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Earnings check in: The health of corporate America

Marketplace Contributor Apr 9, 2013
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Earnings check in: The health of corporate America

Marketplace Contributor Apr 9, 2013
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The aluminum maker Alcoa kicked off corporate earnings season last night with a better than expected report. Alcoa kept its forecast steady at 7 percent growth in aluminum demand this year.

Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore & Company, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest earnings reports and what they signal about the economy. 

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