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PODCAST: The Fed throws economists off guard

Sep 19, 2013
The Federal Reserve's big surprise: no cuts to bond buying for now, the economy isn't strong enough. JPMorgan agrees to pay up big for trading loss. Homes in Indiana on sale for $1. And the glamorous side of journalism.

PODCAST: Quantitative Easing, explained

Sep 18, 2013
Quantitative Easing gets explained. A look at why businesses are heavily promoting the Common Core education initiative. And a new demographic is making big inroads in the tech world -- Latinos. That's all on today's podcast.

PODCAST: Fed tapering and video games

Sep 17, 2013
The Fed's plans for future stimulus spending. And the rising costs of video game development.

PODCAST: Larry Summers withdraws his name from the Fed chair job

Sep 16, 2013
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has withdrawn his name from the Fed chair job. Could a little more inflation be good for the economy? And shipping ports on the east coast are getting an upgrade.

PODCAST: A bit of wrong news sways the markets today

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper affected investor activity today.

PODCAST: Too Big to Fail, right? So who's deciding to shrink?

Sep 12, 2013
Unemployment claims fell last week -- but there's a catch. And 'Too Big to Fail' became the signature line of the giant bailouts. So who's getting smaller?

PODCAST: From Lehman executive to handyman

Sep 11, 2013
Former Lehman executive talks about how his life has changed since the 2008 financial crisis.

PODCAST: The Dow does some reshuffling

Sep 10, 2013
The Dow swaps out some members. The AFL-CIO broadens it's membership. And Stephen Hawking--the brand.

PODCAST: Apple wants your old iPhone back

Sep 9, 2013
Retirees from some big corporations are about to get a taste of health care reform. Obama is taking another crack at reining in for-profit colleges. And Apple wants you to sell your old iPhone back to them.

PODCAST: Jobs numbers and the Olympics

Sep 6, 2013
Jobs numbers came out today--it's been a slow economic recovery. And what role does a nation's economy play when the International Olympic Committee picks a host for the 2020 Olympic Games?


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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.