Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Today, as President Obama begins another four years in office, Marketplace Morning Report travels to South Florida with our Wealth and Poverty Desk to examine the New American Dream, starting with the people of Miami. One resident living out the American Dream is Tomás Regalado, who came to the United States as a boy and, today, is the mayor of Miami. He tells us what makes his city so unique. We'll also hear from one of South Florida's top business leaders, Ben Baldanza, CEO of Fort Lauderdale based budget airline, Spirit. He'll tell us why Spirit is investing heavily in the region.

PODCAST: Cameron to address EU, U.S. airlines announce profits

What happens if the U.K. leaves the EU? World leaders will be all ears tomorrow when British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a high-stakes speech on Britain's role in the European Union. U.S. airlines make more money by offering fewer seats. Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza discusses the business of bargain basement travel.
Posted In: European Union, david cameron

David Cameron speech to address Britain's EU membership

World leaders will be all ears tomorrow when British Prime Minister David Cameron makes a high-stakes speech on the European Union. He is expected to talk about potential new terms for Britain's EU membership, which could have impacts around the globe.
Posted In: United Kingdom, david cameron

Davos: Does it really matter?

As business and political leaders from around the globe descend on the picturesque ski resort town of Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, the rest of us are asking one question: does it really matter?
Posted In: Davos, World Economic Forum

CEO Ben Baldanza on how Spirit Airlines does things differently

One of South Florida's top business leaders runs one of the country's cheapest airlines.
Posted In: Spirit Airlines, Airlines, ceo

Mayor Tomás Regalado, Miami, and the American Dream

He came here as a boy from Cuba, worked hard, became a local reporter, and, today, he's the mayor of one of the largest cities in the country. Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado talks about his city and his American Dream.
Posted In: Miami, Immigration, diversity, Economy

The New American Dream: An immigrant’s story

Nathalie Nahas Cortes talks to host Jeremy Hobson about why she came to America from Venezuela and what her version of the American dream looks like.
Posted In: Immigration, Miami

Airlines make more money by offering fewer seats

Airlines to turn profit offering fewer -- but fuller -- flights.
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, airline prices

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Crickets Sing For Ana Maria
Walter Wanderley
Take a Walk (Album Version)
Passion Pit
Piece of Pie
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