Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Friday, April 8, 2011

The possibility of a government shutdown still looms. Host Bob Moon spoke with Lizzie O'Leary and Sudeep Reddy about how it's been affecting Wall Street. Bob also spoke with John Dimsdale about what it will all really mean for Washington.

We also heard stories on how the Portugal bailout will affect the rest of Europe, and what country might be next. The SEC is looking into the shareholder limits of privately held companies. The IRS is investigating HSBC for allegedly enabling tax evasion for Indian-Americans. Home Depot struggles to find success in China. Commentator Todd Buchholz spoke about one part of the health care law that could prove costly. And we had some small talk with the Dinner Party Download crew. Here are the songs we played:

  • Be Easy - Sharon Jones and the Dap KingsBuy
  • D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) - Jay-ZBuy
  • Spilt Milk - DujeousBuy
  • Be First - KabooseBuy
  • Hear My Dear - OddiseeBuy