Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit
Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit
Weekend Edition for October 14-15: Another up week for stocks; the Dow and S&P are both on a five-week winning streak. And the Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf previews the upcoming week's economic data, some of which may have been impacted by hurricanes.
P.M. Edition for October 13th: President Donald Trump plans to end federal cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers. Plus, Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib says GOP lawmakers may move away from eliminating the federal deduction on state and local income taxes.
A.M. Edition for Friday, October 13th: On the heels of the Equifax data breach, Congress is poised to overhaul credit-reporting agencies. Plus, General Motors plans to idle a factory. Also, would you wear a $3,500 backpack?
A data dive shows different types of planes within airline fleets have varying records for on-time arrivals and cancellations. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney breaks down how you can better get to your destination on time.
Stocks fall as banks kick off earnings. An executive order directs federal agencies to pursue sweeping changes to the health-care system. Plus, House Republicans offer to keep part of the deduction for state and local taxes. Jennifer Strong reports.
P.M. Edition for October 12th: AT&T saw its third straight quarterly video subscriber loss. The Wall Street Journals Drew FitzGerald explains how the company is hoping to curb the outflow of customers. Plus, another data breach hits U.S. weapons systems information.
BlackRock's Bob Miller joins MoneyBeat to break down the minutes from the Fed's September meeting, what it means for inflation expectations, and its overall impact on economic outlook.
Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth talk to Elissa Strauss about her article in Elle, "The Leftover Embryo Crisis", answer a question about dealing with friends whose kids don't get along with their kids, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.
A.M. Edition for October 12th: Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Russia has converted the Kaspersky antivirus software into a spying tool. And the White House is proposing changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Investors often earn tidy profits from spun-off companies. The Wall Street Journal's Miriam Gottfried explains why some spin-offs, however, do poorly versus the broader market. She also explains why some large corporations choose not to spin off components as separate companies.
P.M. Edition for October 11th: Minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting signal the Fed's on track to raise interest rates before year-end, despite weak inflation. And Apple teams up with Steven Spielberg's production company to create original video content.
Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
Traditional retailers are expected to have another frosty holiday season as consumer continue to purchase online. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Wursthorn explains how investors are shorting brick-and-mortar retailers, and why some are even placing bearish bets against online giant Amazon.
Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Jemele Hill, Jerry Jones, and Donald Trump with the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan also joins to discuss the baseball playoffs, and Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers talks about Iceland’s World Cup dreams.
With activist investor Nelson Peltz rejecting the narrow loss of a board seat at Procter & Gamble, Moneybeat takes bets on what happens next. Then, a look at whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk can really deliver on his big Model 3 promises.
P.M. Edition for October 10th: Pfizer says it may explore a sale or spinoff of the unit that makes Advil and Centrum. Plus, we talk with the Wall Street Journal's Erin Ailworth, who's reporting from the scene of massive wildfires in Northern California.
A.M. Edition for October 10th: First it was Facebook; now Google says ads tied to Russian-linked entities ran on its platform. Plus, a lot of military doctors and nurses are polishing their skills in trauma wards of U.S. big-city hospitals.
P.M. Edition for October 9th: President Donald Trump is set to issue an executive order on health care. And Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Meckler talks about the president's wish list on immigration.
A.M. Edition for October 9th: Several of General Electric's top executives are leaving the company in a high-profile shake-up. Plus, political parties are working to reclaim voters. The Wall Street Journal's Dante Chinni joins us with the details.
Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders answers reader and listener questions about the Republican tax reform proposal. She covers topics such as property taxes, alimony deductions, and an extra standard deduction for older Americans.
First, the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry previews the week's economic calendar with a look at what's expected from the Fed and new inflation data. Then, Aaron Lucchetti and Rachel Louise Ensign break down a big week of earnings for Big Banks.
Jacob talks to cartoonist Benjamin Frisch, the author of the graphic novel The Fun Family, who also happens to be the producer of this season of Working.
Major indexes and U.S. government bond prices edged lower after data showed the labor market lost jobs for the first time in seven years. Plus, a look at what to watch next week with the economy. WSJ's Akane Otani and Harriet Torry have the details.
First, Liz Hoffman joins Stephen Grocer and Erik Holm to discuss what Wall Street exec Greg Fleming's role as CEO of Rockefeller & Co. means for the 135-year-old family office -- as well as big banks. Then, Ben Eisen and Akane Otani talk what the S&P 500's latest streak means for an uncertain market.
P.M. Edition for October 6th: Can Costco compete with Amazon in the online grocery space? The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has analysis. Also, non-farm payrolls declined in September for the first time in seven years. Plus, the Trump administration may undo a contraception benefit in Obamacare.
A.M. Edition for October 6th: The National Rifle Association says it won't oppose 'bump stocks', which the Las Vegas shooter used to increase his weapons' firing rate. Also, how non-government analysts are decoding North Korea's nuclear arsenal through photos and videos.
With a new study showing significant declines in buying power at some major hotel programs, the Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney talks why points can't get the rooms they used to with many major chains.
Another record day for stocks. Also, former Equifax CEO grilled over delay in reporting the company's massive data breach. Plus, the U.S. Postal Service expected to raise prices after missing pension payments. J.R. Whalen reports.
The Las Vegas shooter is said to have used a “bump stock” to maximize the carnage. Josh Voorhees explains what that is, lets you hear what it sounds like in action, and explains why maybe—just maybe—Republicans may be willing to ban them.
P.M. Edition for October 5th: Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock may have considered other music events as targets. Also, the Wall Street Journal's Theo Francis on how tying CEO pay to corporate performance hasn't always panned out as planned. Plus, Netflix is raising prices for many of its U.S. customers.
Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the early days of women’s pro tennis, Huge Hefner, and Gloria Allred’s crusade.
A.M. Edition for October 5th: President Trump traveled to Las Vegas to meet with shooting survivors and to thank police. Plus, students at elite business schools would rather work for Amazon.com than on Wall Street.
The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin explains sacred cows, or the most popular tax deductions, and their likely future in tax reform. Sacred cows are also the topic of a video he hosts on wsj.com where he illustrates key deductions, with real cows, on a farm.
P.M. Edition for October 4th: Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock, has arrived back in the U.S. to be questioned by law enforcement officials. Plus, Wall Street Journal reporter Ryan Knutson talks about the big data breach at Yahoo.
Investigators in Las Vegas are questioning Stephen Paddock's girlfriend to learn more about the motive behind Sunday's deadly shooting. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is not resigning despite rumors of conflict inside the White House. J.R. Whalen reports.
Protect your financial identity in the wake of the data breach at credit bureau Equifax
Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film Battle of the Sexes, the life and work of Tom Petty with Hit Parade's Chris Molanphy, and the mind of John McPhee with The New York Times Magazine's Sam Anderson.
A.M. Edition for October 4th: Yahoo's data breach in 2013 was much, MUCH bigger than previously disclosed. Plus, Equifax's data breach puts its ex-CEO in front of a Senate panel.
Despite political uncertainty and tumultuous world events, the S&P 500 has moved more than 1% in either direction on only eight occasions in 2017. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Eisen explains the lessons to learn from a placid market.
UBS Wealth Management's Jon Woloshin joins MoneyBeat to break down the latest UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index, with an in-depth look at the global housing market and which major cities are in a "bubble risk" zone.