Mid-day Update - Most Recent


The usual morning traffic fills a freeway in Los Angeles.

The socioeconomic breakdown of traffic fatalities

Nov 10, 2015
Crude oil, traffic fatalities, and minimum wage.

New content for Playstation

Nov 6, 2015
Jobs numbers, low-income rent, and streaming on Playstation.
Nike is doing pretty well for itself.

Nike's non-profit work

Nov 6, 2015
Insuring the world's banks, the Labor Market Condition Index, and Nike's non-profits

The text of the TPP

Nov 5, 2015
The TPP's text, SeaWorld's PR campaign, and a move to Nashville.

The Pfizer-Allergan strategy

Nov 4, 2015
The jobs market, the year's biggest IPO, and the strategy behind the Pfizer-Allergan deal.
Screenshot of Candy Crush Saga logo from King Digital Entertainment PLC,

Activision Blizzard gets into the game of merging

Nov 3, 2015
Gaming mergers, VW, U.S. Steel, and selecting a new ambassador to Mexico.

A better battery for cars

Nov 2, 2015
A strong October, tracking for trucks, and rechargeable car batteries.

One-child left behind

Oct 29, 2015
The ending of China's one-child policy, mobile gaming, and college debt.

Homelessness in Hawaii

Oct 28, 2015
The Fed's latest statement, PayPal's competitors, and homelessness in Hawaii.

Reconsidering early retirement

Oct 27, 2015
Early retirement, Apple in China, and super PACs



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.