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Alexa and Laura sit down with OkCupid CMO, Melissa Hobley

29 Min

Feb 20, 2018

The Trickless Hungarian Edition

Slate Daily Feed

Josh Levin is joined by Slate’s Justin Peters and the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen to talk about Elizabeth Swaney, Ester Ledecka, Nathan Chen, and more from the Olympics. PhillyVoice’s Kyle Neubeck joins to discuss what’s wrong with Markelle Fultz.

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Feb 20, 2018

Closing Bell Brief for Tuesday, February 20th

WSJ Minute Briefing

Walmart pulls the Dow to its first loss in seven trading sessions. Albertsons buys the rest of Rite-Aid not being sold to Walgreens. AT&T is not entitled to the details of the Trump administration's internal discussions on its proposed merger with Time Warner. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 Min

Feb 20, 2018

Lexicon: The Inner Workings of Out

Slate Daily Feed

The rich complexities of a humble preposition.

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Feb 20, 2018

Trump Backs Plan to Strengthen Gun Background Checks

WSJ What's News

P.M. Edition for February 20th: Following the shooting that killed 17 students at a Florida high school, President Trump says he supports a proposal that would toughen background checks for gun purchases. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Bykowicz has more.

8 Min

Feb 20, 2018

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Feb 20, 2018
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The rise of technology has had a profound impact on modern Depression management, but it’s also created some serious problem areas.

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Feb 20, 2018
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Robert Mueller charges an associate of a former Trump adviser of lying to the FBI. Qualcomm raises its bid for NXP Semiconductors. Walmart report strong holiday sales but says its online sales growth slowed in the last quarter. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 20, 2018
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The latest Fed meeting minutes and a big week of earnings highlight a shortened holiday economic week. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Feb 19, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 20: A shortened work week brings a lighter economic calendar. But there's still a lot to review, amid fears of inflation. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney has more.

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Feb 20, 2018
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The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney breaks down the numbers and explains how much U.S. airlines profit from ticket prices and fees. Plus, which airline achieved an unusually high profit margin in 2017, even without charging baggage fees?

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Feb 19, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has three things and a take to kick off your week – from Trump's Twitter rage over the indictments to the NBA's All Star Weekend.

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Feb 19, 2018
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U.S. markets are closed for Presidents Day. Trading resumes Tuesday. A light economic calendar this week includes existing home sales and weekly jobless claims. And airlines are scoring healthy profits per passenger. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 18, 2018
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A.M. Edition for Monday, February 19: Sam Adams' new CEO, Dave Burwick, has plenty of experience in the beverage industry. But will he be able to help the company boost sales? The Wall Street Journal's Maria Armental has more.

7 min
Feb 19, 2018
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In a recent survey, only about 40% of workers said they negotiated for their starting salary at their most recent job. Robert Half senior regional manager Rich Deosingh explains the benefits of negotiating salary, and offers tips for job candidates.

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Feb 17, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Albert Elia and his guide dog Cheech as part of our continuing series on animals with jobs.

51 min
Feb 17, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Albert Elia and his guide dog Cheech as part of our continuing series on animals with jobs.

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Feb 17, 2018
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Three critics hold a spoiler-filled discussion of Black Panther.

60 min
Feb 16, 2018
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Slate Money on cryptocurrencies, fertility in the U.S., and Nigerian corruption

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Feb 17, 2018
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Slate Money on cryptocurrencies, fertility in the U.S., and Nigerian corruption

6 min
Feb 17, 2018
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Weekend Edition for February 17-18: Stocks recovered this past week from a bruising selloff earlier in the month. The Nasdaq had its best week in years. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Ben Eisen talks about the influence that Apple has on the broader market.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Just Security's Kate Brannen about the most recent round of Mueller indictments.

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Feb 16, 2018
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It's a no-brainer: Taking the mass killer's weapon of choice off store shelves would save lives.

5 min
Feb 16, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few of the latest stories heading into the weekend including Ronan Farrow's latest report, more updates on the Florida school shooting, and the indictments released by Robert Mueller.

