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Jun 11, 2011

MarketWatch | Weekly Roudup: The Weeks Top 10 Videos

MarketWatch
Weekly Roundup
JUNE 11, 2011

The week's top 10 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 June 6-10:

Only a crisis can fix U.S. debt problem

n an interview with WSJ's Simon Constable, famed investor Jim Rogers weighs in on what it will take to solve the U.S. debt crisis, why he's shorting U.S. tech companies, why the stimulus package was a bad idea, and the looming energy crisis.
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Newspaper companies with surprising worth

Clare McKeen and Andrew Bary discuss how newspaper companies, such as Gannett, the New York Times and the Washington Post, deserve more credit for their valuable assets.
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Low summer volume means same stock-market worries

For some, low trading volumes suggest the market is skating on thin ice, but it's entirely typical and not necessarily bearish, according to Mark Hulbert. Laura Mandaro reports.
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How to play the end of quantitative easing

Trading Strategies looks at how investors should position themselves for the end of quantitative easing.
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Apple announces iCloud storage system

Apple announced its new iCloud storage system along with the ‘Lion' operating system at the company's annual developers conference. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs opened the conference, making a rare public appearance. Lauren Goode reports.
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Apple introduces Launchpad

Phil Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing at Apple, introduces ‘Launchpad' which makes applications quickly available to users.
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Citi's credit-card breach won't be the last

The Citi credit-card breach is one among many similar attacks, including those at Sony and Lockheed Martin. There are countless ways personal data can be compromised, but you can take steps to reduce the risk. Andrea Coombes has five tips.
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Wozniak and Fusion-io go public

Fusion-io Inc. may count Steve Wozniak among its board members, but can the flash-memory company follow through on its closely watched IPO? Rex Crum reports from San Francisco.
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Want to work for Google? Here's how

Joseph Walker gives us an inside look at how Google and other tech companies recruit, interview, and hire employees, and how the process has changed drastically in recent months.
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Should you sell stocks on the 200-day moving average?

It will take only a few big down days to take the major U.S. stock indexes below their 200-day moving averages. Should you sell? MarketWatch columnist Mark Hulbert says the market-timing indicator hasn't been a useful gauge in recent decades. Laura Mandaro reports.
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The Washington PostToday's Headlines: Today's Highlights | Politics | Style | Sports | World| Live Discussion | Technology | Business .

The Washington Post

TODAY'S HEADLINESTODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS
New challenge for U.S.-Pakistan ties
Twice in recent weeks, the U.S. provided Pakistan with the specific locations of insurgent bomb-making factories, only to see the militants learn their cover had been blown and vacate the sites before military action could be taken, according to U.S. and Pakistani officials.
(By Griff Witte and Karen DeYoung)

Gates rebukes European allies in farewell speech
In an unusually stinging speech, the defense secretary said the United States has a “dwindling appetite” to serve as the heavyweight partner in the military order that has underpinned the U.S. relationship with Europe since the end of World War II.
(By Greg Jaffe and Michael Birnbaum)

Stocks’ rut hits six weeks
The Wall Street slump reflects a gathering sentiment among investors that the economic recovery is going awry.
(By Renae Merle and Cezary Podkul)

How Gingrich’s campaign crashed
Newt Gingrich positioned himself as the unconventional candidate with new, big ideas. But his campaign ran right into some traditional, tough political reality.
(By Karen Tumulty, Dan Balz and Chris Cillizza)

Sarah Palin e-mails released
Alaska today released 24,199 pages of printed-out e-mails that Sarah Palin either sent or received on her official account as governor.
(By Dan Eggen and Robert O’Harrow Jr.)

POLITICS
Suit over crash that killed 2 in Utah to be first of hundreds of Toyota accelerator lawsuits
LOS ANGELES. — After years of legal wrangling, the first of hundreds of lawsuits over acceleration problems against Toyota Motor Corp. has been scheduled for trial.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Palin emails from Alaska gov. days show her coping with rise from mayor to governor to VP slot
JUNEAU, Alaska — As Alaska governor, Sarah Palin struggled with the gossip about her family.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Del. police ask about teen’s interaction with Weiner
Police in New Castle, Del., have questioned a 17-year-old high school student regarding her online communications with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), police said.
( by Felicia Sonmez , The Washington Post)

Gingrich defections, Palin emails cloud GOP presidential picture ahead of Monday's NH debate
WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich’s campaign defections are just the latest tremor in a constantly shifting GOP presidential landscape that craves some steadiness as a big, early New Hampshire debate nears.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

