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Oct 2, 2010

MarketWatch : Weekly Rounup.- The Week's Top Videos For The W eek Sept 27-Oct 1.

MarketWatch

Weekly Roundup
OCTOBER 02, 2010

The week's top videos




In case you missed them, here are the top 10 videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 1:

RIM enters tablet market with PlayBook

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is marketing its touch-screen tablet as an "enterprise-class" device, serving as an extension of the company's smart phones for corporate users. But it won't be around till after the holidays. Dan Gallagher reports.
 Watch Video Report.

Testing out Apple TV

Watch a demonstration of the new Apple TV device.
 Watch Video Report.

Not your typical photo stock

Clients ranging from spy agencies to big oil outfits are clamoring for DigitalGlobe's powerful satellite-imaging services. Why demand for the shares will grow, too.
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Don't make these investing mistakes

Are you confusing diversification for asset allocation? Forgetting to rebalance? Andrea Coombes shares some common investing mistakes people make.
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Deadly bullfight kills three

A local Colombian bullfight turns tragic, resulting in three deaths and 37 injuries.
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Cutting back: Spain hits hard times

An inflexible job market and a popped property bubble have left Spain with little choice but to make painful cutbacks. As part of an ongoing in-depth series on the European financial crisis, Andy Jordan and Joe Parkinson report from the Iberian peninsula.
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Why gold, stocks and bonds are all rising

Gold, stocks and bonds rising together reflect the barbell approach investors are taking, Wells Capital Management's Gary Schlossberg tells Laura Mandaro.
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Why you should time the markets

Cody Willard says market timing is better than then buy and hold. And, investing in church bonds yields blessings but carries plenty of risk. Watch our Wealth Advisor video series with Veronica Dagher to find out more. Watch Video Report.

Stocks enjoy best September since 1939

George Stahl explains why stocks posted losses for the day but had their best September since 1939 and enjoyed their best quarter of the year.
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Rex on Techs: Really tough love for Dell

Being a tech-industry analyst is like being a parent: You keep an eye on your charges and hope they don't get into too much trouble. But just like not every kid can be valedictorian, not every company is going to succeed, according to Rex Crum.
 Watch Video Report.


MarketWatch: Personal Finance Daily: The Week's 10 best Personal Finance Stories. Oct. 2nd., 2010

MarketWatch
Personal Finance Daily
OCTOBER 02, 2010

This week's top Personal Finance stories

By MarketWatch



In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of Sept. 27 to Oct. 1:

Credit cards pay you back for stolen goods

There are few things more defeating than having something you just bought — a brand-spanking new bike, say — get stolen only days later.
Read more on credit cards pay you back for stolen goods.

Deflation's a mixed bag for consumers

Lower prices sound pretty good, right? Many people would like to pay less for everything from cantaloupes to cars. Deflation means lower prices, and it can help keep down mortgage rates and prompt consumers to save more.
Read more on deflation's a mixed bag for consumers.

If mortgage rates plunged to 0%

Imagine financing a home purchase with a no-interest mortgage. You'd probably never want to move again.
Read more on if mortgage rates plunged to 0%.

What Southwest-AirTran deal means for travelers

Airline customers can breathe a sigh of relief — for now — that the so-called Southwest Effect is about to get stronger once the discount carrier closes its $1.4 billion purchase of AirTran Airways.
Read more on what Southwest deal means for travelers.

2010 Porsche Panamera: Driving big

Let's clear something up right from the start: It may have four doors, but the Panamera is all Porsche when it comes to power and handling.
Read more about the 2010 Porsche Panamera: Driving big.

Lessons from the Morningstar ETF conference

If an investment expert says something important, funny or clever in a forum where no one reports it, does it make a sound?
Read more on lessons from the Morningstar ETF conference.

Bond-fund buyers wallow in debt

Bond mutual-fund investors booked a strong third quarter, continuing a string of robust returns, but the gains can't mask looming challenges facing the bond market.
Read more on bond-fund buyers wallow in debt.

New tax breaks for small businesses

The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act is about to be signed into law. New high-level, expensive government posts have been created. There's money for Small Business Administration loans and state governments and a few new tax provisions — including the good, the bad and the downright sneaky.
Read more on new tax breaks for small businesses.

