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As Snap Inc. makes its much-anticipated trading debut, Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried, Alex Frangos and Steve Russolillo to discuss the success of the IPO, the challenges still facing the company and whether other companies will be convinced to go public. Then, with Target and Costco reporting earnings this week, a look at the differences between the haves and have-nots of retail.
Dire finances have never troubled Tesla shareholders before. That might be changing now. Heard on the Street's Charley Grant discusses Tesla's latest results and what's next for the stock price. Then, Justin Lahart explains why some big investors are concerned about the big market rally, but aren't willing to bet against it.
Orphan drugs are stirring up controversy over high prices and lavish incentives. Heard on the Street's Charley Grant discusses what might change. Then, Miriam Gottfried explains why there are so many zombie retailers these days and how they are hanging on financially.
Steve Russolillo joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to discuss why even Donald Trump hasn't saved Twitter. Then, Ken Brown joins the show to explain why less regulation may not mean companies start behaving badly.
Aaron Back and Paul Davies join Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to discuss what the Trump administration's plans for a massive overhaul of U.S. banking regulations mean for investors in domestic banks and how the moves could reverberate around the world.
Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to talk about whether Apple has hit its peak in smartphone innovation, and if the much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone can move the needle for the massive company. Then, Spencer Jakab joins the show to discuss how the market and companies are weighing the Trump administration's latest moves.
Spencer Jakab joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to defend Harvard's money managers in the face of news that the university's endowment plans to lay off half its staff and outsource management. Then, Stephen Wilmot discusses why Gucci-owner Kering is a fashionable way to play the rebound in demand for luxury goods.
With Donald Trump declaring that the U.S. dollar is "too strong," Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to talk about why the president-elect would want a weaker dollar and how his policies might push it in the other direction. Then, Dan Gallagher joins the show to discuss the opportunity in cloud stocks, which underperformed the tech sector last year.
Stephen Wilmot joins Miriam Gottfried and Ken Brown from London to discuss how Tesla and BMW may be the U.S. car industry's unlikely patriots. Then, Aaron Back talks about why big banks have emerged as the biggest winners in the credit-card rewards arms race.
First, Aaron Back joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to discuss why politicians and investors have different priorities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Then, Charley Grant explains why Tesla's vehicle delivery shortfall could mean problems for its stock.
Dan Gallagher and Charley Grant join Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to break down Heard on the Street's best and worst stock calls of the year. Plus, predictions on what to look out for across the market in 2017.
First, Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to discuss Donald Trump's shareholder friendly cabinet picks and how that will affect stock prices. Then, Aaron Back explains why active managers at BlackRock were able to outperform ETFs in the post-election rally.
With the market on the cusp of a huge milestone, Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab talk about why Dow 20000 matters to investors. Then Stephen Wilmot joins the show from London to discuss the growing electric car market and why its future goes beyond Telsa.
InsiderScore's Ben Silverman joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to weigh in on noteworthy stock sales by corporate insiders since the election of Donald Trump. Then Miriam talks with Steve and Spencer Jakab about whether retailers' low inventory levels are helping them avoid discounts.
Spencer Jakab joins Miriam Gottfried and Ken Brown to take a closer look at why the market might be overreacting to Trump's infrastructure plans. Then, Paul Davies explains why global investors are watching the fate of one Italian bank.
First, Charley Grant joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to talk about why Eli Lilly's failed Alzheimer's drug is emblematic of the biggest problem facing the drugmakers. Then, Steve Russolillo discusses the latest indicator of how Americans consumers are feeling about a Trump presidency.
Heard on the Street's Aaron Back joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to talk about why the Trump rally for U.S. bank stocks may have been overdone. Then, Miriam discusses Facebook's recent revelations about flaws in its ad metrics.
Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to make sense of how investors are reacting to the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency. Then Aaron Back joins the show to discuss why the latest quarterly earnings report from Hertz Global Holdings shows signs of trouble for auto lending.
Anjani Trivedi joins Miriam Gottfried and Ken Brown from Hong Kong to discuss the battle brewing at the top of Tata Sons, one of India's most prominent conglomerates, and the parent company of Jaguar and Land Rover owner Tata Motors. Then, Charley Grant weighs in on why the election is only one of many worries facing drug companies.
On the heels of the AT&T-Time Warner mega merger, Miriam Gottfried talks with Ken Brown and Justin Lahart about the regulatory outlook for the deal, and why there is an opportunity in Time Warner shares. Then, Richard Barley joins the show from London to argue that European stocks are finally posed for a rally.
Spencer Jakab joins Steven Russolillo and Aaron Back to discuss the rise of passive investing and how investors can benefit from it. Then, Charley Grant joins the show to discuss Tesla's latest big reveal and what it means for investors.
Aaron Back joins Steven Russolillo and Ken Brown to discuss the fallout from Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf's departure and what the battered bank must do next. Then, Justin Lahart joins the show to explain an election outcome that investors are finally starting to take seriously.
Peter Atwater of Financial Insyghts joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to discuss what this year's election says about consumer confidence. Then, Justin Lahart joins the show to explain why stocks may actually be less expensive than they seem.
