Mid-day Update - Most Commented


PODCAST: Whole Foods GMO, 'Patch' day tomorrow

Mar 11, 2013
Get ready for Patch Tuesday, a new software holiday of sorts from Microsoft. Japan marks two year anniversary of the tsunami. And Whole Foods plans to label all genetically modified foods in its stores by 2018.

PODCAST: Jobs bloom, local farms struggle to get startup vroom

Mar 8, 2013
Global stocks reach a five-year high while U.S. unemployment falls to a four-year low. And, while more consumers want to buy food from small, local farms, those types of growers are having a hard time getting start-up money.

PODCAST: NYSE on top, Nasdaq what's up?

Mar 7, 2013
The Dow stayed in record territory this morning after strong jobs data from the Labor Department. As home prices rise, construction and building supply chains do to. And, is the Nasdaq feeling left out?

PODCAST: Record Dow, Subway card cash cow?

Mar 5, 2013
Governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell shares his expectations for the months ahead as the sequester takes effect. What's got the Dow into record territory? And lost your Metrocard? That'll cost you a dollar.

PODCAST: Goodbye PT Cruiser, hello internship

Mar 4, 2013
BP's chances for settlement get narrower. Rest in peace PT Cruiser. And how important are internships when it comes to scoring your first job?

PODCAST: Sequester bright side, Groupon CEO tossed aside

Mar 1, 2013
The good and the bad of the sequester. Groupon's founder and CEO is not the first to get ousted from his own company. And India looks to set up a women only bank.

PODCAST: Grassley on sequester 'done deal', J.C. Penney earnings reveal

Feb 28, 2013
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA_ talks sequester standoff, J.C. Penney's sales plunge, and Japan's Prime Minister calls for idled nuclear plants to come back online.

PODCAST: Wall Street plays it cool, a six strike rule

Feb 27, 2013
As the sequester nears, stock markets seem not to notice. Can Groupon revive the daily deal? And, Internet service providers try out a new 'six strikes' rule to curb online piracy.

PODCAST: Mobile ad fail, sequester scale

Feb 26, 2013
With no victor in Italy's election, uncertainty wins the day. How does the sequester compare to budget cuts past? And mobile ads struggle to attract marketers.

PODCAST: Martha Stewart heads to court, sequester last resort

Feb 25, 2013
The sequester deadline is less than a week away, are the cuts all talk? Martha Stewart heads back to court as Macy's sues over her JC Penney partnership. And which of the BRIC countries is most corrupt?



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