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PODCAST: Shop 'til you freeze

Mar 13, 2014
Despite the cold weather, American consumers still went to the stores.
Posted In: retail sales

PODCAST: Overtime, overworked?

Mar 12, 2014
The White House wants to make more Americans eligible for overtime pay.
Posted In: overtime

PODCAST: Nuclear economics, post-Fukushima

Mar 11, 2014
It’s been three years since the Fukushima disaster prompted Japan to try weaning itself from nuclear power.

PODCAST: Seen at South By

Mar 10, 2014
SXSW Interactive is in full swing in Austin, Texas.
Posted In: sxsw, Chinese New Year

PODCAST: February jobs report

Mar 7, 2014
A look at supermarket mergers. And some employers are shifting how they contribute to 401(k) plans.
Posted In: Unemployment, grocery stores, retirement plans

PODCAST: Dell CEO Michael Dell

Mar 6, 2014
Dell CEO Michael Dell tells Marketplace his plans to meet future demand. And getting ready for the next unemployment report.
Posted In: Dell, Unemployment, sxsw

PODCAST: Another ACA delay

Mar 5, 2014
The makers of the SAT have a new college admissions test. And Americans are drinking less and less orange juice.
Posted In: ACA, orange juice, SAT, Test Prep

PODCAST: U.S. sanctions won't hurt Russia

Mar 4, 2014
President Obama face an uphill battle in getting more funding for early childhood development. And the Fed takes a more personal approach in New England.
Posted In: Russia, ukraine, Barack Obama, 2015 Budget, Federal Reserve

PODCAST: Markets react to Ukraine

Mar 3, 2014
We look at the economics of Russia's military moves in Ukraine. And, car sales lagged as winter weather put a chill on car buyers, so automakers are letting their discounts run a little longer.
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, cars

PODCAST: Spying on your Yahoo video chats

Feb 28, 2014
According to documents, Yahoo webcam chats were intercepted by a British security agency.
Posted In: nsa, spies



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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.