1 min
Feb 16, 2018
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U.S. stock averages fade to close mixed. But the Nasdaq had its best week since 2011. Fiat Chrysler recalls hundreds of thousands of pickup trucks. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 16, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 16th: With the start of the Lunar New Year, four Chinese movies are debuting in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel says it signals China's ambitions to become a global movie-making force.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Mitt Romney to run for Utah's U.S. Senate seat. A new tax law provision extending college saving accounts to K-12 expenses has states worried. Most borrowers who left school in 2010 owing at least $50,000 in student loans had failed to pay down any of the debt four years later. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 16, 2018
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The author of ‘Enlightenment Now’ thinks the world is getting better—but we refuse to acknowledge it.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Changing it up in the sex toy industry and loans based in bitcoin.

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Feb 16, 2018
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We discuss the black superheroes that predate Ryan Coogler’s new Marvel blockbuster.

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Feb 16, 2018
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What the Quinn Norton fracas and the latest Twix bar marketing campaign have in common.

1 min
Feb 16, 2018
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A teenager has been charged in the deadly school shooting in Florida. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he'll reimburse the government. And the number of airline passengers is rising. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

7 min
Feb 16, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 16: Some Republicans are willing to make more concessions when it comes to healthcare, as they work to lower premiums, and eye the midterm elections in November. The Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Armour explains.

5 min
Feb 16, 2018
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Employers and hiring managers, in a tight labor market, are taking unusual steps to fill open positions requiring an up-to-date skill set. Wall Street Journal reporter Lauren Weber explains.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.

1 min
Feb 15, 2018
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The Dow retakes 25000. Four immigration reform bills go down to defeat. It's costing more and more to buy a home. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Denise Gough on mucousy method actors, an atheist’s love of Christian rock, mocking Kennedys, and a photographer’s mentally ill mom.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a parable of vintage suitcases, valentines in the yellow room, false accusations of serious crimes, lazy dads, and much more.

9 min
Feb 15, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 15th: President Trump expressed condolences to victims and their families in the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in south Florida. Plus, billionaire investor Peter Thiel is moving from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles.

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Feb 15, 2018
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President Trump plans to visit the site of Wednesday's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. U.S. motor vehicle deaths surpassed 40,000 last year due in part of distracted driving and increased miles on the road. The FDA approves a the first blood test to evaluate concussions. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Authorities have a suspect in custody in connection with a fatal shooting at a high school in Florida. President Trump condemns domestic violence. Loretta Mester is being considered for the Federal Reserve's vice chairman post. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 15: President Trump's infrastructure plan left many with one big question: Who's paying for it? A group of investors have an idea known as infrastructure asset recycling. The Wall Street Journal's Cezary Podkul explains.

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Feb 15, 2018
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American consumers confidence is high and their appetite for taking on debt remains strong. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis, however, explains how their ability to repay loans has come under pressure and describes the impact of 'bad debt.'

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Feb 14, 2018
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Are we hiking the defense budget mostly out of habit?

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Feb 14, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Quantum computing to Jacob Zuma and robot skiers.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vox's Jane Coaston about the Chief of Staff, John Kelly, and his role in the Rob Porter story.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Stocks shoot higher despite more signs of rising inflation. Cisco Systems and TripAdvisor report stronger than expected earnings. Google to block spam-type ads, but critics have doubts. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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The inventor of Facebook’s iconic button reflects on technology’s unintended consequences.

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Feb 14, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 14th: More signs of a rise in inflation, as the Consumer Price Index rose half a percent last month. We'll talk about this with the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry. In a separate report, retail sales fell in January.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Inflation rose more than expected in January. AT&T could tap the Justice Department's antitrust chief to testify as it seeks to purchase Time Warner. Trump lawyer Michael Lawyer admits to paying $130,000 of his own money to adult-film star 'Stormy Daniels.' J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Feb 14, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Isaac Butler discuss the film BPM, the TV show Babylon Berlin, and the recent discovery of a new source for Shakespeare's texts.

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Feb 14, 2018
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The White House and the FBI give conflicting timelines. Blue Apron is losing customers. And Chipotle hires a fast-food veteran. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 14: Six former federal prosecutors are running for seats in the House, as Democrats. The Wall Street Journal's Aruna Viswanatha has more on what's driving them to run for political office.

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Feb 14, 2018
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A new study indicates an alarming number of Americans, mostly men, are dying at the age of 62. Wall Street Journal news editor Demetria Gallegos explains.

