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Playlist: Golden interest rate cuts

Daryl Paranada Oct 5, 2010

Posted by Daryl Paranada

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The price of gold hit a record high. We tell you why it keeps rising. Meanwhile, Japan cut its interest rate to near zero. Staying international, a French rogue trader was found guilty of one of the biggest trading frauds in history. In environmental news, a new report measures the environmental impact of the world’s 3,000 largest companies, and how much that impact costs investors. We also looked at geoengineering, a controversial way to cool the planet. In education news, Jill Biden is hosting the first-ever White House summit on community colleges and a new report from Sallie Mae tell us how America saves for college. Also today, we had a story about how companies are dealing with a consumer-less economy and halleluljah — a holy theme park in Orlando is having a free day. We tell you why. Here’s what we played:

  • Since You’ve Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby) — Aretha FranklinBuy
  • Do It Again — Steely DanBuy
  • Cornman — KinkyBuy
  • Why My Heart is Sad (Malou) — Souad MassiBuy
  • Someone’s Second Kiss — RJD2Buy
  • Giving Up the Ghost — DJ ShadowBuy

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