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Playlist: A big airline merger

Posted by Daryl Paranada

For Marketplace Morning Report, Friday, September 17, 2010

Big airline news: Shareholders of United and Continental airlines have been voting for a few weeks now on a potential merger. If they do merge, they'll create the world's biggest airline. Speaking of big -- power that is -- there are questions about how much of it Professor Elizabeth Warren will have as she oversees the creation of the consumer protection bureau. The SEC is looking at a loophole in bank regulations that came to light during the financial crisis. Overseas: Doubts over a report that says China's government is considering plans to force foreign automakers to share electric vehicle technology if they want to continue manufacturing there, London Fashion Week kicked off, and Europe considers more pregnancy leave for expectant moms. We also looked at inflation, a new canvas for art online, and news that the FDA could approve for the first time a genetically-modified animal. Here's what we played:

  • All of Me (Charles Feelgood Remix) -- Billie HolidayBuy
  • Afro Surf -- Shawn Lee'S Ping Pong Orchestra Buy
  • Mausam & Escape -- A.R. RahmanBuy
  • One Step Up -- Bruce SpringsteenBuy
  • Collide the Tide -- Chin Up Chin UpBuy

About the author

Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features -- including the popular economic explainer series Whiteboard -- and special projects. Follow him on Twitter @darylparanada.

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