Pent-up demand for new cars, better financing options for buyers, better fuel efficiency, and a rising price of used cars continue to boost car sales. - 

Automakers are enjoying a good earning season. Analysts look to the UK for insight into Paul Ryan's proposed deficit cuts, and Hillary Clinton heads to Beijing to talk economy. Listen to these stories and more on today's Marketplace Mid-Day Update podcast.

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