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Gist: Falling for the Gambler’s Fallacy

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How long-term probability misleads our short-term observations.

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Oct 18, 2017

Closing Bell Brief for Wednesday, October 18th

WSJ Minute Briefing

The Dow closes above 23000 for the first time. American Express reports higher earnings and names a new CEO. United Continental's earnings top targets despite hurricane-related cancellations. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 18, 2017

Whistlestop: At the Heart of the President's Heart

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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to mid September, 1955 when a briefly secret Presidential heart attack changed the relationship between the press and the Presidency.

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Oct 18, 2017

Confusion over Healthcare Deal; Amazon Locks Up Apartments

WSJ What's News

P.M. Edition for October 18th: President Trump tweeted that he now opposes a bipartisan agreement on health subsidies after earlier expressing support. Plus, Amazon reaches a delivery deal with major apartment landlords.

8 Min

Oct 18, 2017

I Have to Ask: The Gabriel Sherman Edition

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The biographer of Roger Ailes on how Fox News has changed, and why Rupert Murdoch “loathes” Trump

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Oct 18, 2017

90 Seconds: ‘I Guess It Hurts Anyway’

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Josh Voorhees has the latest on: an Obamacare fix winding its way through the Senate and Trump’s travel ban getting blocked (again) in court. And he also unpacks the president’s, um, unusual way of talking to Gold Star families.

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Oct 18, 2017

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Oct 18, 2017
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China sets a goal to be a modern, global power. Health insurers bracing for a steep enrollment dropoff among consumers. Firefighters make progress against California wildfires as new fires expand. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 18, 2017
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Get healthy without spending your whole paycheck!

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Oct 18, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Noah Baumbach's film The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), the true-crime parody American Vandal, and the New York Times Magazine's article about teenage anxiety.

1 min
Oct 18, 2017
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President Donald Trump's choices for a Federal Reserve chairman. Amazon's contracts with apartment owners. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

9 min
Oct 17, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 18th: Two senators reached a bipartisan deal to keep health care subsidy payments flowing to insurers. Plus, how Netflix needs to keep feeding the beast known as subscriber growth.

9 min
Oct 17, 2017
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Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani outlines keys to what's driven the Dow Jones Industrial Average to repeated records, and what traders fear could spook Wall Street.

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Oct 17, 2017
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Because the thought-leader/life-hacker/productivity-optimizer trope was ripe for parody.

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Oct 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg runs a theory by Emily Bazelon – with the election of Donald Trump is impunity for men like Trump coming to an end?

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Oct 17, 2017
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What Weinstein fallout tells us about how we respond to sexual harassment and assault.

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Oct 17, 2017
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Velma Davis bought her first house when she was 26 years-old. Although it would’ve been hard to know it then, Davis – a first-generation college graduate in the throes of the Civil Rights Movement – was on her way to amassing life-changing wealth.

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Oct 17, 2017
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The Dow briefly tops 23 thousand, still closing at a record. Senators reach a bipartisan deal to keep health subsidy payments flowing. A judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban. IBM's earnings top estimates. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Oct 17, 2017
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U.S.-backed forced liberate ISIS capital in Syria. Trump's pick for White House drug czar removes his name from consideration. Morgan Stanley earnings higher on wealth management performance. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 17, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Rich Girl” Edition

8 min
Oct 17, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 17th: Former DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg blasted Harvey Weinstein over the latter's treatment of women, calling Weinstein "a monster." Plus, GM plans to test self-driving cars in New York City.

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Oct 17, 2017
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90 Seconds: McCain’s Revenge

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Oct 17, 2017
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John McWhorter answers questions from Lexicon Valley listeners.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell make a show of unity. Nordstrom suspends efforts to go private. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

10 min
Oct 16, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 17th: President Trump and Janet Yellen will meet Thursday to discuss a possible second term as Federal Reserve chair. Plus, the Equifax hack reveals problems with hard-to-replace Social Security numbers.

7 min
Oct 17, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto explains how the mortgage interest tax deduction could be eliminated under the proposed tax overhaul, but how homeowners could still enjoy a tax benefit.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Is Obamacare bending the cost curve? Would its demise cause more people to die? Sarah Kliff from Vox weighs in.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance. They’re also joined by Evan Drellich to talk about Houston Astros star Jose Altuve, and by Caitlin Murray for a conversation about the Portland Thorns women’s soccer team.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks. Netflix adds more subscribers than expected in the third quarter. Johnson & Johnson releases earnings Tuesday. Trump meets with Fed chair Yellen on Thursday. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has a trio of quick hits for you: Colin Kaepernick sues the NFL, Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in military court, and we all are learn just how close we were to saying the words Vice President Chris Christie.

