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P.M. Edition for Monday, December 11th: New York City arrested a Bangladeshi immigrant who allegedly set off an explosion Monday morning at a major transit hub. Also, why small investors could be in for a hefty tax bill under the Senate version of the GOP tax bill.
Weekend Edition for December 9-10: A strong November jobs report pushes stocks to a higher close. Plus, investors anticipate a third interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
P.M. Edition for December 8: Wildfires continue burning in California. Plus, why the Fed is expected to lift rates for a third time this year.
A.M. Edition for December 8th: The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs last month. Plus, GE says it misjudged demand and will cut 12,000 jobs.
Senator Al Franken has announced his resignation, following allegations of sexual misconduct and pressure from his colleagues to step down. Plus, Donald Trump Jr. refuses to answer questions from lawmakers, about a conversation with his father.
A.M. Edition for December 7: Goldman and Barclays are loaning $20 billion each to CVS to acquire Aetna. Plus, some law schools, including Harvard, are now accepting the LSAT or the GRE.
P.M. Edition for December 6: President Donald Trump says the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib has analysis on Trump's move. Plus, Wal-Mart is changing its name.
A.M. Edition for December 6: Embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has President Trump's endorsement, but Republicans are still divided. Plus, could the corporate tax cut mean a wage windfall for workers?
A.M. Edition for December 5: The Wall Street Journal says planned CVS/Aetna healthcare merger wouldn't be built around doctors. Plus, WSJ's Siobhan Hughes talks about the speed with which the GOP tax overhaul has moved through Congress.
P.M. Edition for December 4: The U.S. and South Korea begin a multi-day military drill. Plus, how the merger between CVS and Aetna could change the healthcare landscape.
A.M. Edition for December 4th: The November jobs report highlights this week's economic calendar. Plus, electricity is getting cheaper.
Weekend Edition for November 2-3: Investor hopes for tax cuts were overtaken by word of a guilty plea deal for Mike Flynn. Plus, investors await the November employment report due this Friday.
P.M. Edition for December 1: President Trump's former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with the Russians. News that Flynn agreed to cooperate with investigators rattled U.S. stock markets.
AM Edition for December 1st: A new study finds the U.S. Senate tax plan won't pay for itself. Plus, why investors are diving in to Bitcoin, including gramma.
P.M. Edition for November 30: Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team. Plus, what does Matt Lauer's firing mean for the "Today" show and NBC?
A.M. Edition for November 30: A survey finds the majority of American workers are dissatisfied with their financial situation. Plus, could the rising price of cobalt signal bad news for electric car manufacturers?
P.M. Edition for November 29: North Korea fired an ICBM missile Wednesday, its longest-range missile yet. Plus, Janet Yellen testified on the economy in front of the Joint Economic Committee.
A.M. Edition for November 29th: Two GOP Senators signal they'll now support the tax bill Republicans are hoping to pass by the end of the week. Plus, a closer look at problems along Interstate-95.
P.M. Edition for November 28: Top Democrats pulled out of a planned meeting with President Trump on funding the government, following one of his tweets. Plus, the hurdles faced by GOP senators as they try to pass a tax reform bill.
P.M. Edition for November 27th: There's a battle at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as two people claim the job. Plus, retailers typically send out a flood of emails during the holidays season. But they're still having trouble getting you to look at them.
A.M. Edition for November 27th: Dr. William Schaffner of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases explains why this coming flu season is expected to be severe, and describes the importance of everyone over six months of age to get a flu shot.
Weekend Edition for November 25-26: The Nasdaq and S&P 500 both set new closing records in a holiday-shortened week. Plus, awaiting the Senate confirmation hearings on Jerome Powell to be the new Federal Reserve chairman.
P.M. Edition for November 24: Lawyers for former NSA chief Mike Flynn have stopped talking with President Trump's legal team, a sign Flynn could be in talks with special counsel Robert Mueller. Plus, apps that allow workers immediate access to cash.
A.M. Edition for November 24: In the face of numerous allegations of sexual misconduct, more companies are scaling back or eliminating holiday celebrations. That's according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. We talk with Challenger VP Andrew Challenger.
A.M. Edition for November 23rd: Minutes from the latest Fed policy meeting indicated weak inflation is a concern. Plus, Wonder Workshop, a maker of toy robots, is tying its hopes for strong holiday sales to Amazon's Launchpad program.
P.M. Edition for November 22: Uber says it will notify account holders affected by a massive 2016 data breach. The company admitted paying hackers 100 thousand dollars in a bid to cover up the breach. Plus, UPS is tacking on extra fees during peak holiday shipping periods.
A.M. Edition for November 22: Uber Technologies reportedly was hit by a data breach last year, affecting millions of passengers and drivers. Plus, the global growth in tech stocks is outpacing other sectors by the widest margin in decades.
The Justice Department has filed suit to prevent the takeover of Time Warner by AT&T. The Wall Street Journal's Brent Kendall joins us. Plus, CBS fires Charlie Rose and Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president.
