Cliffs plus ceilings, the Fed plus tightening, and Google plus regulators are just some of the pairings that caught investors' interest this week.
Motorola Mobility's deep patent portfolio was a key driver of Google's decision to snap up the handset maker, says Morningstar's Rick Summer.
The search giant's first-quarter results underscored the fact that even with Android's explosive growth, Google's bread and butter remains its still-fast-growing advertising business, says Morningstar's Rick Summer.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser gives the blow-by-blow on recent showdowns between Coke and Pepsi, Apple and Google, Facebook and Twitter, and more.
This year, Duran said the company plans to aggressively expand its business model, and its brand -- aiming to look more like Starbucks and less like rivals HighTower and Dynasty Financial.
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