Playlist: Nobel Prizes, Wendy's breakfast and new Freakonomics

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Tuesday, October 5, 2010

With the announcement of today's Nobel Prize in Physics, there's still four of the prestigious honors to go. One of them is the prize for economics, and with the economy in not-so-great shape these days, comedian Andy Borowitz had some suggestions. Gold prices hit another high today, while the Bank of Japan cuts its key interest rate to zero percent, just like the Fed did two years ago -- and just like Japan has done before -- so who's copying whom? States are finally looking into the flaws of foreclosure proceedings, and Kai spoke to Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner about what's going on. Boeing hit another set-back with its 787 Dreamliner. And Kai kicks off the return of Freakonomics with a chat with Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner about baseball and why we're not seeing a lot of home runs anymore. A play-by-play list of our music is below:

  • The Daydream - TychoBuy
  • I'm Puttin' All My Eggs in One Basket - Boilermaker Jazz BandBuy
  • It's a Crime I Never Told You About the Diamonds in Your Eyes - The Black Heart ProcessionBuy
  • Walk, Don't Run - Chet Atkins
  • Sexy Back - Justin TimberlakeBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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