Spencer Jakab joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to explain why investors shouldn't read too much into OPEC's agreement to cut oil production. Then Paul Davies discusses what Deutsche Bank can do to win back investors after mounting concerns about its financial health.
First, Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to break down what the latest meetings from the Fed and the Bank of Japan mean for investors. Then, Dan Gallagher explains why the fallout from Samsung's smartphone recall won't necessarily mean good things for Apple.
Wall Street Journal banking editor David Reilly joins Miriam Gottfried and Ken Brown to discuss whether the worst is over for Wells Fargo's stock after a rough week of headlines. Then, Richard Barley joins the show from London to talk how investors may be in for a rude awakening as the tides begin to turn for global bond prices.
The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher joins Steven Russolillo and Justin Lahart to discuss Apple's new iPhone and whether enough has changed for people to upgrade their devices. Then, Spencer Jakab talks about what the looming end of the natural-gas boom could mean for investors.
First, Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to talk about whether Salesforce's acquisition-fueled growth strategy is working and whether it will continue. Then, Ken Brown discusses why the summer may not have been as quiet as it seemed for the markets.
Charley Grant joins Miriam Gottfried and Ken Brown to talk about the public scrutiny Mylan is facing over its pricing of EpiPen--and how a tweet from Hillary Clinton sent things into overdrive. Then, Anjani Trivedi joins the show to discuss why investors are turning to risky emerging-market bonds in the global quest for yield.
Aaron Back joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to to discuss how ValueAct's praise for Morgan Stanley could signal a turnaround in investor attitudes toward major U.S. banks. Then, Alex Frangos talks about China's link to Shenzhen and the risk it creates for foreign investors.
Richard Barley joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to talk about why investors are snapping up a strange new breed of German zero-coupon bonds. Then, Steve Russolillo discusses the downward spiral of department stores and whether companies such as Macy's and Kohl's can save themselves.
Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Ken Brown to talk the strange thing happening with inflation. Then, Alex Frangos discusses Uber's sale of its China operations to Didi Chuxing and why U.S. tech companies have had so much trouble succeeding there.
In a heavy week of tech earnings, Heard on the Street examines how Facebook defies the law of large numbers. Plus, a look at what the Fed might have in store for the rest of the year. Is it getting ready for another rate increase?
First, a look at the GOP platform that surprisingly called for the revival of the depression-era Glass-Steagall Act. Plus, Elon Musk unveils his latest masterplan. The Heard on the Street podcast discusses what the Tesla CEO has up his sleeve now.
Spencer Jakab joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to talk about his new book, "Heads I Win, Tails I Win," which delves into the mistakes that even the smartest investors make and how to avoid them. Then, Dan Gallagher discusses how the Pokémon Go craze is bringing Nintendo back to life.
Stephen Wilmot joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab from London to talk about finding bargains in U.K. property stocks. Then, Charley Grant discusses the issues that should actually be worrying investors amid the hubbub surrounding Tesla's autopilot problems.
First, Justin Lahart joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to discuss how the prolonged uncertainty of Brexit's aftermath could impact global markets. Then, a look at how rising competition from footwear companies like Adidas and Under Armour is edging in on Nike's dominance.
Heard on the Street's Miriam Gottfried, Spencer Jakab, and Ken Brown try to make sense of the Tesla-SolarCity deal and whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk can win investors over. Then Dan Gallagher explains why lackluster expectations for the iPhone 7 could mean an opportunity for Apple investors.
Richard Barley and Paul Davies join Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos from London to talk about what the Brexit vote means for the world economy, Britain and global banks. Then Aaron Back joins the show to discuss how China's Tencent is trying to dominate mobile gaming.
After a years-long rally, auto sales slumped in May. Heard on the Street's Charley Grant joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos on this week's podcast to discuss future trends in auto sales. Then, Stephen Wilmot calls in from Heard on the Street's London office to discuss the rise in Chinese tourism and the effect of tourist spending on European luxury brands.
With oil back above $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016, Spencer Jakab talks with Heard on the Street's David Reilly and Aaron Back about supply disruptions that have helped fuel this rally. Then Anjani Trivedi joins the podcast from Hong Kong to talk about how China's moves to revive its economy could be sowing the seeds of future problems.
Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried, David Reilly and Amazon's "Alexa" in studio to see if this voice-enabled Echo is truly the next big tech device. Then Justin Lahart talks about whether there is any way for retail department stores to bounce back.
Heard on the Street's Richard Barley joins Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly to discuss Donald Trump's suggestions he might reduce the national debt by renegotiating with creditors to convince them to accept less than full payment. Then, Heard on the Street's Justin Lahart talks about Lending Club and the risks of disruption.
Warren Buffett went on a rant against hedge funds at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting last weekend. Spencer Jakab talks to Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos about whether Mr. Buffett is right in his assessment. Then, Aaron Back comes on to talk about why no company has won the mobile payment war and what steeper competition means for the companies involved.
Michelle Leder, founder of footnoted*, discusses what she has been seeing in the most recent raft of proxy filings with Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly. Then, special guests Daniel Jakab, along with Conor and Peter Reilly, talk about what captivates the minds of Generation Z -- from whether kids today favor Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo or Sony gaming systems, to whether it is cooler to wear Under Armour, Nike or Adidas gear.
