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Amazon Workers in Alabama Vote Against Unionizing

P.M. Edition for April 9. Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, voted against joining the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union, after a closely watched battle with the nation's second-largest private employer. Tech editor Brad Olson joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what the results mean for Amazon and for broader unionization...

Where Can You Find a New Job? Not Just in Coastal Cities

A.M. Edition for April 9. The final results in a closely watched union vote at Amazon are expected today. McDonald's closes hundreds of restaurants at Walmart stores. WSJ's Eric Morathlooks at the U.S. cities where new jobs are being created. Companies entice employees to take some time off. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

As U.S. Rebounds, Developing Economies are Left Behind

P.M. Edition for April 8. The global economy is making a comeback. This week, the IMF upgraded its growth expectations, powered by gains in the U.S. and China. But many developing nations and emerging markets are being left behind, due to a lack of access to vaccines and other challenges. WSJ Africa Deputy Bureau Chief Gabriele Steinhauser joins host...

Why Greenland's Rare Materials Are Spurring Interest From China

A.M. Edition for April 8. WSJ's Drew Hinshaw on the political battle and global debate over mining of rare-earth materials in Greenland. DoorDash and Instacart each look to offer credit cards. Potential concerns as some investors borrow money to pay for stock purchases. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

New Theory Emerges In Hack of Microsoft Email Software

P.M. Edition for April 7. Investigators uncovering new information about the suspected Chinese hack of Microsoft's email software now believe that personal data taken in earlier hacks or scraped off social-media sites may have aided the breach of the Microsoft Exchange Server. Cybersecurity and intelligence reporter Dustin Volz joins Annmarie Fertoli...

What Is Driving the Stock Swings and Growth of the Market

A.M Edition for April 7. WSJ's Gunjan Banerji looks at what is behind individual stock surges. Some airlines are pushing for a "corridor" to ease travel between the U.S. and the U.K. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos weighs in on President Biden's spending plan. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Will Pandemic Rules Survive in a Post-Pandemic World?

P.M. Edition for April 6. During the pandemic, governments temporarily eased hundreds of regulations affecting everything from telehealth to takeout cocktails. Now states are trying to decide which rules to go by in the future. Washington Bureau Reporter Aaron Zitner joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on the tough decisions. Learn more about your...

Amazon Faces Challenge From Small Businesses

A.M Edition for April 6. WSJ's Ryan Tracy looks at how a coalition of trade groups representing small businesses aims to lobby against Amazon. Credit Suisse reports a big loss after the Archegos Capital Management meltdown. GameStop could be selling more stock. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Why Yellen Is Calling for a Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

P.M. Edition for April 5. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says a global minimum tax rate for corporations will level the playing field between countries. But will other nations get on board? Economic policy reporter Kate Davidson joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss how the proposal could shape this week's meetings of global financial policy makers....

U.S. and Iran Set to Resume Talks on Nuclear Deal This Week

A.M. Edition for April 5. WSJ's Michael Gordon discusses what each side is looking to achieve from the discussions. Another bidder for Tribune Publishing emerges in a takeover deal. And, a look at possible tech solutions for sleepless nights. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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