Posted by Mary Dooe

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tues., Aug. 30, 2011

The S&P Case-Shiller Index is out this morning, and it says home prices were up in 1.1 percent in June. This was the third straight monthly increase, but year-over-year, they were down 4.5 percent. Barnes and Noble said today its losses are less than they were a year earlier. The nation's biggest bookseller said today it lost about 10 percent less money than the same period last year. And we take a look at power shifts around the globe, from sanctions in Syria to growing alliances for Libya.

And here are the songs we played:

  • Transformers - Gnarls BarkleyBuy
  • Sunshine - Devotchka Buy
  • Coisa No. 1 - Baden PowellBuy
  • Bust-Out Brigade - The Go! TeamBuy
  • Do You Believe? - PoolsideBuy

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