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Playlist: S&P woes, Libya’s oil

Chau Tu Aug 23, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, August 23, 2011

Now that Muammar Gaddafi’s rule over Libya may soon be over, all eyes are on the country’s oil. Standard and Poor’s is facing major criticism after downgrading the U.S. Shares of Bank of America have been dropping. AEG launches a new ticket service. We took a look at the community at Arizona State University after budget cuts. Financial expert John Mauldin spoke about the debt recovery ahead, and Freakonomics Radio’s Stephen Dubner explains the unexpected consequences of predetermining your baby’s genetics. Here are the songs we played:

  • Anything New – BibioBuy
  • Fixed Income – DJ ShadowBuy
  • Baby Jeans – The Wooden BirdsBuy
  • Knock You Down (Keri Hilson) – The Chart Hit PlayersBuy
  • It Paid Off in the End – AnwarriorBuy

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