Playlist: Hedge funds, food tracking and peer pressure

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Peer pressure, at least for grown-ups in social campaigns, may not be so bad, author Tina Rosenberg explained on today's show. Anheuser-Busch is taking on small craft brewery Goose Island. Amazon.com introduces Cloud Drive, which will allow users to store data to access anywhere with their Google Android device. We heard about distributors and growers here in the U.S. using technology to track every move their crops take.

Leaders met in London today to decide the next steps for Libya. The GOP has revealed eight reform bills for Fannie and Freddie. And the SEC is beginning to watch hedge funds more closely. And here are the songs we played:

  • Between Something and Nothing - The Ocean BlueBuy
  • 1517 - The Whitest Boy AliveBuy
  • Be Easy - Sharon Jones and the Dap-KingsBuy
  • You Talk - BabyshamblesBuy
  • Shopper's Paradise - Carter The Unstoppable Sex MachineBuy
  • Pete's Jazz - Pete RockBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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