Mid-day Update - Most Commented


 A UPS worker delivers packages last December in Chicago. Bad weather and a higher than expected demand from online sales caused FedEx and UPS to miss many Christmas delivery deadlines last year, a problem the company is looking to address early this year

PODCAST: All I want for Christmas is a gift I ordered

Oct 24, 2014
The first patient with Ebola in NYC, the EU vows to cut emissions, and UPS hires for Christmas.
Online retailers like Amazon are upping the price to qualify for free shipping this year.

PODCAST: Amazon search

Oct 23, 2014
A good week for markets, Amazon vs Google, and asking questions about water.

PODCAST: Dodd-Frank digitizes

Oct 22, 2014
The CPI increases slightly, and banks struggle to comply with the Volcker Rule.
A worker overlays a World Series sticker in the visiting dugout at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals play host to the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on October 21.

PODCAST: Lots to gain and lose from the World Series

Oct 21, 2014
A check-in with Yahoo, a look at Oscar de la Renta's career, and the economics of the world series.

PODCAST: The next billion

Oct 20, 2014
IBM sells chips, SolarCity sells bonds, and tech sells "the next billion."

PODCAST: Travel bans

Oct 17, 2014
A rocky week for investors, the trouble with travel bans, and organ transplants.
Job-seekers use computers at the Workforce One South Employment Solutions center in Florida to look for job opportunities. Recent video interviews conducted by Frontier Communications have helped hire more long-term unemployed individuals.

PODCAST: Here's my video resume

Oct 16, 2014
Industrial production data, video resumes, and Mexico's attempts to attract investors.

PODCAST: Netflix goes ultra-high-definition

Oct 15, 2014
AbbVie reconsiders a deal, Netflix charges for ultra-high-def, and the trouble with oil booms.
Sherlock Holmes

PODCAST: Talking statues

Oct 14, 2014
OPEC cuts oil prices, Google vs. Amazon, and talking statues.

PODCAST: Controlling the panic over Ebola

Oct 13, 2014
Controlling the panic over Ebola, a railway merger, and mining asteroids.



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.