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Episodes

  • -1-14 Mid-Day Update – The nuance of inflation

    Sep 19, 2014 | 7 min
    Alibaba starts trading, UK interest rates, and the nuance of inflation.
  • -18-14 Mid-Day Update – Strong year for corn, bad year for farmers

    Sep 18, 2014 | 7 min
    The Fed's most recent moves, sunscreen gets an update, and corn has a strong year.
  • Your sunscreen is way out of date

    Sep 18, 2014 | 2 min
    The FDA has banned certain chemicals that other countries find perfectly legal.
  • -17-14 Mid-Day Update –Negotiating an independent Scotland

    Sep 17, 2014 | 7 min
    NFL policy, the Yelp law, and Scotland's economic future.
  • -16-14 Mid-Day Update – The falling price of gas

    Sep 16, 2014 | 7 min
    The economy of climate change, cheap gas, and end of life apps.
  • -15-14 Mid-Day Update – Tip your hotel workers

    Sep 15, 2014 | 7 min
    A preview to the Fed's meeting, tipping hotel workers, and the return of vinyl.
  • The sweet story behind the U.S. Senate 'candy desk'

    Sep 12, 2014 | 4 min
    A legacy of Sen. George Murphy, "an old song-and-dance man" with a sweet tooth.
  • -12-14 Mid-Day Update – Walmart's new wardrobe

    Sep 12, 2014 | 7 min
    FEMA asks for a refund, Walmart has a new uniform, and a primer on inflation.
  • -11-14 Mid-Day Update – Kroger is hiring

    Sep 11, 2014 | 7 min
    A weak job market, but Kroger is hiring, and teaching becomes more prestigious.
  • Anxieties of flying have waned... for the most part

    Sep 11, 2014 | 2 min
    Airlines used struggle with a public fear of flying around September 11th.
  • -1-14 Mid-Day Update – The spinning wheel of death

    Sep 10, 2014 | 7 min
    A cautious market stance, net neutrality protests, and Minecraft's big pricetag.
  • --14 Mid-Day Update – Apple's payment plan

    Sep 9, 2014 | 7 min
    Frictionless payment, the JOLTS report, and measuring economic security.
  • It's not you, it's my cost-benefit calculations

    Sep 8, 2014 | 3 min
    A commentary from McSweeney's.
  • Do Americans ever stop working?

    Sep 8, 2014 | 1 min
    In case you needed data to prove it.
  • -8-14 Mid-Day Update – Millennials aren't building credit

    Sep 8, 2014 | 6 min
    Millennials prefer debit, Congress cooperates, and salsa grows in popularity.
  • -5-14 Mid-Day Update – Colleges join ESPN

    Sep 5, 2014 | 7 min
    A disappointing jobs number, immigrants may lose insurance, and schools join ESPN.
  • How Mark Duplass makes movies on a microbudget

    Sep 4, 2014 | 7 min
    A step-by-step guide.
  • ABC is betting big on Shonda Rhimes

    Sep 4, 2014 | 3 min
    The network is promoting the showrunner as a star in her own right.
  • How to blow off steam – and the driver next to you

    Sep 4, 2014 | 3 min
    Some oil boomtown pickup truck owners make a statement by "rolling coal."
  • -4-14 Mid-Day Update – Fast-food strike

    Sep 4, 2014 | 7 min
    The ECB's surprise move, fast-food workers strike, and consumers as advertisers in India.
  • Americans face food insecurity despite economic growth

    Sep 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Food insecurity is down, only slightly.
  • --14 Mid-Day Update – Preventing another financial crisis

    Sep 3, 2014 | 7 min
    Strong car sales, the FDIC takes a vote, and saving for retirement.
  • -2-14 Mid-Day Update – Facebook targets India

    Sep 2, 2014 | 7 min
    Economic growth for the fall, Eric Cantor's new gig, and Facebook's ads in India.
  • -1-14 Mid-Day Update – Protests in Hong Kong

    Sep 1, 2014 | 7 min
    Plus: bad luck for Atlantic City casinos and reporting food poisoning on Twitter
  • 8-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Nashville's parking crisis

    Aug 29, 2014 | 7 min
    Apple tightens privacy rules, Alibaba hits the road, and Nashville needs parking.
  • 8-28-14 Mid-Day Update – iPad giant

    Aug 28, 2014 | 7 min
    Market Basket's CEO returns, debuting a larger iPad, and the airport stealing Heathrow's title.
  • 8-27-14 Mid-Day Update – ACA reins in executive pay

    Aug 27, 2014 | 7 min
    A look at market psychology, reining in Executives' pay, and the disappearance of lesbian bars.
  • 8-26-14 Mid-Day Update – Sharing is caring, but not insured

