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Playlist: New directions

Daryl Paranada Sep 24, 2010

Posted by Daryl Paranada

For Marketplace Morning Report, Friday, September 24, 2010

Have you ever seen the St. Louis Arch? Its surrounding area is getting a redesign. Check out our pics. Automaker GM is going through some changes, too. Its initial public offering may be smaller than first thought. Congress is trying to use the tax code to keep companies from moving factories, and jobs, overseas. In commodities news, cotton prices are at a 15-year high. Overseas, the U.K. is considering breaking up big banks and a U.N. summit in Rome is looking at the world’s food prices. Back home in the U.S., the media seem to paying more attention to education issues. Also, there’s a malicious computer worm on the loose and durable goods has dropped. And before you check out our music, take a look at our latest wrap of the news — in 60 seconds. Here’s what we played:

  • Perfectly Good Guitar — John HiattBuy
  • Magic Spells — Crystal CastlesBuy
  • A Feeling (Flying Winnebago & Annie Hayden) — Flying Winnebago & Annie HaydenBuy
  • Too High to Move — Quiet VillageBuy
  • A Touch Of The Night — William OrbitBuy

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