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First Move with Julia Chatterley

A daily global business program featuring the latest headlines and top newsmakers.

Stakes high as Biden makes first Asian trip as President First Move with Julia Chatterley
President Joe Biden is in South Korea, kicking off his first trip to Asia since taking office. He joined the new South Korean President Yoon Seok-youl at a Samsung semiconductor plant. The main goal of his trip is to reassure America's Asian allies of its commitment to counter and contain China. The President is also bracing for the possibility of a nuclear test by North Korea. Our coverage begins with CNN's Paula Hancocks in Seoul. 

Also in today's show: Rising recession fears -- how great is the risk?
May 20, 2022
Surplus of uncertainty fuels market losses First Move with Julia Chatterley
As today's show began, US stock futures pointed to deeper losses a day after a major selloff on Wall Street -- the biggest one-day decline since June 2020. Investors are increasingly worried about rising inflation -- and a possible recession -- after dire earnings reports from giants like Walmart and Target. CNN's Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans explains what's going on and what we can expect moving forward.
May 19, 2022
Fresh accusations of Russian war crimes First Move with Julia Chatterley
A new report from Human Rights Watch details numerous alleged crimes by Russian forces against civilians in northern Ukraine. Among them are 22 apparent summary executions and nine other unlawful killings. Meantime, in Kyiv, the first Russian war crimes trial since Moscow's invasion has begun. A 21-year-old Russian soldier accused of killing a 62-year-old man has pleaded guilty. CNN's Melissa Bell begins today's show from outside the courthouse.  

Also: Finland and Sweden officially apply to join NATO.
May 18, 2022
Russia targeting Ukrainian border towns First Move with Julia Chatterley
Russia continues artillery attacks across northeast Ukraine, targeting border villages. Why Putin's invaders chose this strategy isn't clear. Meanwhile, Ukraine says its combat mission in Mariupol is over, with commanders at the massive Azovstal plant ordered to save the lives of their personnel. More than 260 people left the plant Monday, but some Ukrainian forces remain there, and efforts are underway to get them out. CNN correspondent Melissa Bell begins today's coverage in Lviv.
May 17, 2022
Symbolic victory for Ukrainian troops First Move with Julia Chatterley
A Ukrainian unit says it has reached the Russian border and put down a blue and yellow stake with the message, "Mister President, we made it." As Russian forces are repelled near Kharkiv, Moscow is ramping up attacks in other areas. Today's show begins with a live report from Lviv, followed by live coverage of Sweden's Prime Minister announcing her country is pushing forward for NATO membership.
May 16, 2022
Stunning developments in Musk's Twitter takeover bid First Move with Julia Chatterley
Billionaire CEO Elon Musk announces his $44 billion deal to take Twitter private is now "on hold," then just hours later tweets he's not ready to walk away just yet. Twitter shareholders react negatively to the news as shares initially fall more than 20% before bouncing back a bit. What's Musk's endgame? Is he angling for a better price during this volatile time for tech?

Also in today's show: Israeli police use batons against mourners at a Jerusalem funeral; Russian forces pullback from Kharkiv.
May 13, 2022
A massive repricing of risk First Move with Julia Chatterley
In today's show we take an in-depth look at the continued weakness in global financial markets, particularly the highly valued US tech stocks which were hammered in Wednesday's session. It's a massive repricing of risk as investors are slashing expectations of profitability in a world of slower growth and rising inflation. 

Also in this episode of First Move: the latest from Ukraine, including more accusations of Russian war crimes. And, Finland moves closer to joining NATO.
May 12, 2022
Zelensky reports "good news" from its northeast region First Move with Julia Chatterley
Ukraine says its troops have recaptured several areas near Kharkiv, and a video shows signs of a chaotic Russian retreat.  According to President Zelensky, "The occupiers are gradually being pushed away from Kharkiv." Meanwhile, a top US intelligence specialist says Vladimir Putin is preparing for prolonged war in Ukraine and that Russian failures could usher in a dangerous new phase. And President Biden has urged Congress to act fast to pass a $40 billion aid package to help shore up Ukraine's defenses and address humanitarian needs. Our coverage begins with CNN's Scott McLean reporting from Lviv. 

Also in today's show: We take a close look at brand new inflation figures.
May 11, 2022
Could Russia's invasion prompt a global food crisis? First Move with Julia Chatterley
Prior to Russia's invasion, Ukraine was the world's fourth largest exporter of maize. But with the country's ports at a standstill and a Russian blockade enforced, President Zelensky urges the international community to step in to prevent a global food crisis. "This is not just a strike at Ukraine," he says. "Without our agrarian exports, dozens of countries in various regions of the world have found themselves on the brink of a food deficit." 

Also in today's show: we explore the stunning, nerve-rattling volatility in the global stock markets, and why fears over the US economy in particular are proving to be kryptonite to crypto.
May 10, 2022
EU leaders' wrap conference with message of unity First Move with Julia Chatterley
Today's episode starts immediately after a live press conference by European leaders wrapping up their huge conference in Strasbourg, France. French President Macron, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola, and EU President Ursula von der Leyen talked about a message of unity regarding Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, especially in terms of how they're implementing sanctions against Russia. They also touched on Ukraine's long-standing goal to become part of the EU. CNN's Nick Robertson begins our in-depth analysis of the press conference. 

Also in today's show: Vladimir Putin's former chief economic adviser joins us, plus breaking news from Sri Lanka.
May 9, 2022
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