Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Wednesday, December 22, 2010

On today's show, we looked at the importance of "thank you." Commentator David Frum thinks it's good that Americans are saving. Major airlines are pulling out of middlemen ticket sales websites like Orbitz. The housing market looks to be on its way to a new 'normal,' while the municipal bond market is predicting to default in billions of dollars. Kai spoke to Shanghai correspondent Rob Schmitz about China's big year, and what's ahead. American wind power loses a major investor. Here are the songs we played:

  • Take Me With U - PrinceBuy
  • Stars Seem To Weep - Beth OrtonBuy
  • Afro Surf - Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraBuy
  • Heart in a Cage - The StrokesBuy
  • Be First - KabooseBuy
  • Sensual Seduction (Snoop Dogg) - Instrumental Hip Hop Beat MakersBuy