5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

5 winners and losers of the week in businessCompanies can make brilliant moves, but there are also times when things don't work out quite as planned. From Buffett stock buybacks to Google Maps missed opportunities, here's a rundown of this week's smartest moves and biggest blunders in the business world.

Motley Fool contributor Rick Aristotle Munarriz has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Best Buy, Berkshire Hathaway, Google, Microsoft, Starbucks, and Staples and has the following options: short JAN 2013 $47.00 puts on Starbucks. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, Google, Microsoft, and Starbucks.

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