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Playlist: A new IMF chief

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Tuesday, June 28, 2011

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, with the endorsement of leading emerging countries and the U.S., has been named the new IMF chief. Meanwhile, Greece begins selling off assets. More than 10,000 Syrians have fled their government's crackdown. U.S. officials in China are struggling to provide visas for millions of Chinese nationals who want to visit America. A new report says about 5 percent of us are responsible for almost half of all health care spending in the U.S. PepsiCo has a new ad campaign. And Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talked about when it might be a good time to quit. Here are the songs we played:

  • Harder Better Faster Stronger - Daft PunkBuy
  • Secrets - The Wooden BirdsBuy
  • Modern Saints - The Von BondiesBuy
  • Almost A Year Since - OddiseeBuy
  • Champions - Dan the AutomatorBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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