Posted by Millie Jefferson

For Marketplace, Thursday, July 29, 2010

On today's show we take a look at how the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is shaping up as part of the recent financial reform law. We also investigate the growing trend of renting over owning a home. And join us on a visit to Rwanda to hear about how it's economy is changing following the Rwandan genocide, which left behind devastation and a dominantly female population. Also, about those so-called "downer drinks," and stop swearing i the workplace! Here are the songs we played between segments:

Burning in the Sun - Merle



  • Let It Rock - (Lil Wayne and Kevin Rudolf) Instrumental Hip Hop Beat Makers
  • p.s. - Film SchoolBuy
  • I Love You (Inst.) - Annie BuyBuy
  • 7/4 (shoreline) - Broken Social SceneBuy
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