Apr 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,…

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The secret behind Bed Bath & Beyond earnings: Finding its niche

Apr 10, 2013
A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.
A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.
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Airbus CEO on coming to America, and what it takes to compete with Boeing

Apr 10, 2013
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.

Maine lobster could get a marketing boost

Apr 10, 2013
The lobster industry in Maine has proposed higher fees in order to spend big bucks on advertising. Some lobstermen say that’s a waste of money, but others hope it will increase demand.

Does President Obama's budget help or hurt soon-to-double student loan interest rates?

Apr 10, 2013
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.

Obama, House Republicans move toward austerity

Apr 10, 2013
David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain Obama's proposed budget and how it differs from House Republican plans.

Stricter school lunch nutrition standards reduce childhood obesity: Study

Apr 10, 2013
School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.

PODCAST: Airbus comes to America, Maine lobster looks for a boost

Apr 10, 2013
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.

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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