    Aug 26, 2014 | 8 min
    Burger King takes over, Pfizer's inversion, and insuring the "sharing economy."
  • 8-25-14 Mid-Day Update – Nadella's vision for Microsoft

    Aug 25, 2014 | 7 min
    Hacking into Sony, a new Windows, and Fukushima exports rice.
  • The U.S. Open is rolling, for mini golf

    Aug 22, 2014 | 3 min
    Prizes are small, but there’s enough action to sustain a pro circuit.
  • 8-22-14 Mid-Day Update – Wyoming, the financial center of the universe

    Aug 22, 2014 | 7 min
    Plus, neutral Switzerland stays out of Russian sanctions.
  • 8-21-14 Mid-Day Update - Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion

    Aug 21, 2014 | 7 min
    Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.
  • 8-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Macy's settles profiling charge

    Aug 20, 2014 | 7 min
    Plus: pubs are disappearing and amid international crises stocks are rising.
  • 8-1-14 Mid-Day Update – Orange Juice down

    Aug 19, 2014 | 7 min
    Sales for orange juice and textbooks are down, and the complications of putting cameras on the police.
  • 8-18-14 Mid-Day Update – Freeing franchises from their companies

    Aug 18, 2014 | 7 min
    The Fed heads to Wyoming, California liberates franchises, and the $2 billion Clippers deal.
  • 8-15-14 Mid-Day Update – The rise of the SWAT team

    Aug 15, 2014 | 6 min
    SWAT teams, frequent flier miles, and a high tech football stadium.
  • Why Ferguson's police department uses military weapons

    Aug 14, 2014 | 3 min
    The federal government helps local law enforcement acquire military equipment.
  • 8-14-14 Mid-Day Update – Now playing in digital

    Aug 14, 2014 | 7 min
    Europe's GDP, addressing employee mental health, and switching movies to digital.
  • 8-1-14 Mid-Day Update – The biggest IPO

    Aug 13, 2014 | 6 min
    Amazon local register, growth in teacher aides, and Alibaba sells stock.
  • 8-1-14 Mid-Day Update – Pitching your startup

    Aug 13, 2014 | 7 min
    Japan's economy, growth in teacher aides, and mastering the tech pitch.
  • 8-12-14 Mid-Day Update – Fixing the floodgates

    Aug 12, 2014 | 7 min
    Payday loans, water infrastructure, and Aremnian PR.
  • 8-11-14 Mid-Day Update – Money in the meteorites

    Aug 11, 2014 | 7 min
    Amazon vs. Disney, tech lobbyists in Brussels, and meteorite money.
  • 8-8-14 Mid-Day Update – New credit scores

    Aug 8, 2014 | 7 min
    Changing credit scores, tougher scholarship requirements, and Cleveland preps for the Gay Games.
  • 8-7-14 Mid-Day Update – Big money from BofA

    Aug 7, 2014 | 7 min
    BofA's settlement, new legislation for the VA, and Mexico changes its oil policy.
  • 8-6-14 Mid-Day Update – Colleges going green

    Aug 6, 2014 | 7 min
    Walgreens stays local, a bad day for mergers and acquisitions, and green colleges.
  • 8-5-14 Mid-Day Update – Food stamp transparency

    Aug 5, 2014 | 7 min
    Stock market corrections, food stamps, and Missouri infrastructure.
  • Municipal water systems are vulnerable

    Aug 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Toledo residents can drink tap water again, but what does the future hold?
  • 8-4-14 Mid-Day Update – 'quotMini'quot muni in Colorado

    Aug 4, 2014 | 7 min
    Market Baskets protests, benefits of the new VA bill, and "mini" muni bonds.
  • 8-1-14 Mid-Day Update – Marketing to Generation Z

    Aug 1, 2014 | 7 min
    Jobs report for July, Uber and Airbnb get into business, and targeting Generation Z.
  • 7-1-14 Mid-Day Update – Ambulance tech

    Jul 31, 2014 | 7 min
    Jobs number, streaming video games, and building a safer ambulance.
  • 7--14 Mid-Day Update –

    Jul 30, 2014 | 7 min
    The latest GDP report, McDonald's wages, and video game lobbyists.
  • 7-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Lobbying for tech

    Jul 29, 2014 | 7 min
    The Fed's summer meeting, the global warming economy, and tech lobbyists.
  • 7-28-14 Mid-Day Update – Turning over a new Leaf

    Jul 28, 2014 | 7 min
    Dollar store mergers, electric car woes, and marketing to Muslim Americans.
  • 7-25-14 Mid-Day Update – Starbucks' big ideas

