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PODCAST: Cameron to address EU, U.S. airlines announce profits

Jan 22, 2013
What happens if the U.K. leaves the EU? World leaders will be all ears tomorrow when British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a high-stakes speech on Britain's role in the European Union. U.S. airlines make more money by offering fewer seats. Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza discusses the business of bargain basement travel.
Posted In: European Union, david cameron

PODCAST: Delta makes elite eliter, Ninja gigs are hard to come by

Jan 21, 2013
The ninja is one of Japan's oldest and most mysterious professions. But today modern methods to spy, sabotage, and kill are putting them out of work. Plus, on Delta elite is about to get a whole lot eliter, and the going rate for a Batmobile.
Posted In: Delta, debt ceiling

PODCAST: Oprah cashes in on Lance's confession, 7-11 tries to retake Manhattan

Jan 18, 2013
Oprah Winfrey hopes Armstrong's doping confession will boost her cable network. 7-11 wants to expand in Manhattan. Yelp plans to add health scores to restaurant ratings.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, Yelp

PODCAST: Rio Tinto's CEO resigns, women in the world of hedge funds

Jan 17, 2013
We'll look at the troubles of a mining giant, Obama's nomination for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and a new study that finds female hedge fund managers beating the competition.

PODCAST: Brown on budget, big banks report earnings

Jan 16, 2013
JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs report earnings today. eBay gets boost from mobile bidders. California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses state budgets and the Golden State's fiscal prospects heading into 2013.

PODCAST: Coca-Cola addresses obesity, Dell mulls buyout

Jan 15, 2013
Dell CEO Michael Dell is in talks with two private-equity firms about a buyout. Ratings agency Fitch has warned the U.S. that if it doesn't raise the debt ceiling soon, it may

PODCAST: White House says no to deathstar, Motor City goes green

Jan 14, 2013
In Beijing this weekend pollution was literally off the charts. A mystery invitation to "come and see what we're building" is generating plenty of buzz for Facebook. And Motor City shows off its green side.

PODCAST: To bartenders, you are what you sip.

Jan 11, 2013
Boeing is having a Dickens of a time with their newest plane. A new study reports on the disappointment of electronic bank records. A creative plan to save the local movie theater, and one last limerick before you head off to the bar.

PODCAST: New mortgage guidelines

Jan 10, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is rolling out new guidelines for U.S. mortgages. A new study finds that we waste half of the 4 billion tons of food produced annually for human consumption. And HUD cannot afford to fix its public housing, so the government wants to reclassify the properties as Section 8.

PODCAST: Smile! You're at Disneyland

Jan 9, 2013
What's behind the double-digit health insurance premium increases some folks are seeing around the country? Driverless cars debut at the Consumer Electrics show. And, smile! You're at Disneyland.



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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.