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PODCAST: F, E, D, spells what?

Jun 17, 2013
Three letters could dominate market psychology in the next few days: F-E-D. New Orleans unveils a new levee. And Washington state builds a marijuana market from scratch.

PODCAST: Maybe they're just too demanding...when markets cry

Jun 14, 2013
Is market volatility all a misunderstanding. Latinos in California feel pretty good about health care reform. And how do Mother's Day and Father's Day compare when it comes to spending on gifts?

PODCAST: Toilet humor begone?

Jun 13, 2013
Carnival's Triump re-launches. An egg battle hatches into a debate about states' rights. And U.S. spying on EU citizens.

PODCAST: Paywalls, not all they're cracked up to be?

Jun 12, 2013
Grading newspaper paywalls. What's a company to do when the government requests its data? And tips to protect yourself from life insurance fraud.

PODCAST: The $38 latte strikes again

Jun 11, 2013
The $38 latte strikes again. The meaning of means testing for farmers. And the problem on focusing on shareholder value.

PODCAST: Amped up border patrol, higher ed degree control

Jun 10, 2013
Keeping up with the Joneses. Measuring the ROI on your advanced degree. And the latest on immigration reform.

PODCAST: Phone records, emails, text messages? Oh my

Jun 7, 2013
Jobs report is same old, same old, but consumer confidence is up. Qatar draws is foreign spending spree to a close. And is the government tracking text messages? Should they?

PODCAST: Fed dread, phone drone

Jun 6, 2013
Breaking down 'Fed Dread.' And catching up on the scoop of the day: Government surveillance of phone records.

PODCAST: Drugs, magazines, and bonds

Jun 5, 2013
Can a fallen drug be resurrected? The housing market is up and so are home decor magazines. And rising interest rates are challenging the old adage that bonds and bond funds are always a safe bet.

PODCAST: The good, the bad...and the good

Jun 4, 2013
Bad news is good news for the markets. Would-be first-time homebuyers delay their purchase. And New York introduces new rating systems for teachers.


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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.