The company adds new names to its leadership team amid a broad rally in the technology sector.
The Internet search giant doesn't quite know what it wants to be when it grows up, and that leaves investors and analysts struggling to place a value on the stock.
The company's long-anticipated wearable computer could charge its own battery as a user walks or works out.
The search giant has spent nearly $16 billion buying up gadget makers. It's following in the footsteps of Apple, which showed that smart gadgets bring profit.
Halted and slashed payouts make these income issues ones to avoid next year.
The company makes some of the components for the iPhone and other devices.
This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
The financial sector will be well represented, with quarterly reports due from the likes of Goldman Sachs and American Express, as well as the tech sector.
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