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PODCAST: Fed dread, phone drone

Jun 6, 2013
Breaking down 'Fed Dread.' And catching up on the scoop of the day: Government surveillance of phone records.

PODCAST: Drugs, magazines, and bonds

Jun 5, 2013
Can a fallen drug be resurrected? The housing market is up and so are home decor magazines. And rising interest rates are challenging the old adage that bonds and bond funds are always a safe bet.

PODCAST: The good, the bad...and the good

Jun 4, 2013
Bad news is good news for the markets. Would-be first-time homebuyers delay their purchase. And New York introduces new rating systems for teachers.

PODCAST: Apple in court, Doctor MBA's

Jun 3, 2013
Apple goes to court over alleged e-book price fixing. Doctors seeks MBA's to grapple with health care reform. And alternative energies heat up in Africa.

PODCAST: Concert cash, Banking cache

May 31, 2013
Summer concert season kicks off and that means dollar signs for music industry. And is there such a thing as banking in the public interest?

PODCAST: A 1.5 trillion calorie diet

May 30, 2013
1.5 trillion calories disappear. Latin American art rakes in millions at auction. And Newsweek is on the auction block again.

PODCAST: Mortgage rates spike, Colorado River drops

May 29, 2013
Is the era of super-low mortgages over? Tornado victims worry first response donations won't cover long-term needs. And, as drought lowers the Colorado River, conserving water gains urgency.

PODCAST: April showers bring May markets

May 28, 2013
McDonald's looks to slim down...its menu. Stock markets are still up in May. And why doesn't the MLB want baseball to be part of the Olympics?

PODCAST: Bot not, SNAP shot

May 27, 2013
Twitter bots, cheap solar panels, and SNAP benefits for violent offenders.

PODCAST: The airline that doesn't like airplane subsidies

May 24, 2013
Delta's CEO on passenger fees, mergers, and why subsidies are bad for business. And, the week interest rates popped upward

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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.