WSJ Your Money Briefing show

WSJ Your Money Briefing

Summary: Your must-listen weekdays for valuable money and market stories. Our journalists from Heard on the Street, MoneyBeat, the Intelligent Investor and other popular features share insights on investing, market trends, taxes, retirement strategies and much more.

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 Survey: Parents Discuss Money More Than Sex and Drugs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 573

A Charles Schwab survey of young people aged 16 to 25 reveals a lack of knowledge about saving money and debt management. They also view their parents as role models, after seeing them endure the recession last decade.

 At Hedge Funds, Where Are the Women? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 399

While women hold numerous leadership positions along Wall Street, they run just two of the top 50 hedge funds by assets under management. Wall Street Journal reporter Rob Copeland reveals some unexpected data and explains which positions most women hold at hedge funds.

 Will New Shooting Videogames Unseat Fortnite? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 406

A new crop of shooting-style videogames coming this fall will take aim at chipping away at Epic Games' popular "Fortnite" game. Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher explains.

 Self-Regulating Bitcoin Exchanges: Will It Work? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 658

A new organization by the Winklevoss brothers aims to help cryptocurrency exchanges regulate themselves. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna says this could provide the digital currency industry with much-needed transparency and confidence.

 Stock Market Being Reshaped by Rise in Private Markets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 541

No more annoying quarterly reports: the Wall Street Journal's Ben Eisen talks about why being privately-held is becoming more attractive to companies than being publicly traded.

 When Not to Convert to a Roth IRA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 566

Converting your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA can be a great tax strategy. But the Wall Street Journal's Laura Saunders says there are several factors you should consider before you make the move.

 Amid Market Rally, Investors Play Defense | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 494

Even as the S&P 500 nears a new high, shares of consumer-staples stocks which are considered defensive plays have been climbing. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says that suggests that investors are hedging their bets through a safe corner of the market.

 Lithium: From Hot Commodity to Big Short | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 619

The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar explains why lithium, used in batteries that help power electric vehicles, has gone from one of last year's hottest trades to one of this year's most-shorted investments.

 Fintechs Enter Subprime Credit Card Market | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 686

Financial technology startups have begun issuing credit cards to people with poor credit histories. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis says fintechs are filling the growing void left by credit card-issuing banks.

 Finally ... Savers Are Seeing Higher Deposit Rates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 504

For a decade, savers have earned next to nothing on their bank deposit rates. But banks are starting to pay out higher rates partly because of Fed rate hikes, according to the Wall Street Journal's Aaron Back.

 Are Smartphone Price Hikes Reaching Their Limit? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 564

Smartphone makers have reaped the benefits of being able to raise prices. But smartphone buyers may have grown tired of price hikes. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains.

 If Markets Are Up, Why Are Valuations Down? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 454

Markets reporter Michael Wursthorn explains what forces are holding valuations in check while the broader market is approaching its January high. He also points out bargain opportunities for investors.

 Investors Cast Aside Volatility, Bet on Stocks Rallying | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 463

Despite several months of volatility and wild swings on Wall Street, many investors are placing their bets that stocks' rally will continue. Wall Street Journal reporter Gunjan Banerji explains.

 Bankruptcy Filings Among Older Americans Surge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 477

Bankruptcy filings among Americans age 65 and older has more than tripled since 1991. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains why.

 Why Facebook Wants Your Bank Account Statements | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 532

Facebook has asked large banks for access to users' bank account balances and bank card transactions. Wall Street Journal reporter Deepa Seetharaman explains why.


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