Mid-day Update - Most Commented


PODCAST: Marijuana tax, stock stacks

May 9, 2013
Legalize it, but tax it! Colorado seeks to regulate marijuana sales. Paid sick leave is coming to New York City. And stocks are up above 15,000, when will they come down?

PODCAST: Shopping for surgery, going German for work

May 8, 2013
Out of work Europeans move to Germany. Hospital charges vary widely for the same procedure. And should the government limit the amount of tax-free retirement savings?

PODCAST: Jobs mystery, markets explained

May 7, 2013
Alleged discrimination against African-American temp workers. Jobs are opening up, but hiring is slow to follow. And what's got markets cheering around the world.

PODCAST: YouTubing for dollars? College prep for the summer

May 6, 2013
Could YouTube start charging? Summer vacation turns to college prep. And the least flexible part of the Workplace Flexibility Act.

PODCAST: Facebook gets a thumbs down, jobs are up

May 3, 2013
The next generation unfriends Facebook. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the economy added 165,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, beating analyst expectations.

PODCAST: ESPN and SEC team up, Facebook good news bad news

May 2, 2013
ESPN and the SEC team up for a new sports network. What's ahead for Mexico and the U.S.? And Facebook is making more money, but it's spending more, too.

PODCAST: Out-of-state tuition grab, which way will the Fed wag?

May 1, 2013
What will the Federal Reserve do next? Out-of-state enrollment grows at state universities. And are smells coming to a theater near you?

PODCAST: Home prices up, markets moving to Twitter

Apr 30, 2013
Home prices are up, Twitter has got the markets moving, and disaster apps are all the rage.

PODCAST: Bees get the vote

Apr 29, 2013
Long running TV soap operas find new life online. EU leaders vote to protect bees. And the quiet impacts of the sequester.

PODCAST: What's GDP growth got to do with it? And, Google stock tips

Apr 26, 2013
U.S. GDP grew at an annual pace of 2.5 percent in the first quarter, disappointing investors and many economists. But why is GDP growth necessary? And can you get stock tips from Google search?



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