Playlist: New fuel standards, condos to apartments
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Thursday, July 28, 2011
The Obama administration is set to announce its new fuel standards tomorrow. The SEC is looking into Groupon, and what if it’s offering investors a deal that’s too good to be true. The Waterview Tower in Chicago was supposed to be a luxury hotel and condo building, but now it’s being changed to apartments. A program in Maine is teaching about fish farming. The U.S. government is staying mum on which government programs will get money first, whether or not a debt deal passes. Turkey is reaping economic benefits for being nice to its neighbors. And Jeremy Hobson spoke with author Paul Farmer about his book, Haiti After the Earthquake. Here are the songs we played:
- Smoke House – Pell Mell
- Sweet Home Chicago – The Blues Brothers
- Secrets – The Wooden BirdsBuy
- Faithful – AnwarriorBuy
- Valerie – Amy WinehouseBuy
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.