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Playlist: Interest rates and the Sprint iPhone

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Federal Reserve's keeping interest rates low, but who's benefiting? Commentator Robert Reich talked about what's on deck for the Fed's upcoming annual retreat.

Meanwhile, companies are spending less on equipment, a sign of poor confidence in the economy. Sprint is getting the iPhone come fall. Energy companies are scrambling for fresh talent. And as Libya gets ready for a new government, what will happen to the $1.5 billion in Libyan assets frozen by sanctions? Here are the songs we played:

  • Lying Around - Magic BulletsBuy
  • I Love That Party with the Monkey Kitty - The SpinanesBuy
  • Helena Beat - Foster the PeopleBuy
  • Dig a Little Deeper - Peter Bjorn and JohnBuy
  • Metropolis (Dodge City Anthem) (Instrumental) - NicolayBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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