Posted by Mary Dooe
For Marketplace Morning Report, Mon., Aug. 22, 2011
Anticipation of Libyan oil coming on to the market is [expected to push crude prices down](). The [European Union will keep sanctions in place]() against the Libyan government for the time being but is ready to lift them quickly when the time is right, the E.U. executive said on Monday. Investors are going to be trying to read the mind of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke [ahead of a Friday speech in Wyoming](). Hopes of settling some of the legal issues surrounding foreclosures have hit a snag. At issue is whether the [banks would get legal immunity from state officials]() for mortgage-related claims. Federal and state officials are seeking penalties of $20 billion and more from Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and other firms.
Here are the songs we played today:
- Love in the Dark – YACHTBuy
- Her Hollow Ways – Danger MouseBuy
- Web of Deception – Thievery CorporationBuy
- Leave House – CaribouBuy
- Last Fare – Little PeopleBuy
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