Playlist: The Fed and Countrywide
Posted by Daryl Paranada
For Marketplace Morning Report, Thursday, October 14, 2010
There might be a settlement in the SEC’s case against Countrywide. We tell you all about it. Plus, there might Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke gave clues this morning on the Federal Reserve intentions to help the economy. We look at winners and losers in this low inflation climate. Marketplace’s special correspondent David Brancaccio reports on Community Indicators. And abroad, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is worried about the U.K. government’s budget cuts to its defense budget, and Iran will hold the presidency of OPEC. We also had a story on investment in start-ups and how Philadelphia businesses are hoping the Phillies do well in the playoffs. Finally, help us say goodbye to Bill Radke. He’s moving back to his hometown. Watch his Minute before you check out the songs we played:
- Nice to Meet You — El Gringo
- Friday I’m In Love — The CureBuy
- The Humpty Dance — Digital UndergroundBuy
- Shallow End — MorcheebaBuy
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