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Feb 5, 2012

New York Giants beat New England Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI: MarketWatch Bulletin

By Sam Mamudi 
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI, claiming the franchise's fourth Super Bowl title. The NFL championship game, held in Indianapolis, was forecast to become one of the most watched events in U.S. television history. The Giants were previously Super Bowl champions in 1987, 1991 and 2008. 2008's Super Bowl XLII also pitted the Giants and Patriots in a tight contest, with the Giants winning 17-14. As in 2008, Giants quarterback Eli Manning was named most valuable player Sunday.

Smartcompany News and Analysis: Group buying struggling: Industry veteran, Top Super Bowl marketing trends, Meet the website owner who beat Google, Bob Jane fights for his name

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Today on SmartCompany we talk to a group buying veteran about why the “gloss” has come off the Australian sector, we look at the Opposition’s new attempt to take the obligation for administering paid parental leave payments off SMEs, and meet the entrepreneur who took on Google and won.

Plus in Entrepreneur Watch, James Thomson looks at whether Gina Rinehart can stop the circus surrounding her family feud.

What's driving up the price of housing?
We unravel the latest property data to find out what's driving up the cost of housing. BY TIM LAWLESS.

Our most influential rich lister – and it’s not Gina Rinehart
Can you name this rich list member? BY JAMES THOMSON.

Aunty B
I'm sick of the limp, dead fish handshakes
You poor thing. It's not like s-x is it? You can't stop someone mid action and ask them to do things differently.
Aunty B

Sue Barrett
The preventative path to eliminating underperformers begins with our sales strategy.
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Behavioural Economics
Bri Williams
Changing behaviour is tough, but it's also the reason why we are in business. After all, business is about moving people from an intended to actual purchase.
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Enterprise Leadership
Dennis Roberts
Here are a few simple ways you can incorporate more of your feminine energy in negotiation situations.
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Entrepreneur Watch
James Thomson
Gina Rinehart’s desperate attempts to keep her family feud private have failed. She can settle this mess. But does she want to?
Entrepreneur Watch

Ice Futures U.S.: Weekly Analysis of US Equity and Currency Markets

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ABC News Australia Morning Edition: Swan pressures banks to pass on future rates cut | Business

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Toddler dies as flood swamps St George

The record flood menacing the Queensland town of St George has claimed its first life, with confirmation that a toddler died in floodwaters outside the town last night.More »

Gillard, Labor gain ground in latest poll
Freeze brings deaths, chaos to Europe
More Syrian bloodshed as outrage grows over UN veto
NSW chopper victims were top filmmakers
Man robs hotel with toy gun
Egypt clashes rage into fourth day
Women fight to overturn Saudi driving ban
Aussies cruise to win over India
United rescue draw with Chelsea comeback

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Pie crust politics: promises made, promises broken

Political promises are having a bad season.

If they were a currency, they'd be trading at several hundred to the Aussie dollar right now, and flagging fast. If they were a dog, you'd run them out of town.

So both Australia's major political leaders made a tacit agreement this week - to stop making them.More »

The painful choice: Gingrich and Romney on the campaign trail
Genocide denial: silencing debate does more harm than good
When Blacks Attack 2: Truth Happens
The 'Wars of Religion' and other fairy tales
Quiz yourself: economic and market facts
Setting the record straight: Climate change experts respond
Falklands dispute: Colonial criticisms from the main offender
Recognising the First Peoples: small step, long journey
Self-sacrifice in the desperate fight for Tibet

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Thomson report release not up to me: Shorten

Federal Employment Minister Bill Shorten says there are reasons why a report on Labor MP Craig Thomson may not be able to be publicly released.More »

Gillard, Labor gain ground in latest poll
St George cut off by flood waters
Man robs hotel with toy gun
NSW chopper victims were top filmmakers
Gillard tells MPs to show more discipline
Swan pressures banks to pass on future rates cut
Australians in Burma for business talks
Swan hoses down Labor leadership speculation
Southern Qld town evacuated as river rises

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Swan pressures banks to pass on future rates cut

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan says Australian banks should pass on a full rates cut if the Reserve Bank moves the mark lower.More »

Surprise jobs growth in US
Westpac boss can't rule out further job cuts
Holden reveals jump in car sales

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Gillard, Labor gain ground in latest poll

Julia Gillard has overtaken Tony Abbott as preferred prime minister for the first time in nine months in the latest Nielsen poll.More »

Gillard tells MPs to show more discipline
Rival Putin protests rally in Moscow
US confirms Manning to face court martial
Opposition releases Nauru detention costings

Financial and Forex Info News | PiNG news: Google faces privacy rollout delay

Google faces privacy rollout delay
THE European Union's data protection authorities have asked Google to delay the rollout of its new privacy policy.
E-health system flawed, says alliance
Karen Dearne THE Consumers e-Health Alliance says the approach to developing Australia's e-health record system is flawed.
Race to win cyber world
John Arlidge FOUR tech titans are fighting to become sole provider of your every digital need.
HP CEO Whitman's package worth $15.4m
HEWLETT-PACKARD ushered in Meg Whitman as CEO with a $US16.5 million ($A15.4m)  package conditional on her success at the helm.
Apple and Motorola in iCloud dogfight
A GERMAN court has forced Apple to temporarily withdraw some iPhone models as part of a patent legal dispute with Motorola Mobility.
Murdoch tweets views on leadership
Nick Leys RUPERT Murdoch has ventured into the Labor leadership issue, using the outlet becoming his preferred method of airing his views.
Facebook chief up for $1.8bn in taxes
ROBERT FRANK FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg may face a tax bill this year of more than $US2 billion ($1.85bn).
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IT Business
PlayStation veteran is new Sony CEO
Apps development goes mobile
Unified financials eases reporting
Vivant team proves hot property
Exec Tech
Simple mobile add-ons make big money
High velocity, but only in CBD
Lumia 800 comes to Australia in March
Aussies pitch iFans at Macworld
Facebook will face tougher scrutiny
Stuart Kennedy FACEBOOK will likely be both more predatory and more circumspect as a publicly listed company after its blockbuster IPO.