GM Chief Vets Potential Successors, AT&T’s Response to Google, and 2 More Hot Stocks

General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM): GM Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson has reportedly initiated a four-way contest among the top internal candidates to replace him by assigning them some of the carmaker’s most complex problems to solve. Although Akerson hasn’t offered a formal timeframe for his departure, many anticipate that it’ll be sometime in 2015.

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