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Playlist: Reason for hope

Matt Berger Aug 23, 2010

Posted by Matt Berger

For Marketplace, Monday, August 23, 2010

Today on Marketplace, John Challenger of the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas offers an optimistic outlook on the job market from the firm’s 2010 Labor Day jobs outlook: “There’s reason for hope,” he says. Also on the show a look at why small investors are pulling out of U.S. stock funds; Keeping the arts alive, even in a recession; Don’t fear high-frequency trading; HP and Dell, big suitors for small company; and the latest in our Road Warriors series. Plus, these are the songs we played:

  • Take Me With U – PrinceBuy
  • Bend Over – Wagon ChristBuy
  • Forever (Instrumental) – Chris BrownBuy
  • The funeral – Band of HorsesBuy

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