In our seventeenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
This week's economic schedule is packed, highlighted by the April jobs report. Wall Street Journal reporter Eric Morath explains whether we should expect a rebound in job growth. He's also closely watching the Fed's interest rate policy meeting.
A Texas photographer combines his love for art and science fiction to add magic to his photography specializing in cosplay and all things geek.
The Wall Street Journal's Laura Saunders says we can expect big changes in our deductions if Congress passes Donald Trump's tax overhaul. One proposal calls for doubling the standard deduction used by most tax filers.
The MoneyBeat camp breaks down how Trump's first 100 days in office have impacted the stock and bond markets with a look at how sentiment has fluctuated and whether the milestone ultimately matters for the market.
General Motors said first quarter profit rose 34 percent, as sales and earnings were better than expected. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias said that pickup trucks and SUVs were once again the main drivers for GM's growth.
Boxed and its robot work force, a casting call for Shark Tank, and and exit interview with the founder of Light Blue Optics
On shutting down twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show, and her new Comedy Central pilot.
With the 2017 NFL Draft in tow, Drew Hawkins, Head of Morgan Stanley's Global Sports & Entertainment practice, offers key money advice for future NFL stars, and breaks down the best financial strategy to follow after receiving a multi-million dollar NFL deal.
There would be fewer brackets and fewer deductions under President Donald Trump's tax cut proposal. Wall Street Journal reporter Daisy Maxey and Veronica Dagher, host of the WSJ podcast Watching Your Wealth, talk about how the plan would affect households.
Host's David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the health and tax plans on the table as the 100 day mark approaches, Obama's Wall Street speech, and a judge's block to an executive order on sanctuary cities.
The Pentagon's internal watchdog has opened a probe into whether former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn broke the law when he took payments linked to foreign governments. We get details from Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Byron Tau.
Donald Trump is approaching the 100-day point of his presidency. Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib says a president's first 100 days means less from a grades standpoint than what he learns about how best to operate.
Heard on the Street's Spencer Jakab lays out the dramatic tale of how a Greek shipping magnate has reaped millions in profits amid the rise and fall of his company's stock. Then, Justin Lahart explains why there may be a growing disconnect between the stock market and the economy.
A couple brings their love of handmade wooden accessories, technology, and design to life with a side hustle manufacturing handmade wooden desk accessories and phone cases.
Amid the highly anticipated 2017 NFL Draft, former New York Jet Bart Scott offers financial tips to NFL draft prospects.
Silicon Valley was not happy when Donald Trump was elected president, since they saw his policies as likely to hurt the technology industry. But the Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip says the tech sector has flourished under a Trump administration.
A late night craving evolves into a cookie delivery service spreading chocolate chip goodness throughout the land.
Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf are joined at the Hamilton Theater in Washington D.C. by John Dickerson and Jamelle Bouie to talk Fate of the Furious, Bob Dylan's singing voice, and their favorite Washington D.C. movies.
Exponent Philanthropy's Henry Berman discusses how to go about joining a nonprofit board, including the right questions to ask and how to best prepare for possible challenges. Plus, key advice for organizations that want to get more millennials on their board.
A yogurt when we wake up, then something more substantial during mid-morning. The Wall Street Journal's Ellen Bryon says more Americans are eating a second breakfast. Food companies, restaurants - and Weight Watchers - are all taking note of this trend.
A new survey finds that companies plan to increase their hiring of college grads for the eighth straight year. But the Wall Street Journal's Kelsey Gee says a separate survey finds that many college seniors are ill-prepared for the job hunt.
The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says it's easy for parents to get a federal college loan for their children through the Parent Plus program. The problem is that the program has a double-digit default rate on loan repayments.
A longing for expression and self-love pushes one woman into a successful side hustle helping others live more fulfilling lives through the practice of breathwork.
Wall Street Journal Capitol Hill reporter Kristina Petersen says the White House wants any budget deal to include funds for a border wall. That last-minute push is muddying congressional talks to reach a spending agreement that would avoid a government shutdown.
Chris Berube with the rundown: Trump's popularity 100 days in; Who IS going to pay for that wall?; A French May-December romance in the spotlight.
Luca Paolini of Pictet Asset Management says markets jumped after far-right candidate Marine Le Pen didn't do as well as expected in French elections. He also thinks there's more room for growth overseas than in the U.S.
Our next guest says don't count on investment professionals to sniff out financial fraud. Wall Street Journal Contributor Deborah Gage joins us from San Jose, California and says we can all learn to better tell truth from fiction.
A New York-based consultant brews his need for energy into a tea delivery service that offers customers a chance to discover new tea varieties each month.
Wal-Mart's fight to defend its low-cost reputation is helping to extend the longest food-price decline in decades. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon joins us from Chicago.
Many Americans fear the political climate in Washington could hurt the U.S. economy, even more than a slumping stock market or terrorist attack. So says Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick. He joins John Wordock with new survey results.
The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell joins Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to preview what's on tap for this week's economic calendar with a look at more earnings reports, new housing data and a highly anticipated first quarter GDP report.
In our sixteenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach joins us from Atlanta with a list of tips for mixing vacation time and volunteer work, otherwise known as voluntourism.
Our next guest says she spent too much of her life chasing more and more. Now, retired, she realizes that enough is often enough. There are lessons for all ages here. Wall Street Journal Contributor Robbie Shell joins us from Philadelphia.
The Dow edged lower Friday, weighed down by the energy sector as oil prices extend losses. However, a batch of encouraging earnings reports lifted the S&P 500 to its first weekly gain of the month. WSJ's Corrie Driebusch joins us in the studio.
The Wall Street Journal's Jon Sindreu and Mike Bird join Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer from London to talk what the French presidential election means for Europe and the markets. Then, as earnings season winds down for banks, a MoneyBeat round table breaks down its winners and losers.
Tesla is voluntarily recalling 53,000 Model S sedan and Model X sport-utility vehicles over an issue with electric-parking brakes that could prevent them from being released. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins brings us the latest.
When Harry Mushlin operates on a brain, he feels his patient's selfhood in his hands.
Monster.com's Vicki Salemi and Jacob Passy join MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Alessandra Malito to talk why the first few months on a new job is important, and what the American worker can learn from Trump's first hundred days in office.
Is the bond market is no longer certain that a Trump economy can spark an economic boom? BMO's Scott Kimball joins Paul Vigna and Erik Holm to talk where things stand in the bond market, and we're they're going.
Trump's effort to force the federal government to "Buy American" will be a challenge. Foreign companies hauled in more money from federal contracts in the past three months than in any corresponding period in a decade. WSJ's Coulter Jones reports.
After witnessing the struggles that many students have with one of college’s most challenging subjects, a chemist creates a blog to help bridge the gap in knowledge.
On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.
Emirates Airline, the world's biggest carrier by international traffic, is cutting flights to five U.S. cities after actions by the Trump administration slowed bookings from Middle Eastern countries. WSJ's Robert Wall joins us from London.
Exxon Mobil applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russia in a bid to resume its joint venture with state oil giant PAO Rosneft. The Wall Street Journal's Bradley Olson reports from Houston.
Wall Street Journal media editor Amol Sharma chats with reporter Joe Flint about Bill O'Reilly's exit from Fox News, while Jack Marshall weighs in on Google's ad blocking plans. Deputy media editor Sarah Rabil joins the roundtable.
Fox News is parting ways with Bill O'Reilly in the wake of a sexual-harassment scandal, bringing an end to the combative host's two-decade run. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint looks at what comes next from Los Angeles.