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P.M. Edition for July 18: Carmakers, dealers and parts suppliers want the Trump administration to back off its plan to slap 25 percent tariffs on auto-related imports. More from the Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson.
A.M. Edition for July 18: Social media executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google faced questions from lawmakers on Tuesday, over how they handle false and abusive content. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman explains why there are no easy answers.
P.M. Edition for July 16: Last month, the nation's four major wireless carriers said they'd stop providing location data to two third-parties, following concerns over privacy. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald explains why the arrangement is being called into question.
A.M. Edition for July 16: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress this week. Plus, we'll see the Beige Book, retail sales, and industrial production data. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell runs down this week's economic calendar.
The markets shook off new tariff announcements and had a strong week. Earnings and economic testimony by Fed chair Jerome Powell are on tap for the new week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says we should watch for what companies and Mr. Powell say about tariffs.
P.M. Edition for July 13: At a news conference, President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May affirmed their commitment to reaching a trade deal. It came after Trump heavily criticized May over Brexit. More from the Wall Street Journal's Jenny Gross.
A.M. Edition for July 13: Big advertisers like Nestle and Anheuser-Busch are using blockchain technology for online transactions to better track where their money is going and identify waste. The Wall Street Journal's Lara O'Reilly explains.
P.M Edition for July 12: Senate Republicans want to hold confirmation hearings as soon as possible on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Democrats say, not so fast. We get more from the Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes.
A.M. Edition for July 12: Gas prices are on the rise again, reaching their highest levels since 2014. The Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Yang has more on what's driving prices higher, and what we can expect for the rest of the summer.
P.M. Edition for July 11: The Trump administration has slapped tariffs on another 200 billion dollars in Chinese imports. The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis says we're entering new territory in this trade battle with China.
A.M. Edition for July 11: Tesla is making big moves in China - it's second-biggest market. The electric-car company is planning to open a factory in Shanghai. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more on Tesla's plans.
P.M. Edition for July 10: President Trump's Supreme Court pick is meeting with senators this week, ahead of nomination hearings expected later this summer. The Wall Street Journal's Kristina Peterson has more on the battle lines being drawn in the Senate.
President Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the Supreme Court. Plus, some colleges are finding legacy admissions conflict with diversity efforts. The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn explains.
A.M. Edition for July 9: The economic calendar is a little lighter this week. But we'll still get some key indicators, including the producer price index and consumer sentiment data. The Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn previews this week's economic calendar.
Stocks rose Friday as traders looked past the US-China tariff battle and focused on strong jobs data. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says investors will watch how the trade spat could shape banks' earnings reports, which arrive late in the new week.
P.M. Edition for July 6: The economy added 213 thousand non-farm jobs in June, which was stronger than expected. The unemployment rate rose to four percent; the Wall Street Journal's Chelsey Dulaney says that's because more people were looking for work.
Special Edition for July 6: Analysis of the June employment report. The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, surpassing expectations, and the unemployment rate rose to 4%. PNC chief economist Gus Faucher discusses the numbers as well as how the Federal Reserve is likely to interpret the report.
A.M. Edition for July 6: Tariffs on U.S. cheese are already hurting the nation's cheese makers, driving cold storage levels to their highest point since 1917. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more on how cheese makers are coping.
P.M. Edition for July 5: Scandal-plagued Scott Pruitt quits as EPA chief. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's David Harrison says the strong economy is prompting more Americans to quit their jobs and look for something better.
A.M. Edition for July 5: Wireless carriers are working on a few fixes to help solve an increasingly complicated problem for consumers. In the meantime, there are some steps you can take to stop robocalls. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has more.
Edition for July 4: It's no secret that streaming platforms are changing the music industry. In fact, Billboard recently changed its formula for the Hot 100, by giving more weight to paid subscription streams. The Wall Street Journal's Spencer Macnaughton explains how that's likely to change which artists top the charts - and how they market their music to consumers.
P.M. Edition for July 3: Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador shares some traits with U.S. President Donald Trump. Both agree NAFTA should be rewritten. But as The Wall Street Journal's David Luhnow explains, that doesn't mean it will be easy.
P.M. Edition for July 2: U.S. trade disputes with China, Canada, Mexico, and the European Union have U.S. farmers concerned, with profits on key exports like pork and soybeans threatened. The Wall Street Journal's Jesse Newman has more.
A.M. Edition for July 2: The economic calendar picks up after the July 4th holiday, with the minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting out on Tuesday, and the June jobs report out on Friday. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry breaks down this week's key reports.
Wall Street Journal markets reporter Mike Wursthorn talks about why tech stocks did well during the second quarter, and why the Dow Jones Industrials struggled. He says trade tensions remain a worry, with the White House set to impose tariffs on China.
P.M. Edition for June 29: The IRS is introducing a smaller 1040 form that the Treasury Department says will simplify the tax filing process. But how much difference will it make in the age of electronic filing? We asked the Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin.
A.M. Edition for June 28: There's another airline fee popping up on fares that you should know about - but it's still unclear exactly why it's being charged. Scott McCartney, author of The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat column, has more on so-called carrier-imposed fees.
