Mid-day Update - Most Recent


An actor dressed as Santa Claus waves from a suspended sleigh in Berlin.

PODCAST: Christmas tree economy

Dec 24, 2014
A look ahead to markets in 2015, Uber in South Korea, and trees delivered by elves.

PODCAST: It's expensive to pay for college...football

Dec 23, 2014
Solid GDP growth, expensive college football, and disrupting Wall Street.

PODCAST: Prescription neutrality

Dec 22, 2014
Prescription neutrality, high rent, and SonyTV.

PODCAST: All eyes (still) on the Fed

Dec 19, 2014
The Fed is watching oil just as closely as the rest of us.
Sony Pictures Studios this month in Los Angeles.

PODCAST: The Sony cancellation

Dec 18, 2014
Vagueness from the Fed, the Sony cancellation, and farmworkers use tech for better wages.

PODCAST: Hacker threats reach beyond Sony

Dec 17, 2014
The ruble continues to slide, the Sony hackers get serious, and marijuana expands its reach.

PODCAST: Lend me your art

Dec 16, 2014
The Fed reacts to oil prices, the wealth gap for minorities, and the British Museum lends to Russia.

PODCAST: Fighting drought with technology

Dec 15, 2014
The Russian ruble, PetSmart's pricetag, and California's drought.
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.



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.