Playlist: Diamonds and global stocks

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Thursday, August 4, 2011

Global economic fears have now hit the financial markets, as stocks tumbled today. Kraft is just the latest brand to announce a split of its own company. Hackers are meeting in Las Vegas to discuss cybersecurity problems -- and solutions. Video game designer Jennifer Shanley presented her Summer Reading Series book choice. Mid-career -- and unpaid -- internships are beginning to become a trend. Kai spoke with author Alicia Oltuski about how New York's Diamond District has changed. And some are saying the U.N.'s new sanctions on Syria aren't tough enough. Here are the songs we played:

  • Lover of MineBuy
  • Confetti - Cold CaveBuy
  • No Dice - BeirutBuy
  • Kisses - KissesBuy
  • Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend - Tartara

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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