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A Market Sell-Off and the Woes of High-Frequency Traders

WSJ MoneyBeat

First, MoneyBeat examines whether Tuesday's sell-off means we can expect more stock market volatility in the near future. Then, an in-depth look at the many woes facing the high-frequency trading industry.

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Mar 22, 2017

How to Avoid Boredom in Retirement

WSJ Journal Report

Why do some people get bored in retirement and others don't? Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach joins us with the answer to that question plus some tips.

6 Min

Mar 22, 2017

Freelance Illustrator Helps Other Artists Sell Their Work

Side Hustle School

A successful illustrator creates a side business earning more than $25,000 a year by helping artists sell their work online.

7 Min

Mar 22, 2017

Gist: James Comey’s Slow Drip

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

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Mar 21, 2017

Closing Bell Report for Tuesday, March 21st

WSJ Minute Briefing

Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Nike and FedEx earnings, a skinnier cable-TV bundle and more guns on airplanes.

1 Min

Mar 21, 2017

Lexicon: Earlier American English—More Profane, Parochial and Provincial

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

John McWhorter time travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.

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Mar 21, 2017

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Mar 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

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Mar 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: 1) A matter of ethics, 2) Holy, polluted rivers, and 3) Mrs. Spicer gets no comment.

6 min
Mar 21, 2017
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President Trump paid a visit to House GOP members Tuesday to pressure them into supporting the Republicans' healthcare law. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes talks about President Trump's efforts to close the deal.

19 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Media editor Amol Sharma chats with reporter Shalini Ramachandran and deputy editor Sarah Rabil about the cable bundle's future and why small channels are dying off.

6 min
Mar 21, 2017
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The U.S. has banned passengers from carrying most electronics bigger than a cellphone into the cabin on direct flights from some countries in the Middle East and North Africa. We get details from the Wall Street Journal's Susan Carey.

1 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the new U.S. ban on flights from Mideast nations, Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, and the record rains in California that are threatening crops.

6 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Roy Blumberg of Horatio Street Wealth Management believes investors will be sidelined until they see action on Trump's economic proposals. He thinks lack of action will hurt earnings.

8 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Inspiration strikes in an upscale men’s store when a man comes across a line of handmade scented candles.

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Mar 21, 2017
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Charlie Turner previews some key earnings and reports on a long running stock market streak, a new cellphone product from Qualcomm and Tesla's Model S cancellation.

7 min
Mar 20, 2017
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General Motors is tinkering with the car ownership model. It's offering a Netflix-like monthly subscription service to customers for its Cadillac brand.

6 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Kevin Giddis, head of fixed income at Raymond James, says it may take savers the better part of this year to reap the benefits of higher interest rates.

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Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

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Mar 20, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman about the space Fox News is occupying in the media as the go-to network for President Trump.

1 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, another fall in Wells Fargo's checking account and credit-card openings, a golf ball suit and high-end office space.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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In front of a House committee, FBI Director James Comey denied Donald Trump's charge, made in a tweet, that President Obama had wiretapped him. Comey also confirmed the FBI is probing Russian efforts to intervene in the election.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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2016 was a great year to be a CEO. A Wall Street Journal analysis finds chief executive pay jumped nearly 7 percent in fiscal 2016, after falling the year before. WSJ special writer Theo Francis with details on the study.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Agreeing to swap homes for vacation saves money, but adds complications. Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach joins us with some advice on how to do this the right way.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: 1) President Trump’s eyes and ears, 2) More protesters arrested in Belarus over opposition to the “parasite tax” 3) Need TP? Say cheese.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Eric Marshall of Hodges Funds sees an improved earnings environment for cyclical areas such as financial, tech and consumer discretionary firms.

1 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Jamey Comey testifying on Capitol Hill, Judge Neil Gorsuch appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Uber's president resigning.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Texas man stumbles upon a worm composting method that turns into an interesting hobby and a fun side hustle. Don’t let your hustle idea wiggle away!

1 min
Mar 19, 2017
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John Wordock reports on fresh housing data, an appearance by Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen, and Google testing ads on a new device.

10 min
Mar 20, 2017
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American College of Financial Services' Jamie Hopkins discusses the concept of digital assets and how you can best digitally manage your estate.

7 min
Mar 19, 2017
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Investors should build both a portfolio-based benchmark and goals-based benchmark to measure their progress, says Wall Street Journal Wealth Expert Peter Lazaroff. He joins us from his office in Saint Louis.

5 min
Mar 19, 2017
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The big tax cut moving through Congress as part of a health bill could potentially save the president millions. The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin joins us from the Washington newsroom.

