Playlist: We’re slashing prices
Posted by Millie Jefferson
For Marketplace, Monday, August 3, 2010
Today on our show: Consumers win at the register as Proctor & Gamble slashes prices to compete against store brands. But hold your cheers: just as prices for shampoo and sundries drop, the cost of wheat is sky rocketing. We look at how low interest rates affect fixed-income investments. Travel along with Sean Coal to the Canadian “oil sands” for part one in a series on the oil extraction business there. And Kai Ryssdal talks to Richard Florida, the author of “The Great Reset.” Plus, these are the songs we played on the show:
- Smile – Lily AllenBuy
- The Golden Path – Chemical BrothersBuy
- Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ – Michael JacksonBuy
- D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) – Jay-ZBuy
- It’s a Secret – Flying LotusBuy
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