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Closing Bell Brief for Friday, August 17th

WSJ Minute Briefing

Stocks end higher Friday as worries about trade tensions subside. A sign of a strong economy: big rigs are in big demand, creating a huge backlog at truck factories. Charlie Turner reports.

1 Min

Aug 17, 2018

8.17.18 Clark Stinks; How to prevent your car from being stolen

The Clark Howard Podcast

Clark Stinks; How to prevent your car from being stolen

34 Min

Aug 18, 2018

SEC Studies Scaling Back Earnings Reports

WSJ What's News

P.M. Edition for August 17: President Trump has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to look into scaling back how often companies report their results - from quarterly, to every six months. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Michael Rapoport has the details.

5 Min

Aug 17, 2018

Midday Brief for Friday, August 17th

WSJ Minute Briefing

U.S.-China trade tensions threaten U.S. energy. President Trump asks the SEC to study six-month earnings reporting. New details about security regulators' Tesla probe. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 Min

Aug 17, 2018

#182 There's a Dark Side To The Deals of CNBC’s ‘The Profit'

Inc. Uncensored

Behind the scenes of CNBC's The Profit and the totally surprising backstory of the focus group.

45 Min

Aug 17, 2018

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1 min
Aug 17, 2018
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The U.S. creates an Iran Action Group. UBS questions Tesla's profitability. And DoorDash doubles its valuation. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

9 min
Aug 17, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 17: The decision to add a popular film category to the Oscars isn't going over so well. The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel explains what's behind the backlash from Hollywood and film lovers.

6 min
Aug 17, 2018
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Even as the S&P 500 nears a new high, shares of consumer-staples stocks which are considered defensive plays have been climbing. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says that suggests that investors are hedging their bets through a safe corner of the market.

1 min
Aug 16, 2018
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Stocks soar on upbeat earnings and easing of trade tensions. The FDA approves a generic version of the EpiPen. Trump calls on Attorney General to sue opioid makers. Charlie Turner reports.

6 min
Aug 16, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 16: Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, reported its fastest sales growth in more than a decade in the latest quarter, as it invested more in its online presence to stave off competition. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has the details.

1 min
Aug 16, 2018
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U.S. stocks rise amid signs of a modest breakthrough for Washington and Beijing. Walmart sales rise at the fastest rate in over a decade. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at age 76. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Walmart and J.C. Penney report earnings. The SEC subpoenas Tesla. Macy's reports a rise in profits. And T-Mobile teams up with Pandora and Live Nation. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

9 min
Aug 16, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 16: In a little over a year at the helm of Ford, CEO Jim Hackett has made some big changes. But many say his cerebral style can be confusing. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rogers has more on whether his strategy is working.

8 min
Aug 16, 2018
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The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar explains why lithium, used in batteries that help power electric vehicles, has gone from one of last year's hottest trades to one of this year's most-shorted investments.

30 min
Aug 16, 2018
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We take your questions. Thanks for not stumping us!

35 min
Aug 16, 2018
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Millennials eat out too much; Why to avoid auto-pay; Aldi organics

1 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Techs lead stocks lower. Uber says quarterly revenue and bookings rise sharply. Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA Director Brennan. Major banks come out against a proposal to ease the Volker rule. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Aug 15, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 15: U.S. foreign policy - from tariffs to sanctions - is roiling global markets, causing investors to seek shelter from the global storms in the U.S. But how long can U.S. markets outpace global markets? The Wall Street Journal's Riva Gold has more.

1 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Consumer spending was strong in July. Farmers worried about tariffs may soon get more details on federal aid. The owner of Corona Beer is investing four billion dollars in a cannabis startup. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Wednesday's economic calendar includes retail sales and business inventories. Closing arguments begin in Paul Manafort's trial. Household borrowing is rising. And millions of consumers now have higher credit scores. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

7 min
Aug 14, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 15: Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, is struggling to keep up with Amazon's Alexa. But Microsoft has plans to overhaul Cortana later this year. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details.

9 min
Aug 14, 2018
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Financial technology startups have begun issuing credit cards to people with poor credit histories. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis says fintechs are filling the growing void left by credit card-issuing banks.

35 min
Aug 14, 2018
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DNA breakthrough; CFPB is Clarkrageous; Returning to work after extended absence

1 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Stocks bounce back after the Turkish lira recovers against the dollar. Closing arguments set for Wednesday in Paul Manafort trial. Apple is hiring engineers who can build a chip designed for health applications. Charlie Turner reports.

7 min
Aug 14, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 14: Elon Musk's disclosure that he's been in talks with a Saudi fund about the possibility of taking Tesla private is leading many to scrutinize the plan even more closely. The Wall Street Journal's Dave Michaels explains.

