MarketBriefSeason 1 Episode 55August 10, 2020By MarketBriefAug. 10, 2020 1:24 pmChina Beige Book’s Shehzad Qazi discusses why the U.S. and China remain far apart on everything from social media to trade.MarketBriefTake stock of your investments in less than 10 minutes with new show from Barron’s and MarketWatch.Up Next in MarketBriefSeason 1 Episode 54Box CEO: Don’t…

Cyber Daily: Inside Renewed Push for a National Cyber Director | UK Probes Alleged Staff Spying at Barclays | Intel Secrets Leaked – The Wall Street Journal

Aug. 10, 2020 8:54 am ET | WSJ Pro Good day. Lawmakers who are lobbying for a new White House cyber position face hurdles from colleagues and the coronavirus, WSJ Pro’s David Uberti and James Rundle report. Stand-alone legislation to create the job would be hard-pressed to pass a deadlocked Congress focused on the pandemic, so…

Jimmy Lai Arrested in Hong Kong, Police Raid Newsroom: What We Know

Now Playing 8/10/2020 7:04AM      Hong Kong police arrested media mogul Jimmy Lai on allegations of foreign collusion under China’s national security law. Video of the businessman being led away from his residence in handcuffs are stoking fears among media companies in the territory. Photo: Vernon Yuen/Shutterstock Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 10:06 Covid Chasers: The…

Coronavirus Pandemic Fuels China’s Self-Driving Cars

Now Playing 8/10/2020 6:00AM      Autonomous-vehicle road testing has skidded to a halt in the U.S. amid the Covid-19 pandemic. But China’s startups have pushed ahead by more than doubling the number of self-driving car projects, with a boost from the country’s 5G network. Photo: Lorenz Huber for The Wall Street Journal Up Next Editor Picks…

SPACEX Soars as Pentagon Contractor…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has vaulted into an elite tier of military suppliers, winning a multibillion-dollar contract that makes it one of the Pentagon’s two primary satellite-launch providers through most of the decade.In a significant boost to Mr. Musk’s closely held Southern California company, the Air Force on Friday said SpaceX will split an estimated nearly…

WSJ Opinion: Hits and Misses of the Week

WSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportEpisode 203August 09, 2020Hits and Misses of the WeekBy WSJ OpinionAug. 09, 2020 3:20 pmThis week’s best and worst from Mary O’Grady, Bill McGurn, Jason Willick and Kyle Peterson. Photo: AFP/Getty ImagesWSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportFrom the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, the Journal Editorial Report sees columnists…

WSJ Opinion: Is New York’s Mail Voting Fiasco a Harbinger of November?

WSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportEpisode 202August 09, 2020Is New York’s Mail Voting Fiasco a Harbinger of November?By WSJ OpinionAug. 09, 2020 3:14 pmAs Trump steps up attacks on mail-in ballots, what can we learn from the 6-week battle in New York’s 12th congressional district? Photo: Associated PressWSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportFrom the award-winning opinion pages…

WSJ Opinion: Why Unions Oppose School Openings

WSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportEpisode 201August 09, 2020Why Unions Oppose School OpeningsBy WSJ OpinionAug. 09, 2020 3:14 pmPaul Gigot interviews Jeanne Allen of the Center for Education Reform on the debate over reopening schools. Photo: Getty ImagesWSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportFrom the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, the Journal Editorial Report sees…

Inside Beirut’s Blast Site Days After the Explosion

Now Playing 8/9/2020 7:00AM      Days after a massive explosion rocked the city of Beirut, WSJ’s Dion Nissenbaum visits the blast site. Photo: Dion Nissenbaum for the Wall Street Journal Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 1:58 NYC Sets Up Traveler-Registration Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine Orders 8/5/2020 6:25PM 8/5/2020 2:47 Samsung Galaxy Note 20: This Pandemic Sure…