🖤 Donations of all sizes power our public service journalism Give Now
Marketplace Music

Playlist: Flat unemployment numbers, daily deal overload

Chau Tu Sep 2, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Friday, September 2, 2011

August’s unemployment numbers are out — and everything is the same: no new jobs added, unemployment still at 9.1 percent. Commentator Betsey Stevenson said the problem isn’t a lack of “skills.” Meanwhile, the government is preparing to sue banks over faulty mortgage loans. And the online daily deal industry is booming — but is it hurting businesses? We also had the weekly wrap with Felix Salmon and John Carney, and small talk from the Dinner Party Download. Here are the songs we played:

  • Love Jones – J DillaBuy
  • Will My Feet Still Carry Me Home – Elf PowerBuy
  • Let’s Call It Off – Peter Bjorn & JohnBuy
  • A Beat Never Forgets – MochipetBuy
  • Delicious Tears – Antn HrkwkBuy

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.