Miriam Gottfried, Spencer Jakab and Helen Thomas discuss the future direction of oil prices. Then, Aaron Back joins the show to talk about Japan's economic struggles, its experiment with negative interest rates and what other tools the Bank of Japan has at it prepares to meet next week.
Big bank earnings so far haven't been as bad as investors were expecting. Miriam Gottfried, David Reilly, and Alex Frangos discuss Wall Street's reaction. Then they discuss Facebook and Google and their combined market values over the past year.
Will Tesla be able to make enough Model 3 cars to supply the masses? Just ahead of the unveiling of the electric-car maker's new, less expensive vehicle, Charley Grant joins Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab to assess potential pricing and demand. Then, Aaron Back talks Anbang's Starwood bid and what the company's rise says about the Chinese economy.
Can a new, smaller iPhone mean big business for Apple? Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly are joined by Dan Gallagher to discuss the latest offering from the tech giant. Then, Paul Davies in London talks about Credit Suisse's latest troubles and what these say about too-big-to-manage banks.
Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos get the latest from Dan Gallagher on the battle over virtual reality. Will Sony emerge as the name to beat? Then Charley Grant discusses the culture of disruption that led to a huge stock plunge for Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
How will the European Central Bank latest attempts to revive the eurozone economy work out? Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab discuss the central bank news with Helen Thomas in London. First up, Charley Grant explains why despite a more favorable economic environment than usual, the airline industry has its hands full.
After a rough start to the year, is the rally that kicked off March set to continue, or is newfound optimism misplaced? A lot has to do with China. Miriam Gottfried, David Reilly, Alex Frangos and Steve Russolillo dissect whether the bull market has more room to run.
A debate swirls around one-product companies like Fitbit and GoPro over whether they have staying power. Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to hash it out. Then, Justin Lahart explains why earnings for S&P 500 companies are worse than advertised and why stocks may be even more expensive than they seem.
Has Alibaba lost its way after going public? Its purchase of a stake in Groupon suggests it has. Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos get the lowdown from Aaron Back. Then, John Carney joins the show to discuss the fate of the hundred dollar bill and how privacy ties into Apple's showdown with the FBI.
Tesla's earnings breathed some new life into the suddenly beaten-down stock. In the latest Heard, the Podcast, Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly talk the risks and rewards of Tesla and its upcoming Model 3 car with Charley Grant. Then, Paul Davies joins the show from London to break down the chronic profitability crisis that is causing European bank stocks to crater.
Google's market value has had a spectacular rise since last summer, putting it neck and neck with Apple for the world's most valuable company. Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried and Helen Thomas to discuss what's behind Google's rise and what comes next. Then Justin Lahart explains why the strong dollar could throw a wrench in the Fed's plans to raise rates.
Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos are joined by Spencer Jakab, who discusses why Exxon Mobil has held up well so well, and should continue to do so, amid the oil-price rout. Richard Barley then explains why emerging market investors have more to worry about than sinking oil prices.
Miriam Gottfried, Helen Thomas, John Carney and Spencer Jakab discuss the disconnect between the beating big bank stocks have taken so far this year and the earnings they have just reported. Also, a look at what investors shouldn't be doing amid all the stock-market mayhem.
Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly talk to Dan Gallagher about the shifting consumer trends as retailers struggle to compete with e-commerce giants like Amazon. Is shopping as we once knew it dead? Then, Helen Thomas talks the prospects for investing in Europe after a trying year.
Miriam Gottfried and Spencer Jakab get the lowdown from Steven Russolillo about whether Nike's lifetime deal with LeBron James is money well spent. Then Justin Lahart breaks down why December has been uncharacteristically bad for the stock market.
Miriam Gottfired, David Reilly and Justin Lahart discuss why the ECB's latest financial moves have upset the markets and what this could mean for the Fed. Then, a look at the future of Yahoo and the fate of it's CEO Marissa Mayer.
Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos ask John Carney if Silicon Valley could eventually replace banks. Then, amid massive plunges in department store stocks, Steve Russolillo explains why investors are jumping ship before the holidays.
Heard on the Street's Miriam Gottfried and David Reilly ask Dan Gallagher to weigh in on the new iPad Pro and whether tablets the are the new laptops. Then, Paul Davies discusses the new rules targeted at 'too big to fail' banks.
Alex Frangos and Miriam Gottfried are joined by Charley Grant, who weighs in on Tesla's prospects as a major car producer in the future of electric cars. Then, Helen Thomas discusses whether investors can regain confidence in resources giant Glencore after the company comes back from the edge.
Miriam Gottfried, Alex Frangos and David Reilly discuss the Chinese Communist Party's hopes and dreams for the economy over the next 5 years. Plus, Apple reports solid earnings but is its reliance on the iPhone worrying investors? Dan Gallagher breaks it down.
Miriam Gottfried & Alex Frangos get the lowdown from Charley Grant about the accusations that caused Valeant's stock to plunge. Then Helen Thomas addresses whether it will be a blood bath for oil companies.