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Comcas customer service center in California

PODCAST: Comcast's massive lobbying push

May 26, 2014
To secure a merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast has launched a lobbying blitz.

PODCAST: Can London always be a world finance capital?

May 23, 2014
Can London hang on to its position as the heart of the global economy?

PODCAST: The economy in Uighur China

May 22, 2014
Today's attack on a market in Xinjiang killed 31. A look at Scottish independence.

PODCAST: A cautious Fed

May 21, 2014
A visit the 100 year-old Borough Market in London. And a look at London's lost title as the top financial city in the world.
Posted In: London, Fed

PODCAST: London's stock ambitions

May 20, 2014
A look at Brixton Market, in South London. And there's a clamor about high executive pay in the UK.
Posted In: London, executive pay

PODCAST: AT&T bids $48.5 billion for DirecTV

May 19, 2014
We visit Smithfield Market in London. And a look at London's business environment.
Posted In: London, AT&T, directv

PODCAST: Some (temporary) relief at the pump

May 16, 2014
Gas prices are leveling off. A new rail line in London. TV's upfronts.

PODCAST: The inflation-interest paradox

May 15, 2014
Fast food workers across more than 30 countries protest for better wages. And small-scale entrepreneurs are taking aim at that urban ritual of waiting for the bus.
Posted In: inflation, fast food, entrepreneurs

PODCAST: Fixing infrastructure and American jobs

May 14, 2014
Cisco makes a move into the "Internet of Things." And, Fannie and Freddie start paying back the American taxpayer.
Posted In: infrastructure, internet of things, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Consumer Spending Rises Sharply During Month Of March

PODCAST: The shoppers who never showed

May 13, 2014
China wrangles with its credit bubble. And a look at cities that give budget power directly to citizens.
Posted In: consumer behavior, China, budget



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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.