Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Monday, May 2, 2011

We considered the financial impact of the big news of Osama bin Laden's death, from the war on terrorism to U.S. aid to Pakistan.

Southwest and AirTran make their billion-dollar merger official. With "don't ask, don't tell" on its way out, some colleges that formally opposed the policy may finally be able to get more federal funding. Cottage industry are outfitting foreclosed homes with temporary residents to make properties more attractive to potential buyers. And the pharmaceutical industry is facing major drug shortages that could affect consumers and U.S. legislation. And here are the songs we played:

  • Heard Them Stirring - Fleet FoxesBuy
  • High Class Slim Came Floatin' In - TortoiseBuy
  • Call on Me - Janet JacksonBuy