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MID-DAY UPDATE: U.S. voters speak, Delta may unionize and goodbye to political ads

Nov 3, 2010
What are the possible effects of the midterm elections on the Bush tax cuts, which expire at the end of the year? U.S. voters put pen to ballot to...
Posted In: Bush tax cuts, Congressman Joe Barton, Delta, Federal Reserve, Latin cuisine, McDonald's, McRib, mid-day update, Political ads

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP wears black, GM's IPO and video games in the Supreme Court.

Nov 2, 2010
General Motors expects to raise $10 billion, from an initial public offer, which would allow it to partially repay taxpayers. Our analysts examine...
Posted In: BP, Federal Reserve, France, General Motors, GM, mid-day update, NASA, United Kingdom, video games

MID-DAY UPDATE: Shipping threats and TSA regulations

Nov 1, 2010
Following Friday's mail-bomb scare in London, shipping and cargo industries respond to the idea of new threats. How will these changes affect...
Posted In: airline safety, Auto, brazil, cargo, Halloween, mid-day update, pontiac, recession, shipping, TSA

MID-DAY UPDATE: GDP is up, cement gets the blame and Fox loses younger viewers

Oct 29, 2010
The U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 2 percent clip, somewhat less than analysts were expecting. On the election ballot in San Francisco --...
Posted In: bp oil spill, British Airways, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fox, GDP, General Motors, mid-day update, NFL

MID-DAY UPDATE: Wells Fargo re-files, Nissan recalls and high speed rails

Oct 28, 2010
Wells Fargo will re-file 55,000 problematic foreclosure documents, but will not issue a blanket moratorium. Today, we learned that the number of...
Posted In: Amendment 4, China, high speed rail, mid-day update, millionaire, Nissan, Redbox, Unemployment, Wells Fargo

MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainable jobs and cell phones

Oct 27, 2010
This week on Marketplace we'll be following sustainable jobs. Today, we learned about the fastest growing industry in the job field: biomedical...
Posted In: airline safety, biomedical engineering, cell phones, China, debt, Facebook, FDA, future-job-o-matic, GlaxoSmithKline, Halloween, mid-day update, MySpace, stimulus, Taxes

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bonds and bags of money

Oct 26, 2010
Today we learned about the U.S. Treasury, who for the first time ever is selling bonds with a negative rate of return. Translations? The investors...
Posted In: afghanistan, bonds, BP, EPA, fishing, Ford, Housing, mid-day update, NBA, Oil, U.S. Treasury, UNC

MIDDAY UPDATE: B of A resumes foreclosures & will cable get the 'cut'

Oct 25, 2010
Today we look at Bank of America's announcement that it will resume foreclosure proceedings in almost two dozens states this week, after admitting...
Posted In: Bank of America, cable, foreclosures, G-20, gym, Iceland, mid-day update, USDA

MIDDAY UPDATE: G-20 and AIG

Oct 22, 2010
Today we heard a lot from Asia. The G-20 financial ministers and central bank governors gathered in Seoul, South Korea. Headlining their agenda is...
Posted In: AIG, G-20, Geithner, Global Currency War, micro-targeting, mid-day update, pensions, Taylor Swift, Toyota, unions

MIDDAY UPDATE: Another Toyota recall

Oct 21, 2010
Toyota is in the news again with another recall, this time mechanical problems with 1.5 million vechicles. And keeping on track with transportation...
Posted In: coal plants, deficit-cutting, high speed rail, mid-day update, pollution, Toyota

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