    Jul 25, 2014 | 8 min
    The big ideas behind Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
  • 7-24-14 Mid-Day Update – Breaking the glass ceiling

    Jul 24, 2014 | 7 min
    Changing money market funds, punishment for hiring diversity, and young migrants from Central America.
  • 7-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Netflix goes global

    Jul 23, 2014 | 7 min
    A profits round-up, Netflix goes global, and Manchester United plays stateside.
  • 7-22-14 Mid-Day Update – American-made jobs

    Jul 22, 2014 | 7 min
    Johns Hopkins' settlement, sales of existing homes, and American-made jobs.
  • 7-21-14 Mid-Day Update – Happy birthday Dodd-Frank

    Jul 21, 2014 | 7 min
    Dodd-Frank's fourth birthday, millennials prefer cash, and social impact bonds.
  • 7-18-14 Mid-Day Update – Pop up ads that work

    Jul 18, 2014 | 7 min
    Global no-fly zones, the cap and trade of acid rain, and effective pop up ads.
  • 7-17-14 Mid-Day Update – Microsoft's big firing

    Jul 17, 2014 | 7 min
    Microsoft's massive layoffs, and Russian malware in the Nasdaq.
  • 7-16-14 Mid-Day Update –Unlikely tech friends

    Jul 16, 2014 | 7 min
    IBM and Apple, Bank of America's earnings report, and maximizing email effectiveness.
  • 7-15-14 Mid-Day Update – Home Depot in D

    Jul 15, 2014 | 7 min
    Janet Yellen's New Yorker profile, Airplanes for sale, and Home Depot sells D printers.
  • 7-14-14 Mid-Day Update – Sotheby's and eBay team up

    Jul 14, 2014 | 7 min
    Sotheby's and eBay team up, GM pays out of pocket, and racing cars go electric.
  • 7-1-14 Mid-Day Update – B-list social media stars

    Jul 10, 2014 | 7 min
    The Fed's minutes, the VA's online filing system, and B-list social media stars.
  • 7--14 Mid-Day Update – Keep on truckin'

    Jul 9, 2014 | 7 min
    The economic effects of Brazil's loss, Uber's discounts, and energy efficient trucks.
  • 7-8-14 Mid-Day Update – Summer camp for techies

    Jul 8, 2014 | 7 min
    Walmart versus the small business, cord-cutting slows down, and coding summer camps
  • 7-7-14 Mid-Day Update – Walmart and women

    Jul 7, 2014 | 7 min
    Transportation funding runs out of gas, women-owned businesses at Walmart, and a phone app as art.
  • 7--14 Mid-Day Update – Jobs are up for June

    Jul 3, 2014 | 7 min
    The jobs report for June, the older generation of unemployed workers, and President Obama on Marketplace.
  • 7-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Companies get healthy

    Jul 2, 2014 | 7 min
    Alleged gender discrimination at Goldman Sachs, a bitcoin auction, and companies trying to be healthier.
  • 7-1-14 Mid-Day Update - Shrinking office space

    Jul 1, 2014 | 7 min
    A look at the S'P 5, shrinking office space, and the "share" in sharing.
  • 6--14 Mid-Day Update – The house doesn't win

    Jun 30, 2014 | 7 min
    Robert McDonald's P'G past, trouble in Atlantic City, and financial planners for political giving.
  • Hot dog, it's a holiday week

    Jun 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Marketplace Datebook for the week of July , 214
  • 6-27-14 Mid-Day Update – Bitcoin for sale

    Jun 27, 2014 | 7 min
    A stunning GDP revision, a bitcoin auction, and strategies to address homelessness
  • 6-26-14 Mid-Day Update – GoPro's next move

    Jun 26, 2014 | 7 min
    IKEA raises wages, GoPro goes public, and the struggle for Latino representation in the media.
  • Do you remember life before the bar code?

    Jun 25, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, June 26, 214.
  • The unheralded path to success: be invisible

    Jun 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Not everyone has to be an extroverted self-promoter to succeed
  • 6-25-14 Mid-Day Update – Oakland's Silicon Valley

    Jun 25, 2014 | 7 min
    Removing the ban on oil exports, plus increasing diversity in the tech industry.
  • Datebook: 'Tis the season for mangos

    Jun 24, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, June 25, 214
  • 6-24-14 Mid-Day Update – Specialty drugs

    Jun 24, 2014 | 7 min
    Context to the latest housing numbers, climate change as an economics problem, and more on specialty drugs
  • An occasion for white

    Jun 23, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, June 24, 214
  • U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in paid leave

    Jun 23, 2014 | 3 min
    The White House Summit will stress the U.S.'s poor record on paid family leave.
  • You say potato, I say po-tah-toe... in the tech world

