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Playlist: China's interest rates and foreclosuregate

Posted by Daryl Paranada

For Marketplace Morning Report, Wednesday, October 20, 2010

In this show we find out the reason behind China's central bank raising interest rates for the first time in nearly three years. India takes a novel approach to low-cost solar power, by training solar engineers at Barefoot College. Over in the United Kingdom the government is preparing to make budget cuts worth more than $130 billion to public spending, .

Here in the U.S. a government report looks into problems with foreclosures across the banking system. This, while the FBI investigates whether criminal laws were broken by banks that may not have complied with documentation requirements when ownership of mortgages was transferred.

The NFL is tackling protecting players by sending memos to teams regarding changes in disciplinary actions for dangerous hits.

And finally, in Washington, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will be considering the problem of black marks on credit reports which sometimes prevent job seekers from being employed.

Here are the songs we played:

  • Dub Lion -- DJ FoodBuy
  • Things Have Changed -- Freshly GroundBuy
  • I wanna be your limosine -- Black KidsBuy
  • Stompin At Le Savoi -- Kid KoalaBuy
  • Miss Modular -- Stereolab Buy

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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