Your car may hold key to big savings

When Sandy Mendoza bought her 2009 Toyota Camry, she did what most people do: She took the dealer's financing. Have you been guilty of that? If so, you could be in a position to save some money.
Read more on your car holding a key to big savings.

Bank on these three stocks

There's risk taking, and then there's risk taking. Investing in banks, given the bleak profit news of late, would more than qualify as the latter type of gamble.
Read more on bank on these three stocks.

NYT: Morning Business News. Bank of America to Freeze Foreclosure Cases. Oct. 2nd., 2010



BUSINESS:

Atlanta Hats? Seattle Socks? Macy’s Goes Local
By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
After decades of acquiring and centralizing, Macy’s has increased sales by rediscovering its multiple local roots.

Bank of America to Freeze Foreclosure Cases
By DAVID STREITFELD
It is the third major lender in the last two weeks to say it is freezing foreclosures and its decision could involve tens of thousands of pending foreclosure cases.

CNN Fires Rick Sanchez for Remarks in Interview
By BRIAN STELTER
Mr. Sanchez called Jon Stewart of Comedy Central a bigot and made contentious remarks about Jews in the media.

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The Washington Post : Today's Headlines & Columnists. Oct. 2nd., 2010




TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

Washington Redskins will have hands full with Philadelphia Eagles' blitzing defense
In their first three games, the Washington Redskins' offense faced a variety of defensive fronts and blitz packages. In each game, they knew several different looks were coming, but they didn't necessarily know which ones.
(By Rick Maese, The Washington Post)

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NATION
Talk to my agent
Powers of attorney have been used for thousands of years. Perhaps the first documented power of attorney dates from 561 B.C. in Mesopotamia. This one-paragraph document was between two brothers, empowering one to act on the other's behalf with respect to the business property left to them by their...
(The Washington Post)

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WORLD
On eve of Commonwealth Games, India's persistent red tape is in spotlight
NEW DELHI - It didn't take long for the first athletes arriving in New Delhi last week for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to catch a glimpse of modern India's two faces.
(By Rama Lakshmi, The Washington Post)

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BUSINESS
The powers (of attorney) that be: New principles
On Oct. 1, the Maryland General and Limited Power of Attorney Act took effect. The changes make it more difficult to delegate a power of attorney, and so this tool can no longer be regarded as a last-minute alternative to attending a real estate closing.
(By Harvey S. Jacobs, The Washington Post)

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SPORTS
Padres deny Giants division title, remain in wild-card hunt
SAN FRANCISCO -- Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer, Ryan Ludwick and Matt Stairs also connected and the San Diego Padres put San Francisco's potential clinching party on hold for at least a day with a dramatic 6-4 victory Friday night.
(By JANIE McCAULEY, AP)

Sedins combine on late goal as Canucks beat Ducks
(AP)

Rollins, Phillies roll past playoff-hopeful Braves
(By CHARLES ODUM, AP)

Rivera powers Angels past Rangers in 11 innings
(AP)

Starting pitching carries Baltimore Orioles to doubleheader sweep
(By Jeff Zrebiec, The Washington Post)

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STYLE
Anchor away: CNN fires Sanchez
CNN fired Rick Sanchez on Friday afternoon in response to a radio interview on a SiriusXM radio show during which Sanchez called Comedy Central late-night host Jon Stewart a "bigot" and implied that the media as a whole are controlled by Jews. Appearing on "Stand Up! With Pete Dominick" to promote...
(By Lisa de Moraes, The Washington Post)

Outshone
In the City of Light, not every designer can find his way without stumbling
(By Robin Givhan, The Washington Post)

A chimp-human link: This time it is clumsily forged
(By Michael Sims, The Washington Post)

Broadway's British imports are a bit of all right
'The Pitmen Painters' and 'Brief Encounter' show the strength of regional theaters
(By Peter Marks, The Washington Post)

Wedding party choice leaves a left-out friend smarting
(By Carolyn Hax, The Washington Post)

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Report card
EXHIBIT A in the indictment of D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee as caring little about the education of poor black children is Hardy Middle School. Her ouster of the school's principal was said to be a prelude to attracting white students to the Georgetown school at the expense of black s...
(The Washington Post)

Getting tough for the bay
The EPA gives states a useful impetus for improving their pollution policies.
(The Washington Post)

Cruelty at Rutgers
A historic sort of malice goes viral, and a life is lost.
(The Washington Post)