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Playlist: Mark Yudof

Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Thursday, December 16, 2010

Jeremy Hobson speaks to Mark Yudof, President of the University of California. The recession has been hard public universities who are tied to those suffering state budgets.

Apple has announced another big product launch for early next year. Apple will launch it's new App store on January 6. This new one will sell applications for your laptop or desktop computer.

Marketplace's Steve Chiotakis talks with Janet Babin about the numbers of the tax cut compromise passed by Congress, and what they mean for tax payers.

Globally, the nuclear energy industry is expected to quadruple capacity over the next 20 years. Britain is considering building several new nuclear reactors. But that raises an important question: what to do with nuclear waste?

Further proof that money doesn't necessarily buy you happiness. In China, the population is getting richer every year. But also increasingly dissatisfied.

The House of Representatives passed the same tax cut package that passed the Senate on Wednesday. The measure will extend the Bush tax cuts for all Americans, as well as adding new tax cuts.

The FDA says the world's best selling cancer medication can't be used to treat breast cancer. The drug is called Avastin. And it's made by the pharmaceutical company Roche.

Here are the songs we played:

  • The Wild Bunch -- Guru Dawn Buy
  • Gold Lion -- Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs Buy
  • They Want Real -- D-Tension Buy
  • Around The World -- Red Hot Chili Peppers Buy
  • You Wanted a Hit -- LCD SoundsystemBuy

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