7 min
Oct 16, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 16th: In the wake of Harvey Weinstein's ouster, Weinstein Co. is in talks to be taken private. Plus, Congress resumes talks on reforming health care, following President Trump's decision to cancel subsidy payments to insurers.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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New concerns for the U.S. over pushing ISIS out of Iraq. The Senate grapples with keeping subsidy payments flowing to health insurers. The Weinstein Company is close to being sold. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech and a busy week of earnings highlight this week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 16th: Third quarter earnings pour out this week. And food retailers are bottling and processing their own milk. Kroger has its own dairy processing plant and Wal-Mart plans to open its own next year.

10 min
Oct 15, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Daisy Maxey explains the pros and cons of investing in bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that has risen fourfold this year.

15 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech and a big week of earnings highlight this week's economic calendar. MoneyBeat breaks it all down.

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Oct 15, 2017
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Jared Smith, one of the co-owners of Big Planet Comics in Washington DC. They discuss the day to day business of interacting with customers, managerial responsibilities, and running a small business.

54 min
Oct 14, 2017
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Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit

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Oct 14, 2017
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Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit

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Oct 14, 2017
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Weekend Edition for October 14-15: Another up week for stocks; the Dow and S&P are both on a five-week winning streak. And the Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf previews the upcoming week's economic data, some of which may have been impacted by hurricanes.

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Oct 13, 2017
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Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual harassment was Hollywood’s worst-kept secret. What allowed two news giants to put it in print within days of one another?

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Oct 13, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Cornell Belcher, President of Brilliant-Corners Research and Strategies, about the Obama backlash and Trump leaning into white racial resentment.

1 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Stocks end higher, with the Nasdaq closing at a new high. Weinstein Co. reportedly explores a sale or shutdown. How might President Trump's action on the Iran nuclear deal affect firms investing in that country? Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about Donald Trump’s latest attempts to take down Obamacare from the inside.

10 min
Oct 13, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 13th: President Donald Trump plans to end federal cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers. Plus, Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib says GOP lawmakers may move away from eliminating the federal deduction on state and local income taxes.

1 min
Oct 13, 2017
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President Trump hints payments to health insurers could be saved. GOP health care critic Sen. Susan Collins staying in the Senate. Retail sales get a boost from gas prices. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Oct 12, 2017
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The number of U.S. data breaches hits a new record. The U.S.'s withdrawal from Unesco. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 13, 2017
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A.M. Edition for Friday, October 13th: On the heels of the Equifax data breach, Congress is poised to overhaul credit-reporting agencies. Plus, General Motors plans to idle a factory. Also, would you wear a $3,500 backpack?

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Oct 13, 2017
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A data dive shows different types of planes within airline fleets have varying records for on-time arrivals and cancellations. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney breaks down how you can better get to your destination on time.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Aymann Ismail’s video series takes a look at what it’s like being Muslim in America.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump Administration infighting, Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged gross misconduct, and the repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

1 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Stocks fall as banks kick off earnings. An executive order directs federal agencies to pursue sweeping changes to the health-care system. Plus, House Republicans offer to keep part of the deduction for state and local taxes. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Oct 12, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 12th: AT&T saw its third straight quarterly video subscriber loss. The Wall Street Journals Drew FitzGerald explains how the company is hoping to curb the outflow of customers. Plus, another data breach hits U.S. weapons systems information.

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Oct 12, 2017
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BlackRock's Bob Miller joins MoneyBeat to break down the minutes from the Fed's September meeting, what it means for inflation expectations, and its overall impact on economic outlook.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees on Donald Trump’s chilling threat to withdrawal federal first-responders from Puerto Rico, where millions of Americans are struggling to survive.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth talk to Elissa Strauss about her article in Elle, "The Leftover Embryo Crisis", answer a question about dealing with friends whose kids don't get along with their kids, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

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Oct 12, 2017
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President Donald Trump signs order to weaken health-care Law. J.P. Morgan's profits rise on lending boost. Cord-cutters sap AT&T's TV business. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Oct 11, 2017
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President Donald Trump's pick for Homeland Security Secretary. Coach's corporate name-change. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

10 min
Oct 12, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 12th: Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Russia has converted the Kaspersky antivirus software into a spying tool. And the White House is proposing changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Investors often earn tidy profits from spun-off companies. The Wall Street Journal's Miriam Gottfried explains why some spin-offs, however, do poorly versus the broader market. She also explains why some large corporations choose not to spin off components as separate companies.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by ProPublica's Jesse Eisinger to talk about how Don Jr. & Ivanka Trump avoided felony fraud in a case involving the Trump SoHo project back in 2012.

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Oct 11, 2017
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The New York Times reporter goes behind-the- scenes of her Harvey Weinstein stories.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Low tax rates, failing public services, and a governor who thinks prayer will fix the budget deficit. Why can’t Oklahoma get it together?

1 min
Oct 11, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks. The Fed is on track to raise rates again this year. Snap has its best trading day in months. Kroger may sell its convenience stores. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Oct 11, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 11th: Minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting signal the Fed's on track to raise interest rates before year-end, despite weak inflation. And Apple teams up with Steven Spielberg's production company to create original video content.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks a new, nuclear weapons-themed report that details the national security meeting that prompted Rex Tillerson to reportedly call Trump a “moron.”

