Playlist: Berlusconi holds on to power, Olympus gets caught

Posted by Mary Dooe

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tues, Nov. 8, 2011

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may have just managed to hold on to power today after winning a key parliamentary vote. There were more jobs advertised in September than at any other time in the last 3 years -- sign the job market could be getting better. Japanese car maker Toyota said profit fell by more than 18 percent in its last quarter. General Motors today rejected a plan for two Chinese companies to take over Swedish automaker Saab. GM is still a preferred shareholder in Saab. In Japan, the 92-year-old camera company Olympus admitted it has been covering up losses for decades.

And here are the songs we played today:

  • Moar Ghosts and Stuff - DeadMau5Buy
  • The Matador Has Fallen - Danger MouseBuy
  • Breaking Down - Florence and the MachineBuy
  • Jacksonville - Sufjan StevensBuy
  • Bess St. - White DenimBuy

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Mary Dooe is an associate producer, and works for both the radio and digital teams.

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