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Playlist: End of robo-signing, Guinness makes a lager

Chau Tu Sep 1, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Thursday, September 1, 2011

New York’s financial services superintendent makes a deal with Goldman Sachs and two others to have them put an end to robo-signing. Worker productivity is down again. Amazon looks to open up two distribution centers in California in order to avoid the state’s new Internet tax law. Chinese environmentalists take issue with Apple. Stout-maker Guinness debuts a lager to appeal to more American drinkers. Coastal cities in the U.S. are becoming more concerned with rising sea levels and storms than climate change preparation. Kai spoke with author Tom Keneally about his book, “The Three Famines.” And commentator Reza Aslan spoke about the money at stake in Libya’s future. Here are the songs we played:

  • Eraser – No AgeBuy
  • Narrow Sun – Fool’s GoldBuy
  • Cause = Time – Broken Social SceneBuy
  • Pink Batman – Dan DeaconBuy
  • Rolling Down the Hills – Glass CandyBuy
  • I Walked Alone – YACHTBuy

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