Posted by Mary Dooe

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tues, Nov. 8, 2011

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may have just managed to hold on to power today after winning a key parliamentary vote. There were more jobs advertised in September than at any other time in the last 3 years -- sign the job market could be getting better. Japanese car maker Toyota said profit fell by more than 18 percent in its last quarter. General Motors today rejected a plan for two Chinese companies to take over Swedish automaker Saab. GM is still a preferred shareholder in Saab. In Japan, the 92-year-old camera company Olympus admitted it has been covering up losses for decades.

And here are the songs we played today:

  • Moar Ghosts and Stuff - DeadMau5Buy
  • The Matador Has Fallen - Danger MouseBuy
  • Breaking Down - Florence and the MachineBuy
  • Jacksonville - Sufjan StevensBuy
  • Bess St. - White DenimBuy

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