing tensions in the region. This, despite contrary comments from the White House and defense officials. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Kesling on the communications snafu.

8 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Healthy meal planning can be rough. One man is on a mission to help people be more health-conscious with his subscription-based website selling meal prep recipes.

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Apr 19, 2017
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Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Davis, Mila Khalevich, Tim Goodmanson, June Thomas

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Apr 19, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the new documentary Five Came Back with creator Mark Harris, the end of the show Girls with The New Yorker's Jia Tolentino, and the United Airlines fiasco with Laura Miller

6 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Donald Trump's presidency has slowed the expansion of his family business. Son Eric Trump tells the Wall Street Journal's Peter Grant the company has passed on some deals due to worries about conflicts.

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Apr 18, 2017
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In 100:1 The Crack Legacy, Christopher Johnson draws a line between the ’80s epidemic and overpolicing today.

41 min
Apr 18, 2017
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L&A answer a listener's question from the Twitterverse and then sit down with Carlos Watson of Ozy.com

21 min
Apr 18, 2017
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Michael Mauboussin, head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse, discusses why there are so fewer publicly traded companies than in years past, and the subsequent ramifications for the investor and the economy as a whole.

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Apr 18, 2017
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John McWhorter on the evolution from "crippled" to "handicapped" to "differently abled" and why no such term is likely to stick around long.

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Apr 18, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dickensian” Edition

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Apr 18, 2017
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President Trump will call for a government-wide review aimed at strengthening "Buy American" and "Hire American" mandates. Wall Street Journal White House reporter Eli Stokols joins us from Washington.

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Apr 18, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: It’s election day for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, Turkey President Erdogan has harsh words for critical election monitors, and the Navy investigates a SEAL for moonlighting as a porn actor.

6 min
Apr 18, 2017
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British Prime Minister Theresa May wants an early general election in the U.K. The Wall Street Journal's Jenny Gross, reporting from London, says it's a bid to give May more leverage in upcoming exit negotiations with the E.U.

7 min
Apr 18, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's latest monthly survey of economists finds that they've lowered their growth forecasts for the U.S. economy. WSJ's Josh Zumbrun says economists are more pessimistic because of doubts about Congress to pass hoped-for reforms.

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Apr 17, 2017
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In her memoir, The Rules Do Not Apply, Levy ponders the price of her own plucky, third-wave feminism.

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Apr 17, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis is joined by Shea Serrano and Marcus Thompson to talk about the NBA playoffs.

26 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Andrew W. Lo talks about his upcoming book, "Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought," and how to adapt to evolving markets to protect yourself from the next crash.

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Apr 17, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: Russian state TV turns on Trump, Alex Jones goes to court for custody of his kids, and the President makes a book recommendation.

6 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Luxury retailers were long thought to be recession-proof. But, as the Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Kapner reports, Neiman Marcus and other high-end retailers are learning that even wealthy shoppers are hunting for better deals and selection.

1 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Vice President Mike Pence's warning to North Korea, the ousting of Arconic's CEO, and Google's big land grab in Nevada.

1 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the week's economic calendar, earnings season, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's visit with Donald Trump.

10 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Fox College Funding's Deborah Fox breaks down the components to an effective college funding plan and how to pay for your expenses as efficiently as possible.

5 min
Apr 17, 2017
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The more expensive the home, the more likely it is to sit. Wealthy sellers say they can afford to wait, though some say it is a bad idea. The Wall Street Journal's Leigh Kamping-Carder joins us in the studio.

18 min
Apr 17, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Jeffrey Sparshott and Sarah Krouse join Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to preview this week's economic calendar with a look at what's in store for earnings, new housing data, and the IMF's spring meetings.