A.M. Edition for November 21: The Justice Department is suing to block the planned merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Plus, the FCC plans to roll back net neutrality rules which were designed to make sure all Internet traffic was treated equally.
President Trump has returned North Korea to the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Plus, retailers duke it out on holiday pricing.
A.M. Edition for November 20th: The debate consuming Congress continues as the GOP aims to analyze the new tax law. Plus, with nearly two-thirds of workers reporting being bullied, a look at how companies are taking on harassment at the office.
Weekend Edition for November 18-19: A second straight week of declines for the Dow and the S&P, amid uncertainty over the tax overhaul. Plus, the Fed releases the minutes from its last policy meeting next Wednesday.
P.M. Edition for November 17th: BuzzFeed's struggle to meet revenue projections is raising questions about its IPO. Plus, the normally secretive Senate Ethics Committee takes the spotlight and electric vehicles have yet to get in gear in China.
Comcast has expressed interest in acquiring a substantial piece of 21st Century Fox's business. Plus, treating opioid abuse patients without medication. Also, does sitting in front of a computer improve your chances of getting a raise?
A.M. Edition for November 16th: In the wake of a mass shooting, the Army says it failed to send military convictions to federal databases in up to 20 percent of all cases. Plus, the Wall Street Journal gets an earful from readers of its bitcoin articles.
P.M. Edition for November 15th: Richard Cordray will soon resign as head of an agency created after the financial crisis. Plus, Vice President Mike Pence answers questions at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council.
A.M. Edition for November 15: Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a House panel he now recalls meetings where Russian contacts were discussed, but he denied ever having lied about them. Plus, the Securities and Exchange Commission is levying fewer penalties on Wall Street.
P.M. Edition for November 14: Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned by a House panel over discussions with Trump campaign advisers who had contacts with Russians last year. Plus, the manufacturing sector picks up steam.
A.M. Edition for November 14: Republicans on a Senate committee are meeting this week to debate revisions to their tax overhaul plan. And ready-to-drink cold coffee is becoming very popular, especially with millennials.
P.M. Edition for November 13: General Electric announced changes Monday, including a dividend cut and a move to focus on three core units. Plus, in a surprise, used-car prices have held up this year even though millions of vehicle leases expired.
In a speech at a trade summit in Vietnam, President Trump delivered a vigorous endorsement of economic nationalism. Plus, Special Counsel Robert Mueller expands his investigation of former White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.
A.M. Edition for November 10: President Trump heads to Vietnam. Plus, why health insurance premiums are rising.
P.M. Edition for November 9: Trump walks a fine line in China, and heads to Vietnam. Plus, an investigation into Paul Manafort's former son-in-law, Jeffrey Yohai.
A.M. Edition for November 9: The Congressional Budget Office now estimates the GOP's tax reform bill will increase the deficit by 1.7 trillion dollars. Plus, a new study finds the cost of major U.S. wars since 9/11 has topped five trillion dollars.
A.M. Edition for November 8: President Trump's tour of Asia continues in China. Plus, a look at America's crowded coffee marketplace.
P.M. Edition for November 7: Residents of Sutherland Springs, Texas still await an official list of dead and wounded following Sunday's church shooting. Plus, President Trump's support erodes in U.S. counties most responsible for his election.
A.M. Edition for November 7: Outgoing New York Fed chief William Dudley warns that excessive rolling back of bank regulation could harm the economy. Plus, some investors who made bank bets tied to the government financial bailout are seeing huge returns.
P.M. Edition for November 6: In Japan, President Trump said the Texas church gunman's mental health was to blame, and not guns, for the Sunday massacre. Plus, a Wall Street Journal analysis finds Russian-backed Twitter support for candidate Trump started much earlier than expected.
Weekend Edition for November 4-5: The major U.S. indexes closed another week with record highs after Apple's earnings and solid job growth. Plus, could a strong economy lead to a faster pace of rate hikes next year?
P.M. Edition for November 3rd: Employers added 261 thousand jobs in October, in a recovery from September's hurricane-affected numbers. Plus, Apple's iPhone X went on sale Friday, but will consumers pony up a thousand dollars?
A.M. Edition for November 3rd: Wall Street Journal David Harrison compares and contrasts Fed chair nominee Jerome Powell to current chairwoman Janet Yellen, and discusses how he is likely to be received by Wall Street.
P.M. Edition for November 3rd: Wall Street Journal reporter Julie Bykowicz explains why real estate agents are up in arms and launching a blitz of opposition against the House Republican tax plan unveiled on Thursday.
A.M. Edition for November 2nd: Investors will monitor Apple's quarterly results, to be released after Thursday's market close. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip says the Trump administration is counting on less regulation to foster innovation and growth.
P.M. Edition for November 1st: As expected, Fed policymakers held interest rates steady at their two-day meeting, but signaled rates could rise in December. Plus, House Republicans are set to release their tax plan on Thursday.
A.M. Edition for November 1st: At least eight people were killed in a truck attack in New York City. It's being treated as a terrorist attack. Plus, officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter face harsh questions about their content from lawmakers.
