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Which Telecom and Wireless Companies Can (and Cannot) Still Be Acquired?

What generally happens when industries have only regional providers or merely a whole slew of competitors? Usually it boils down to mergers for size and scale, then outright acquisitions to ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Hold On to Early Gains

July 15, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning but the report on U.S. retail sales pushed shares into the red early. A later report on business inventories helped pull ...
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Can AT&T Really Close the Deal for Leap Wireless?

Last Friday’s announcement that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) would acquire Leap Wireless International Inc. (NASDAQ: LEAP) for a total of $1.2 billion in cash ($15 a share) is not a ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: NetApp, J.P. Morgan, UPS and More

Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall ...
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AT&T Buys Leap: Another 24/7 “Disappearing Brands” Disappears

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) will buy Leap Wireless International Inc. (NASDAQ: LEAP) in a deal that 24/7 Wall St. anticipated months ago when Leap was put on the "Ten Brands ...
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Dish Gives Up Fight for Clearwire

Once Japan’s SoftBank received stockholder approval for its acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), it was only a matter of time before Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) gave up ...
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Ten Brands That Will Disappear in 2014

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 important brands sold in America that we predict will disappear before 2014. This year’s list reflects the brutally competitive nature of certain industries ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Bounce Once, Then Go Flat

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning but soon rose above the break-even line where it stayed until noon when share prices began to dip. That was quite a shift ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Bank of America, Schwab, SanDisk and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Wednesday: Markets Cannot Shake-off Low Open and Sink to Close

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a weaker-than-expected employment report from ADP and concern that Friday’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics will follow the ADP lead ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Tuesday: Markets Mixed at Open, Closes Slightly Higher

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as investors weighed conflicting data from the U.S., Europe, and Asia. In Europe, retail sales declined more than expected in Germany, Italy’s unemployment ...
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Top Wall Street Analyst Downgrades: Gold, Ecolab, Gannett, JetBlue, Others

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall St. firms. They often do not get to see when analyst downgrade stocks to sell or to ...
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MetroPCS Soon to Disappear: T-Mobile Takover Approved

Shares of MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) are looking for direction on reports that its shareholders have approved the takeover by T-Mobile. It was hard to not notice that shares ...
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BofA/Merrill Lynch Top Five Small-Cap Alpha Stocks in the Russell 2000 (QCOR, ALK, ABFS, VHS, LEAP)

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) has released a Small-Cap Alpha Surprise list from Merrill Lynch of small-cap stocks from the Russell 2000 for March. Of the 23 picks, eight ...
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Media Digest (2/28/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

India increases government spending and raises taxes on the wealthy as a means to improve growth. (Reuters) Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) shares are pounded after a poor forecast. (Reuters) Apple ...
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