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Apr 20, 2018

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Slate Money on brands, airspace, and authenticity

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Apr 21, 2018

Inflation, Not Earnings, On Investors' Radar

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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.

5 Min

Apr 21, 2018

Today From Slate: Cuba Minus the Castros

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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Comey's memos, to new immigration rules, to Cuba minus the Castros.

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Apr 21, 2018

Gist: The Zen of Cohen

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The raid of Michael Cohen's office marks the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency, says Adam Davidson.

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Apr 20, 2018

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Apr 20, 2018
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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.

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Apr 20, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan discuss James Comey's new book A Higher Loyalty and the recent batch of Comey memos that leaked on Thursday evening.

8 min
Apr 20, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 20, 2018
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Wells Fargo pays $1 billion to settle risk management claims. SunTrust Banks says an employee may have stolen information from 1.5 million customers. General Electric reports a quarterly loss. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Apr 20, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 20, 2018
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Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo tries to win over Senate Democrats. Drug maker Allergan won't submit an offer for rival Shire. Friday's earnings calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

6 min
Apr 20, 2018
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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.

8 min
Apr 20, 2018
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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.

51 min
Apr 19, 2018
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Facebook, Mueller, Jef Pollock & shout-outs to pollster-friends. And Millennials are ruining food.

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Apr 19, 2018
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On his book tour, the fired FBI director still can't square his pre-election blunders.

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Apr 19, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss fallout from the Michael Cohen raid, James Comey’s world tour, and racism at Starbucks.

1 min
Apr 19, 2018
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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.

49 min
Apr 19, 2018
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American Icons 3-pack: “Amazing Grace,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” and “Spoon River Anthology.”

9 min
Apr 19, 2018
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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.

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Apr 19, 2018
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace are joined by Marlo Mack of the How to be a Girl podcast to discuss whether a mom should push her ex-husband to allow their transgender son to start taking hormones

1 min
Apr 19, 2018
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Chinese regulators' warning about a Qualcomm $44 billion bid. New details about Southwest Flight 1380. Japan's auto exports boom in the U.S. Tanya Bustos reports.

0 min
Apr 19, 2018
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Costa Ronin, H. Keith Melton, June Thomas

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Apr 19, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Trump's “pee tape,” black mothers and babies maternity rates, and male authors.

1 min
Apr 19, 2018
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President Donald Trump heads to Key West. Wisconsin's Supreme Court hearing on free speech. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

8 min
Apr 19, 2018
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A.M. Edition for April 19: Amazon and its bricks-and-mortar rival Best Buy are teaming up to sell smart televisions. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce says the TVs are powered by Amazon's Fire TV operating system.

8 min
Apr 19, 2018
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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.

0 min
Apr 19, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Pompeo and Pruitt, to Puerto Rico, to a dangerous World War II relic in Berlin.

0 min
Apr 19, 2018
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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.

0 min
Apr 19, 2018
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She was fierce and loyal but also kind of mean.

1 min
Apr 18, 2018
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IBM drags the Dow loser. Earnings from American Express and Alcoa top estimates. Puerto Rico suffers an island-wide blackout. Charlie Turner reports.

0 min
Apr 18, 2018
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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.

7 min
Apr 18, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 18, 2018
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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.

35 min
Apr 18, 2018
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We check in with Ari Wengroff of Vice's Broadly about how female-led content is taking main stage.

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Apr 18, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few things to start your day – from Mike Pompeo meeting Kim Jong-un to the President seeking some new counsel.

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Apr 18, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the hit horror film A Quiet Place, the new adaptation of Howard's End on the BBC and Starz, and Barbara Ehrenreich's essay: "Why I'm Giving Up On Preventative Care".

1 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Congress moves closer to rolling back an Obama-era regulation. The chiefs of AT&T and Time Warner take the witness stand. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

7 min
Apr 18, 2018
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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.

6 min
Apr 18, 2018
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U.S. corporations had around $2.4 trillion in cash and investments last year. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Eisen explains why that's good news for shareholders and stock market investors.

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Apr 17, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Tim O'Brien, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View, to catch up about the latest surrounding the Michael Cohen story and why it may not be all the media is cooking it up to be.

0 min
Apr 17, 2018
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The cover-up is worse than the crime when you put Michael Cohen in charge of the cover-up.

