WSJ Minute Briefing

WSJ Minute Briefing

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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.


Closing Bell Brief for Friday, August 23rd
Aug 23 • 2 min
Stocks tumble on escalating trade tensions. China hits U.S. with retaliatory tariffs. Trump tells U.S. businesses to find an alternative to China. Fed Chair Powell warns about the risks of trade battles to the economy. He also signals another rate cut may…
Midday Brief for Friday, August 23rd
Aug 23 • 2 min
China slaps tariffs on 75 billion dollars of U.S. imports. Fed chief Powell: central bank will provide more stimulus if needed. Qualcomm wins an antitrust ruling. Charlie Turner reports.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Morning Brief for Friday, August 23rd
Aug 23 • 2 min
A top Trump administration official hints at a middle-class tax-cut proposal. Telecom companies’ new pact for combating robocalls. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech Friday. Tanya Bustos reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, August 22nd
Aug 22 • 2 min
A mixed finish for the major U.S. averages. Boeing’s stock takes off on a signal the MAX jet could return to service before long. Trump backs off on a plan to cut four billion dollars in foreign aid funding. Charlie Turner reports.Learn more about your ad…
Morning Brief for Thursday, August 22nd
Aug 22 • 1 min
The Kansas Fed’s annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming begins Thursday. Retailers show a split earnings picture. Amazon hopes to expand its presence in Israel. Annmarie Fertoli reports.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Closing Bell Brief for Wednesday, August 21st
Aug 21 • 2 min
U.S. stocks record solid gains. Strong quarterly earnings from Target and Lowe’s. Fed minutes: July’s rate cut not the beginning of a series of reductions. In a reversal, Trump says he’s not looking at any form of tax cuts. Charlie Turner reports.Learn…
Midday Brief for Wednesday, August 21st
Aug 21 • 2 min
A new White House plan will hold migrant families long-term rather than releasing them. The CBO raises U.S. deficit projections sharply. Target reports strong results for its latest quarter. Charlie Turner reports.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Morning Brief for Wednesday, August 21
Aug 21 • 1 min
The Federal Reserve releases the minutes from its last meeting. Walmart is suing Tesla. And the developer of the American Dream mall in New Jersey is putting up two of its other malls as collateral to secure a construction loan. Annmarie Fertoli…
Closing Bell Brief for Tuesday, August 20th
Aug 20 • 2 min
U.S. financial markets break a three-day winning streak. Investors await Fed minutes to be released Wednesday. Are new tax cuts on the table at the White House? Charlie Turner reports.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Midday Brief for Tuesday, August 20th
Aug 20 • 2 min
Italy’s coalition government collapses, PM resigns. Bayer sells its animal health business. Home Depot lowers sales forecast, citing higher costs and potential tariff effects. Charlie Turner reports.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Morning Brief for Tuesday, August 20th
Aug 20 • 1 min
State attorneys general pursue an antitrust investigation against big tech companies. Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal Title X funding. And PG&E could be on the hook for billions of dollars more in potential liabilities. Annmarie Fertoli…
Closing Bell Brief for Monday, August 19th
Aug 19 • 2 min
Stocks rise for a third straight day on hopes for U.S.-China trade talks. Twitter takes down 900 accounts linked to the Chinese government, alleging misinformation about the Hong Kong protests. Fed Boston chief Rosengren remains opposed to an interest…
Midday Brief for Monday, August 19th
Aug 19 • 2 min
White House extends Huawei’s U.S. license by three months. Companies have until September 30th to report pay data on women and minorities to the EEOC. Stocks boosted by hopes for new U.S.-China trade talks. Charlie Turner reports.Learn more about your ad…
Morning Brief for Monday, August 19th
Aug 19 • 2 min
Russian nuclear monitoring stations go silent after a missile blast. Hong Kong protesters find new momentum with the largest rally in weeks. Fed chief Jerome Powell faces a slowing economy. Tanya Bustos reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Closing Bell Brief for Friday, August 16th
Aug 16 • 2 min
Stocks close out the week higher thanks in part to strong consumer spending data. J.R. Whalen reports.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Midday News Brief for Friday, August 16thl
Aug 16 • 2 min
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib calls off her trip to Israel. Economists say consumers will be hit by tariffs on Chinese goods that go into effect September 1st. Capital One employees raised concerns about the company’s cybersecurity unit before July’s giant…
Morning Brief for Friday, August 16th
Aug 16 • 2 min
When investors can expect a corporate earnings rebound. How shoppers gave the U.S. economy a boost. Why the U.S. is considering purchasing Greenland. Tanya Bustos reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, August 15th
Aug 15 • 1 min
Stocks recover modestly following Wednesday’s broad selloff. Walmart shares up 6% after reporting better-than-expected earnings and issuing strong guidance. GE shares down 13% after a research report alleged the company has masked the depth of its…
Midday News Brief for Thursday, August 15th
Aug 15 • 1 min
U.S. stocks look to recover following Wednesday’s sharp selloff. President pitches a meeting between Chinese president Xi Jingping and himself to discuss Hong Kong protests. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Morning Brief for Thursday, August 15th
Aug 15 • 2 min
Warning signs point to a deepening global economic slowdown. Capital One records see a larger scale of vulnerability. The Food and Drug Administration approve a new drug to help treat tuberculosis. Tanya Bustos reports. Learn more about your ad choices.…