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Playlist: Japanese PM to resign, S&P head to step down

Chau Tu Aug 23, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Two resignations in the news today: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, after just one year in office; and Deven Sharma the head of S&P. Libya’s looking forward to the possible fall of its own leader, Muammar Gaddafi — and the country could recover faster than Iraq. The Obama administration announces a plan to remove some business regulations in hopes of creating more jobs. There may also be more federal rules that could protect airline passengers from hidden fees and overbooked flights. Lenovo debuts a computer tablet. And a radio station in Alabama claims its ratings were misreported during the tornadoes there earlier this year. And here are the songs we played:

  • Sol Clap – QuanticBuy
  • Above the Clouds – Little PeopleBuy
  • Tripped and Fell in Love – YACHTBuy
  • Changing – Airborne Toxic EventBuy
  • You Said Something – PJ HarveyBuy

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