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The fiscal year is over ... shouldn't we have a federal budget?

Sep 30, 2010
The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: budget, China, Congress, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Europe, Ireland, mid-day update, Postal Service

The U.S., China and the yuan

Sep 29, 2010
For years now, the U.S. has been pushing China to let its currency float. Back in 2007, when I was in graduate school working for Voice of America...
Posted In: China, currency, U.S.

Make your own mooncakes!

Sep 21, 2010
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz reported on the black market for mooncake vouchers that emerges every Moon Festival. Traditional mooncakes, what with...
Posted In: asia, black market, China, food and drink, moon festival

MID-DAY UPDATE: Congress looks into yuan manipulation ...

Sep 15, 2010
...Will the US hit hard this time?...
Posted In: Boeing, brands, China, Greyhound, mid-day update, obesity, Snob, WTO, yuan

MID-DAY UPDATE: GDP revised down

Aug 27, 2010
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped up to the podium to kick off a big central bankers' convention in Wyoming. We have one analyst's...
Posted In: China, Federal Reserve, GDP, mid-day update, New Orleans, P-PIP, Toyota, Unmanned vehicles, wheat

MID-DAY UPDATE: Roadblocks and a traffic jam

Aug 24, 2010
Fed officials were divided over the Federal Reserve's decision to buy more government debt Apple has filed a patent to identify jailbreakers, w...
Posted In: apple, Blackberry, China, Federal Reserve, India, job applications, mid-day update, Philadelphia, South Africa, stem cell research

Dudes dressed up as Spiderman at Foxconn anti-suicide rally

Aug 18, 2010
Today is one of those days I just have to go home having not understood the world....
Posted In: China, Foxconn

MID-DAY UPDATE: Goodbye Fannie & Freddie. Hello...?

Aug 18, 2010
... What, exactly? China opens bond market to foreigners -- will yuan finally rise? Facebook to try a service that knows where you are Google's...
Posted In: China, Facebook, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Google, Housing, mid-day update, whiskey, yuan

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM CEO Ed Whitacre stepping down...

Aug 12, 2010
... the company reports $1.3 billion in profits-- IPO to come Car dealers face higher demand with short supply New jobless claims rise again For...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, BP, China, consumer confidence, Dr. Seuss, Ed Whitacre, foreclosures, General Motors, GM, Godfather of Solar, Green Eggs and Ham, lost decade, mid-day update, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: Trade deficit widens in June...

Aug 11, 2010
... We're in debt and out of work -- why are we still gobbling imports? Economists underwhelmed by Fed's new plan What caused the flash crash? ...
Posted In: alternative energy, China, Federal Reserve, flash crash, flood, India, mid-day update, oil industry, solar power, spice traders, Toyota, trade deficit, unintended acceleration

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