How Gingrich’s campaign crashed
Newt Gingrich positioned himself as the unconventional candidate with new, big ideas. But his campaign ran right into some traditional, tough political reality.
( by Karen Tumulty, Dan Balz and Chris Cillizza , The Washington Post)



STYLE
Celebrating life, until his last breath
When Erwin Lobo was told he had cancer, he and Ed Urbaniak didn’t mourn the prospect of a changed future. Instead, they married.
( by Ellen McCarthy , The Washington Post)

Ask Amy: Dad wants to help daughter tie the knot
My beautiful and accomplished daughter is almost 34 and has been dating a wonderful young man for more than three years. He readily states that he loves her and they seem a very good match. I know she wants to marry him and start a family and is waiting for him to propose.
(, Tribune Media Service)

Hints From Heloise: Color-coded pets
With four dogs, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with their toys, blankets, etc. I came up with an easy way to stay organized: color-coded stickers!
(, King)

Uncertain about wanting to be a parent
The question of whether to have kids is a big unknown for some couples.
(, The Washington Post)

TV highlights for this weekend
The Tony awards and more are on TV this weekend.
(, The Washington Post)


SPORTS
Dana Holgorsen ready for 'chance of a lifetime' as West Virginia's head football coach
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Last December, Oliver Luck brimmed with confidence that offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen, a night owl, and lame-duck coach Bill Stewart, an early riser and family man, could work together in a unique arrangement for the 2011 season.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Friday's Sports In Brief
MILWAUKEE — Tony La Russa managed his 5,000th game when the St. Louis Cardinals started a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Keegan Bradley 3 strokes off St. Jude lead just 2 weeks after his 1st win at Byron Nelson
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Keegan Bradley is back on his game after needing a few days to deal with the demands of winning his first PGA Tour title.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Cincinnati's bullpen walks bases loaded, then serves up Schierholtz's winner in 3-2 loss
SAN FRANCISCO — Logan Ondrusek had trouble getting the ball across the plate. When he did, pinch-hitter Nate Schierholtz made him pay.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Marquis' 6 strong innings, Morse's HR help Nationals to 2-1 win over Padres
SAN DIEGO — Jason Marquis almost was forced out of the game in the sixth inning again — albeit for a much different reason.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)


WORLD
Bomb attacks kill 21 in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities say a roadside bomb has hit a bus in southern Afghanistan, killing 15 people, including eight children.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Syrian troops tighten grip on northern town
Troops backed by tanks launch assault on area that appears to have fallen out of government’s control.
( by Liz Sly , The Washington Post)

AU force in Somalia on alert after interior minister killed by suspected female bomber
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A spokesman for African Union peacekeepers backing Somalia’s fragile government says his forces are on high alert a day after a suspected female suicide bomber killed the country’s interior minister.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Taiwan destroys chemical-tainted drinks after countries ban its food products
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s leader has overseen the destruction of 2.3 tons of beverages believed to be tainted with a dangerous chemical.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Syrian troops, tanks seal restive northern town, all-out assault expected
BEIRUT — Syrian tanks sealed a restive northern city Saturday, and activists said they expected an all-out government assault on the region near the Turkish border.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)


LIVE DISCUSSIONS
Fix Faceoff: 2012 Presidential Election
Political blogger Chris Cillizza's fast-paced video Q&A about the 2012 presidential election.
(, vForum)

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on Palin e-mails and more (video)
Join Rabbi Brad Hirschfield as he talks about the ethical and moral issues raised by the week's biggest stories.
(, vForum)

Sarah Palin's Emails: Former Palin staffer discusses
Former Sarah Palin staffer discusses the contents of Palin's emails.
(, vForum)

Sarah Palin's Emails: Former Palin staffer discusses
Former Sarah Palin staffer discusses the contents of Palin's emails.
(, vForum)

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on Palin e-mails and more (video)
Join Rabbi Brad Hirschfield as he talks about the ethical and moral issues raised by the week's biggest stories.
(, vForum)


TECHNOLOGY
Contest Asks People To “Draw The Internet”

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Groupon: Still getting it in the ass in China

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

TechCrunch Turns 6

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Joomla Quietly Crosses 23 Million Downloads, Now Powering Over 2,600 Government Sites

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

EPIC Draft FTC Complaint Vilifies Facebook’s Facial Recognition

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)


