A daily podcast about money, business and power.
October 16, 2019
How Campaigns Are Tracking Your Location
Political campaigns have long collected personal information to try to reach voters. But increasingly they're looking at a new data point: your phone's location. WSJ's Emily Glazer ...
October 15, 2019
The Airline CEO Trying to Change Amtrak
Amtrak has lost money for decades. Its CEO - a man who formerly ran Delta Airlines - thinks he can change that. WSJ's Ted Mann explains the changes Richard Anderson wants to make to...
October 11, 2019
The FBI Lost Our Son
FBI agents came to the Reilly family's door twice. The first time, they enlisted Billy Reilly in helping the agency. The second time, he'd just gone missing. WSJ's Brett Forrest spe...
October 10, 2019
An Investigation Into Sex Abuse and Fraud at USA Swimming
Rebecca Davis O'Brien reports on a federal investigation into allegations of sex abuse and fraud at USA Swimming. She also explains a second, broader investigation into U.S. Olympic...
October 9, 2019
The First Major Impeachment Clash
The White House blocked a witness from testifying in the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday and released a letter criticizing the process. WSJ's Rebecca Ballhaus explains the latest in ...
October 8, 2019
The Tweet That Rocked the NBA in China
The general manager of the Houston Rockets sent a tweet that has thrown the NBA into a crisis. WSJ's Ben Cohen explains the tweet, the backlash and the challenges western companies ...
October 7, 2019
Will the Supreme Court Redefine 'Sex'?
The Supreme Court will take up the question Tuesday of whether employees can be fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. WSJ's Jess Bravin explains the argument...
October 4, 2019
Facebook's New Currency Hits a Snag
PayPal said Friday it was pulling out of Facebook's new cryptocurrency project called libra. Paul Vigna explains why Facebook started the project and what has regulators concerned.
October 3, 2019
Lunch With the Two M.B.A.s Who Are Changing Sports
Jeff Luhnow of the Astros and Daryl Morey of the Rockets are two Houston-based general managers that have upended the sports world with their commitment to data. They had lunch. We ...
October 2, 2019
The Bold Investor Behind WeWork and Uber
The same major investor is behind both Uber and WeWork: SoftBank's Vision Fund. Phred Dvorak talks about the rise of SoftBank's unorthodox founder, Masayoshi Son, and how his aggres...
October 1, 2019
How Doctors Uncovered the Vaping Crisis
This summer, a cluster of sick teenagers with pneumonia-like symptoms sparked a Wisconsin hospital to solve a medical mystery. Brianna Abbott explains how the doctors sounded the al...
September 30, 2019
Snapchat's Secret Dossier on Facebook
For years, Snap Inc. has been documenting all the ways it believes Facebook has tried to kill it, in a secret dossier called Project Voldemort. Deepa Seetharaman explains what's in ...
The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet and The Wall Street Journal.