Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Latvia is set to become the newest member of the eurozone. But with all the region's crises, why would a country still want to join? Last year, for the first time in a decade, Denver-based Frontier Airlines turned a profit -- and it's on track to do the same this year. We check in with the company's CEO. And Ikea gets a new chairman.
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