Episodes
Stocks end mostly higher ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Markets book a weekly gain of three percent on hopes for a vaccine and an economic rebound. China scraps growth forecast for this year, worrying some investors. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/22/20
The Labor Department says the jobless rate rose in all 50 states last month, as the pandemic shut down most of the economy. GM is delaying plans to double output at two pickup truck factories. Covid-19 cases top five million worldwide. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/22/20
Beijing moves toward imposing new security laws on Hong Kong, sending stocks there plunging. The University of California system will stop using the SAT and ACT. Washington plans new nuclear talks with Russia. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/22/20
Stocks give up some of the previous day's gains, after another 2.4 million Americans filed for new jobless benefits. Best Buy's sales fall due to coronavirus-related store closures. TJX's stock rises on word it has reopened more than 16 hundred stores. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/21/20
The government says an additional 2.4 million new jobless claims were filed last week - a slight drop-off from previous weeks. Lori Loughlin will plead guilty over her involvement in the college admissions cheating scandal. Amazon Prime Day will move from July to September. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/21/20
President Trump criticizes Michigan and Nevada for making it easier to vote by mail. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies the firing of his department's inspector general was a retaliatory move. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/21/20
The markets rebound from Tuesday's selloff, as states begin to reopen their economies. Inovio's stock jumps on positive news about an experimental coronavirus vaccine. Airline stocks pop - the carriers say people are starting to book flights again. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/20/20
Target's online sales soar during lockdowns. U.S. arrests two tied to Carlos Ghosn's flight from Japan. Trump administration considers sanctions on Iran. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/20/20
States asking the federal government to fully repay them for tens of billions in coronavirus costs. U.S. airlines cite early signs of a slow comeback for flying. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/20/20
Stocks retreat from Monday's 900 point Dow rally. The market has been relatively calm for the past three weeks, in contrast to the huge volatility prompted by the pandemic shutdown. Retailers Home Depot and Kohl's report disappointing quarterly results. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/19/20
Walmart reports 10% sales increase. New home starts fall sharply. Steven Mnuchin says the Treasury will boost the Fed's lending efforts. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/19/20
President Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against the coronavirus. Disney executive Kevin Mayer is named CEO of popular China-owned short video app TikTok. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/19/20
Stocks soared with the Dow Jones Industrials rising more than 900 points. Investors cheered preliminary results from Moderna's experimental coronavirus vaccine. Energy stocks rise as crude gains more than eight percent. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/18/20
Drugmaker Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine candidate produced immune responses. FBI discovers al Qaeda link in Pensacola attack. Uber says it will cut 3,000 more jobs. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/18/20
SoftBank posts a record $9 billion annual loss. The U.S. prepares to make changes to its pandemic aid program for small businesses. Fed chair Jerome Powell says America's economic recovery could take more than a year. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/18/20
U.S. stock markets lose ground for the week despite late gains. Oil futures continue rebound. Investigators prepare Google antitrust case. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/15/20
U.S. retail sales and industrial production fell steeply in April. The U.S.'s largest meat producer sees shortfalls lasting months. And the U.S. moves to cut off chip supplies to Huawei. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/15/20
The NYSE prepares to reopen its trading floor later this month. Sen. Richard Burr temporarily steps down as Intelligence Committee chairman while facing a stock-trade investigation. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/15/20
Financial stocks gain in volatile trading session. Oil prices rise as consumption climbs back. NBCUniversal says some shows will be ready for Peacock's launch. J.R. Whalen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/14/20
Total jobless claims during the pandemic reach 36.5 million. Government vaccine specialist Rick Bright details complaints to House members. McDonald's issues reopening guide for its restaurants. Annmarie Fertoli reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/14/20
Uber's potential deal for Grubhub could be valued at around $6 billion. The World Health Organization warns that the coronavirus could be permanent, something that is managed but not eradicated. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/14/20
Stocks fell sharply for the second straight day, after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the economic outlook was "highly uncertain" due to the coronavirus. Investors were also worried about pandemic-related tensions between the U.S. and China. Top economists expect GDP to shrink by more than six percent this year. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/13/20
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says economic recovery will take longer than thought. U.S. officials accuse China and Iran of hacking vaccine research institutions. Researchers test remdesivir in combination with other drugs. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/13/20
The bill's fate in the Senate is uncertain. The U.S. budget deficit soars to a record $1.935 trillion. Big advertisers want to scale back billions in TV ad-spending commitments. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/13/20
Stocks suffer a late-session selloff after starting the day higher. Investors monitored the coronavirus' economic impact and moves to reopen businesses. White House health officials call for expanded testing and urge caution in restarting the economy. Crude oil rises nearly seven percent. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/12/20