Playlist: A Nobel prize and phone stuff
Posted by Daryl Paranada
For Marketplace Morning Report, Monday, October 11, 2010
Two Americans have won the Nobel Prize in Economics, along with a British professor. Their work is timely: How economic policies affect unemployment. The IMF talked currency at its annual meeting over the weekend, but no action quite yet. We talked with a Wall Street Journal reporter about the problem with bonuses. In tech news, Microsoft released its Windows 7 operating system for mobile devices. And speaking of phones, how do those darned phone books survive in the digital era? If you’re shopping today, don’t expect big discounts. And if you’re in Russia, check out our story on your armed forces’ inflatable weapons. These are the songs we played:
- Magic Spells — Crystal CastlesBuy
- Love to Love You Less — Nikka CostaBuy
- Living Proof — Cat PowerBuy
- Glad — TrafficBuy
- Holiday — MadonnaBuy
- Mister Magic — Grover Washington Jr.Buy
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