BP Oil Leak, Midwest Bank: Hot Trends

'BP oil leak,' Midwest Bank, Nexus One and JetBlue are trending topics on Google.
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) -- "BP oil leak" continues to be the most search after phrase on Google, as the oil giant tries to contain the spill caused by an explosion last month.


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is in the process of situating a "top hat" to contain the leak, which has been pouring at a rate of about 5,000 barrels a day into the Gulf of Mexico. The company previously attempted to use a dome to stop the spill, but that failed.


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Nexus One is a highly searched term online, as mobile carriers have decided not to carry the device.


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announced earlier this week that it has scrapped plans to carry the phone, while


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previously said it would not make Nexus One available.

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made headlines this week after it offered $10 fares on some of its flights in celebration of its 10-year anniversary. The promotion was valid on May 11 and 12 on select available flights.

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is tanking in anticipation of its failure. The bank said it will probably be placed into Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. receivership late Friday because of undercapitalization.

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The chatter on Main Street (a.k.a. Google) is always of interest to investors on Wall Street. Thus, each day, TheStreet compiles the stories that are trending on Google, and highlights the news that could make stocks move.

-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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