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:

  • Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) newest smartphone doesn't support Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Wallet in favor of its own competing payments system.
  •  Apple's (Nasdaq: AAPL) iBookstore is being investigated in the EU.
  • Several reports are saying that the search is on for Ford (NYSE: F) CEO Alan Mulally's replacement. However, the automaker denied the report.

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