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Trillions of Texts Add Up to Billions in Telecom Investment

American's text, talk and share over mobile devices, generating trillions of conversations and downloads. The growing habit has cost telecom providers billions of dollars. Since the consumer trend continues to ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still in Retreat

As the markets reached all-time highs last month, the short sellers were in retreat, judging by the moves in the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Still Sees Huge Downside in Sprint

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. Despite a reported loss, it doesn’t appear that investors truly have made up their minds on ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Circle the Wagons

With a rough first quarter in the rear-view mirror, the markets were finally headed north again, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 having returned to the black ...
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Why Sprint Was Just Called a Tactical Short

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) has seen its share of ups and down. Despite being down 37% from its highs in the past year, the company's stock actually is still up ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Big Changes to End the Quarter

As the rough first quarter wound to a close, it appeared that the markets were finally headed north again, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 returning to ...
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Google Dumps Kansas City Broadband Subscribers

It was too good to be true. The management of Google Fiber offered Kansas City residents free 5 megabits per second (Mbps) connections. Google will pull that offer in May, according ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Capital One, Cisco, Novartis, Sprint, Starbucks and More

After a rather tepid start to the trading week, the futures have turned decidedly lower as Wall Street eyes a second day of selling around the world, especially in Europe. ...
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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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Wal-Mart Sells Apple, Samsung at Big Discounts

It didn't take long for the price of the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone SE to drop from $400 to $300. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will sell the ...
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6 Big Companies With Completely Broken Business Models

Whether the bears or the bulls dominate market, some companies just never seem to get their business models right. Many investors love dividends, and many love endless growth. But what ...
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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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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Pfizer Surges to the Top

After a rough first two months of the year for the markets, things finally started to look up in March, though plenty of uncertainty remained. And interest in almost all ...
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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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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Chesapeake Energy Leads the Trend

After six weeks of uncertainty and high volatility, the markets seemed to begin to settle down in late February and many stocks began to recover. Most of the stocks traded ...
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