The Wall Street Journal & Gimlet
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 Media and The Wall Street Journal.
Pro Sports Are Coming Back. Can They Pull It Off?
Friday 10 July 2020
: Professional basketball and baseball players return to work this month under dramatically different conditions. WSJ's Ben Cohen and Jared...
The Supreme Court Decides on Trump's Financial Records
Thursday 09 July 2020
: The Supreme Court handed down decisions in two highly-anticipated cases today. At stake? Who can have access to the president's financial...
Dr. Anthony Fauci: America Faces a 'Serious Situation'
Wednesday 08 July 2020
: Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House's coronavirus task force, speaks with The Journal about the U.S.'s surge in coronavirus cases...
Hong Kong's Tech Showdown
Tuesday 07 July 2020
: Facebook, Google and Twitter have stopped processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong after China imposed a new national...
How to Get a Break on College Tuition: Just Ask
Monday 06 July 2020
: As college tuition has climbed at triple the rate of inflation, more families are realizing they have the power to negotiate. Now, the...
Businesses Tell Insurance Companies: Pay Up
Thursday 02 July 2020
: Millions of U.S. businesses hit by the pandemic have insurance they hope will cover their losses, sparking one of the biggest legal fights...
Why Hundreds of Brands Are Boycotting Facebook
Wednesday 01 July 2020
: A growing number of companies are pulling their advertising from Facebook, including Unilever, Target and Ben & Jerry's. WSJ's Suzanne...
The Birthrate Was Already Low. Then the Pandemic Hit.
Tuesday 30 June 2020
: Millennials who graduated into the last recession face lower salaries, are less likely to own their homes and tend to marry later. And now,...
Why This Coronavirus Surge Is Different
Monday 29 June 2020
: Coronavirus cases are spiking again in the U.S. WSJ's Brianna Abbott explains the dynamics of the outbreak, and Phoenix hospital...
What Trump's Immigration Restrictions Could Mean for the Economy
Friday 26 June 2020
: The Trump administration this week suspended a wide range of employment visas through the end of the year. WSJ's Michelle Hackman explains...
Wirecard's Missing $2 Billion
Thursday 25 June 2020
: Wirecard, the German payments company, was one of Europe's rare tech success stories. WSJ's Paul Davies explains how the company imploded in...
Adidas Reckons With Race
Wednesday 24 June 2020
: Employees at Adidas are criticizing the company for its lack of diversity and pushing it to confront racism. WSJ's Khadeeja Safdar explains...
How New York's Coronavirus Response Made the Pandemic Worse
Tuesday 23 June 2020
: As several states face new outbreaks of coronavirus, WSJ's Shalini Ramachandran looks back at what went wrong with the response in one of...
Exclusive Audio: President Trump on Protests and the Pandemic
Monday 22 June 2020
: President Trump resumed campaigning this weekend with a rally in Tulsa. WSJ's Michael Bender interviewed the president and explains how his...
How Black Lives Matter Prepared for This Moment
Thursday 18 June 2020
: Activists united under the banner of Black Lives Matter have pushed for reforms at the local and state level since 2013. Now, their policy...
The Stock Market Is Wild. Investors Are Piling In.
Wednesday 17 June 2020
: A dramatic rise in the stock market has an odd feature: Stocks in bankrupt companies and other risky bets are also climbing. WSJ's Gregory...
Two States, Two Approaches to a Resurgence of Coronavirus
Tuesday 16 June 2020
: Coronavirus cases are on the rise - and in some cases spiking - in many states that are reopening. We talk to two top health officials from...
The Neighborhood Where Police Were Banished
Monday 15 June 2020
: Seattle's mayor instructed police to leave a section of the city after violent clashes with protestors there. The neighborhood is now...
Fraud Rocks China's Hottest Coffee Startup
Friday 12 June 2020
: Luckin Coffee was supposed to disrupt China's coffee market. But a Wall Street Journal investigation has found that the company used fake...
Black Employment Was at a Record High. Coronavirus Undid It.
Thursday 11 June 2020
: Black employment had climbed to a record level before the pandemic undid that progress in a matter of weeks. WSJ's Amara Omeokwe explains...
How Hertz Went Bankrupt
Wednesday 10 June 2020
: The coronavirus has pushed a number of companies into bankruptcy and exposed the debt many had racked up before the crisis. WSJ's Matt Wirz...
The City That Disbanded Its Police
Tuesday 09 June 2020
: Activists are demanding a radical reshaping of police departments across the country. Years before this movement, one city scrapped its...
The Fight Inside Facebook Over Trump's Posts
Monday 08 June 2020
: Employees at Facebook have resigned, staged a virtual walkout and publicly expressed their outrage over the company's decision to preserve a...
What the 1960s Riots Can Tell Us About Today
Friday 05 June 2020
: The protests and unrest that have swept the country after the killing of George Floyd have recalled the riots and demonstrations of the...
His Business Got Looted. He's Still Protesting.
Thursday 04 June 2020
: Around the country, small businesses suffered damage from looting and unrest this past week. WSJ's Scott Calvert went to one hard-hit...