BUSINESS
US approved $200 million in defense sales to Bahrain before crackdown on protesters
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government approved $200 million in military sales from American firms to Bahrain in 2010, months before the autocratic regime was rocked by instability amid a harsh crackdown on protesters, according to a State Department report.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Battle at sea: Tunisian fishermen attack environmentalist boat by throwing metal chain links
ABOARD THE STEVE IRWIN — Tunisian fishermen have pulled alongside a ship of environmentalists on the Mediterranean and attacked them by throwing metal chain links at the crew.
( Associated Press Associated Press , AP)

Contest Asks People To “Draw The Internet”

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

Groupon: Still getting it in the ass in China

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

TechCrunch Turns 6

( by TechCrunch.com , TechCrunch.com)

NYT Today's Headlines: Top News | Quotation of The Day | U.S. Interactive | Opinion World | U.S. | Politics | Business | Technology | Sports | Arts | New York / Region | Travel| Editorials | OP -ED | ONn This Day



TOP NEWS

Blunt U.S. Warning Reveals Deep Strains in NATO

By THOM SHANKER and STEVEN ERLANGER
The warning by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates came amid growing U.S. resentment against NATO over the air war in Libya.

Government Says 2 Common Materials Pose Risk of Cancer

By GARDINER HARRIS
Government scientists listed formaldehyde as a carcinogen and said styrene may cause cancer, but the main threat is to workers in manufacturing.

Opposition Is Split on How to Reshape Yemen

By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Some say the path forward must include radical changes and others are urging a more moderate political resolution endorsed by the United States and Yemen's Arab neighbors.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"Job No. 1 is keeping people safe. Even the ones who are complaining."
CHARLES ROWE, a Coast Guard spokesman, on boaters who complain of overzealous enforcement on the Hudson.

U.S.

Interactive Feature: Explore the Palin E-Mails

View the collection of e-mails between Sarah Palin, her husband and Alaska public officials during her first 22 months as governor, and identify key messages.
Opinion
Reality Check
Opinionator | The Thread

Reality Check

Enough Weiner, let's talk about Yemen.
WORLD

Syrian Forces Storm Into Restive Town Near Turkey

By SEBNEM ARSU and LIAM STACK
Syrian forces swept into the northern village of Jisr al-Shoughour, a town that has offered the stiffest challenge to four decades of Assad family rule.

For Some in Congress, an Unexpected Thank-You Note

By MARK LANDLER
Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi thanked the U.S. Congress for criticizing President Obama over the administration's handling of its role in the NATO-led bombing campaign.

Ethnic Protests in China Have Lengthy Roots

By ANDREW JACOBS
The ethnic Mongolian protests that have swept a number of China's cities in recent weeks are a sobering reminder of discontent in some of China's 55 ethnic minorities.
U.S.

Once It Was a 'Miracle'; Soon It'll Be an Artifact

By KIM SEVERSON
Onlookers gathered to watch US Airways Flight 1549 arrive by truck in North Carolina, where it will become part of the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte.

Report Blasts Management Style of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman

By JOHN M. BRODER and MATTHEW L. WALD
A report says Gregory B. Jaczko ran roughshod over fellow commission members while carrying out the president's directives to phase out planning for the Yucca Mountain site.

Ex-Official for N.S.A. Accepts Deal in Leak Case

By REUTERS
The Justice Department is dropping charges accusing Thomas A. Drake of illegally possessing classified information, obstructing the investigation and lying to the F.B.I.
POLITICS

In E-Mails, a Glimpse From Inside Palin's Rise

By JIM RUTENBERG and WILLIAM YARDLEY
The messages that Sarah Palin wrote just before and right after she was chosen as John McCain's running mate show that she had almost no warning of what was about to happen to her.

For Gay Aspiring Politicians, a Workshop on Campaign Strategies

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund is raising money, providing advice and endorsing candidates.

As Ex-Aides Speak Out, Gingrich Continues Bid

By TRIP GABRIEL
Campaign staff members sought a greater focus on the Iowa caucuses.
BUSINESS

Computer Studies Made Cool, on Film and Now on Campus

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER
Educators and technologists say films like "The Social Network" and celebrity entrepreneurs are inspiring more students to earn computer science degrees.

Stocks Plunge Amid Fears That Global Economy Is Slowing

By CHRISTINE HAUSER
The Dow closed below 12,000 for the first time since March, suggesting that one of the few bright spots for the United States economy may be starting to fade.

The Poster Plant of Health Food Can Pack Disease Risks

By WILLIAM NEUMAN
As a horrified Europe learned over the past month, sprouts are a high-risk food for carrying harmful bacteria like salmonella or the toxic forms of E. coli, according to experts.
TECHNOLOGY

Spain Detains 3 in PlayStation Cyberattacks

By DAVID JOLLY and RAPHAEL MINDER
The suspects may have been involved in cyberattacks on other corporate and government Web sites, police say.

