Tesla Motors ( TSLA) shares rose 1.69% to $101.23 following an article from Bloomberg that the electric car maker could become a viable merger candidate in a few years. Google ( GOOG) was one name that was bandied about in the article. CEO Elon Musk has said before that an acquisition is "one of the possible outcomes, I suppose," though has said nothing is imminent. Google shares were lower on the day, off 1.02% to $871.94.
Closing prices: BBRY ended Monday up 2.4% to $14.10, AAPL fell 2.7% to $402.54, TSLA rose 2% to $101.49 and GOOG finished down 1.3% to $869.79. -- Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York >Contact by Email. Follow @Chris_Ciaccia