Episodes
Economists had expected a slightly larger decline. U.S. stock markets head toward a second quarter of gains. Trump administration to present economic aid proposal. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/30/20
The presidential candidates interrupted and insulted each other as they clashed over several issues. Disney is cutting about 28,000 jobs at its U.S. theme parks. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/30/20
Investors downbeat on prospects for new coronavirus relief package. Abbott Laboratories' rapid coronavirus tests will be shipping across the U.S. JPMorgan Chase to pay $920 million and admit guilt to settle market-manipulation investigations. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/29/20
House Speaker and Treasury Secretary continue stimulus discussions. Shift to online shopping contributing to retail bankruptcies, report says. U.S. home prices rise. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/29/20
The global coronavirus death toll surpasses one million. Democrats propose a $2.2 trillion Covid-19 relief package. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/29/20
Shale producers Devon Energy and WPX Energy reach merger agreement. Uber's shares rise after London court victory. Inovio Pharmaceuticals' Covid-19 vaccine trial put on hold. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/28/20
Dow gains more than 500 points by midday. Life insurers paying out fewer Covid-19 death claims than expected. Hacker releases Las Vegas students' private information. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/28/20
President Trump denies a new report about his federal income tax payments. Uber wins legal fight to continue operating in London. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/28/20
Markets post gains Friday, but both the Dow and S&P are on a four-week losing streak. The coronavirus, the economy and presidential race have fueled market turbulence. Apple suspends 30 percent commission for some apps. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/25/20
Two people injured in a knife attack in Paris near the former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. President Trump's plan to send prescription discount cards to Medicare beneficiaries will cost $6 billion. Apple's legal battles in Europe over a $15.2 billion tax bill have resumed after a July court decision is appealed. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/25/20
Democrats prepare a new coronavirus aid package that could cost roughly $2.4 trillion, but skepticism from Republicans over the price tag means hopes for a deal are slim. Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers reach tentative antitrust settlement for $2.7 billion. Mark Garrison reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/25/20
U.S. markets closed higher on news that home sales hit a 14-year high. Novavax plans to begin phase 3 trial of its Covid-19 vaccine in the U.K. New York gold futures finished up, but are on track for their worst week since March. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/24/20
Initial unemployment claims held steady at about 870,000 last week. The U.K. government is giving more assistance to companies unable to offer full-time work to staff. E.W. Scripps to buy ION Media with the backing of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/24/20
Two Louisville police officers were shot after a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case sparked protests. China has received the TikTok deal proposal for review. JPMorgan neared an agreement to pay about $1 billion to settle spoofing probes. Mark Garrison reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/24/20
Stocks fall sharply, with major technology shares resuming their slide. Investor hopes are fading for Congress to reach a deal on a new coronavirus stimulus package. California's governor signs an executive order mandating all new passenger cars sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/23/20
Johnson & Johnson's clinical trial of a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine enters the third and final stage. U.S. coronavirus case count has trended upward over the past week. Internet companies could lose legal protections if they don't consistently follow content-moderation practices. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/23/20
The House passed a spending bill aiming to avoid a government shutdown. A record-breaking deal highlights the growth of SPACs on Wall Street. Special-purpose acquisition companies are proving popular during the pandemic. Mark Garrison reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/23/20
Tech stocks rise, as investors look past rising Covid-19 infections in the U.S. Nike's quarterly results top forecasts. A top Nikola executive defends the truck maker, amid a critical report by a short-seller. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/22/20
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney says he'll support moving forward with a Supreme Court nominee from President Trump to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the presidential election. Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. top 200,000. Sales of previously owned homes in August rose for the third consecutive month. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/22/20
Global shares are mixed, a day after stocks, oil and gold fell in Wall Street trading. Congress considers a spending bill that doesn't include pandemic stimulus. Streaming service Quibi looks at a possible sale. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/22/20
U.S. stock markets close broadly lower as prospects for a new stimulus before November dim. U.S. oil prices join gold in posting declines. Oracle shares close about 1.8% higher despite disagreements over potential ownership structure of TikTok's U.S. operations. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/21/20
Oracle and Walmart squabble with TikTok's Beijing-based owner ByteDance over ownership makeup of a new U.S. company. U.S. stocks open broadly lower. A new, low-cost exchange debuts as a rival to the NYSE and Nasdaq. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/21/20
The White House backs plan for Oracle and Walmart to partner with TikTok's Chinese owner. As the nation mourns Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump says he will nominate a woman to the Supreme Court. Marc Stewart reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/21/20
Markets pressured by weak technology sector. Apple's shares lose more than 3%. Oracle, Walmart edge lower after Trump administration blocks Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/18/20
Trump administration says it will ban the popular apps after Sunday night over privacy and national-security concerns. Treasury investigates charges of discrimination at U.S. Mint. Hospitals say they are better prepared for a potential second coronavirus wave. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/18/20