6 min
Mar 19, 2017
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Overdraft-fee revenue hit a seven-year high in 2016, but many of these charges can be avoided. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis joins us in the studio with the details and some tips.

16 min
Mar 19, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf joins Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer to preview this week's economic calendar, looking at new housing data, business spending, and whether any scheduled speakers will hint at the Fed's next move.

5 min
Mar 19, 2017
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An attorney for a professional baseball team co-founds a jewelry company that becomes a sustainable social enterprise.

6 min
Mar 19, 2017
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Economy watchers this week will get housing data, more than a half dozen Fed speeches, and new durable goods data. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Leubsdorf joins us from the Washington newsroom with details.

6 min
Mar 18, 2017
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The stock market has been hot since Election Day. Too hot? Trip Miller, managing partner at Gullane Capital Partners, talks about finding value in the market and stocks he's watching.

8 min
Mar 18, 2017
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In our eleventh weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

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Mar 18, 2017
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It’s not that he’s a bad judge, or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus – a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.

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Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

41 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

5 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Investors poured money into government bonds and dividend-paying stocks, pushing major indexes to weekly gains. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch joins us in the studio with a look at the week.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Vox's Ezra Klein to talk about how Donald Trump screwed himself on healthcare and why he isn't the "deal maker" he makes himself out to be.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports on the market, an appeal of the decision to block Trump's latest travel ban, and the administration argues the structure of the independent consumer regulator CFPB is unconstitutional.

12 min
Mar 17, 2017
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MarketWatch's Emma Court joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk why the consumption of bottled-water increased in the U.S. while carbonated soft drinks fell -- and whether we ultimately need to be consuming either.

23 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Two regional branches of the Federal Reserve that track the U.S. economy are drawing different assessments about its rate of expansion. MoneyBeat attempts to figure out which one makes the most sense.

6 min
Mar 17, 2017
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President Trump's proposal would convert the nation's air-traffic control system into an independent organization, a controversial step backed by much of the U.S. airline industry. The Wall Street Journal's Susan Carey reports from Chicago.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House is sticking by it's wiretapping claims; 2) California wants ICE agents to stop identifying themselves as police; 3) Flesh-eating maggot news.

5 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Trump's Department of Defense is requesting an additional $25 billion for its base budget and $5 billion for the fund that pays for ongoing wars. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Kesling reports from the Pentagon.

5 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Wall Street has high expectations President Trump and Congress will get things done this year. Maybe too high? Trip Miller at Gullane Capital Partners explains how investors should read all the news out of Washington.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on consumer sentiment data, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's latest comments on North Korea, and the success of the Nintendo Switch console.

30 min
Mar 17, 2017
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From Profit to the Presidency: Is Lying the New Path to Success?

5 min
Mar 17, 2017
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An artist uses his love of whimsical drawing to create a side hustle selling everything from autographed prints to coffee mugs with his designs on them

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Mar 17, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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John Wordock reports on consumer sentiment, who's visiting the White House, and why tech workers are dreading Mile High housing prices.

19 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Altfest Personal Wealth Management's Paul Palazzo joins Veronica Dagher to offer expert advice to listeners' personal finance questions.

4 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Delays in disposing of illiquid investments leave some of President Trump's cabinet members facing possible restrictions on their work. The Wall Street Journal's Jean Eaglesham joins us in the studio with the details.

5 min
Mar 16, 2017
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At some point, the Federal Reserve's rate increases will trickle down to savers, but it will continue to be a slow and uncertain process. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rexrode joins us in the studio.

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Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

5 min
Mar 16, 2017
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President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, was paid more than $50,000 by Russian companies shortly before he became an adviser to the then-candidate. The Wall Street Journal's Shane Harris joins us from Washington.

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Mar 16, 2017
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Trumpcare, the President's proposed budget, and the new Muslim ban.

1 min
Mar 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on Thursday's Wall Street action, a golden debut for Canada Goose, and cities compete using incentives.

3 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Twitter notified McDonald's that its corporate account was compromised after a message critical of President Donald Trump lit up the social media network. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has the latest details from Los Angeles.

12 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Liz Frugalwoods, founder of money-saving site Frugalwoods.com, joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss how cutting costs and the right perspective allows her to raise her daughter on $75 dollars a month.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one you don't: 1) What's in the new Trump budget; 2) Where the wiretap accusation came from; 3) An erotic raccoon video goes viral; BONUS: Mike's Final Four picks.