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Feb 13, 2018
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The White House's fiscal 2019 budget would cut food stamp funding, and tell its recipients what to eat.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Rob Porter to DACA to PepsiCo's earnings.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Stocks post a third straight day of gains ahead of Wednesday's inflation report. Investigators looking into manipulation of the VIX. Intelligence leader warns of expected Russian meddling in the 2018 midterm elections. J.R. Whalen reports.

7 min
Feb 13, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 13th: It's no secret that malls in the U.S. are on the decline. But malls in Mexico are booming, and that has U.S. investors looking south. The Wall Street Journal's Robbie Whelan has more.

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Feb 13, 2018
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U.S. household debt continues to hit record levels. Walmart refocuses staffing to improve store customer service and improve online sales. Amazon aims to flex its muscles in the medical supplies business. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Wall Street looks to build on its momentum, after a broad rally on Monday. A deal to sell the Weinstein company falls apart. And Snap, Inc. loses its head of sales. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 12, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 13: In the era of #MeToo, companies are facing new questions when it comes to setting the rules for office romance. Beth Zoller, legal editor at XpertHR, talks about how companies should navigate office romances.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Would comparing February's pullback on Wall Street to past significant stocks corrections help paint a picture of where the market is likely to go from here? Wall Street Journal chief economics commentator discusses.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from infrastructure to the White House to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Feb 12, 2018
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This is the Trump administration at rest. Chaos is its equilibrium.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis talk with Slate’s Justin Peters about the top stories from the Olympics, Jack Hamilton joins to look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster shake-up, and Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl discusses what’s next for U.S. Soccer.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Stocks rally for a second straight session. Trump's daughter-in-law hospitalized after opening a letter containing white powder. U.S. government spending outpaced tax revenue in January compared to a year ago. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 12, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 12: President Trump's long-awaited infrastructure plan is part of the 2019 fiscal year budget. But many questions remain, including where the funding for the plan will come from. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Mann explains.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Comcast could revive its bid for 21st Century Fox. Oracle aims to curb Amazon's lead in the cloud-infrastructure market. New study points to increased mortality in the U.S. starting at age 62. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 12, 2018
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The worst flu season in years has boosted sales of orange juice. And there's lots of economic data on tap this week, including the consumer price index and retail sales numbers. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

6 min
Feb 11, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 12th: This week brings a busy economic calendar, including the consumer price index, consumer sentiment data, retail sales, and housing data. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry runs down the week in economic news.

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Feb 12, 2018
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As stocks and bonds get more expensive and as retirements last longer, Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen outlines ways to plan and rethink approaches to building a retirement portfolio.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Jacob Levy, a professor of political theory at McGill University, about his essay "The Weight of the Words," and why we shouldn't just be brushing off Trump's rhetoric on the left or the right.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Tammy Dunakin to talk about her agricultural goats, and her business, Rent-a-Ruminant, based on Vashon Island in Washington.

40 min
Feb 11, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Tammy Dunakin to talk about her agricultural goats, and her business, Rent-a-Ruminant, based on Vashon Island in Washington.

47 min
Feb 9, 2018
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Slate Money on volatility, Steve Cohen, and delivery apps

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Feb 10, 2018
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Slate Money on volatility, Steve Cohen, and delivery apps

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Feb 10, 2018
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Weekend Edition for February 10-11: Fears of higher inflation and rising interest rates battered the markets in volatile trading this week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani reminds us that we'd gotten used to a low interest rate environment for a long time.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Adam Davidson tries to heal our debt of understanding.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Another wild ride, but this time stocks end sharply higher Friday. But it's the market's worst week in two years. UPS, FedEx shares fall on word of a new delivery service by Amazon.com. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to John Sipher, a former senior member of the CIA's Intelligence Service, about Christopher Steele and the partisan attacks on him and his work.

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Feb 9, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 9: Amazon.com is launching a delivery service for businesses. "Shipping with Amazon" will compete directly with FedEx and UPS. Wall Street Journal San Francisco reporter Laura Stevens has the details.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Depression often plays a starring role in the entertainment world, although some representations of the condition are more truthful and helpful than others.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Government shutdown ends with funding in place until March 23. Continued volatility on Wall Street. This season's flu outbreak boosts orange juice sales. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 9, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Fifty Shades Freed