Playlist: The budget
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Monday, February 14, 2011
President Obama submitted his 2012 fiscal budget plan today. JPMorgan Chase is looking into setting up a fund to invest in private Internet media firms. JCPenney may have rigged Google’s algorithm for its own gains. The country’s biggest provider of ambulance services has agreed to a buyout, probably prompted by the likely growth of health care insurance. U.S. businesses in the Middle East are considering their contingency plans. The Egyptian army has a lot on their hands as they take over the government there. And here in the U.S., immigrants who are here legally are facing struggles in the workforce. Here are the songs we played:
- Cissy Strut – The MetersBuy
- In Your Deck – D-TensionBuy
- Moonshine – MatlockBuy
- Girl They Won’t Believe It – Joss StoneBuy
- Modern Man – Arcade FireBuy
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