1 min
Apr 17, 2018
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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.

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Apr 17, 2018
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The 16th letter of our alphabet is a fancy little thing.

6 min
Apr 17, 2018
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P.M. Edition for April 17: Walmart plans to redesign its website next month. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer says Walmart wants to make a site that looks less like a Walmart store and appeals to higher-end brands.

1 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Rising global tensions send materials to fresh multiyear highs. Goldman Sachs reports sharply higher profit and revenue from a year ago. China phases out foreign auto rules. Tanya Bustos reports.

15 min
Apr 17, 2018
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How Brendan Baker and Chloe Prasinos created a sound-rich world for Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night.

1 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe meets with President Donald Trump. The Government Accountability Office says EPA chief Scott Pruitt violated the law. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

8 min
Apr 17, 2018
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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.

9 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Facebook was once among Wall Street's most reliable bets, along with Amazon, Netflix and Google. Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Wursthorn explains why that is changing.

0 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Hannity's lawyer, to James Comey's press tour, to a deadly prison riot.

0 min
Apr 16, 2018
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In defense of the former FBI director.

0 min
Apr 16, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 16, 2018
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Stocks rose Monday after worries about the Syrian conflict faded. Netflix's quarterly results topped estimates. Charlie Turner reports.

8 min
Apr 16, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 16, 2018
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Syria, earnings reports from blue chips, and retail sales are likely to dominate the week ahead. John Wordock reports.

8 min
Apr 16, 2018
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Investors will have lots to watch this week, from Syria to earnings. Plus, trucking companies have trouble recruiting drivers.

6 min
Apr 15, 2018
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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.

0 min
Apr 15, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 14, 2018
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The U.S., U.K. and France have taken military action against Syria. John Wordock reports from Washington.

46 min
Apr 14, 2018
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Slate Money on Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps

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Apr 14, 2018
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Slate Money on Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps

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Apr 14, 2018
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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.

5 min
Apr 14, 2018
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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.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: Facebook faces more trouble abroad, why our money’s on Australia’s punk turtle, and the trolling of Mick Mulvaney.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Russia's denialism over Syrian war crimes is unscientific nonsense.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Mother Jones' Rebecca Leber about the "liberties" Scott Pruitt is taking as a public official and how it's effecting the EPA as a whole.

1 min
Apr 13, 2018
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U.S. stocks fall Friday. Shares of some major banks decline despite posting strong quarterly profits. GM reportedly to lay off as many as 15 hundred workers at an Ohio plant. Ryan endorses McCarthy as his successor.

8 min
Apr 13, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 13, 2018
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President Trump considers a re-entry into the TPP trade deal. Fresh violence erupts between Israel and Palestinians. Rhode Island residents get a first look at citizenship-themed Census questions. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Apr 13, 2018
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Wall Street Journal analysis reveals new challenges to Silicon Valley. Facebook defends its bottom line amid uproar over users' privacy. Big banks report earnings. Tanya Bustos reports.

9 min
Apr 13, 2018
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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.

9 min
Apr 12, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 12, 2018
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Financial shares send stocks higher, ahead of earnings reports from banks. U.S. to study re-entering the TPP. Facebook doesn't see a big sales hit from the user data uproar. Charlie Turner reports.

8 min
Apr 12, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 12, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 12, 2018
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U.S. and European policy makers meet in London for the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council. The House Ways and Means hearing on Trump administration trade policy. The Fed's balance sheet. Tanya Bustos reports.

7 min
Apr 12, 2018
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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.

5 min
Apr 11, 2018
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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.

36 min
Apr 11, 2018
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With all this crazy news, we're going to need a padded cell. Good thing we're in one!

1 min
Apr 11, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 11, 2018
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House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election. President Trump threatens Russia and Syria. Federal anti-trust investigation into early-decision practices by some top liberal arts colleges. J.R. Whalen reports.

9 min
Apr 11, 2018
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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.

1 min
Apr 11, 2018
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Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday. Sprint and T-Mobile rekindle merger talks. The latest minutes from the Fed. Tanya Bustos reports.

9 min
Apr 10, 2018
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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.

7 min
Apr 11, 2018
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As more consumers are priced out of the housing market in the face of rising price s and mortgage rates, Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto explains how lenders are adjusting credit standards.