Mid-day Update - Most Commented


PODCAST: From Lehman executive to handyman

Sep 11, 2013
Former Lehman executive talks about how his life has changed since the 2008 financial crisis.

PODCAST: The Dow does some reshuffling

Sep 10, 2013
The Dow swaps out some members. The AFL-CIO broadens it's membership. And Stephen Hawking--the brand.

PODCAST: Apple wants your old iPhone back

Sep 9, 2013
Retirees from some big corporations are about to get a taste of health care reform. Obama is taking another crack at reining in for-profit colleges. And Apple wants you to sell your old iPhone back to them.

PODCAST: Jobs numbers and the Olympics

Sep 6, 2013
Jobs numbers came out today--it's been a slow economic recovery. And what role does a nation's economy play when the International Olympic Committee picks a host for the 2020 Olympic Games?

PODCAST: The football may be fantasy, but the money is real

Sep 5, 2013
Fans are obsessed with fantasy football--and that has the NFL worried. And a preview of Friday's jobs report.

PODCAST: A job right out of college? Fancy that!

Sep 4, 2013
Auto sales come out today. Drugstores are offering flu shots earlier this year. And colleges that partner with private companies for training and guaranteed jobs for students.

PODCAST: CBS and Time Warner reach an agreement...just in time for NFL season

Sep 3, 2013
Factory numbers showed a dip in August, but what does that mean for the domestic economy? CBS and Time Warner finally ended their stalemate. And it may be hard to believe, but China's wine industry is steadily growing. Could they be exporting soon?

PODCAST: Should we save the drive-in?

Sep 2, 2013
Verizon and Vodafone agree on a $130 billion deal. What's behind the rising cost of shrimp. And drive-ins get driven out.

PODCAST: GE looks to spin off credit card division

Aug 30, 2013
General Electric plans to spin off its highly profitable credit card business, which made the company $2.2 billion last year. August was a nasty month to be a stock. And, former players and their families will receive a massive payout, but the NFL has admitted no wrongdoing.

PODCAST: Fast food workers on strike

Aug 29, 2013
Fast-food workers are extending their one-day strikes to 35 cities nationwide as they try to gain traction for higher wages. One of Europe's most famous businessmen has resigned after the suicide of his company's CFO. August was once a quiet time in the political realm, thanks to the annual Congressional recess, but now activists use the time to push their agenda -- and Washington message-makers cash in.



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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.