Mid-day Update - Most Recent


The Uber app is seen on a smartphone.

PODCAST: Uber loans

May 13, 2015
Retail sales remain flat, Facebook gets into publishing, and Uber drivers get loans.
Encyclopedia Britannica editions and annual updates are on the shelf at the New York Public Library

PODCAST: The presidential library

May 12, 2015
The bond market, American Idol, and the presidential libraries.

PODCAST: The solution is border collies

May 11, 2015
German bonds, TV ads, and border collies.
Pharmacy technician Angelina Lombardo helps a customer at a Walgreens pharmacy in Wheeling, Illinois.

PODCAST: Big merger in the pharmaceutical industry

May 7, 2015
Drug company acquisition and inequality in the British election
The Academy Awards takes place this Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

PODCAST: The battle of movie studios and theater owners

May 6, 2015
Oil prices fluctuate, Hollywood banks, and burial goes "green"

PODCAST: Strawberry-flavored wood pulp

May 5, 2015
The oil market, food industry, and how taste and nutrition are linked.
President Barack Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address.

PODCAST: Obama announces a new non-profit

May 4, 2015
April's payroll, Obama's non-profit, and the so-called "landmen"

PODCAST: Off to the races

May 1, 2015
A look back at April, and the changing demographic of horse owners.

PODCAST: Bernanke joins PIMCO

Apr 30, 2015
Unemployment numbers, aid in Nepal, and Ben Bernanke joins PIMCO.



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.