Playlist: Retirement and Facebook

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Friday, October 1, 2010

Today's show featured an in-depth interview with TIAA-CREF CEO Roger Ferguson on the future of retirement after the Great Recession. For young'uns, Stacey Vanek Smith reported on how the tiny 'like' button on Facebook is actually playing a huge factor in marketing for companies. In related news, spending apparently went up a little bit during the month of August, which means companies may not have to slash their prices so drastically anymore. There were also stories about high frequency traders laying a cable underneath the Atlantic Ocean, and how people are trying to prevent another housing bubble from bursting. And here are the songs we played:

  • Lara's Theme from the "Dr. Zhivago" SoundtrackBuy
  • I Love Rock and Roll - Joan Jett and the BlackheartsBuy
  • Girl They Won't Believe ItBuy
  • I Just Wanna Love You - Can You Flow?Buy
  • Born On a Day the Sun Didn't Rise - Black Moth Super RainbowBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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