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Western Drought Strains Electricity Supply

P.M. Edition for June 18. A severe drought is crimping hydroelectric power generation in western U.S. states, raising the risk of blackouts this summer. Energy reporter Katherine Blunt joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss how states are bracing for the summer season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How VW Is Turning Engine Factories Into EV Battery Plants

A.M. Edition for June 18. WSJ's William Boston discusses German auto maker Volkswagen's new focus and spending on electric vehicles. Individual investors fuel interest in meme stocks. And, why some companies are avoiding hiring remote workers in Colorado. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Supreme Court Rejects Third Challenge to ACA

P.M. Edition for June 17. The Supreme Court rejects a challenge to the Affordable Care Act in a 7-2 decision. It's the third time the court has considered the 2010 law, and the third time the ACA has prevailed. Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Plus, Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery, becomes a federal...

How Global Inflation Threat is Being Tackled by Central Banks

A.M. Edition for June 17. WSJ's Paul Hannon on the role central banks around the world play in determining interest rates to control inflation. Property-rental sites deal with a shortage of inventory and strong demand. China marks a milestone in its space program. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fed Signals Earlier Interest-Rate Hike

P.M. Edition for June 16. The Federal Reserve has been holding its benchmark interest rate near zero since last spring, when the pandemic caused the sharpest economic contraction in decades. Now that the economy is rebounding and inflation is rising, the Fed says it could raise interest rates in 2023. Economics reporter Kate Davidson joins host Annmarie...

President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin Set to Meet

A.M. Edition for June 16. The face-to-face meeting in Geneva comes amid allegations including Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election and recent cyber attacks. New data show housing shortage in America. WSJ's Melanie Evans on the impact of medical debt and solutions to alleviate it. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

U.S., EU Suspend Airbus-Boeing Trade Fight

P.M. Edition for June 15. After a long and costly legal dispute, the U.S. and the European Union agreed to suspend their trade fight over subsidies to plane makers Boeing and Airbus. Aerospace reporter Doug Cameron joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss what the agreement means for trans-Atlantic relations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Proof of Covid-19 Vaccinations for Workers Pushed by Employers

A.M. Edition for June 15. WSJ's Chip Cutter discusses the latest moves by companies to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations for employees. WSJ's Quentin Webb on why the global chip shortage may affect May's U.S. retail sales data. And, Vermont's milestone amid the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Lordstown Motors Turmoil Highlights SPAC Risks

P.M. Edition for June 14. Lordstown Motors was one of the highest-profile electric-vehicle startups to go public via SPAC last year. Now two of the company's top executives have stepped down, following a report about inaccurate disclosures by the company. Reporter Ben Foldy joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss what the developments could mean for...

President Biden to Meet with NATO, Presidents Erdoğan and Putin

A.M. Edition for June 14. WSJ's Stephen Fidler discusses the G-7 summit's conclusion and looks ahead to President Biden's itinerary in Europe. The Federal Reserve may raise rates earlier than expected. And, what's prompting more people to quit their jobs these days? Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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