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Playlist: Curbing big bonuses

Chau Tu Jan 12, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Wednesday, January 12, 2011

In an effort to try and curb hefty bonuses, and perhaps risky behavior, in the financial sector, a group of labor unionists, journalists and academics from the U.K. have launched a high pay commission. One year ago, an earthquake killed nearly a quarter million people in Haiti. Today, the country’s economy is still struggling, but Jeff Tyler reported that there may be some hope in the trade industry. Chinese president Hu JinTao is set to visit the U.S. next week, but Timothy Geithner is already stating his proposals for getting the China-U.S. relationship in line, economically. Commentator Richard Reich voiced his opinions on American education. Steve Henn reported on new technology that could replace your wallet. ITT announced it’s splitting into three separate companies, while Borders, once the pioneering book superstore, continues to struggle. Here are the songs we played:

  • Silicon Jesus (Digital Disbeliever) – PsykosonikBuy
  • Tune Down – Chris JossBuy
  • Computer Madness – Steve PoindexterBuy
  • Fot I Hose – CasiokidsBuy
  • City Boy – Geraint Anderson

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