When IRobot unveiled its Roomba vacuum cleaner robot in 2002, people went crazy for the dinner plate on wheels that zoomed across carpets sucking up dust and dirt.
The Dow jumped about 275 points on Friday. The S&P 500 gained 1.7%, backing away from two-year lows. The Nasdaq also advanced, rising 1.5%.
Bank of America awarded chief executive Brian T. Moynihan $16 million for his work last year, increasing his potential compensation by 23 percent.
FILE - In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015, file photo, pedestrians pass in front of a Whole Foods Market store in Union Square, in New York.
Visa has purchased a major stake in Square, the mobile payments services company headed by Jack Dorsey. Shares of Square rose sharply in trading Friday.