Posted by Mary Dooe
For Marketplace Morning Report, Tues., Oct. 18, 2011
In China, some evidence this morning of a slowing economy. The government there said that last quarter the Chinese economy grew at an annual rate of just -- get this -- 9.1 percent. That may sound good, but it's the slowest growth there in 2 years. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will vote on new restrictions which would prevent speculation on corn, oil, and other commodities. Holiday albums sales are a bright spot for the music industry -- including the soon to be released Justin Bieber album. And BlackBerry hopes to woo app developers away from the market leader iPhone.
And here are the songs we played today: