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Posted by Millie Jefferson

For Marketplace, Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Today on our show: Companies dig deep for Canada's oil in the so-called "oil sands;" The billionaire giveaway challenge; Are consumers ready for 3-D TV? A closer look at the big spike in new farmers markets; The impact of China's real estate bubble; Barnes & Noble woes signal book biz transition; and is the worst of the BP oil spill really over? Plus, these are the songs we played:

  • Will My Feet Carry Me Home - Elf PowerBuy
  • The Tallest Man the Broadest Shoulders - Sufjan StevensBuy
  • Spreadin' Honey - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Buy
  • Brain Freeze - Sackcloth FashionBuy

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