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Nokia, the world's largest cell phone-maker, has joined together with software giant Microsoft to grab a larger share of the lucrative smartphone market. But as Christopher Werth explains, this union may not be enough to catch up with Apple and Google.
Protesters remain on the streets in Egypt after President Hosni Mubarak announced he intends to stay in power for the time being. Businesses and the Egyptian stock market were supposed to open this weekend, but they are likely to remain closed.
The turmoil in Egypt continues to extend beyond the country's own borders. In Jordan, citizens are protesting President Hosni Mubarak's continuation of power. And that has added more uncertainty to business. Alisa Roth reports from Amman, Jordan.
Since the government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2008, the mortgage corporations have cost taxpayers about $150 billion. Now, the Treasury Department is poised to announce its plans to wind down the two companies, as David Gura reports.
Steve Chiotakis speaks with Jill Schlesinger, editor at large at CBS/MoneyWatch, about the government's plans to cut its ties with mortgage corporations Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Numbers of musicians have covered "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" since it first premiered in 1939, but one version is discovering new-found popularity in Germany and France.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 11, 2011