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Playlist: Post office and Irish woes

Posted by Daryl Paranada

For Marketplace Morning Report, Thursday, September 30, 2010

You might be paying more for first-class stamps if the post office has its way. It's part of an effort to head off its growing budget crisis. Overseas in Europe, we look at Ireland and its "horrendous" debt woes. The Irish revealed how much a bank bailout could cost. In Asia, the Chinese reacted to a House vote that would levy tariffs on countries that undervalue their currencies. Japanese multinational corporation Nintendo delayed the release of its 3DS hand-held device, which caused its shares to fall. Back in the U.S., funding for a stimulus jobs program is expiring and we look at the future of a New York City apartment complex. Also, we talk with David Brancaccio about the Basel III rules and look at challenges facing BP's new CEO. Here's what we played:

  • Tell Me -- Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsBuy
  • Light Powered -- DeastroBuy
  • Time to Get Wize -- William OrbitBuy
  • Sleepy Inside -- IrvingBuy
  • Valentine -- The Get Up KidsBuy

About the author

Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features -- including the popular economic explainer series Whiteboard -- and special projects. Follow him on Twitter @darylparanada.
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