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WSJ Your Money Matters



Enjoy listening to insights from The Wall Street Journal on global market news, the economy and personal finance. Your Money Matters podcast takes you from Wall Street to Main Street to your street.



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The Best Chromebooks on the Market

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Wall Street Journal personal technology editor Wilson Rothman discusses the best Chromebooks currently on the market, and offers advice for parents concerned about security controls on the devices.

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Why We Shouldn't Call This Market Run-Up a 'Trump Rally'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:15:39 -0000

Fisher Investments' Ken Fisher explains misconceptions behind the current stock market. He also explains which sectors investors should seek out to find rewards, and why bitcoin could be a signal that a bear market is edging closer.

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Special Fed Coverage: Yellen Press Conference

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:17:50 -0000

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it will increase interest rates to a range of 1.25%-1.5%. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, in her final news conference, answered questions on topics such as low inflation, the strength of the stock market and whether the central bank would consider launching its own version of bitcoin.

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How GOP Tax Bill Could Complicate Your 2018 Paycheck

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:55:17 -0000

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains how proposed changes in the Republican tax bill could disrupt the withholding system and impact workers' paychecks next year.

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How Not to Run Out of Money in Retirement

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:15:09 -0000

A new survey revealed the surprising fact that half of investors would stop saving for retirement if tax-deferred 401(k) account ended. Wells Fargo Asset Management's Fredrik Axsater explains what steps investors should take so they don't run out of money in retirement.

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Get Ready for More Airline Ticket Fees

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:15:02 -0000

Wall Street Journal news editor Susan Carey explains new fees that could soon be added to airline tickets, but this time the airlines aren't to blame.

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Bitcoin Futures: Why Some Big Banks Aren't on Board

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:15:16 -0000

Despite Bitcoin's skyrocketing value and strong investor interest, some big banks on Wall Street are reluctant to enter the virtual currency's futures market. Wall Street Journal reporter Alexander Osipovich explains.

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GOP Tax Plan: Schools Bracing for Funding Cuts

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 05:15:32 -0000

The elimination of the state and local tax deduction in the Republican tax proposal could have an adverse effect on schools. Wall Street Journal reporter Michelle Hackman explains.

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Buying a House? Cash Is King

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 05:15:36 -0000

Wall Street Reporter Laura Kusisto explains why buyers across nearly all groups pay in all cash, and details the pros and cons of doing so.

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GOP Tax Plan: Why Cruise Ship Companies Are Winners

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:15:06 -0000

Wall Street Journal reporter Kate Davidson details several amendments in the Senate version of the GOP tax bill that provide unexpected benefits for several industries, like cruise ships.

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Will Bitcoin Futures Help Stabilize Volatility?

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Two exchanges in Chicago are set to launch Bitcoin futures. Wall Street Journal Reporter Alex Osipovich explains what that means for the future of the cryptocurrency.

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Tax Plan: Highly Taxed States Could Be Hit Hardest

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:15:32 -0000

Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Saunders explains the battle over state and local tax deductions within the Republican tax proposal.

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Bitcoin's Wild Ride to $11,000: More Volatility to Come?

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 05:15:39 -0000

Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Vigna explains what triggered Bitcoin's wild swings on Wednesday in which the virtual currency soared to $11,000 and finished the day at roughly $9,500.

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Growth Stocks vs. Value Stocks: Where's the Smart Money?

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 05:15:49 -0000

Wall Street Journal reporter James Mackintosh discusses the unusual current scenario of growth stocks strongly outperforming value stocks, as well as when value stocks are likely to rebound.

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Loan Growth Slowing at U.S. Banks

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Business lending has plunged to its lowest level since the beginning of 2011, despite strong economic indicators like low unemployment and a healthy third-quarter GDP. Wall Street Journal Reporter Christina Rexrode explains why that's puzzling economists.

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Holiday Bonuses: Good News and Bad News

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Holiday bonuses have increased this year, but the news isn't all good. Accounting Principals president David Alexander discusses the findings from his firm's Holiday Bonus and Hiring Survey.

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Former CIA Official on Avoiding Credit Card Scammers

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Scammers are ready to take advantage of consumers, especially during the holiday season. Cybersecurity expert and former CIA technology director Dr. Eric Cole explains how you can protect yourself from credit card scams and hackers.

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Federal Reserve: Weak Inflation a Worry

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Minutes from the last policy meeting indicated that the Federal Reserve is on track for one more rate hike this year. But policymakers were also worried about persistently weak inflation. We get details from the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry.

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Malls Aren't Going Down Without a Fight

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:15:00 -0000

Major shopping centers are spending big to draw shoppers in and compete with online retailers this holiday season. Wall Street Journal Reporter Esther Fung explains just how much they're spending, and whether it's working.

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PayPal Branches Out into Robo-Investing

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:15:58 -0000

PayPal customers will soon be able to use their accounts to make contributions to Acorns Grow, an automated savings and investment service. Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Rudegair explains.

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