Marketplace Music

Playlist: Producer price index, small business job creation

Ryan Faughnder Aug 17, 2011
Share Now on:
Marketplace Music

Playlist: Producer price index, small business job creation

Ryan Faughnder Aug 17, 2011

Posted by Ryan Faughnder

For Marketplace, Wed., Aug. 17, 2011

The producer price index is on the rise. Is that a good or bad indicator? A small business in L.A. illustrates what goes into creating a single job in a rough economy. Major corporations are still sitting on a trove of money. General Motors CEO Dan Akerson gives an update on the restructuring of the auto industry. Grim new stats point to the level of child poverty in the U.S. And Marketplace’s Sally Herships checks in on retailers stocking up for the holidays.

Here are the songs we played today:

  • Mela D – Shawn Lee & The Ping Pong OrchestraBuy
  • The Ghost Inside – Broken BellsBuy
  • Pockets – Four TetBuy
  • Super Triangle – The Go! TeamBuy
  • Father And Son – Apollo BrownBuy
  • Movie Finale – MadlibBuy

As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.

Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.

Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.