Mid-day Update - Most Recent


PODCAST: Be careful what you streetview

Feb 21, 2013
A surprising turnaround from Florida Governor Rick Scott on expanding Medicaid, a payday lender defends his business, and what can Walmart's earnings tell us about the state of consumer spending?

PODCAST: Clothes go postal

Feb 20, 2013
Housing dips but still comes in strong, a new ad campaign for NASCAR, how to protect yourself from restaurant tip theft, and USPS launches a new clothing line.

PODCAST: Mirror, Mirror on the wall

Feb 19, 2013
Office Depot and OfficeMax may team up to combat Staples, what caused community banks in Georgia to go under, and a haunted mirror in London.

PODCAST: Bunny control, sequester standoff

Feb 18, 2013
How the sequester standoff affects a biomedical researcher in Baltimore, housing on the economic stat agenda, Venezuela's uncertain political uncertainty, and a new use for fox urine.

PODCAST: Savings speak, Under Armour chic

Feb 15, 2013
Why Carnival Cruise passengers may have a tough time suing the company, a makeover for Under Armour, and does the language you speak affect your savings?

PODCAST: Password 1, 2, 3

Feb 14, 2013
A merger between American Airlines and US Airways, Warren Buffet to enter the ketchup business, the creative and risky financing being used by public school districts around the country, and the most common business passwords.

PODCAST: Pizza as just dessert, Valentine's Day insurance

Feb 13, 2013
Obama's plans for education from pre-school to college. Will an increase in minimum wage help or hurt workers? And in a twist, some former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay are becoming part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria they used to work for.

PODCAST: Valentines Day sludge

Feb 12, 2013
Betting wrong on gentrification in Chicago, the safest year for air travel since 1945, and looking back at the president's first term, where have the jobs actually come from?

PODCAST: Down with the beef burger, the State of the Union for toddlers

Feb 11, 2013
Pope Benedict and the church's branding, the State of the Union for toddlers, and a check in on Egypt two years after its revolution.

PODCAST: Clear skies, congested roads

Feb 8, 2013
the U.S. trade deficit fell in December to its lowest level in three years. Airlines are cancelling flights by the minute as a major winter storm bears down on the northeast -- about 3,000 flights have alreday been cancelled today.



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.