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Health Care Costs May Be the Major Issue in the Verizon Union Walkout

Some 40,000 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) union employees are walking off the job after contract negotiations between two labor unions and Verizon failed. Negotiations with the Communications Workers of ...
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Why Jefferies Hit the Brakes on the Top Performing Dow Stock

So far in 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has been the top performing Dow stock, posting a gain of roughly 18% year to date. Despite this gain, one key ...
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Verizon Leads the Dow in 2016 With a 17% Gain

The Dow Jones Industrial Average put on some much needed weight last week. The blue-chip index closed the week up 2.11% for the first quarter of 2016, a sharp increase ...
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What to Expect From BlackBerry Earnings

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for a net loss of ...
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Despite Near-Term Noise, Wells Fargo Sees Higher Upside in Verizon and AT&T

Some analysts have not been very fond of big telecom and the high dividends that come along with it. Wells Fargo has decided to remain bullish on shares of AT&T ...
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Complaint Alleges Verizon Overcharges New York for Landline Costs

In a complaint filed with the New York Public Service Commission late last month, a consumer watchdog group alleges that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has overcharged the company's landline ...
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Verizon Rises 16% to Lead Dow in 2016

While the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up a scant 0.5% for the year so far to 17,5154.73, as of Thursday's close, telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Verizon Deal Making the Huge Frontier Dividend Safer

Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) has the highest dividend yield in the S&P 500 Index, outside of the energy sector. This is one of those dividends that has been very ...
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Should Employers Ban Cell Phones and Social Media at Work?

The pendulum of balancing one's work life and private life can swing wildly through most of our careers. There is also the constant push-pull that takes place between employers and ...
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Can Amazon Help Comcast Fend Off Telecom and Satellite Rivals?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has set a deal with Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) to sell cable packages online. Comcast could use the help as telecom fiber to the home, satellite ...
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Verizon Up 15% to Lead Dow Stocks

Shares of phone and communications conglomerate Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) have risen 15.19% to $53.24, which makes them the best performing among all components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in ...
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T-Mobile Rolls Out More Video Services in Binge On Plan

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is continuing to break down walls in the telecom space with its most recent “Un-carrier” initiative, Binge On. This service allows for customers to stream ...
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Verizon Is Best Performing Dow Stock

Despite the past two weeks' recovery to over 17,000, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 1.2% for the year so far to 17,213.31. Against that trend, Verizon Communications Inc. ...
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Cable Companies Added 3 Million Broadband Subscribers in 2015

The top 17 cable and telephone providers, representing some 94% of the U.S. market, added a net new 3.1 million subscribers in 2015. The cable companies, led by Comcast Corp. ...
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Verizon Is Best Performing Dow Stock, Up 12% in 2016

Despite a recent recovery to over 17,000, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 2.4% for the year so far to 17,006.77. Against that trend, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) ...
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