Mid-day Update - Most Recent


PODCAST: Record Dow, Subway card cash cow?

Mar 5, 2013
Governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell shares his expectations for the months ahead as the sequester takes effect. What's got the Dow into record territory? And lost your Metrocard? That'll cost you a dollar.

PODCAST: Goodbye PT Cruiser, hello internship

Mar 4, 2013
BP's chances for settlement get narrower. Rest in peace PT Cruiser. And how important are internships when it comes to scoring your first job?

PODCAST: Sequester bright side, Groupon CEO tossed aside

Mar 1, 2013
The good and the bad of the sequester. Groupon's founder and CEO is not the first to get ousted from his own company. And India looks to set up a women only bank.

PODCAST: Grassley on sequester 'done deal', J.C. Penney earnings reveal

Feb 28, 2013
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA_ talks sequester standoff, J.C. Penney's sales plunge, and Japan's Prime Minister calls for idled nuclear plants to come back online.

PODCAST: Wall Street plays it cool, a six strike rule

Feb 27, 2013
As the sequester nears, stock markets seem not to notice. Can Groupon revive the daily deal? And, Internet service providers try out a new 'six strikes' rule to curb online piracy.

PODCAST: Mobile ad fail, sequester scale

Feb 26, 2013
With no victor in Italy's election, uncertainty wins the day. How does the sequester compare to budget cuts past? And mobile ads struggle to attract marketers.

PODCAST: Martha Stewart heads to court, sequester last resort

Feb 25, 2013
The sequester deadline is less than a week away, are the cuts all talk? Martha Stewart heads back to court as Macy's sues over her JC Penney partnership. And which of the BRIC countries is most corrupt?

PODCAST: Cramming for the Oscars, a giant goldfish

Feb 22, 2013
How long would it take to watch every single film nominated for this year's Oscars, the hassle of hosting the Olympics, and a goldfish that might scare the house cat.

PODCAST: Be careful what you streetview

Feb 21, 2013
A surprising turnaround from Florida Governor Rick Scott on expanding Medicaid, a payday lender defends his business, and what can Walmart's earnings tell us about the state of consumer spending?

PODCAST: Clothes go postal

Feb 20, 2013
Housing dips but still comes in strong, a new ad campaign for NASCAR, how to protect yourself from restaurant tip theft, and USPS launches a new clothing line.


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