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Playlist: What to name the NY and German exchange merger

Katharine Crnko Feb 18, 2011

Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Friday February 18, 2011

Lawmakers want to give the private sector a chance to complete the rail line.

The combined German and New York Stock Exchange must now find a suitable name for the newly merged trading floor. And as Stephen Beard explains, instead of using a brand consultant, the new exchange is going the social media route for suggestions.

Tourists already flock to Civil War historical sites, but the National Park Service and others hope to cash in on the war’s 150th anniversary.

Egyptians in Cairo are celebrating today. It’s been one week since President Hosni Mubarak stepped down And as the economy continues to regain ground, the Egyptian stock market is encouraging citizens to invest. The BBC’s Rob Young reports from Cairo.

Presidential historian Julian Zelizer talks about about the historic deal on social security between President Reagan and Tip O’Neill, and how it might reflect on our current situation.

House republicans have moved to block the Federal Communications Commission from using government money to implement its new net neutrality regulations. Eve Troeh has more.

The National Basketball Association and its players square off over new contract. Threat of lockout looms.

Wisconsin GOP lawmakers seeking to reduce the state’s deficit want to pass a bill that weakens the state workers’ union. Steve Chiotakis speaks with Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large for CBS/MoneyWatch, about how budget woes could influence other states to do the same.

Here are the songs we played:

  • Tell Yer Mama — Norah JonesBuy
  • Mirror in the Bathroom — English BeatBuy
  • Under Cover of Darkness — The StrokesBuy
  • Royronus — Drums and TubaBuy
  • With It — Giant PandaBuy

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