At Video Game Convention, a Crowded Field of Winners

By SETH SCHIESEL
New games including Battlefield 3, Fruit Ninja Kinect and Rage were among those previewed at this year's E3 convention in Los Angeles.
Wealth Matters

Negative Online Data Can Be Challenged, at a Price

By PAUL SULLIVAN
Many people are taking steps to protect their online reputations, but combating defamatory remarks is tough.
SPORTS
Canucks 1, Bruins 0

Luongo and Canucks Turn the Tide

By GREG BISHOP
The sometimes shaky Robert Luongo recorded a shutout and the offense, while still largely anemic, ended a five-period-plus scoring drought.

What's to Be Done With 15 Feet of Snow in June? Utah Knows

By WINA STURGEON
Winter sports enthusiasts are taking advantage of a record snowpack left in many of the mountain regions of the West.
Yankees 11, Indians 7

With Passion, Yankees Show Indians They've Had Enough

By ANDREW KEH
The Yankees battered Cleveland starter Fausto Carmona, who caused the benches to empty when he hit Mark Teixeira with a pitch.
ARTS
Television Review | 'The Protector'

It's a Crime That Men Are So Lazy

By ALESSANDRA STANLEY
In "The Protector" Ally Walker plays a divorced homicide detective trying to raise two sons.
Music Review

She Can Be Tender, but She May Be a Killer, Too

By ZACHARY WOOLFE
Deborah Voigt as the jealous, perhaps murderous protagonist of Schoenberg's "Erwartung."
Music Review

Looking Back on Love and Loss, With an Eye on More to Come

By STEPHEN HOLDEN
Barbara Cook's new show, "You Make Me Feel So Young," imparts some life lessons at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.
NEW YORK / REGION

A Summer Firepot, a 'Safe' Label, and Two Life-Altering Explosions

By DAVID M. HALBFINGER
Two accidents, less than a week apart, raised serious questions about a gel fuel for ceramic firepots, scented with citronella to ward off insects.

Cuomo Seeks Tougher Laws for Texting While Driving

By THOMAS KAPLAN
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he would propose upgrading so-called distracted driving from a secondary offense to a primary one.
Crime Scene

The Park Is Elevated. Its Crime Rate Is Anything But.

By MICHAEL WILSON
An abundance of cameras are among the factors responsible for the absence of serious crimes at the High Line park in Manhattan since its opening two years ago.
TRAVEL

Seattle, a Tasting Menu

By FRANK BRUNI
Sampling the odd and delicious offerings of a city where locavore living has become a lifestyle.

36 Hours in Bologna

By ONDINE COHANE
Bologna is a dynamic counterpoint to more popular, touristy cities like Rome and Florence. It is as famous for its cuisine as it is for its fiery left-leaning politics.
Practical Traveler

How to Avoid Credit Card Problems Abroad

By MICHELLE HIGGINS
For years, American travelers have had trouble using their credit cards in other countries. Now some card issuers are trying to do something about it.
EDITORIALS
Editorial

Talking Truth to NATO

If Defense Secretary Robert Gates's warnings aren't enough, Europe should be shocked by its performance in Libya.
Editorial

Subprime Education

Congress needs to rein in for-profit colleges that leave students with crushing debt.
Editorial

Well, It's a Start

A proposed public campaign financing system for the state comptroller's job should be passed, and expanded to other offices.
Editorial

Remember Microsoft?

That the company is going through a rough patch is an example of one of the strengths of American capitalism: the ease with which new technologies emerge to challenge No. 1.
OP-ED
Op-Ed Contributor

Ronald's Exit Interview

By YONI BRENNER
Is it time to stop taking nutritional advice from a clown?
Op-Ed Columnist

Drug Bust

By CHARLES M. BLOW
Friday marks the 40th anniversary of one of the biggest, most expensive, most destructive social policy experiments in American history: The war on drugs.
Op-Ed Columnist

Blocking Elizabeth Warren

By JOE NOCERA
Republicans say they won't confirm her to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but it's a fight worth having.
Op-Ed Contributor

Death by Nostalgia

By SARAH WILLIAMS GOLDHAGEN
The lack of tools to manage urban development, and the outsize power of private developers, have turned preservation into the unwieldy behemoth that it is today.
ON THIS DAY
On June 11, 1942, the United States and the Soviet Union signed a lend lease agreement to aid the Soviet war effort in World War II.