Daily Roundup: Today's Top Stories

At The Motley Fool, we know our readers like to be informed. Here's a quick look at today's most relevant financial news, boiled down to what you need to know. In today's video, we cover the following:

  • IBM (NYS: IBM) won a bid to build a food-monitoring system in China.

  • eBay's (NAS: EBAY) PayPal aims to launch a daily deals service before April 2012, which will compete with others in the discount coupon market including Amazon (NAS: AMZN) , Groupon (NAS: GRPN) , and Google.

  • Jet-maker Boeing (NYS: BA) secured a $19 billion deal with Southwest Airlines (NYS: LUV) for Boeing's upgraded 737 MAX jets, which will feature a new fuel-efficient engine made by General Electric (NYS: GE) .

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