    Jun 23, 2014 | 1 min
    A poll asked folks how they pronounce tech words and the results are fascinating.
  • 6-2-14 Mid-Day Update – The cost of classroom wi-fi

    Jun 23, 2014 | 7 min
    The end of the export-import bank, the current state of the GED, and getting wi-fi into classrooms
  • Pudding you in the mood for chocolate

    Jun 20, 2014 | 2 min
    Marketplace Datebook for the week of June 2, 214
  • 6-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Why Russia is allegedly anti-fracking

    Jun 20, 2014 | 7 min
    Russia allegedly funds anti-fracking, Detroit's new pensions, and b-corporations
  • Datebook: Ever feel like you need a bigger boat?

    Jun 19, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Friday, June 2, 214
  • 6-1-14 Mid-Day Update – American Apparel undressed

    Jun 19, 2014 | 7 min
    Chairman Yellen goes soft on inflation, the implications of the Aereo case, and Dov Charney's antics
  • A time to be leisurly en route to your next engagement

    Jun 18, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, June 1, 214
  • 6-18-1 Mid-Day Update – Guardians of interest rate

    Jun 18, 2014 | 7 min
    What to expect from Chair Yellen's press conference, the amazon phone, and the 'maker movement'
  • The Maker Movement makes it to the White House

    Jun 17, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, June 18, 214.
  • 6-17-14 Mid-Day Update –

    Jun 17, 2014 | 7 min
    Inflation, Apple's e-book woes, and a look at the state of the Argentine economy
  • You can't beet vegetables. Lettuce explain.

    Jun 16, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, June 17, 214.
  • Fido, your big day at the office is here

    Jun 16, 2014 | 2 min
    Marketplace Datebook for the week of June 16, 214
  • Ukraine, Iraq and the price of oil

    Jun 16, 2014 | 7 min
    Analysts have started to worry about high gas prices impacting economic growth in the U.S.
  • Fido, your big day at the office is here

    Jun 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Marketplace Datebook for the week of June 16, 214
  • All by yourself

    Jun 13, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Friday, June 1, 214
  • 6-1-14 Mid-Day Update – Open sourced electric cars

    Jun 13, 2014 | 7 min
    Tesla gives up its patents, President Obama visit to a Native American reservation, and the difficulty of combating illegal fishing
  • 6-12-14 Mid-Day Update – The money of the World Cup

    Jun 12, 2014 | 7 min
    The economics of the World Cup, and why some want to cut the game of golf in half
  • Datebook: Please leave your Kryptonite jewelry at home

    Jun 11, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, June 12, 214
  • 6-11-1 Mid-Day Update – NASA's flying saucer

    Jun 11, 2014 | 7 min
    Cantor's loss and what it means for immigration reform, a look at Brazil's economy, and NASA's flying saucer
  • Datebook: Slow down, or blow up. 'Speed' turns 2.

    Jun 10, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, June 1, 214.
  • 6--14 Mid-Day Update – Exploding student debt

    Jun 9, 2014 | 7 min
    Exploding student debt, movies marketed to teens, and innovation in making soccer balls
  • Friday the 1th and a full moon

    Jun 6, 2014 | 2 min
    Marketplace Datebook for the week of June , 214
  • Datebook: So, who's picking up the doughnuts?

    Jun 5, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Friday, June 6, 214
  • The UN says, 'quotRaise your voice, not the sea level'quot

    Jun 4, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, June 5, 214
  • Datebook: Lace up and cover some ground

    Jun 4, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, June 4, 214
  • An excuse for cat pictures all month

    Jun 2, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, June , 214
  • Datebook: Happy anniversary, federal gas tax!

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    Marketplace Datebook for the week of June 2, 214
  • A cool drink for the end of the week

    May 29, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May , 214
  • Increase your v-o-c-a-b-u-l-a-r-y

    May 28, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, May 2, 214
  • A bond that can't be broken

    May 27, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, May 28, 214
  • A stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge

    May 26, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, May 27, 214
  • Happy 2 millionth birthday, turtles

    May 22, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 2, 214
  • Won't you be our neighbor?

    May 21, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, May 22, 214
  • Eating out? Leave a big tip

    May 20, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, May 21, 214
  • Tap dance your way into the White House, kids

    May 19, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, May 2, 214
  • PODCAST: AT'ampT bids $48.5 billion for DirecTV

    May 19, 2014 | 7 min
    We visit Smithfield Market in London. And a look at London's business environment.
  • Statuettes and medals

    May 15, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 16, 214
  • Often dressed in cheese, it never goes out of style

    May 14, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, May 14, 214
  • A week to make you miss manners

    May 13, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, May 14, 214