Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier tells us what it takes to compete with Boeing and why his company is breaking ground in America. Bed Bath & Beyond will release its quarterly earnings report today -- and unlike other big box retailers, analysts are expecting good numbers. And finally, a woman wakes up from a coma and has a surprising request.
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Maine lobster could get a marketing boost. Washington moves towards austerity. CEO of Airbus Fabrice Bregier shares his company's plans for the future and taking on the U.S. market.
Posted In: Health, Education, food and drink, kids
School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.
Posted In: federal student loans, interest rates, federal budget, higher education
In July, interest rates on some federal student loans are set to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent -- and students are scrambling to stop the change.
Posted In: Airbus, airline industry, Boeing
CEO of Airbus Fabrice Bregier joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss their new assembly plant in Alabama and what's ahead for the company.
Posted In: Bed Bath and Beyond, Earnings, housing market, Retail
A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.
Posted In: Food, sustainability, San Francisco
A food hackathon in San Francisco brought together programmers, designers, and investors to work on ways to improve the food system.