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Playlist: Making moves in the U.S. jobs market

Posted by Mary Dooe

For Marketplace Morning Report, Fri., Oct. 7, 2011

The nation's economy created 103,000 jobs in September, which is more than analysts were expecting. But the unemployment rate overall stayed the same at 9.1 percent. Ten years ago today, the U.S. led Britain and other countries into the invasion of Afghanistan in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The U.S. alone spends more than $300 million a month there. A lot of layoffs were announced last month -- in the military -- and that's creating other problems off the battlefield. Germany's economic minister said today Berlin supports investment in Greece to get the debt-burdened country's economy growing again.

And here are the songs we played today:

  • You Said Something - PJ HarveyBuy
  • A Sentence Of Sorts In Kongsvinger - Of MontrealBuy
  • At the Seaside - Peter Bjorn and JohnBuy
  • Buster Voodoo - Rodrigo Y GabrielaBuy
  • Smile - Lily AllenBuy

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Mary Dooe is an associate producer, and works for both the radio and digital teams.

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