1 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Regulators may probe Elon Musk's tweets about Tesla going private. Turkey's president says the country plans to boycott U.S. electronic goods. A fatal bridge collapse in Italy. A car crashes into barriers near the U.K. Parliament. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 14, 2018
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Data from China could show the impact of U.S. tariffs. Four states hold primaries. And India ponders new rules for tech companies. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

8 min
Aug 13, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 14: Some ride-hailing drivers are making use of old tactics to break even, amid pay disputes with Uber and Lyft. One of them is longhauling, where a driver takes a longer route to maximize profits. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger explains.

6 min
Aug 14, 2018
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For a decade, savers have earned next to nothing on their bank deposit rates. But banks are starting to pay out higher rates partly because of Fed rate hikes, according to the Wall Street Journal's Aaron Back.

1 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Stocks take a hit from Turkey's currency woes. Bayer's stock suffers, as Monsanto loses a landmark court case. India wants to slap new regulations on U.S. tech giants doing business there. Charlie Turner reports.

35 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Housing market decline; "Vomit fraud"; Military lending oversight weakens

7 min
Aug 13, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 13: More details are emerging about the plan to take Tesla private. Chief Executive Elon Musk says he's been in communication with a Saudi fund for nearly two years about the possibility. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the details.

1 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk clarifies tweet about secured funding. FBI fires agent who sent anti-Trump texts. Netflix CEO quits after subscriber growth forecasts come up short. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Earnings season is beginning to slow down. The economic calendar picks up midweek. Facebook unveils new rules for public pages. And the Treasury Department auctions $122 billion in securities this week. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

8 min
Aug 13, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 13: The economic calendar picks up midweek, with the latest data on import and export prices, retail sales, and housing starts. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn has more on what to look for in this week's economic reports.

7 min
Aug 12, 2018
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Smartphone makers have reaped the benefits of being able to raise prices. But smartphone buyers may have grown tired of price hikes. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains.

8 min
Aug 11, 2018
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U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday after a plunge in the Turkish lira. But the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says with risk still remaining in emerging markets, the U.S. market may still be regarded as a safe haven for investors.

1 min
Aug 10, 2018
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U.S. stocks fall amid concerns about Turkey's financial stability. Hearings are scheduled for Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh. U.S. soybeans are forecast for a record harvest despite tariffs. V-F wants to shed Wrangler and Lee jeans unit. Charlie Turner reports.

34 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Uber & Lyft making traffic worse

7 min
Aug 10, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 10: This week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked investors - and the markets - when he tweeted that he was considering taking the electric car company private. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn has more on how investors are reacting.

1 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Turkish turmoil pressures global markets. Trump says he'll double tariffs against Turkey on steel and aluminum imports. Two woman sue Nike, alleging discrimination in pay and career advancement. Charlie Turner reports.

28 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Elon Musk sends a controversial tweet, and social media platforms debate the boundaries of free speech.

1 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Preorders begin for the new Samsung Galaxy. Friday's economic calendar includes the consumer price index. Existing home sales fell in the western U.S. And the vice president unveils plans for a Space Force. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

7 min
Aug 9, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 10: Walt Disney's as-yet-unnamed streaming service is likely to have a notable absence when it launches in late 2019. That's because it doesn't have the rights to all of the Star Wars films. The Wall Street Journal's Aaron Back has more.

5 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Markets reporter Michael Wursthorn explains what forces are holding valuations in check while the broader market is approaching its January high. He also points out bargain opportunities for investors.

34 min
Aug 9, 2018
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Grocery pick-up; Bad stock broker; Change your tax withholding

1 min
Aug 9, 2018
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The major averages end mixed, with the Nasdaq inching up. Nearly everyone expects two more rate hikes this year. Sumner Redstone sets tough conditions for selling Viacom and CBS. Crocs is closing all of its manufacturing facilities. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Aug 9, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 9: Tribune Media has called off its 3.9 billion dollar merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group. Tribune also sued Sinclair over the latter's efforts to get the deal done. More from the Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint.

47 min
Aug 9, 2018
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A very special episode, where we talk about the OH-12 special. Trump converts. Plus wine & vegetables.

1 min
Aug 9, 2018
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The Tribune Media-Sinclair Broadcast Group merger is off, as is the proposed Rite Aid-Albertsons deal. North Carolina to allow alligator hunting for the first time in more than 40 years. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 9, 2018
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New York places a cap on ride-hailing apps. Mylan plans a strategic review. And NewsCorp, Viacom and others report earnings. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

7 min
Aug 9, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 9: Competition is heating up in the grocery department. Whole Foods is adding pickup points for customers who order their items online. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more on the move, and the competition.

5 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Despite several months of volatility and wild swings on Wall Street, many investors are placing their bets that stocks' rally will continue. Wall Street Journal reporter Gunjan Banerji explains.

1 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Stocks end mixed. SEC is asking questions about Tesla's plan to go private. U.S. imposes new sanctions against Russia. Trump's legal team submits counteroffer to Special Counsel Mueller about an interview. Charlie Turner reports.

