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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michaelgualtieri

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December 15 2012 at 8:35 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Mel

Sometimes, you just don't know what is going on in the background and there might be a sound reason for Google making nicey nice with Apple. We may never know the whole story. Besides, everybody on the Internet should be working together except of course Facebook which is a goniff. A Jewish word for glutton or somebody who would sell his mother's gold teeth while she is still alive.

December 15 2012 at 12:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply