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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday April 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014

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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Can Russia be isolated? Not if China has anything to do with it.

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Why automakers are getting into healthcare

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Retail, telecom and auto firms are looking at billions in healthcare spending

Teens now spending as much on food as clothes

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A survey of buying habits says Starbucks is a top spending location.

Why the Ally IPO is good news for taxpayers

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Taxpayers will receive nearly $2.4 billion from their IPO

In U.K., a case for re-opening coal mines?

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England still depends on coal for 40 percent of electricity

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Apr 10, 2014
Will China interfere with efforts to isolate Russia? And, teens are now spending as much on food as clothes

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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC