Mid-day Update - Most Commented


Pharmacy technician Angelina Lombardo helps a customer at a Walgreens pharmacy in Wheeling, Illinois.

PODCAST: Big merger in the pharmaceutical industry

May 7, 2015
Drug company acquisition and inequality in the British election
The Academy Awards takes place this Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

PODCAST: The battle of movie studios and theater owners

May 6, 2015
Oil prices fluctuate, Hollywood banks, and burial goes "green"

PODCAST: Strawberry-flavored wood pulp

May 5, 2015
The oil market, food industry, and how taste and nutrition are linked.
President Barack Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address.

PODCAST: Obama announces a new non-profit

May 4, 2015
April's payroll, Obama's non-profit, and the so-called "landmen"

PODCAST: Off to the races

May 1, 2015
A look back at April, and the changing demographic of horse owners.

PODCAST: Bernanke joins PIMCO

Apr 30, 2015
Unemployment numbers, aid in Nepal, and Ben Bernanke joins PIMCO.

PODCAST: Pay-for-performance disclosures

Apr 29, 2015
Disappointing GDP, the SEC's new rules, ranking colleges by economic potential, and the NFL pays taxes.

PODCAST: The suburb revival

Apr 28, 2015
Oil company profits, Japan's currency, and millennials in the suburbs.

PODCAST: Aid in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
An update on aid in Nepal, a look at retirement plans for veterans, and changes to the TVA.



About this collection

The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report hosted by David Brancaccio that wraps up the morning news in a fun little package. Listen here every day at 10 a.m. PT or download it to your iPod by subscribing to the Morning Report Podcast.