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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday April 10, 2014

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Half of the Fortune 50 are said to be poised to enter the healthcare realm, according to an analysis out  Thursday from PricewaterhouseCoopers. How will retailers, telecoms and even automakers make money in the healthcare world? Plus: Teen spending on food has eclipsed spending on clothing, and that has a lot to do with Starbucks, according to a new survey of teenagers buying habits. We look at the chase for young spenders’ dollars, and what Starbucks is doing to be so successful.

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