Stocks fell sharply Friday, as worries about Apple iPhone sales fueled a tech selloff. Akane Otani of the Wall Street Journal thinks investors may have priced in expected earnings strength. Akane says inflation is a bigger worry for Wall Street.
The major U.S. indexes tumble, led by the tech sector. General Electric is a bright spot, thanks to an upbeat outlook. The FAA is expected to impose emergency inspection requirements on certain jet engines after the Southwest accident. Charlie Turner reports.
P.M. Edition for April 20: The Southwest Airlines engine failure that resulted in one passenger death highlights a continuing challenge for carriers: getting passengers to follow safety instructions. The Wall Street Journal's Patrick McGroarty explains.
Virginia Heffernan talks to a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Mimi Rocah, about what her prosecutions of organized crime units for the SDNY can tell us about the Michael Cohen case.
A.M. Edition for April 20: The Permian basin has been the big growth driver for the shale oil industry. But now, the giant oil field has encountered some rough spots, such as pipeline bottlenecks. We get more from the Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider.
The Wall Street Journal's Gabriel T. Rubin says cryptocurrency firms and their backers want a broad exemption from federal oversight. The digital coin industry has lobbied the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying oversight would hurt the growth of their business.
Facebook, Mueller, Jef Pollock & shout-outs to pollster-friends. And Millennials are ruining food.
U.S. stocks fell Thursday. Wells Fargo reportedly close to paying a fine of up to one billion dollars. Skechers stock tripped up by disappointing earnings. A cannabis-derived drug to treat epilepsy. Charlie Turner reports.
P.M. Edition for April 19: Why did an engine cover break apart during a Southwest flight, killing a passenger and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing? Investigators hope to answer that question, according to the Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor.
With the iPhone in a maturing market, Apple is looking to its services business for growth. Its Apple Music streaming service has seen big growth in subscribers, but the Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher says that doesn't translate into big profits.
This episode of Whistlestop travels back to April 30, 2011 when President Obama stepped up to the podium at the White House Correspondents' Dinner to deliver a dig and dig for a laugh.
The Founder of Data 4 Black Lives on how tech companies can use their data as a tool of oppression—or a force for racial justice.
P.M. Edition for April 18: President Donald Trump has spoken out against U.S. trade deficits with other countries. But the Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip says the tax cuts enacted by Trump and the GOP actually make trade deficits wider.
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies in Houston at the age of 92. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo's secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Morgan Stanley's record revenue and quarterly profits. Tanya Bustos reports.
A.M. Edition for April 18: The Wall Street Journal's Sue Shellenbarger says a wave of new instant messaging apps has changed the way people communicate at work. And older employees who still favor email are scrambling to keep up.
Big gains for U.S stock averages Tuesday. Starbucks stores will close for one afternoon in May to conduct racial sensitivity training. One person killed in a Southwest Airlines emergency landing. The IRS Web site crashes on Tax Day. Charlie Turner reports.
How Brendan Baker and Chloe Prasinos created a sound-rich world for Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night.
A.M. Edition for April 17: States want to expand their ability to collect online sales taxes. The Supreme Court begins hearing arguments on the case Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin tells us what's at stake.
Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis discuss the musical Small Ball with Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey. ESPN’s Bill Barnwell joins to talk about why the NFL is bad at scouting quarterbacks, and The Good Place’s Mike Schur explains his love for Dan Le Batard.
P.M. Edition for April 16: President Donald Trump tweeted "mission accomplished" after the U.S. and allies used a missile strike against facilities in Syria. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Bender says "mission accomplished" is a loaded term in Mideast foreign policy.
Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders offers some important tax advice to Meghan Markle, a U.S. citizen, in advance of her marriage to Prince Harry in May.
Fiona Reeves, the Director of Presidential Correspondence. Every day Reeves and her staff sort through thousands of letters and emails that President Obama receives from his constituents.
Slate Money on Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps
A slow motion constitutional crisis may be upon us. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Lawfare blog editor and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Ben Wittes, to assess the threats to the rule of law posed by presidential pique.
The earnings season starts to heat up in the new week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says profits of S&P 500 companies are expected to rise about 20 percent. But she notes stocks struggled earlier this year, even after strong earnings reports.
P.M. Edition for April 13: The Trump administration has offered a compromise on auto-industry rules, boosting hopes for a deal to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. Wall Street Journal trade policy reporter Will Mauldin explains.
A.M. Edition for April 13: Hedge-fund manager John Paulson made his name betting against subprime mortgages. Now, he must pay for it. The Wall Street Journal's Gregory Zuckerman says Paulson owes one billion dollars in taxes.
As competition heats up among credit card companies, consumers seeking out travel perks and rewards have a lot of benefits to choose from. Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney calls out the most attractive rewards.
P.M. Edition for April 12: Retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan has long championed spending curbs on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. The Wall Street Journal's Louise Radnofsky says Ryan's departure makes entitlement reform even less likely.
Syrian government gains control of region where recent alleged chemical attack took place. Changes to Social Security and health entitlement programs unlikely to move forward after Paul Ryan retires. New unemployment benefit figures drop to historic lows. J.R. Whalen reports.
A.M. Edition for April 12: Several prestigious colleges are the targets of a Justice Department probe into possible antitrust violations. It's related to the schools' early-decision admission programs, according to the Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn.
Fidelity Investments is changing its fee structure for affluent clients for financial advice. Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Krouse explains how it is one of the biggest-ever pricing shake-ups for a firm that oversees hundreds of billions in wealth held by American investors.
Stocks fell Wednesday on worries about possible U.S. action against Syria. A Senate committee plans to move to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The Fed is more confident about hitting its two-percent inflation target. Charlie Turner reports.
P.M. Edition for April 11: One takeaway from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Capitol Hill testimony: the questions revealed that D.C. lawmakers know very little about tech firms and their products. The Wall Street Journal's Doug MacMillan explains.
A.M. Edition for April 11: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill. Plus, Tripp Mickle and Stephanie Stamm of the Wall Street Journal talk about how much data consumers give to high-tech firms.