The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer and Matt Argersinger dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
In today's installment, Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) closed the day at an all-time high, as The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is planning to launch retail stores that would sell Google-branded devices. Meanwhile, a major merger in office supplies announced between Office Depot (NASDAQ: ODP ) and OfficeMax (UNKNOWN: OMX.DL ) boosts the whole sector. Those stories, plus today's biggest movers, and two stocks we have our eye on this week.
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