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Feb 5, 2011

MarketWatch: Weekly Roundup: The Week's Top Videos

MarketWatch

Weekly Roundup
FEBRUARY 05, 2011

The week's 10 best videos on MarketWatch

By MarketWatch



In case you missed them, here are the 10 most popular videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Jan. 31-Feb.4:

Super Bowl's most memorable ads

Watch clips from some of the most memorable Super Bowl ads of all time — including the Budweiser frogs, Apple's sledgehammer, and Cindy Crawford downing a Pepsi.
 Watch Video Report.


Best places to stash your cash now

With interest rates so low, where should you put your cash? Bankrate.com's Greg McBride offers some ideas and talks about why a long-term certificate of deposit might be a good strategy, even at these rates. Andrea Coombes reports.
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Mossberg: There are benefits to Verizon iPhone

Walt Mossberg compares the new Verizon iPhone 4 to an AT&T iPhone 4, and finds that they aren't interchangeable. The Verizon has much better voice calls, he says, but there's a trade off in data speed.
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In Florida, luxe for less

Richard Rescigno discusses bargains that can be found among multimillion homes on the market in Florida, one of the states most battered by the housing slump.
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The new doctor in the house: consolidation

Patients — and investors — should benefit as big drug makers buy out small ones with better pipelines.
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The health benefits of coffee

Millions of people reach for a cup of coffee first thing in the morning. Found out why drinking your favorite blend could be good for your health.
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Where are rates going for credit cards?

Consumers have been paying sharply higher interest rates on credit cards even as their savings accounts and CDs offer next to nothing. Bankrate.com's Greg McBride talks with Andrea Coombes about where interest rates headed.
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IPad loses market share to Android

In the fourth quarter, Apple's share of the tablet market fell to 75% from 96%, while Android saw its market share increase to 22% from just 2.3%. Julia Angwin discusses with Simon Constable.
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Mubarak won't seek re-election

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he will step down from power after his term expires this fall, for the first time setting a date to end his three decades of authoritarian rule. Charles Levinson has reaction from Cairo.
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Tax tips for unemployed workers

At least 14.5 million people are unemployed in the U.S., and many of them will have some tax-time chores, says Andrea Coombes.
 Watch Video Report.

The Washington Post: Today's Highlights:After days of violence, anti-government protesters bolstered by 'Day of Departure' rallies




TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS
 
After days of violence, anti-government protesters bolstered by 'Day of Departure' rallies
CAIRO - Tentative signs of a possible solution to Egypt's crisis began to emerge Friday, with leading pro-democracy figures surfacing to claim a role in a transition process as tens of thousands of protesters again flooded central Cairo.
(By Will Englund and Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post)

Where Egyptian military's loyalties lie remains unclear
(By Craig Whitlock and Greg Jaffe, The Washington Post)

Giffords's husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, will command space shuttle Endeavour
(By Brian Vastag and Sandhya Somashekhar, The Washington Post)

For rural Va. town, post office delivers more than mail
(By Paul Schwartzman, The Washington Post)

Super Bowl: Dallas weather complicates plans for fans, business owners
(By Mark Maske and Rick Maese, The Washington Post)

More Today's Highlights

NYT: Morning Business News



BUSINESS

Raw Milk Cheesemakers Fret Over Possible New Rules

By WILLIAM NEUMAN
As the government reconsiders a 60-day aging rule for raw milk cheeses, artisanal producers fear their businesses will suffer.

Bank of America to Create Troubled Loans Unit

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ
Most of the 1.3 million troubled loans were picked up when the bank bought Countrywide Financial in 2008.

Germany and France Roll Out Plan to Boost Euro

By STEPHEN CASTLE
The move prompted immediate opposition but could create an embryonic economic government for Europe.