Playlist: The student loan blues
Posted by Millie Jefferson
For Marketplace, Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Today on Marketplace: For the first time ever in the U.S. student loan debt surpassed credit card debt. We look at what another recession would feel like following a report from the San Francisco Fed that says odds are about 50-50 that we’ll get a recovery or a double dip within the next two years. The EPA takes aim at cement plants. Google weighs using data for profit. A look a what Meg Whitman is buying with her campaign funds. And investing in oil; Is it socially responsible? Plus, these are the songs we played:
- Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood Buy
- We Here – Illa J Buy
- Junior Kickstart – The Go! Team Buy
- The Chase – London Funk AllstarsWatch video
- Afro Surf – Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra Buy
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