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Is It Finally Safe to Buy AT&T After the DJIA Booted It?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) was probably not too happy that it was booted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has finally joined the Dow, and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Boeing, CSX, DirecTV, LabCorp and More

Stocks were mixed on Monday after hitting new highs last week. Investors have set the trend in stone by buying stocks after every single pullback. They see each pullback as ...
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Are DirecTV’s Earnings Enough?

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.53 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.92 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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Top 9 Corporate Earnings for the Week Ahead

Corporate earnings season is winding down now, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the coming week. We have reviewed ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for AT&T in 2015

The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted gains of 7.5% in 2014, while the S&P 500 Index rose by 11.4%. Those gains are not inclusive of dividends, but AT&T Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Pay TV, Airlines Score Worst for Customer Service

When it comes to the products and services consumers love to hate, pay TV, Internet service providers (ISPs) and airlines have little serious competition. Neither the airlines nor the pay-TV ...
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5 Big DJIA Dividend Hikes Expected Before 2014 Ends

The bull market is nearing its sixth year, and companies have increased their dividends and stock buybacks as the market keeps hitting new highs. Several Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) components have ...
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4K Ultra HD Streaming: Coming Soon to a TV Near You

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) on Friday became the first so-called multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) to deliver 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) video on-demand directly to its customers who own a Samsung ...
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Pay TV Continues to Bleed Subscribers

The 13 largest pay-TV providers in the United States lost a total of about 150,000 subscribers in the third quarter of 2014, compared with a loss of about 25,000 in ...
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Will HBO Need a Partner to Launch Its Web-Only Service?

During a presentation at the Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) investor day Wednesday morning, HBO’s CEO, Richard Plepler, said that HBO will begin selling a digital version of its programming next ...
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Did Subscription Internet Video Competition Just Get a Death Blow?

There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks related to offering pay-TV packages that give customers more of what they want for less money. One of the main forces ...
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Comcast, Time Warner Rank Lowest in Customer Satisfaction

In a recent customer satisfaction survey that included other major telephone, television and Internet service providers, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) finished at or ...
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As Video Streaming Grows, Price War Likely

U.S. consumers might get a break from the high costs of a pay-TV subscriptions starting next year when several major providers plan to introduce streaming video on-demand services in what ...
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Why AT&T’s Earnings Will Lag Verizon’s

Analysts now expect that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.63 after markets close Wednesday. That is a penny less than the consensus estimate just ...
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