1 min
Oct 11, 2017
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California wildfires damage costs estimated in the tens of billions. Businesses ask the Supreme Court to hear sexual orientation discrimination suit. Japan's Nikkei index hits a milestone. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Why we can't beat Trump by running away from nationalism

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Oct 11, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

1 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to repeal federal limits on carbon emissions at power plants. Apple's deal with Steven Spielberg. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

7 min
Oct 11, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 11th: Catalonia's president backs away from declaring immediate independence from Spain. Plus, Wal-Mart's new strategy involves fewer store openings and more e-commerce.

6 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Traditional retailers are expected to have another frosty holiday season as consumer continue to purchase online. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Wursthorn explains how investors are shorting brick-and-mortar retailers, and why some are even placing bearish bets against online giant Amazon.

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Oct 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Jemele Hill, Jerry Jones, and Donald Trump with the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan also joins to discuss the baseball playoffs, and Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers talks about Iceland’s World Cup dreams.

1 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The Dow closes at a record high. Wal-Mart's cost-cutting plans give stocks a boost. Eleven million Equifax customers had their driver's license data hacked. Charlie Turner reports.

20 min
Oct 10, 2017
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With activist investor Nelson Peltz rejecting the narrow loss of a board seat at Procter & Gamble, Moneybeat takes bets on what happens next. Then, a look at whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk can really deliver on his big Model 3 promises.

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Oct 10, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “On the Nose" Edition

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Oct 10, 2017
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Josh Voorhees brings you the latest on the California wildfires, unpacks the shifting Las Vegas timeline, and takes a look at Donald Trump’s spat with GOP Sen. Bob Corker.

7 min
Oct 10, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 10th: Pfizer says it may explore a sale or spinoff of the unit that makes Advil and Centrum. Plus, we talk with the Wall Street Journal's Erin Ailworth, who's reporting from the scene of massive wildfires in Northern California.

1 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Procter & Gamble vote on Trian too close to call. South Korea alleges North Korea hacked into its defense data system. Weinstein Company may change its name following Harvey Weinstein's ouster. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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General Motors' excess U.S. factories. Retailers' new target customer. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

8 min
Oct 10, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 10th: First it was Facebook; now Google says ads tied to Russian-linked entities ran on its platform. Plus, a lot of military doctors and nurses are polishing their skills in trauma wards of U.S. big-city hospitals.

9 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Thirty years since the 1987 'Black Monday' stock market crash, MarketWatch's Mark Hulbert explains why crashes on Wall Street are inevitable, but not for the reasons you might think.

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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U.S. stocks edge lower Monday. General Electric management changes shake up investors. A proxy fight could shake up Procter & Gamble. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Oct 9, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 9th: President Donald Trump is set to issue an executive order on health care. And Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Meckler talks about the president's wish list on immigration.

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Please join The Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher on her new podcast called Secrets of Wealthy Women. Money-savvy guests reveal insights for generating wealth and creating financial stability.

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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The White House eyes sharper immigration enforcement. GE names Trian co-founder to its board. Weinstein Company fires co-chair Harvey Weinstein over misconduct charges. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Oct 8, 2017
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Fed minutes and Big Bank earnings highlight the coming week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

7 min
Oct 9, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 9th: Several of General Electric's top executives are leaving the company in a high-profile shake-up. Plus, political parties are working to reclaim voters. The Wall Street Journal's Dante Chinni joins us with the details.

8 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders answers reader and listener questions about the Republican tax reform proposal. She covers topics such as property taxes, alimony deductions, and an extra standard deduction for older Americans.

22 min
Oct 9, 2017
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First, the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry previews the week's economic calendar with a look at what's expected from the Fed and new inflation data. Then, Aaron Lucchetti and Rachel Louise Ensign break down a big week of earnings for Big Banks.

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Oct 8, 2017
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Jacob talks to cartoonist Benjamin Frisch, the author of the graphic novel The Fun Family, who also happens to be the producer of this season of Working.

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Oct 7, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan take your questions via tweet, phone, and snail mail in our first edition of #AskTrumpcast.

51 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

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Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

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Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

8 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Major indexes and U.S. government bond prices edged lower after data showed the labor market lost jobs for the first time in seven years. Plus, a look at what to watch next week with the economy. WSJ's Akane Otani and Harriet Torry have the details.

17 min
Oct 7, 2017
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First, Liz Hoffman joins Stephen Grocer and Erik Holm to discuss what Wall Street exec Greg Fleming's role as CEO of Rockefeller & Co. means for the 135-year-old family office -- as well as big banks. Then, Ben Eisen and Akane Otani talk what the S&P 500's latest streak means for an uncertain market.

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Oct 6, 2017
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As Shonda Rhimes’ game-changing drama enters its final season, we recap the premiere episode.

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Oct 6, 2017
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The U.S. has liberalized over time. Why hasn’t Russia?