35 min
Aug 8, 2018
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How to buy a mattress; Timely airfare sales; Doctor video calls

7 min
Aug 8, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 8: Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted his desire to take Tesla private and claimed he had "funding secured" for the deal. The Wall Street Journal's Dave Michaels says those two words could draw the attention of regulators, as Tesla continues to lose money.

1 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Tesla board members discussed the possibility of the company going public last week. Ohio special House election is too close to call. The number of emotion support animals on board planes hasn't significantly decreased despite new rules from airlines. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Keurig, CVS, and 21st Century Fox report earnings. Mining companies are spending more on shareholders. Papa John's reports a sales decline. And Snapchat loses some users. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

8 min
Aug 7, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 8: Bans on plastic straws are picking up steam across the country, in a relatively short amount of time compared to similar environmental campaigns. The Wall Street Journal's Corinne Ramey explains why they're catching on so quickly.

6 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Bankruptcy filings among Americans age 65 and older has more than tripled since 1991. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains why.

30 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Alexa & Laura chat with agency sherpa Nancy Hill

1 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Stocks continued their climb on Tuesday. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk shocked investors. And the price of oil is rising. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

34 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Cheaper health coverage; Fake veteran charities; Brand name prices rising

29 min
Aug 7, 2018
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The New York Times creates a booming subscriber business

40 min
Aug 7, 2018
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This week we’ll continue talking about Mohnish Pabrai’s investing strategies and we’ll discuss how everyone can benefit from the principles that great investors follow.

8 min
Aug 7, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 7: Thousands of firefighters are battling what has become the largest wildfire in California history. The blaze is renewing discussions about how California builds its communities. The Wall Street Journal's Alejandro Lazo explains.

1 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Carl Icahn voices opposition to the $54 billion proposed Cigna-Express Scripts merger. Alibaba joins Hollywood in backing a new app-based entertainment venture from Jeffrey Katzenberg. Privacy issues plague online payment service Venmo. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Strong earnings push the S&P to its highest level since January. Banks eased lending to small businesses in the second quarter. And Arista agrees to pay Cisco $400 million. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

6 min
Aug 6, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 7: More companies are researching the social media history of potential employees. But with no set standard for what constitutes objectionable material, it's not such an easy task. The Wall Street Journal's Vanessa Fuhrmans explains.

7 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Facebook has asked large banks for access to users' bank account balances and bank card transactions. Wall Street Journal reporter Deepa Seetharaman explains why.

35 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Fidelity zero fee investing; AT&T is Clarkrageous; Save big on small bills

1 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Stocks continue their rise, thanks to strong earnings reports. The Justice Department appeals the AT&T-TimeWarner decision. And SeaWorld reports higher attendance. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

8 min
Aug 6, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 6: Top administration officials are seeking new penalties for those who hack into U.S. infrastructure, like the Russian hackers who got into the U.S. electrical grid. The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Smith has more on what they're considering.

1 min
Aug 6, 2018
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U.S. reimposes sanctions on Iran. Facebook has asked banks for their customers' checking account balances and card transactions. Moviepass to limit customers to watch three movies a month, as opposed to the current policy of one per day. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Earnings season continues, with reports from Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox. July saw a boost in tech jobs. And Heineken strikes a deal in the world's largest beer market. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

7 min
Aug 5, 2018
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A.M. Edition for August 6: This week brings a lighter economic calendar, after a packed week that included the July jobs report. But we'll get the Producer Price Index and the Consumer Price Index, two measures of inflation. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Kiernan has more.

6 min
Aug 5, 2018
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Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains tax rules surrounding joint tax return filers when one person is convicted of embezzlement.

6 min
Aug 3, 2018
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The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar says earnings and economic data have been strong. But he's watching out for any new developments in the trade battles, along with inflation data due in the new week.

34 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Healthcare in early retirement

1 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Stocks close out the week with gains. Apple's stock rises, one day after becoming a trillion - dollar company. There's a boom in manufacturing hiring. NYSE's parent plans to launch a bitcoin company. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Aug 3, 2018
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P.M. Edition for August 3: Apple has become the first publicly-traded U.S. company to reach one trillion dollars in market value. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle says the sustained success of the iPhone has propelled Apple's rise.

1 min
Aug 3, 2018
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China threatens the slap $60 billion in tariffs on U.S. products. European leaders not ready to ready to adopt a hard line on Iran. The Trump administration challenges a $50 million tax break benefiting the wine industry. J.R. Whalen reports.

8 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Special Edition for August 3: Analysis of the July employment report. The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July, lower than expected, but the unemployment rate inched lower to 3.9%. Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders explains why job creation was lower than expected in July, and why Wall Street and the Federal Reserve will keep a close eye on the labor market in the coming months.

1 min
Aug 3, 2018
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The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July, lower than Wall Street expectations, but the unemployment rate ticked lower to 3.9%. J.R. Whalen reports.

27 min
Aug 3, 2018
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We say goodbye to MoviePass, talk about a possible trade war, and talk to founder of a legendary comedy club.