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Monday: 2/17/2014

More people are making the switch from cars to SUVs. Analysts predict in four years, one in five vehicles sold around the world will be a sport utility vehicle or crossover. Some automakers, like Ford, say they’re ahead of the trend.  Sales of Ford’s SUVs and crossovers surged 37 percent last year, compared to an industry average of 17 percent.

Brad's Business Highlights

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Monday: 2/10/2014   

Boeing is turning its focus toward fast-growing markets in Asia and the Pacific Rim. The Puget Sound Business Journal reports Boeing expects that region will need nearly 13 thousand new planes over the next 20 years. That equals out to about 1.9 trillion dollars of business. Most of those planes will be single aisle aircrafts, like the 737 model.