Playlist: Obama and Steve Jobs

Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tuesday January 18, 2011

Paul Clemens chronicles the dismantling of an auto plant from start to finish in his book, "Punching Out: One Year in a Closing Auto Plant." From the workers who take apart the machines they used to use to build auto parts, to where those machines actually end up, Clemens tells the story of the what's happening to industrial America.

President Obama will sign an executive order requiring that federal agencies review regulations that might hurt economic growth. He outlines the plan in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, as Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.

The debate over health care reform is back this week as Republicans in the House of Representatives plan a vote to repeal the new health care law. Jeremy Hobson speaks to Alan Miller, CEO of Universal Health Services.

A Financial Times report says the Chinese lend more to developing countries than the World Bank -- an agency with a mission to lend to developing countries.

American companies will meet with a visiting Chinese delegation to form new partnerships in clean energy. Eve Troeh explains that companies in the U.S. have a lot to learn from Chinese companies.

Jeremy Hobson speaks to Henry Blodget, CEO of Business Insider, about the process of finding Apple's successor to Steve Jobs.

Apple's earnings are released today, but word from Apple headquarters that CEO Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence could affect those numbers.

President Obama issued an executive order this morning calling for a government-wide review of regulations on businesses. Jeremy Hobson speaks to Juli Niemann about what this means for businesses and unemployment.

Delta Airlines announced a profit of $19 million in the fourth quarter. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Here are the songs we played:

  • Stuntin' Like My Daddy (Famuel Remix) -- Birdman & Lil' WayneBuy
  • I Will Possess Your Heart -- Death Cab for CutieBuy
  • Still Grimey --Wu-Tang Clan Buy
  • Oblivion and Points Beyond -- SidewaysBuy

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