Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 25, 2013
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Marketplace Morning Report wraps up our week reporting live from South Florida on the New American Dream with our Wealth and Poverty Desk. Today, we take you to one of the wealthiest places in America -- an island where few outsiders have ever been -- with a look at Fisher Island, one of the most exclusive zip codes in the country. And, we take you on a cruise. Ten million Americans a year take their vacations on cruise ships, and we speak with the CEO of one of the largest cruise companies.
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