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Verizon Is Best-Performing Dow Stock, Up 10%

After a sell-off that dropped the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) by 1.8%, the index is down 7% for the year so far to 16,204.97. Against that trend, Verizon Communications ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Pile on Alcoa, Freeport-McMoRan

As the markets tanked at the beginning of 2016, what were the short sellers up to? Perhaps not surprisingly, short interest was on the rise for most of the top ...
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Why Some Analysts Think Sprint Is Finally Turning the Corner

Is it possible that Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) actually is turning the corner on a turnaround that seems to be a decade in the making? If you just looked at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, AT&T, DuPont, Fitbit, Huntington Bancshares, McDonald’s, Merck, Newmont, Sprint and More

Stocks were indicated lower after companies like Apple, Boeing and AT&T were taking shareholders down after earnings. The volatility in 2016 remains in place. While investors may have seen every ...
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Sprint Earnings Bolstered, Outlook Improved by Savings and More Job Cuts

Telecom giant Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings before markets opened Tuesday. The phone company posted a diluted per share net loss of $0.21, compared with a ...
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Verizon Is One Stock To Hold As Market Collapses

A vault like balance sheet, decades of profit and dividend payments, presence in a growing tech sector, and several businesses nearly immune to recession. Verizon (NYSE: VZ). 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Sprint to Save $1 Billion by Moving Cell Towers

In what may be the first move in a larger round of cost cutting at the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier, Sprint Inc. (NYSE: S) is expected to slice $1 billion ...
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America’s Most Hated Companies

Today's rapid and near-ubiquitous dissemination of news and information means corporations, too, can be more vulnerable to public opinion. For many companies, recovering from a bad reputation can seem impossible. ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Pfizer and Freeport-McMoRan on the Rise

General Electric saw its short interest drop sharply between the December 15 and December 31 settlement dates for the second period in a row. Meanwhile, among the other most shorted ...
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Verizon Still Expected to Have Solid 2016: AT&T and 4-Way Price War Be Damned

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) could have a better 2016 than it did in 2015. If you include the 4.9% dividend yield in a total return calculation, analysts on Wall ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still Fleeing GE

General Electric saw its short interest drop sharply again between the November 30 and December 15 settlement dates. GE was the only one among the most shorted stocks trading on ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: GE Still Tops the List

Among the most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange, General Electric saw its short interest drop sharply between the November 13 and November 30 settlement dates, but ...
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Will AT&T Outshine Verizon on the Size of Its Dividend Hike?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is likely to join the ranks of companies hiking their dividends before year-end. AT&T was a Dow Jones Industrial Average component for years, but it was ...
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NYSE Companies With Largest Short Interest

For the period that ended on November 13, the five NYSE companies with the largest short positions were General Electric (NYSE: GE), Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK), Vale S A (NYSE: VALE), Sprint ...
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Sprint Uses Creative Financial Engineering and Alchemy to Raise Cash

When investors hear the terms "financial engineering" or "financial alchemy," the first thing that might come to mind is borrowing money to buy back stock to drive up earnings per ...
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