Mid-day Update - Most Commented


PODCAST: Airbus comes to America, Maine lobster looks for a boost

Apr 10, 2013
Maine lobster could get a marketing boost. Washington moves towards austerity. CEO of Airbus Fabrice Bregier shares his company's plans for the future and taking on the U.S. market.

PODCAST: Economic recovery for the long haul, J.C. Penney CEO fall

Apr 9, 2013
A check in on corporate America. Former Bush adviser Glenn Hubbard talks entitlement reforms, and how to make them fair. And, were ousted J.C. Penney Ron Johnson's ideas so bad?

PODCAST: The legacy of Margaret Thatcher, a growing salary gap

Apr 8, 2013
A look back at Margaret Thatcher's economic legacy. A new report sheds light on the growing gap between private and public university salaries. And happy Q2 earnings season!

PODCAST: Jobs, jobs, jobs, and more jobs?

Apr 5, 2013
The unemployment rate fell in March, but is that a good thing? For many, long-term unemployment gets longer. And Larry Summers tells us what's ahead for the economy.

PODCAST: Japan's bond buy, Newark school ties

Apr 4, 2013
Japan central bank hopes a bold bond buy will solve an old problem. The high costs of Dementia are rising. And what is Mark Zuckerberg's donation to Newark public schools doing?

PODCAST: SEC 'likes' Facebook, Bitcoin's a currency rook

Apr 3, 2013
The SEC gives a thumbs up to social media, Bitcoin continues to spike in the wake of the crisis in Cyprus, and Monsanto targets Latin American agriculture.

PODCAST: Carmakers kick it up, H1-B visa snapped up

Apr 2, 2013
Carmakers kick it into high gear in March. The sequester hits, but unevenly. And H1-B visa are a hot ticket item this week.

PODCAST: Roller coaster give away, Novartis drug dismay

Apr 1, 2013
The resilient American consumer takes February. India's Supreme Court rejects a Novartis drug patent. And can you donate a roller coaster to charity?

PODCAST: Downdraft tower, 'Today' show power

Mar 29, 2013
Turmoil at 'Today' show could spell big trouble for NBC. America's tallest structure could generate clean energy.

PODCAST: Is BlackBerry back? A euro crack?

Mar 28, 2013
BlackBerry is back in the black. Banks in Cyprus re-open today to long lines and eager customers. And President Obama meets with leaders of four African countries.



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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.