Playlist: The Jobs effect, Warren Buffett’s latest investment
Posted by Millicent Jefferson
For Marketplace, Thursday, August 25, 2011
What influences will Steve Jobs leave behind now that he’s resigned from Apple? Warren Buffett announced his $5 billion investment in Bank of America today. Bob Moon talked to Maggie Wilderotter from Frontier Communications about campaign donations from companies, and to Carmen Reinhart about how these economic troubles differ from the past. Interest in developing in the Arctic is heating up. The University of Texas has a plan to get more out of its faculty. And here are the songs we played:
- Optimus Maximus – Gatekeeper
- Quiet Houses – Fleet Foxes
- Return to the Violence of the Ocean Floor – MoonfaceBuy
- Blinking Pigs – Little DragonBuy
- Sanctuary – SBTRKTBuy
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