Marketplace AM for April 11, 2005

Episode Description 

Making steel - is importing best?

After the Bush Administration fought to protect America's steelmakers from cheap imported steel, a big part of the industry is about to fall into foreign hands. Is that in the best interest of the country? Host Scott Jagow talks to Mark Reutter, author of the recent book "Making Steel" about the status of the American steel industry and the implications of the foreign takeover.

Boeing vs. Airbus - a new level of battle

Boeing and Airbus are fierce competitors for contracts. Now with the State of Washington trying to lure Airbus into Boeing country, could the two companies end up battling for the same workers? From Seattle, Tom Banse reports.

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