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Hopes For Amazon's Launchpad; New Inflation Concerns

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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Uber Data Breach Fallout; UPS' Extra Shipping Fees

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:51:11 -0000

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.

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Uber Data Breach; The Global Tech Stock Boom

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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Justice Department Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:08:41 -0000

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.

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AT&T/Time Warner Deal Challenged; Net Neutrality Rollback

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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North Korea on Terrorism List; Retailers' Pricing Strategies

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:12:34 -0000

President Trump has returned North Korea to the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Plus, retailers duke it out on holiday pricing.

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Tax Talks Advance Without Analysis; Companies Take on Bullying

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:30:43 -0000

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.

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Stocks Wobble on Tax Uncertainty; Fed Minutes Out Wednesday

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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BuzzFeed Set to Miss Revenue Target, Raising IPO Doubts

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:21:55 -0000

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.

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Comcast Approaches 21st Century Fox About Acquisition

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:30:19 -0000

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?

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House Passes Tax Bill By 227-205 Vote

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:12:46 -0000

P.M. Edition for November 16th: The House passes the GOP tax overhaul plan. Also, Wal-Mart posts its strongest U.S. earnings in years. Plus, would you lose weight on the 'Olive Garden diet?'

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WSJ Bitcoin Readers Sound Off

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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Vice President Pence Talks to WSJ; Cordray to Exit CFPB

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:36:32 -0000

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.

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Sessions Denies Lying; SEC Penalties Fall

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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Sessions Grilled on Russian Contacts; Manufacturing Picks Up

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:49:27 -0000

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.

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Senate Tax Bill Revisions; Cold Coffee Sales are Hot

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

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.

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GE's New Strategy; Used-Car Prices Hold Up Nicely

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:16:01 -0000

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.

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House and Senate Tax Plans Enter Key Stretch

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for November 13th: Retail sales will highlight this week's economic calendar. Plus, how the different Republican tax plans are taking shape in the House and the Senate.

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Tax Concerns Pressure Stocks; Retail Sales on Tap

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 05:30:00 -0000

Weekend Edition for November 11-12: Stocks broke an eight-week winning streak on concerns about Congress' ability to pass tax reform. Plus, retail sales and inflation highlight the new week's economic calendar.

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More Trump Trade Rhetoric; More Trouble for Mike Flynn

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:42:11 -0000

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.

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