P.M. Edition for June 27: The U.S. apartment market is experiencing its slowest growth for rent increases since 2010. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto says a flood of new supply is a major factor.
A.M. Edition for June 26: A tight labor market is leading to changes in fast-food restaurants - like more automation. Robots are now doing tasks like washing dishes and flipping burgers. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has more on the changes.
P.M. Edition for June 25: The Trump Administration is planning to take additional steps to hit China where it hurts - this time, by blocking Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms. The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis has the details.
A.M. Edition for June 25: The last week of June brings a packed economic calendar, with reports on consumer sentiment, consumer confidence, and personal income and outlays. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell breaks down what to look for.
Stocks put in a losing week, with the Dow Jones Industrials losing two percent. Investors are worried about tariffs, but the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says it remains to be seen what happens in the ongoing trade battles.
P.M. Edition for June 22: A Wall Street Journal analysis finds boomers entering retirement are financially worse off than the prior generation. WSJ's Heather Gillers says that's the first time that's happened since the 1950s.
A.M. Edition for June 22: Census figures forecast a rapid rise in retiring baby boomers. The Wall Street Journal's Janet Adamy says that will put more pressure on retirement programs like Social Security.
P.M. Edition for June 21: After years of retreat, insurers are expanding their footprint in states' Affordable Care Act marketplaces. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Mathews says it's because many insurers have made a profit on their ACA business.
P.M. Edition for June 20: The White House wants to slap tariffs on an additional 200 billion dollars of Chinese imports. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun says the tariffs, if enacted, would likely hit U.S. consumers directly.
A.M. Edition for June 20: As malls across the country are struggling, Florida is considering a giant new one. The Wall Street Journal's Esther Fung has more on American Dream Miami - and what it could mean for the face of malls nationwide.
P.M. Edition for June 19: Fears of a trade war are being felt more strongly in global markets, with Chinese stocks sliding to their largest decline since the U.S. and China began trading tariff threats. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Bird has more.
A.M. Edition for June 19: Are the nation's tax cuts working? It may be a while before we know the full impact of the tax overhaul. But The Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf says there are some key measures we can watch in the meantime.
P.M. Edition for June 18: The nation's largest automakers are now using smaller engines in their biggest vehicles, in an effort to cut down on gas-guzzling. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias has more details on what's behind the industry's shift.
A.M. Edition for June 18: On an otherwise light week for economic data, three reports will give us a pretty good sense of the health of the housing market. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath has more on this week's economic calendar.
P.M. Edition for June 15: In a surprise, Apple reportedly expects most of its new iPhone lineup this fall will feature the older LCD screens. It marks a slower transition to the newer OLED display. Tripp Mickle points to slower demand for the pricey iPhone X.
A.M. Edition for June 15: Research funding can be hard to come by. But some biotech firms in the U.S. and Europe are getting a big helping hand from Chinese investors, who are supplying record amounts of cash. The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan D. Rockoff has more.
A.M. Edition for June 14: As expected, the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates by a quarter-percentage point, and pencilling in a total of four rate hikes this year. But there are still challenges ahead. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip has more.
P.M. Edition for June 13: A judge has cleared the way for AT&T to buy Time Warner, saying the Justice Department's antitrust suit had no merit. What does this mean for other planned mergers? Brent Kendall has five takeaways from the judge's ruling.
A.M. Edition for June 13: Facebook is introducing a new feature that allows users to leave reviews of sellers on its platform - a move that could lead Facebook to ban bad sellers. The Wall Street Journal's Khadeeja Safdar explains.
P.M. Edition for June 12: A federal judge has approved a merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Plus, the much-anticipated summit between the U.S. and North Korea did little to roil global markets on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Riva Gold explains.
A.M. Edition for June 12: The Federal Reserve is expected to raise short-term interest rates for the second time this year, at the end of its policy meeting this week. But The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos says what's less clear is the Fed's path for the rest of 2018.
P.M. Edition for June 11: A rift between the U.S. and Canada could weigh heavily on upcoming international negotiations. The Wall Street Journal's Vivian Salama has more on what happened at the G-7 summit, and how it could impact the talks ahead.
A.M. Edition for June 11: The Fed's two-day policy meeting is this week. Ben Leubsdorf says we should watch for what the Fed might say about interest rate hikes for the rest of the year. We'll also get a report on May retail sales.
A.M. Edition for June 8: The G-7 summit comes at a tense time for the U.S. and its allies, who are angry over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The Wall Street Journal's Joshua Zumbrun has more on the shadow that's casting over the meeting.
P.M. Edition for June 7: A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds voters would rather see control of Congress flipping to Democrats. Also, President Trump's approval rating has risen, and he gets more credit for the strengthening economy. Aaron Zitner has more.
A.M. Edition for June 7: Amid continued trade uncertainty, U.S. farmers are getting caught in the crosshairs. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Bunge has more on how that's influencing everything from day-to-day operations, to planning for the future.
P.M. Edition for June 6: Ahead of midterm elections, the Democratic Party appeared on track to avoid being shut out of several House races in California primaries. Republicans also dodged a bullet. Natalie Andrews says it's tied to California's unique primary election system.
