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PODCAST: JPMorgan's $6bn penalty

Aug 28, 2013
It's one of those mornings where the brass at JPMorgan might not want to read the papers. It’s the first student-run Apple Store for aspiring marketers, accountants, and entrepreneurs. And, high speed trading is behind this month's errors in financial markets.

PODCAST: Unrest in Syria impacts oil markets

Aug 27, 2013
The headlines about Syria are altering the shape of financial markets today. Airbnb is the latest company to experiment with Vine. And, students at the Greenhill School in Dallas are managing a stock portfolio worth $100,000.

PODCAST: New York State sues Donald Trump's for-profit college

Aug 26, 2013
Donald Trump's for-profit university made false claims according to New York's attorney general. The scheduled start of the NFL football season on Sept. 5 is putting pressure on Time Warner Cable and CBS to negotiate a deal giving cable customers access to the network's programs. And, the world's growing population needs protein. Insects provide at the fraction of the cost of beef.

PODCAST: Trader Joe's v. Pirate Joe's

Aug 23, 2013
Trader Joe's goes after Pirate Joe's for reselling products. Why college endowments don't cover tuition. NASDAQ freezes, fears heat up, and high speed trading is here to stay.

PODCAST: What can brown take from you?

Aug 22, 2013
UPS looks to drop spousal health insurance benefits. Fun with economists in Jackson Hole, Wyo. And can football programs stem the dwindling number of men on college campuses?

PODCAST: Big tuition, big grants

Aug 21, 2013
Getting to know the sickest patients. Colleges give largest grants to wealthiest students. And high-tech trading goes glitchy.

PODCAST: Taper tantrum

Aug 20, 2013
Al Jazeera launches with loads of cash. The markets throw a taper tantrum. And the fight for same-sex marriage goes door to door.

PODCAST: Boarding games

Aug 19, 2013
JPMorgan is probed over hiring practices in China. The defund Obamacare tour kicks off. And an astrophysicist weighs in on how to speed up plane boarding.

PODCAST: How international companies operate in a violent Egypt

Aug 16, 2013
A look at Egypt as companies plan their responses to widespread civil unrest. Ashton Kutcher plays Apple CEO Steve Jobs in the first Hollywood film about the visionary Silicon Valley legend. It could also impact his side vocation as a tech company investor if he doesn't get it right.

PODCAST: Walmart let down, foreclosure slow down

Aug 15, 2013
Foreclosures are down, but the housing market isn't quite moving yet. Retail earnings disappoint on slow economic recovery. And is long term care insurance worth it?

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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.