P.M. Edition for October 31st: President Donald Trump called George Papadapoulos, the former campaign adviser who pleaded guilty in the Mueller probe, a "liar." Plus, a progress report on Houston's recovery, two months after Hurricane Harvey.
A.M. Edition for October 31st: Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google parent Alphabet testify on Capitol Hill about Russian influence on their sites. Plus, Wall Street Journal reporter Deepa Seetharaman on how Facebook users in particular were exposed to Russian-backed content.
P.M Editon for October 30th: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted Monday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on money-laundering charges. Plus, a friend of the oil and gas-drilling industry is now its safety regulator.
A.M. Edition for October 30th: Another full slate of earnings and economic reports are on tap this week. Plus, Facebook steps up lobbying and messaging efforts in a bid to influence lawmakers.
Weekend Edition for October 28-29: New records for the Nasdaq composite and S&P 500 thanks to booming tech earnings. Plus, the October jobs report is the stat to watch in a busy week for economic data.
A.M. briefing for October 27: The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin reports from Capitol Hill on the House's passage of a budget plan and how it sets in motion lead-up to release of the Republican tax proposal. Also, Facebook invests in its Washington lobbying team as the investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election continues.
P.M. briefing for October 26: Wall Street Journal Apple correspondent Tripp Mickle explains why iPhone 8 and 8 Plus sales in the U.S. have fallen behind the pace of previous newly released Apple smartphones. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson predicts the end of the Assad regime in Syria.
A.M. Edition for October 26th: The Congressional Budget Office has scored the bipartisan Senate health care bill. Plus, Amazon.com's new delivery service, called Amazon Key.
P.M. Edition for October 25th: A top GOP lawmaker says Republicans are still weighing changes to retirement account contributions. Plus, there's a new ransomware attack and it's called Bad Rabbit.
A.M. Edition for October 25th: The Senate has joined the House in approving disaster aid for Puerto Rico and several states. Plus, a new shopping mall is going up on Connecticut's Gold Coast.
P.M Edition for October 24th: Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib describes how issues such as trade and tax reform could spoil the stock market rally. Plus, the U.S. refugee program resumes, but with new rules from the Trump administration.
A.M. Edition for October 24th: The GOP will soon decide whether to move ahead with a bipartisan health care bill. Plus, as Republicans work on a tax overhaul, President Trump vows there will be "no change" to the 401(k) retirement savings program.
P.M. Edition for October 23rd: Amazon.com says it's received more than 200 proposals from U.S. cities and regions to host its second headquarters. Plus, a growing number of school systems are being targeted by hackers demanding money. And some school districts are paying up.
A.M. Edition for October 23rd: Wells Fargo fired four foreign exchange bankers, as the bank's troubles spread to its investment banking arm. Plus, the AFL-CIO is holding its quadrennial convention, with the Trump administration topping the agenda.
Weekend Edition for October 21-22: U.S. stock averages set new records, and, surprise, surprise, the key reason was strong earnings. Plus, this coming week, we'll find out how much the nation's economy grew during the third quarter.
P.M. Edition for October 20th: The FBI has joined the investigation into how four American soldiers were killed in Niger. Plus, now that the Senate and House have both passed a budget, the next goal for the GOP is tax reform.
A.M. Edition for October 20th: Congress wants to require social media companies to disclose information about political ads. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns China over trade imbalances. A U.S. Navy hospital ship stationed off Puerto Rico has hardly been used.
P.M. Edition for October 19th: Competition for Amazon's second headquarters hits a critical stage. Plus, Republican lawmakers who oppose a health care deal feel pressure from insurers and governors. Also, a corporate merger involving the inventor of Nutella spread.
A.M. Edition for October 19th: General Electric will reportedly announce a big restructuring next month, including thousands of job cuts. Plus, the White House plans to re-work regulations on drones, in a bid to expand their commercial use.
P.M. Edition for October 18th: President Trump tweeted that he now opposes a bipartisan agreement on health subsidies after earlier expressing support. Plus, Amazon reaches a delivery deal with major apartment landlords.
A.M. Edition for October 18th: Two senators reached a bipartisan deal to keep health care subsidy payments flowing to insurers. Plus, how Netflix needs to keep feeding the beast known as subscriber growth.
P.M. Edition for October 17th: Former DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg blasted Harvey Weinstein over the latter's treatment of women, calling Weinstein "a monster." Plus, GM plans to test self-driving cars in New York City.
A.M. Edition for October 17th: President Trump and Janet Yellen will meet Thursday to discuss a possible second term as Federal Reserve chair. Plus, the Equifax hack reveals problems with hard-to-replace Social Security numbers.
P.M. Edition for October 16th: In the wake of Harvey Weinstein's ouster, Weinstein Co. is in talks to be taken private. Plus, Congress resumes talks on reforming health care, following President Trump's decision to cancel subsidy payments to insurers.
A.M. Edition for October 16th: Third quarter earnings pour out this week. And food retailers are bottling and processing their own milk. Kroger has its own dairy processing plant and Wal-Mart plans to open its own next year.
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?
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.
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.
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.