Mid-day Update - Most Recent


PODCAST: AK-47 rifle now in private investor hands

Sep 24, 2013
Fiat, Chrysler's largest stakeholder, is upset after Union push for IPO. Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle. And why California's dairy farmers and cheese producers aren't seeing eye-to-eye.

PODCAST: Kenya death toll and the U.S. government shutdown

Sep 23, 2013
The death toll rises in Kenya. A looming government shutdown. And cracking down on fake online reviews.

PODCAST: Winners and losers after Bernanke's announcement

Sep 20, 2013
Aftermath of the Fed's decision not to taper. Why hasn't Priceline split its share price? And when it comes to preventing shootings at the workplace, background checks before hiring employees are just the first step.

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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has withdrawn his name from the Fed chair job.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.



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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.