Mid-day Update - Most Recent


Plastic bottles and cans took over glass bottles as the drink holder of choice for beverage distributors in the late '50s.

PODCAST: The recycling economy

Jul 6, 2015
Updates on Greece, and the economics of recycling.

PODCAST: Theme park traffic

Jul 3, 2015
Shanghai's shrinking stock market, and theme parks' new attractions.

PODCAST: Rice in Cuba

Jul 2, 2015
Jobs report for June, American rice in Cuba, and lessons to learn for the U.S.

PODCAST: The strong dollar

Jul 1, 2015
A possible deal in Greece, and the strong U.S. dollar.

PODCAST: Greek credit cards

Jun 30, 2015
Relying on credit in times of crisis, the Ex-Im bank expires, and Apple's streaming music service begins.

PODCAST: Cameras in the workplace

Jun 29, 2015
The European financial crisis, the EPA, and body-cams in the workplace.
The national flag of Greece and the flag of the European Union fly above a government building.

PODCAST: Who's to blame for the situation in Greece?

Jun 26, 2015
The Chinese stock market, checking in on the Greek economy, and negotiating with Iran.

PODCAST: What your graduation date does for your career

Jun 25, 2015
A boom in spending, the economics of when you were born, and a question about the bird flu.
A worker fixes the logo of German car maker BMW on a car at the company's plant in Regensburg, southern Germany.

PODCAST: Putting money in the luxury car

Jun 24, 2015
The U.S. economy, the Greek economy, and the Highway Trust Fund.
: Lufthansa airplanes stand at the Frankfurt Airport during a pilot's strike on April 2, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany.

PODCAST: Fees, glorious fees

Jun 23, 2015
Bond markets, airline fees, and job training.



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.