Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Thursday, June 30, 2011

Reporting from the Aspen Ideas Festival this week, Kai reported on what life is like in the glamorous city. He spoke with New York bureau chief Heidi Moore about some of the topics at the festival, and with the New York Times' David Leonhardt and Joe Nocera on the economic recovery.

Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program is at its end. There are proposals to change the way we calculate the Consumer Price Index. And Greece's parliament has approved $40 billion worth of spending cuts and tax hikes as part of an austerity package. Here are the songs we played:

  • Year of the President - Mobius BandBuy
  • The Ghost Inside - Broken BellsBuy
  • Strapped for Cash - Fountains of WayneBuy
  • Enough - Dujeous