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May 7, 2014
Why advertisers care how long a show sits in your DVR. And, the struggles to unionize workers in Bangladesh.
Posted In: alibaba, DVR, Labor Unions

PODCAST: Sell in May?

May 6, 2014
Google and Amazon compete on same-day delivery. And, turning a rookie poker chump into a champ.
Posted In: stock market, same-day delivery, poker

PODCAST: Buffett-Palooza

May 5, 2014
The annual meeting of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company wraps up. And limes are getting more expensive.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, limes
Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan

PODCAST: Strong jobs report undercut by shrinking labor force

May 2, 2014
The April jobs report shows strong growth. Tesla needs a new battery plant. And, the history of marketing of Cinco de Mayo.
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PODCAST: LinkedIn's secret (no cat pictures!)

May 1, 2014
The economy nearly stalled out from January to March. How LinkedIn is trying to stay afloat. And, foster care and Medicaid.

PODCAST: Winter came for the GDP

Apr 30, 2014
Spending on goods was down, but for services, consumer spending was up.
Posted In: GDP

PODCAST: A case of the Mondays for BofA

Apr 29, 2014
As Oprah releases a new tea at Starbucks, a look at the power of branding. And, the business value of connecting with old flames, or "dormant ties."
Posted In: Bank of America, Oprah Winfrey

What can the NBA do about unwanted owners?

Apr 28, 2014
We look at why breast-cancer survivors have a high rate of long-term unemployment. And, a look at the markets in the week ahead.
Posted In: NBA, Donald Sterling, Clippers, breast cancer, long-term unemployment

PODCAST: American's youth want to be their own bosses

Apr 25, 2014
Mortgage lending this winter fell 58 percent from a year ago to the lowest level in 14 years. A report says dentists see more Medicaid patients without increasing wait times for existing patients.

PODCAST: The secrets behind college wait lists

Apr 24, 2014
This morning brought a bit of a reversal fortune for tech companies that have been getting pummeled in recent weeks. The FCC is expected to introduce new rules today that will allow broadband providers to charge companies for faster internet service. Colleges are growing their wait lists and using them in some surprising ways.



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.