Mid-day Update - Most Commented


Congolese coffee.

PODCAST: Investing in coffee

Dec 12, 2014
Falling oil prices, and investing in the Congo.
Gold bars

PODCAST: New profits for drug cartels

Dec 11, 2014
A lending company's IPO, Google News shuts down in Spain, and drug cartels find new profits.
Businessman holding dollar bills in his hand in Berlin, Germany.

PODCAST: Redefining currency in the Congo

Dec 10, 2014
Oil prices drop to record low, Detroit gets a break, and the U.S. dollar in Eastern Congo.

PODCAST: Airbnb gets a makeover

Dec 9, 2014
Chinese stock, the flu vaccine, and Airbnb rebrands.

PODCAST: Diversifying the police force

Dec 8, 2014
H&R Block offers ACA help, diversifying police forces, and lame-duck productivity.
A Chanel bag on the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul.

PODCAST: Adjusting for exclusivity

Dec 5, 2014
A positive jobs report for November, and why Chanel bags have gotten so expensive.
Peter G. Peterson, co-founder of the Blackstone Group LP at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation 2011 Fiscal Summit.

PODCAST: The simple solution to healthcare

Dec 4, 2014
ECB leaves interest rates alone, simplifying healthcare costs, and free trade between states.

PODCAST: To your right, a lawsuit

Dec 3, 2014
A so-so job market, streaming music gets counted, and tour guides fight for their rights.

PODCAST: A $90 million game of Marco Polo

Dec 2, 2014
Hedge Funds on the way out, Netflix plays Marco Polo, and Biz Stone talks graphic design.

PODCAST: Risking exposure to Ebola

Dec 1, 2014
Black Friday slumps, the Ferguson Commission meets, and a retired doctor heads to Sierra Leone.



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.