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Why the Verizon and AT&T Bull-Bear Case Looks Questionable in 2017 Versus 2016

After a strong market performance in 2016, many investors have been flipping and flopping over whether they should own growth stocks or income stocks. It may be that they should be looking ...
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Sprint Job Additions Come After Thousands of Layoffs

Embattled wireless company Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) will add 5,000 jobs in the United States, a decision President-elect Donald Trump took credit for. Some will come from overseas to the ...
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Trump Tax Changes Could Be Huge for 3 Buy-Rated Dividend Telecom Stocks

Now that the electoral college has confirmed Donald Trump's victory, one thing is sure: change is on the way — and it is expected to be big. Trump has made it ...
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Verifone Systems Sinks on Missed Earnings and Guidance

When Verifone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday, the company said it had $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Ciena Rises on Mixed Earnings

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company said that it had $0.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $716.2 ...
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Equinix Grows on Data Center Acquisition

Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the company announced that it will be expanding. Essentially, the company is purchasing a portfolio of 24 data ...
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Trump Regulation Rollback Could Be Huge for 4 Telecom and Cable Giants

One of the hallmarks of the Trump campaign was the focus on eliminating unneeded and burdensome over-regulation. In fact, many business leaders have pointed to excessive rules and regulations as ...
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Does Net Neutrality Have a Future Under President Trump?

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2015 reclassified the internet as a public utility, the effort by telecom providers to squash the regulations appeared doomed. Past federal court rulings essentially ...
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Why Oppenheimer Now Prefers CenturyLink Over AT&T

Investors look through various research reports to find new value in many different forms. In this case one key analyst firm is making a large shift and announcing its change ...
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M&A

Did the CenturyLink and Level 3 Merger Destroy Their Stock Charts?

Companies often take on a big risk when they announce a big acquisition. After all, shares of an acquirer often sell-off as the shares of the company being acquired rise. ...
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CenturyLink, Level 3 Agree to $34 Billion Merger

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) announced Monday morning that CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 in a cash and stock deal valued at $34 billion, ...
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Why Sprint and T-Mobile Earnings Looked So Different

It is that time of the quarter when the four major telecom companies slug it out with earnings. So far only T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS), Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) ...
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Verizon Earnings Fail to Impress Investors

When Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, the company said that it had $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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What to Expect From Verizon Earnings

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to report its third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. Previously, the company reported solid earnings this summer, but revenues came ...
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How Verizon and AT&T Expectations Differ From 2015 to 2019

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) are often compared by investors as the same sort of companies. They both dominate communications in mobile and terrestrial phones ...
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