41 min
Mar 16, 2017
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William D. Cohan returns to definitively break down the importance of Wall Street, and how it can restore trust and transparency so that it can work correctly again.

5 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Two federal judges have blocked President Donald Trump's latest travel ban, which temporarily blocked travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. The Wall Journal's Ashby Jones joins us in the studio with a look at what it means.

19 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to talk about how President Trump's new immigration rules could impact food prices. Then, Dan Gallagher comes on the show to discuss Intel's deal for Mobileye and what might be the next takeover target in the race to build self-driving cars.

6 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Now that the Federal Reserve has hiked its chief lending rate, Kathy Jones explains the impact on bonds, savers and borrowers. The chief fixed income strategist at Schwab Center for Financial Research talks to John Wordock.

1 min
Mar 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on agencies the Trump budget would eliminate, a setback for the revised Trump travel ban, and overdraft fees jump.

6 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A British pub manager has a creative idea for new pub food that he initially uses to help his boss, but then realizes that it might be better for himself.

1 min
Mar 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on what areas face cuts in President Trump's proposed budget, Tesla raising funds, and the March Madness unicorn.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

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Mar 16, 2017
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The panel discusses the new film Logan, the new album by the Magnetic Fields, and the article in The New Republic: "The Perils of Privilege"

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Mar 16, 2017
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Senator Schumer finds himself in a political climate unlike anything he has witnessed in his 38 years in Washington.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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President Trump met with auto workers and executives in Michigan Wednesday. It came as he ordered a review of vehicle-emissions standards previously set by the Obama administration. We have details from the Wall Street Journal's Mike Spector.

5 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Fed policymakers raised interest rates a quarter point, a sign of Fed confidence in the economy. Higher rates are good news for banks, but the Wall Street Journal's Rachel Ensign says slower growth in bank lending is a worry.

25 min
Mar 15, 2017
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The MoneyBeat camp breaks down how the Fed finally raising interest rates will impact the markets and beyond. Plus, a cold-weather coat company heats up the IPO market.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Retail sales slowed to a one-tenth percent gain in February, but it may be a one-time event. The Wall Street Journal's Steve Russolillo says a delay in federal tax refunds put a temporary crimp in consumer spending.

11 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Artificial intelligence is changing the way managers do their job-from who gets hired to how they're evaluated to who gets promoted. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Greenwald joins us with the latest details and a look to the future.

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Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

1 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports on the Federal Reserve rate hike, closing stocks, charges in Yahoo's data breach and Google's Family Link.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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As expected, Fed policymakers raised short-term interest rates a quarter percent, and stuck to their target of three hikes this year. The Wall Street Journal's David Harrison has details.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lily Batchelder, NYU professor and former Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, about what we can take away from Donald Trump's revealed 2005 tax returns.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Republican senators say the House GOP health care plan won't pass unless changes are made to the bill. The Wall Street Journal's Louise Radnofsky said senators were alarmed by the CBO report showing the plan would leave millions without insurance.

8 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Who works best with whom? Companies are crunching lots of data about their employees to answer that question. The Wall Street Journal's Stu Woo joins us from London with some of the surprising new ways companies are going about this task.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Donald Trump tries to roll back Obama's auto emissions standards; 2) An app-enabled vibrator is collecting your information; 3) South Korea's president is a terrible person.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Introducing Slate's newest show, I Have to Ask with Isaac Chotiner

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Another leaked tax return shows President Donald Trump paid around 38 million dollars in taxes in 2005. Wall Street Journal tax policy reporter Richard Rubin has details.

1 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on retail and consumer pricing data, the charges facing Yahoo hackers, and a new internet highway for Google and Facebook.

11 min
Mar 15, 2017
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With money one of the major stressors in relationships, Wealth Enhancement Group's Kevin Meehan discusses how to best communicate to a partner who may be spending too much.

0 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Chris Long, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, June Thomas

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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After traveling to South America, an American woman falls in love with tango and creates a group experience to teach others.

0 min
Mar 15, 2017
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No episode today, but we'll be back with a new episode tomorrow. Thanks for listening!

1 min
Mar 14, 2017
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John Wordock reports on key economic reports and Amazon's Alexa hitting the workplace.

6 min
Mar 14, 2017
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For-profit college stocks have surged following the November election of Donald Trump. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says the prospect of deregulation has created an upbeat mood among for-profit investors.

6 min
Mar 14, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Leslie Scism says retirees with pensions may soon start getting their pension checks from an insurance company. This, as companies with old-fashioned pension plans are shedding responsibility for them.