A.M. Edition for June 6: Wendy's is moving its tomato production from fields to greenhouses. The fast-food chain says that means no more mushy tomatoes. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon explains why Wendy's is making the move.
P.M. Edition for June 5: Food companies are struggling to figure out what you want to eat. Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street Columnist Aaron Back has more about how that's translating to changes in the food industry - and on supermarket shelves.
A.M. Edition for June 5: Trying to beat robocallers? Turns out they're still winning, even if you don't pick up the phone. That's because some are actually making money off an old caller ID system. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse explains.
P.M. Edition for June 4: Trade tensions are high heading into the G-7 summit later this week, with the U.S. alienating major allies over steel and aluminum tariffs. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun has more on the latest trade talks.
A.M. Edition for June 4: In a quiet week for economic reports, April trade deficit numbers could get some attention. And with U.S. tariffs angering allies, we'll be watching a G7 summit taking place at the end of the week in Quebec. We get a preview from Harriet Torry.
P.M. Edition for June 1: The economy added 223 thousand jobs in May and the jobless rate fell to 3.8 percent, lowest level in 18 years. Greg Ip says the report provides evidence that the strong labor market is bidding up wages.
A.M. Edition for June 1: The May unemployment report beats Wall Street's expectations. Who's the highest-paid CEO of a banking or financial company? It's Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase. That's according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of best-paid financial chiefs. WSJ's Theo Francis has the story.
P.M. Edition for May 31: The Wall Street Journal says Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett offered to invest three billion dollars in Uber Technologies. But talks between Berkshire and Uber fell apart. We get more from WSJ's Nicole Friedman.
A.M. Edition for May 31: There's a new federal law aimed at preventing online sex trafficking and prostitution. The Wall Street Journal's Heidi Vogt says online dating sites are worried about potential liability caused by the law's vague wording.
P.M. Edition for May 30: In a Wall Street Journal exclusive, depositions of several NFL owners show that pressure by President Trump caused them to change the rules on player behavior during the national anthem. WSJ's Andrew Beaton has more.
A.M. Edition for May 30: Major food companies hungry for sales growth and market share have experienced a remarkable rate of CEO turnover. The Wall Street Journal's Annie Gasparro says companies have been impacted by a change in Americans' eating and shopping habits.
P.M. Edition for May 29: Media chiefs Les Moonves and Shari Redstone are locked in a legal war triggered by disagreement over whether to merge CBS with Viacom. The Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey says it's become a bitter battle over who will control CBS.
Memorial Day Edition: Memorial Day marks the start of summer, and businesses are struggling to find temporary seasonal workers. The Wall Street Journal's Ruth Simon says business owners are running up against a visa shortage and a tight job market.
Stocks ended mostly lower in quiet trading ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says the markets await Friday's May jobs data, and will monitor wage growth for any signs of inflation.
P.M. Edition for May 25: With a planned summit off at least for now, the White House has resumed its pressure campaign against North Korea. The Wall Street Journal's Gordon Lubold explains.
A.M. Edition for May 25: The nation's top colleges and universities are making more accommodations, as an increasing number of students are classified as disabled. The Wall Street Journal's Doug Belkin explains what's behind the increase, and how schools are adjusting.
P.M. Edition for May 24: Tesla CEO Elon Musk is unhappy with media coverage of his company. So he tweeted about plans to start a website named "Pravda" that would rate media credibility. More from Wall Street Journal reporter Tim Higgins.
P.M. Edition for May 23: Apple has been searching for a city to house a tech support site. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle says the search has been done secretly, unlike Amazon's "beauty contest" search for a second corporate headquarters site.
A.M. Edition for May 23: In less than a year, the relationship between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has changed drastically. The Wall Street Journal's Michael C. Bender has more on what's behind the change.
P.M. Edition for May 22: Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip argues the U.S. has the advantage in negotiations. But so far, he says the U.S. has failed to use that leverage, giving China the upper hand.
A.M. Edition for May 22: Changes in consumer tastes are leading to new challenges for big food brands like Campbell, who are struggling to keep up with the smaller, novelty brands cutting into their business. The Wall Street Journal's John D. Stoll has more.
P.M. Edition for May 21: Boston is among the finalists for Amazon's second headquarters. Specifically, the city has proposed East Boston, a rapidly-gentrifying area, and that's raising fears the city could become too crowded, forcing residents out. The Wall Street Journal's Jon Kamp has more.
A.M. Edition for May 21: Will it be four rate hikes this year instead of three? This week's minutes from the last Fed policy meeting could give us clues about the future path of interest rate hikes, says the Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney.
P.M. Edition for May 18: Long-term mortgage rates have topped 4.6 percent, the highest rate since 2011. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rexrode talks about how higher rates really put the squeeze on first-time home buyers and others with moderate incomes.
A.M. Edition for May 18: Small companies are cutting back on expense account-related events like business lunches or tickets to baseball games. Why? The new tax law eliminates or reduces tax breaks for these events, according to the Wall Street Journal's Ruth Simon.