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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Jun 5, 2013

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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Frontier Airlines CEO defends $100 carry-on fee

Jun 5, 2013
Carry-on baggage could cost you up to $100 on Frontier Airlines. We check in with the company's CEO to get a handle on the new fee.

Economic indicator: Home and living magazines

Jun 5, 2013
Shelter magazines are on the rebound as the housing industry bounces back. What other lateral signs are there out there?

Latvia wants to join the eurozone. Why?

Jun 5, 2013
Despite the crisis, there are still benefits of being a member of the eurozone club.

FDA to consider lifting safety warnings on Avandia, but is it too little, too late?

Jun 5, 2013
The FDA is expected to take another look at controversial diabetes drug Avandia after researchers at Duke have concluded the drug doesn't increase the risk of cardiovascular death as previously reported.

So you think bond funds are safe? Think again

Jun 5, 2013
Stocks are risky, but bonds are safe -- or so goes the stereotype. But what about bond mutual funds?

iPhone 4 imports banned in patent case

Jun 5, 2013
The U.S. International Trade Commission has banned the import of some of Apple's older devices -- the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 3G. Some experts argue courts are unlikely to uphold the ban.

Private sector job gains and the Fed's next move

Jun 5, 2013
Payroll processing company ADP reports 135,000 private sector jobs were added last month, falling below analyst expectations. Will the weak numbers cause the Federal Reserve to stick to stimulus?

PODCAST: Drugs, magazines, and bonds

Jun 5, 2013
Can a fallen drug be resurrected? The housing market is up and so are home decor magazines. And rising interest rates are challenging the old adage that bonds and bond funds are always a safe bet.

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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC