Playlist: Oil imports, the costs of tuition for colleges
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Wednesday, March 30, 2011
President Obama announced that he wants to cut oil imports by one-third by 2025. As NATO is officially took over command of military operations in Libya today, commentator David Frum warned that oil prices could get higher. The New York Times’ David Leonhardt spoke about the Federal Reserve. JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon says financial regulations are making U.S. bank uncompetitive.Toyota tries to prevent a shortage of auto parts by warning American dealers to slow replacement requests.
Although college tuition at liberal arts colleges are rising, the actual costs the students are paying are falling. And Dove’s new deodorant may make women start thinking more about how their armpits look. Here are the songs we played:
- Soul Education – JamiroquaiBuy
- In Your Deck – D-TensionBuy
- Big in Japan – AlphavilleBuy
- Whims of Chambers – Rodney WhitakerBuy
- Falcon Jab – RatatatBuy
- Delicious Tears – Antn HrkwkBuy
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